Openings

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…

MINA Test Kitchen Launches Mexican Concept, Mi Almita

Michael Mina’s name is practically synonymous with San Francisco cuisine. With four…

Welcome, Paradise: Paradise Park Cafe Now Open in Oakland

Every neighborhood needs a solid cafe. The kind where you can bring…

Degrees Plato Hops into Oakland’s Laurel

On a recent Saturday night, a woman opened the door at Degrees…

Mock (Yeah), Ing (Yeah), Bird (Yeah), Yeah (Yeah)!

Remember when Chow opened on Church Street in 1997? It offered reasonably…

AhiPokirritos Are a Nice Idea, But Hello Frozen Macarons!

I need to admit something: I’ve fallen in love with poke. In…

King-Dum Come, at Dumpling Time

While it’s always iffy to declare quote-unquote ethnic foods that have been…