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  1. Berkeley Student Union Is Basically a La Cocina Food Hall NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Eater

    It's not just students heading back to Berkeley: A group of five grads from La Cocina, SF's nonprofit incubator for food businesses run mostly by women of color, are now back on campus at the MLK Jr. Student Union building in Sproul Plaza. The group of five food stands includes established farmers market favorites like Noodle Girl: The whole lineup is below.


  2. Super Duper Bringing Burgers to Emeryville Public MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Eater

    Hot on the heels of opening its Berkeley outpost , homegrown burger empire Super Duper has announced another new East Bay location, this one in the Public Market Emeryville . It's the 13th link in the growing food chain, which has drawn comparisons to East Coast counterpart Shake Shack and is run by San Francisco serial restaurateur Adriano Paganini's Back of the House restaurant group.


  3. Henry's, a Berkeley Classic, Still Has Room to ImproveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Eater

    I didn't go to the University of California at Berkeley-or Cal , as native Northern Californians call it-and therefore I never spent my formative college years sucking down beers at Henry's, the 90-year-old hotel pub and restaurant on Durant Avenue. I did that across the country at an 85-year-old establishment called the Old Stone Jug.


  4. Brown Sugar Kitchen Opens for Lunch and Dinner Pop-UpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Eater

    After a brief closure for some remodeling and reconfiguring, Tanya Holland's Brown Sugar Kitchen is back on Mandela Parkway, albeit with a very particular schedule. Now it's counter service, serving lunch starting today, Wednesday, June 13 from 11:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., then again the following Wednesday, June 20. Finally, it'll be open full days on June 22 through 24. Dinner pop-ups will likely start at the end of June, and will happen each Wednesday and Thursday evening until the end of August.


  5. Halal Guys Scoops Up Locol's Former Home in Uptown OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Eater

    New York-founded Middle Eastern franchise Halal Guys has found fertile ground in the Bay Area, first arriving in San Francisco and Berkeley . It's now bound for Uptown Oakland at 2214 Broadway, with plans to open this summer there in the former home of Plum Bar and the original location of Daniel Patterson and Roy Choi's fast food business Locol.


  6. Bourbon and Branch Empire Will Take Over Swanky New SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | Eater

    The bartending empire behind Bourbon and Branch is up to its old ways, acquiring a new, swanky space at 6 Claude Lane/239 Kearny that that was home, until February , to the restaurant and bar Gitane. A liquor license revealed the ambitions of the Future Bars Group, as it's known, to the Chronicle , but owners had few details to share so far.


  7. Temescal's Lanesplitter Pizza & Pub Will Become Artichoke Basille's This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Eater

    After two decades of New York-style pizza and local craft beer, East Bay institution and homegrown mini-chain Lanesplitter Pizza & Pub will begin downsizing this year, making way for a new location of New York chain Artichoke Basille's in the process. Lanesplitter, which currently boasts four full-service spots across Albany, Berkeley and Oakland, has already begun the process of transferring the liquor license at its Temescal location on Telegraph Avenue to Artichoke Basille's franchisee Jim Trevor.


  8. KC's BBQ Is Back Up and Running at a New Location in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Eater

    Ahead of a June 2nd grand opening, KC's BBQ is doing some limited preview hours in its new home, the former Meal Ticket space at 1235 San Pablo Avenue in Berkeley. That's where Meal Ticket made way for KC's as its owners retired, leaving room for the return of the 1968-founded barbecue restaurant, which was displaced by a fire in 2017.


  9. 18 Spots for Extremely Crispy Fried Chicken in the East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Eater

    There's something special about fried chicken: Every cuisine has a version, bringing diners together across the table for crispy, juicy birds of all types. The East Bay has some of the Bay Area's best choices, with styles ranging from XXL Taiwanese fried chicken to traditional Southern, and plenty of versions perched atop waffles.


  10. Cafe Reveille Opens in Berkeley With a Splash of PinkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Eater

    As promised last fall , Cafe RA veille 's location along the Fourth Street corridor in Berkeley is now open at 760 Hearst Avenue. Like the chain's most recent Lower Haight location , this one is done up with touches of pink, and while there's plenty of single-origin coffee, the emphasis is just as much on food, with sandwiches, grain bowls, and even dinner in the works.


  11. Nightlife Staple Tonic Is Leaving Russian HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | Eater

    After years of rowdy late night antics, Tonic is saying goodbye to its Russian Hill digs in favor of an undisclosed location in Lower Nob Hill. Co-owner Duncan Ley told Hoodline that high rent, an impending seismic upgrade to its building, and changing neighborhood demographics lead to the decision.


  12. Gwyneth Paltrow Gives Instagram Approval to New SF Hotspot Che FicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Eater

    Academy Award-winning actress and health and lifestyle guru Gwyneth Paltrow must be following Anderson Cooper on Instagram, who raved about his meal at Che Fico earlier this month. Paltrow was in town this past week, seen at the local premiere of Head over Heels , the Broadway-bound musical of which she's a lead producer, and later feasting on Italian food at the new Divisadero restaurant, which opened at the end of March .


  13. Take a Look at the Upgraded New Menu at Berkeley's Historic Gameday DestinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | Eater

    Henry's , the Berkeley institution within the Graduate Hotel , is poised to reopen under the guidance of chef Chris Kronner on April 12. Chefs Jeffrey Hayden and Justin Hoffman are serving as co-executive chefs of the project, bringing their respective experiences together to create a menu of dishes that are extremely California, and a distinct change from Henry's previous pub-like fare. Hayden was most recently the chef de cuisine at Del Popolo , where he was known for his beautiful - but simple - small plates to accompany owner Jon Darsky's pizzas.


  14. East Coast Institution Mamoun's Falafel Expanding With 8 NorCal LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Eater

    Northeastern falafel chain Mamoun's, founded in Greenwich Village in 1971, is expanding its horizons with a major franchising announcement. Fransmart, the franchise developer behind the national proliferation of Five Guys Burgers & Fries and Qdoba Mexican Grill, will spread Mamoun's falafel and hot - seriously, be careful - sauce to markets across the country including Northern California.


  15. Check Out the Menu for the Asian Art Musuem's Upgraded New CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Eater

    The Mexican restaurant in downtown Berkeley is about to open its next door expansion, Comal Next Door at 2024 Shattuck Ave. There'll be smallish street tacos, burritos, and tortas at lunchtime, plus beer and a margarita machine. It's a small, 20-seat space, meant for quick, streamlined lunching.


  16. Vegan Deli the Butcher's Son Snags Maker's Common Space in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Eater

    The Butcher's Son is moving its vegan deli counter and "butcher" shop from 1941 University Avenue across the street to a sizable new space occupied until recently by Maker's Common. That cheese shop and restaurant spinoff of San Francisco's Mission Cheese closed after just seven months at 1954 University Ave, but its owners expressed confidence in the space itself: At the new location, the Butcher's Son inherits room for dining, a marketplace, and outdoor seating that's ideal for brunch.


  17. Berkeley's Long-Running Meal Ticket Makes Way for Beloved KC's BBQRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Eater

    The proprietors of a Berkeley institution for homestyle breakfast and brunch, Meal Ticket , are trading in their 25-year-old business at 1235 San Pablo Ave for a well-earned retirement. But in closing, chef Jimmy Carter, who came from Scotland to the Bay Area to attend UC Berkeley, and partner Carolyn Del Gaudio Carter, who runs the front of house, have found a buyer for their restaurant that brings another longtime local eatery, KC's BBQ , back to life.


  18. Fieldwork Brewing Could Lose License Over Brewer's Alleged Road Rage IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | Eater

    Berkeley's Fieldwork Brewing Company, which has grown quickly to establish itself with five Bay Area taprooms, is in potential jeopardy as co-owner and head brewer Alex Tweet faces felony assault charges to which has pleaded not guilty. The Chronicle reports that the case, information about which is publicly available , concerns an alleged road rage incident last fall.


  19. Home of Mission Bakery La Victoria is For SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Eater

    Deep breaths, everybody: The home of historic 24th Street panaderia La Victoria at 2937 24th Street is on the market . The building's owners, who appear to be the same family that founded the bakery in 1951, have listed it, along with three apartments above, for $3.4 million .


  20. TCHO Chocolate Sold to Japanese Maker of PockyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Eater

    The Osaka company, which sells popular items like Pocky chocolate covered biscuit sticks, plans to keep TCHO headquartered in Berkeley, where it moved from its original Embarcadero home on Pier 17 to 3100 San Pablo Ave and signed a 12-year lease in 2014 . Founded in 2005, TCHO is known for its single-origin, fair-trade certified chocolate bars and flavored varieties like Mint Chip Gelato and Mokaccino bars.


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