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Past articles by Sarah:

Sobre Mesa/7908 Aspen collaborative 8-course dinner; Yoshi's returns with sushi, but no jazz yet

Plus: The Lede is back; Ben 'N Nicks has new owners, Surya Darshini causes "dosa sensation" in San Ramon. → Read More

Corso in North Berkeley to reopen as Via del Corso

The owner, chef and general manager of Walnut Creek's Prima plan to open their new central Italian restaurant in June. → Read More

Oakland's new worker-led restaurant; Berkeley Public Library now lends kitchen tools

Plus: An update on Peony restaurant, Third Culture Bakery's fourth-anniversary specials; teachers eat free on Tuesdays at Curry Up Now, PennDel's Bakehouse lands in El Cerrito. → Read More

A review of Cafe Ohlone's Sunday Supper meal kit box

While the founders plan a new home for their restaurant, diners can try these dinner kits, filled with all the makings of an Ohlone feast. → Read More

Lost lives and helping hands: A timeline of Berkeley's pandemic year

One year after Berkeley went into lockdown, we bring you a timeline of the highs and lows of the city's pandemic year. → Read More

Alameda County indoor dining reopens; Cosecha to leave Swan's Market

Celia's in Berkeley changes owners and names; iniBurger's halal fast food; Gilman Brewing and Fieldwork expand. → Read More

Where to get banana pudding in Berkeley and Oakland

Try versions of the classic American, chilled and layered banana dessert at these 9 Berkeley and Oakland restaurants and bakeries. → Read More

Boba Guys to open Rockridge cafe; Slice House coming to San Leandro

Plus: Pizza Guys is now in Berkeley; Veggie Grill's plant-based Stand-Up Burgers; International Women's Day dinner box; Sobre Mesa reopens. → Read More

Berkeley unanimously approves hazard pay for grocery store workers

Berkeley's hazard pay law goes into effect immediately and applies to larger grocery stores with 300 or more employees that are at least 25,000 square feet. → Read More

The Bussdown is Oakland's new African diaspora soul food restaurant

Two Oakland fine-dining chefs have a new takeout-only operation featuring flavors from across the African diaspora. → Read More

Lucky Dog Hot Sauce's Texas fundraiser; try Indonesian-fusion quesabirria

Plus: Espresso Roma for lease; Black history jazz brunch, AKA Coffee heads to Rockridge, Chez Panisse closed due to potential COVID exposure. → Read More

A first look inside Casa Barotti spizzicheria in Berkeley

Casa Barotti, which opens Feb. 23, will feature Italian aperitivo snacks, like pizza al taglio, focaccia, panzerotti and more. → Read More

Alameda County food workers eligible for COVID-19 vaccine; Cheese Board now open on Sunday

Plus: Cheese Board expands hours, Gather's greenhouse is open, Kinja's new Oakland location, Limewood's cannabis pairing dinner, more. → Read More

Oakland chef to compete on 'Top Chef;' Cupcakin's Virginia Bakery location

Plus: HelpBerkeley founder wins Jefferson Award for Public Service; Blue Ox Wines changes name to Hammerling Wines; more. → Read More

East Bay Valentine's Day menus for takeout and outdoor dining

A massive list of Valentine's Day menus from East Bay restaurants, cafes, wineries, pop-ups, caterers and more. → Read More

Boichik Bagel's Pink Label; California Craft Beer Week

Plus: Super Bowl eats, Colusa Market owner is retiring; Alameda County passes 'Good Food' resolution for correctional facilities; more. → Read More

Berkeley's Souvenir Coffee Co. is expanding to Oakland

It'll open its fourth cafe in Old Oakland, in the former Coloso Coffee space in collaboration with the Coloso founders. → Read More

Sliver Pizzeria's Uptown Oakland location; Ayesha Curry's new coffee bar

Plus: updates on Huangcheng Noodle House, Califa's Greens, Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers, Good Food Award winners, Casa Barotti, more. → Read More

Berkeley Safeway on Shattuck Pl. has liquor license suspended

The store's alcohol license was suspended on Jan. 21 due to selling alcohol to minors three times within two weeks. → Read More

Where to get local Dungeness crab in the East Bay

Restaurants serving dishes made with local Dungeness crab, and local markets selling live and cooked crab by the pound. → Read More