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Home to Chez Panisse, Berkeley has everything from great takeout to awesome Nepalese food. Chowhounds discuss the must-try restaurants plus where to find everything from lunch to dessert.

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80th Birthday Celebration

by coonyham 20 days ago

My mom turns 80 next week and we are taking her to the Russian River for a long weekend. Unfortunately, our plans to...


Multifoiled commented 19 days ago

Saha, Berkeley

by Ruth Lafler 5 months ago

It looks like there haven't been any posts about Saha since it moved to Berkeley a year and a half ago. That's partly...


kzukor commented 5 months ago

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Roof Top Social & Indigenous Food, Berkeley, Mar 17

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Collaborating Chefs: -Crystal Wahpepah (Kickapoo) of Wahpepah's Kitchen -Vincent Medina (Chochenyo Ohlone) of Conte...

Bartavelle - former Cafe Fanny [Berkeley]

by Robert Lauriston 6 years ago

Opened last week. Sightglass coffee, porridge, pastries, Acme toast, brandade, salumi, wine ... Tuesday-Saturday 7...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 8 months ago

Quick Stop for Late Dinner SFO to St. Helena

by ahoskins 8 months ago

We will be leaving SFO at about 8:00 p.m. tomorrow night, headed to St. Helena. Looking for a quality place to have ...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 8 months ago

Berkeley Bowl - skate wings

by Tom Simonson 10 months ago

I just wanted to share that the fish market at the Bowl has skate wings with some regularity - probably more than hal...


MGBits commented 8 months ago

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Yanni's Sausages starting retail in 2018

by tre2012 8 months ago

One of our very favorite stops in Sonoma County, Yanni's Sausage Grill in Penngrove, has found a retail outlet in the...

Birthday dinner in Berkeley

by yummerz225 9 months ago

My friend's birthday is coming up, and I want to take her to dinner. What are some good spots to hit around Berkeley...


ML8000 commented 9 months ago

Restaurants & Bars Be the first to comment

Chick'n Rice (Khao Mun Gai) Downtown Berkeley review w/ PICS

by hhc 10 months ago

I tried out Chick’n Rice in Downtown Berkeley which is next to Sliver Pizza on Center Street close to Downtown Berkel...

Ippudo, Berkeley report w/ PICS

by hhc 1 year ago

I stood in line for 1.5hrs on the 2nd day Sat 7/29/17. It's off Shattuck Ave but the one behind 85C Bakery, next to...


SLRossi commented 11 months ago

Cheese Be the first to comment

St. Géric triple créme blue cheese

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

A week ago I did a quick grab and run from the pre-cut cheese section at Berkeley's Market Hall Foods on 4th Street. ...

Anything decent within walking distance of UC campus?

by Claudette 1 year ago

I'll be on the UC campus for four days and would like to walk to all of my meals, if possible. Does anyone have any r...

Ruth Lafler

Ruth Lafler commented 1 year ago

New place for box lunches Berkeley/Oakland

by zunzie 1 year ago

I order a LOT of lunches for events. People I use frequently: Ann's, Market Hall, Town Kitchen, Gregoire, Poulet ...


zunzie commented 1 year ago

Lunch in Rockridge near BART

by jane21 1 year ago

I have to meet with a former work colleague. Would like something nice, but not as sophisticated as Oliveto's. Any ...


pinotho commented 1 year ago

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Cafe at Zellerbach Hall (UC Berkeley)?

by Bay Gelldawg 1 year ago

I would like to hear from anyone who has recently eaten at the cafe at Zellerbach Hall prior to a Calperformances eve...

Wonderful home-made Yunnan meals [Berkeley/Oakland]

by 3 years ago

A meal pick-up service, Josephine, started in the Berkeley/Oakland area a while ago with the idea that a home chef ma...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 1 year ago


by moragaebd 1 year ago

Any recent reviews or comments on Rivoli in Berkeley. I notice that the menu has changed substantially since the las...

Caitlin McGrath

Caitlin McGrath commented 1 year ago