Openings include La Guerrera’s Kitchen, Alley & Vine, Shake Shack; among closures are Jules Thin Crust, Cookiebar Alameda, El Gusano — and the 71-year-old Albany Bowl.
Plus: June Taylor is closing her business at the end of the year; the Elmwood Theater offers popcorn takeout on Sundays and more East Bay food news.
Feast your eyes on our bountiful list of East Bay restaurants and caterers offering special holiday menus to enjoy at home.
This month, the East Bay welcomed Ono Bakehouse, Black Star Pirate BBQ and 15 new restaurants, and said goodbye to Corso, the Albatross Pub and 13 other food businesses.
Taco & Co., Lion Dance Cafe, Fort Point Rockridge and 12 others opened; The Uptown Nightclub, Trattoria La Siciliana, Tribune Tavern and 12 others permanently closed.
11 local food and drink venues that are brand new, and 9 eateries that have shuttered permanently.