Openings

Struggling Mall Gets a Bright Spot: Poke

The Westfield Centre, which I must tangentially traverse daily in order to…

 

Open/Shut Report: Hello True Laurel, Goodbye Babu Ji (and Lots More)

Typically, things calm down around the holidays, but there’s been a lot…

 

Dosa by Dosa Opens Friday at The Hive in Uptown Oakland

The two DOSAs, one on Valencia Street in the Mission and the…

 

Wise Sons Has Bagel Dawgs

Dissatisfied in their quest to find the perfect bagel, Wise Sons‘ Evan and…

Barvale Is Back of the House’s Tapas Project

“There was nothing but olives and potatoes!” screams every disappointed vegetarian who…

Salt & Straw and Wise Sons Open in Hayes Valley

Salt & Straw, the Portland-by-way-of-Los-Angeles ice-cream shop with flavors like almond brittle…

Belden Alley Welcomes the Open-Til-4 a.m. Toy Soldier

There’s been a lot of hubbub these days about whether or not…

The Periodic Table, a Sake Bar and Taproom, Now Open in Emeryville’s Public Market

Emeryville’s Public Market has gotten a 21st-century upgrade over the past few…

Thai Street Food Comes to Berkeley, with Chick ‘N Rice

Meandering down the streets of Thailand, the aromas of grilling meats, fragrant…

Norcina Brings Italian to Waterfront Plaza

With Pier 39 attracting gaggles of tourists hungry for clam chowder filled…