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Cafe Rouge (Berkeley) To Close

by DavidT 1 month ago


moto commented 22 days ago

Giovanni - Berkeley

by Robert Lauriston 6 years ago

Walking by the other day, I noticed that they had posted an enthusiastic review from the Express. Apparently the orig...


nuraman00 commented 23 days ago

Alfajores recipe like those at Pasta Shop? HELP

by granjan 1 month ago

I've read dozens of recipes for alfajores, and baked 5 or 6 . But none of them come close to the incredible flakiness...


granjan commented 1 month ago

Chinese style crab Oakland/Berkeley -- any ideas?

by dolcetto 2 months ago

Looking for ideas for GS or SP crab for Thanksgiving - restaurants in Oakland or environs. Thanks.

spinn1 commented 2 months ago

Andronico's Community Markets Are Now Owned by Safeway

by marssy 3 months ago

From their website: http://www.andronicos.com/new-page "PLEASANTON, CA — NOVEMBER 2, 2016 — Safeway and Andronico’...

Caitlin McGrath commented 3 months ago

Great Argentine Wine

by jane21 3 months ago

I need to bring a "great" bottle of Argentine Wine to a fundraiser for the Ruth Bancroft Garden. Does anyone have an...


forestd commented 3 months ago

Kiraku Berkeley - Japanese Tapas Review

by Ridge 3 months ago

Kiraku is one of the hidden gems in the east bay. I hardly ever see it on any best restaurant lists but it’s my favor...

Melanie Wong commented 3 months ago

Where to find store bought crepes?

by noodlelife 4 months ago

Hi - I'm trying to make a lazy cake thingy and need to get a bunch of store bought crepes. Any idea where to get them...


ML8000 commented 4 months ago

Tharaphu Burmese Street Food -- Berkeley

by Joel 4 months ago

Tharaphu Burmese Street Food 2037 Shattuck Ave Berkeley, CA 94704 Phone number (510) 356-4860 Five of us had a...

Melanie Wong commented 4 months ago

Riva Cucina chowdown

by Ridge 5 months ago

The first day of September seven Chowhounds gathered for a chowdown at Riva Cucina in Berkeley. Thanks to Melanie for...

Melanie Wong commented 4 months ago

Chengdu (Szechuan restaurant) near UC Berkeley

by Joel 3 years ago

Actually just across the street from UC, at Bancroft and Bowditch, previously a Vietnamese place (Le Petit Cheval). ...

Melanie Wong commented 5 months ago

"Sichuan Style" is the new name for King Tsin (Berkeley)

by Joel 6 months ago

King Tsin was the first "Northern Chinese" restaurant in Berkeley -- I recall going there in 1968. About a year ag...

moto commented 6 months ago

Caravaggio Gelateria Italiana, Downtown Berkeley - any reports?

by hhc 3 years ago

I don't remember seeing any reports for this newish gelato place in Berkeley: Caravaggio Gelateria Italiana. There a...

Melanie Wong commented 6 months ago

East Bay Can't Miss Meals

by Queequegx 7 months ago

We'll be spending a couple of days in the East Bay at the end of the month and I'm looking for advice on where to eat...

Melanie Wong commented 6 months ago

T rex (Berkeley)

by A Amore 3 years ago

I have been to T rex twice in the last month and it seems whatever troubles that dessimated the quality there have be...


flavorenhancer commented 6 months ago

Belli Osteria in Berkeley?

by luciemom 4 years ago

I've pretty much given up on buying Groupons, but there's one today for Belli Osteria, which is right near Berkeley R...

Caitlin McGrath commented 6 months ago

Anyone see boysenberries in past week?

by chocolatetartguy 7 months ago

Kaki Farms had a short season at the Berkeley Farmers Market. I've tried Monterey Market, Whole Foods, Berkeley Bowl...

Mission commented 7 months ago

Downtown Berkeley lunchtime restaurant for group of 20

by chocolatetartguy 7 months ago

Any suggestions for sometime later in the week. Five has a limited group menu. Comal, Revival, Corso, Pathos not op...


chocolatetartguy commented 7 months ago

Super Super - Berkeley

by flavorenhancer 7 months ago

Super Super, where T&R Used to be on San Pablo, is serving tasty banh mi. Fresh ingredients, generous portions, reaso...


flavorenhancer commented 7 months ago

Weekday Breakfast- Oakland/Berkeley

by relizabeth 8 months ago

Finally have time for that ultimate luxury, a weekday breakfast out! Where would you recommend? I'm bringing noise se...

Mission commented 7 months ago