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Cafe at Zellerbach Hall (UC Berkeley)?

by Bay Gelldawg 2 months 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 2 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 commented 2 months ago


by moragaebd 3 months ago

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

Caitlin McGrath commented 3 months ago

Picante in Berkeley

by moragaebd 3 months ago

Picante in Berkeley has not been reviewed in a couple of years, and I can't find any reviews of the party platters. ...


Ridge commented 3 months ago

Crowdfunding & Research Be the first to comment

Help KC BBQ/Berkeley rebuild!

by tre2012 3 months ago

KC BBQ now has a GoFundMe page to help with the repair costs of that devastating Feb 17th fire. If you'd like to help...

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Current options for Easter Brunch in SF

by JojoSF 3 months ago

All the postings seem rather old, so I'm curious what the current options are for Easter brunch in San Francisco, or ...

Chengdu Style Restaurant (Berkeley)

by Civil Bear 4 months ago

Chengdu Style Restaurant has been mentioned in Chowhound, but I think it's worthy of its own thread, if for nothing e...


Joel commented 4 months ago

Best Pad Thai in Berkeley/Albany area?

by Ridge 5 months ago

Hasn't been discussed in a while. I've had a craving and have been working in the east bay again. What are people's f...


kairo commented 4 months 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 4 months ago

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Indus Village (Berkeley)

by Civil Bear 4 months ago

Had a pretty nice Pakistani meal at Indus Village in Berkeley last night. It's a small hole-in-the-wall on San Pablo,...

Indian restaurants in East Bay?

by lqf2711 4 months ago

It's been a long while and many openings/closings/chef changes since any postings on Indian restaurants in Oakland/Be...


adrienne156 commented 4 months ago

Andronico's Community Markets Are Now Owned by Safeway

by marssy 8 months ago

From their website: "PLEASANTON, CA — NOVEMBER 2, 2016 — Safeway and Andronico’...


ML8000 commented 5 months ago

Cafe Rouge (Berkeley) To Close

by DavidT 7 months ago

moto commented 6 months ago

Alfajores recipe like those at Pasta Shop? HELP

by granjan 7 months 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 7 months ago

Chinese style crab Oakland/Berkeley -- any ideas?

by dolcetto 7 months ago

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

spinn1 commented 7 months ago

Great Argentine Wine

by jane21 8 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 8 months ago

Kiraku Berkeley - Japanese Tapas Review

by Ridge 9 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 9 months ago

Where to find store bought crepes?

by noodlelife 9 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 9 months ago

Tharaphu Burmese Street Food -- Berkeley

by Joel 9 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 9 months ago