Joseph Humphrey, who has earned several Michelin stars in his career to date is taking over from John Griffiths at the 7-month-old restaurant.
Oakland and Berkeley’s Restaurant Weeks begin Jan. 14 and run through the end of the month. Over 100 restaurants across the region are participating this year.
Big news for Berkeley barbecue and beer fans: Perdition Smokehouse has closed suddenly. Details on this story, and much more, in this week’s Bites.
The newest addition to the Elmwood district of Berkeley offers a mostly successful melding of California ingredients and Mediterranean sensibilities. That, and delicious cocktails.
It’s been two years in the making, but the new restaurant from the guys who brought us Comal is finally open, and we predict it’s going to prove just as popular.
There’s plenty of food news in this week’s Bites, including an update on 21st Amendment’s San Leandro brewery (opening soon!) and Elmwood’s The Advocate.
The owners of Comal are planning a welcoming neighborhood spot serving Mediterranean/North African dishes with a Californian twist.