Cupcakin’ at Virginia Bakery, La Perla Puerto Rican Cuisine, Viet Kitchen, more opened; Ladle & Leaf, Dosirak Shop, Ninna, more have closed.
Plus: Gather’s greenhouse is open, Kinja’s new Oakland location, Limewood’s cannabis pairing dinner, a documentary about Tu David Phu, more.
Plus: Super Bowl eats; Colusa Market owner is retiring; Alameda County passes ‘Good Food’ resolution for correctional facilities; Campo di Bocce closes.
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.
Restaurants, caterers and pop-ups offering celebratory meals, meal kits, celebration packages and virtual events to ring in 2021.
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.
Food pantries, restaurants, churches and community groups giving out Thanksgiving meals, and ways to volunteer or donate to these efforts.