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  1. A Vintage Neapolitan Pizza Truck Is Ready to Roll Through the East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Eater

    Berkeley's leading Brooklyn-style Neapolitan pizza restaurant Lucia's has been hard at work on its first mobile pizza oven. Designed by owners Alessandro Uccelli and Steve Dumain, the vintage truck was reconstructed and built in Italy, then remodeled to host a custom brick wood-fired oven that reaches 900 degrees.


  2. 'Aggressive, Abusive' Wine Bar Closing in AlamedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Eater

    Alameda Wine Company, a small downtown wine bar near the theater, will close on Tuesday, November 6 after failing to pay rent to the city for months. The owner primarily blames stiff competition from the movie theater's newer restaurant next door, which allows you to bring wine into the theater.


  3. 14 Crispy, Saucy Wings in the East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Eater

    The East Bay may not seem like wings central at first, but the region is actually bursting with delicious wings if you stray away from the classic buffalo variety. Instead, look for wings draped in Korean gojuchang, Thai fish sauce, or Sichuan chilies - in other words, the East Bay's Asian wings tend to be the best wings.


  4. 'Top Chef' Pastry Star Yigit Pura Now Baking for SF Fine Arts VenuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Eater

    After closing his Tout Sweet Patisseries, Top Chef: Just Desserts season one winner Yigit Pura has returned as the executive pastry chef of SF's Global Gourmet Catering. And the catering company has recently taken over the food and beverage contract at the War Memorial Opera House, Davies Symphony Hall, the Herbst Theatre, and Veterans Lobby.


  5. Cal-Italian Fare Coming to a Quiet Stretch of South BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Eater

    Initially, longtime friends Greg Poulios and Mark Louie planned to launch Creekwood as a catering business and daytime cafe, but after years of construction issues, permitting woes, and discovering the former bike shop they took over at 3121 Sacramento Street lacked a foundation , the pair switched gears. "We felt the location and the exposure and the way the building was set on Sacramento Street just lent itself to a restaurant," Poulios says.


  6. SF Restaurant Industry's Saucy Award Nominations Are HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Eater

    The Golden Gate Restaurant Association has revealed the nominees for the Saucy Awards, including best pastry chef, rising star chef, manager, fast-casual restaurant, cocktail program, and more. China Live , Californios , SingleThread Farms, and Acquerello earned nominations for Exceptional Full-Service Restaurant of the Year, while Alex Hong , Kim Alter , Kyle Connaughton , and David Nayfeld could snag the Chef of the Year title.


  7. Taiwanese Street Snack Sensation Arrives in SF With Giant Chicken CutletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2018 | Eater

    Growing chain Shihlin Taiwanese Street Snacks, which already operates Berkeley and Milpitas locations, has arrived at San Francisco's Stonestown Galleria bearing its signature giant chicken cutlets , "grandmas" braised meat rice, lemon aiyu jelly drinks, and more inexpensive treats. "Soft opening" hours are Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 3251 20th Ave. Next up, a Pleasanton Shihlin location is in the works.


  8. Fiorella Will Expand to Polk Street as Gioia Pizzeria Moves to Hayes ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | Eater

    It's a pizza shuffle at 2240 Polk Street, where Gioia Pizzeria is packing up and Fiorella is moving in. Gioia, which opened its Russian Hill location in in 2012 , will close in mid-October and move to a smaller Hayes Valley restaurant space to run a slice shop similar to its original Berkeley location.


  9. New CA Law Gives Small Distilleries a Bigger ShotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Eater

    California Craft distillers are raising a glass to State Senator Nancy Skinner this week after Governor Brown signed her bill, SB-1164, into law. The legislation, nicknamed the "Craft Distillers Op-pour-tunity Act" in an extra dry pun, expands the capacity allowed under existing Type 74 craft distillery licenses from 100,000 to 150,000 gallons of spirit production per year while also making it easier for consumers to get their hands on bottles made my small producers.


  10. Whole Foods Seeks Restraining Order Against Berkeley Animal Rights ProtestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Eater

    Whole Foods is seeking a temporary restraining order against members of the East Bay-headquartered animal rights activist group Direct Action Everywhere and its co-founder Wayne Hsiung. The Amazon-owned business is taking the legal action ahead of a planned week of protests scheduled by Direct Action Everywhere at Whole Foods's Berkeley, California store .


  11. Berkeley Institution Cafe La Mediterranee Is For Sale After 36 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Eater

    After 36 years of providing kebabs, chicken pomegranate, and baklava to Berkeley's Elmwood neighborhood, CafA La MA diterranA e founder Levon Der Bedrossian wants to move on. He recently listed the storied restaurant for sale.


  12. Buzzy Cal-Italian Restaurant Sorrel Debuts New Tasting MenuRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Eater

    Pacific Heights hotspot Sorrel launched a new prix-fixe menu yesterday, going back to the days when it was a weekly tasting menu pop-up. While the exact offerings will frequently change just like the rest of the menu, guests can expect a five-course meal for $85, with wine pairings for $55 and other bonuses for an extra splurge.


  13. Popular Japanese Ramen Chain Brings Bowls of Aged Noodles to East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Eater

    Growing ramen chain JINYA Ramen Bar is opening its first East Bay location today at 2693 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 103, in Pleasanton. JINYA also operates in San Jose - not to mention more than 30 other locations across the United States and Canada.


  14. Long Live the California Hofbrau, an Endangered Species of Boozy CafeteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Eater

    On September 15, just shy of 60 years in business, Berkeley dining institution Brennan's will shut its doors for good . As with the demise of Union Square destination Lefty O'Doul's early last year, the closing of Brennan's is a landmark moment in the slow-motion extinction of a uniquely Californian restaurant concept, the hofbrau.


  15. Balboa Cafe Mill Valley Closing After 10-Year RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Eater

    At the end of the month, Balboa Cafe's Mill Valley location will permanently clos e to due a dispute with the landlord. It's become a common story in the Bay Area, as explosive rents put an even greater strain on landlord-tenant relationships.


  16. Berkeley Campus Pub Will Roar Back to Life With Beer Garden, Chef TalentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Eater

    Longtime Berkeley student pub the Bear's Lair will emerge from a recent hibernation under new ownership and an updated name: the Bear's Lair Tavern . Oakland catering company the Red Door Group took over the business on the edge of campus over the summer.


  17. Why 60-Year-Old Brennan's Restaurant Is Closing Its Doors in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Eater

    Co-owner Margaret Wade, granddaughter of founder John Brennan, cited a slew of reasons for closing the storied Berkeley restaurant: a looming 25 percent rent increase, global warming, and - somewhat surprisingly - a drop in cocaine use. The news began spreading last week and crowds quickly descended on the sports bar and hofbrau in horror and disbelief.


  18. Mission Bar Unleashes Cocktail Menu with Rare New Orleans ClassicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Eater

    Today, Alba Rays launches Destination New Orleans, a new menu featuring lesser-known cocktails from the Big Easy to match its Cajun fare. Alba Rays lead bartender Zakai Arnowitz teamed up with food and drink writer Virginia Miller to create the historically based menu, which you'll find below.


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

    Aug 14, 2018 | 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.


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

    Aug 8, 2018 | 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.


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