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Restaurants

Checking my smartphone map one last time, I spotted a modest sign perched on the front porch of a shady condominium along Emeryville’s Greenway. It read “Josephine.com”. I rang the door bell and Shane Willow opened...

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Scarlet City Espresso, Commonwealth Micropub and Basic Cafe have all opened up along Adeline Street in the last year. The latest addition to Adeline’s evolving “Restaurant Row” will be by SF’s Unicorn proprietor Kiet Truong. Truong...

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Emeryville residents and fans of the beloved Italian restaurant Bucci’s on Hollis are reeling after the announcement that the owners have decided to call it quits after 28 years. Amelia Bucci was a fixture of the establishment...

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Amid rising labor, health care, rents, food costs, and throw in drought and fuel related surcharges, it’s a wonder why anyone would want to open a restaurant in this business climate. I can’t imagine living in a...

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SF Chronicle freelance food writer Ethan Fletcher dedicates his latest column to our little 1.2 square mile wedge of the East Bay. Fletcher spotlights notable favorites that include Rotten City Pizza, Scarlet City Espresso, Commonwealth Micropub &...

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Berkelyside’s NOSH column first teased us with news of Southern California restauranteur Jay Porter’s latest creation nearly a year & a half ago. After some apparent construction delays, the much-anticipated grand opening of Salsipuedes is being reported...

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Jonas Bernstein is a bit of an Emeryville Historian. He should be, he’s been doing business here for 17 years. Like any good business person, he pays attention to what’s going on around him and tries to...

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The Powell Street Plaza Emeryville Starbucks is looking to become a local evening hangout spot as it considers launching a hot food and alcohol program they refer to as ‘Starbucks Evenings’. If picked, it would be the...

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Former Nopalito chef Jose Ramos kicked off an Indiegogo fundraising campaign this month to raise money for a new Emeryville based taco cart and catering service dubbed “Leon”. The Campaign is seeking $9,000 in contributions to pay...

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Back in 2011, then Public Market leasing company Main Street Property Services teased of being in talks with food-truck vendors who might want to transition to brick & mortar establishments. Four years later after being sold to...

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Namaste Pizza soft-opened quietly earlier this year in North Oakland in the space formerly occupied by Red Door Pizza who unfortunately folded. The space is small and sparsely furnished, but don’t let the simplicity of the...

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East Bay Express food writer Luke Tsai is reporting a new “fast-casual” ramen establishment coming to Emeryville this fall. Shiba Ramen will be the first food establishment by Jake Freed and Hiroko Nakamura, a husband-wife tandem...

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Back in April 2014, we reported that the San Pablo Avenue Bar “The Wolfhound” was targeting opening later that year. After some delays, the WWII era, subway-tiled bar that once served drinks as “The Streamline Lounge” is...

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B-Side BBQ, which we reported through EBX closed last month, was slated to reopen in spring as B-Side Baking Co. Berkelyside is reporting that Tanya Holland’s latest venture is in fact open for business (We’re so...

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With the recently rehabilitated City Storage building (Again, the most beautiful storage facility we have ever seen), the openings of Commonwealth Micropub and Scarlet City Espresso, Adeline Street is slowly coming to life. The most recent...

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In light of recent discussions regarding a $14.42 livable wage ordinance in our city that would be the highest in the nation, The E’ville Eye wanted to provide a forum for small business owners and...

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Noodle Theory, the popular Asian Fusion/Ramen shop near the intersection of Claremont & College in Oakland, will reportedly be taking over the Eastern City Café spot in Oakland’s Golden Gate Neighborhood. The new restaurant on the Oakland/Emeryville...

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Back in June, we announced that Oakland’s Commonwealth Cafe was expanding into the old Cafe Bier spot on Adeline straddling Emeryville’s Triangle & Oakland’s Longfellow neighborhoods. They optimistically targeted an August 2014 opening date, but some delays...

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B-Side BBQ has been a beacon of the gritty area along San Pablo and given neighbors hope the area has turned the corner on its seedy past. Although the restaurant has been steady and well...

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While the Emeryville Public Market undergoes its “transition” (not everyone is happy about this), Off the Grid will be stepping in to offer additional food choices to patrons of the shopping area that is anchored...

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In a week where Smashburger and Panda Express both opened at the East Bay Bridge Shopping Center, the bigger news was the revelation that E’VILLE IS GETTING AN IKE’S! Yes, Ike’s Lair has reportedly signed a lease to open...

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Filipino food lovers, you no longer have to make a trip over to Daly City to get your fix of homemade lumpias. There’s a new local option and unique dining experience for home-cooked style Filipino...

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Prizefighter and Honor Barkeepers both profiled

November 13, 2014 | 2 Comments

Two completely different bars with completely different vibes. What do they have in common? They’re both making waves in the Bay Area and even national bar scene and they’re both here in Emeryville, CA. Jon...

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Jonas Bernstein, founder of the popular Rotten City Pizza establishment (A name that honors E’ville’s sordid past) has applied for a use permit at the former Taco Del Mar spot along 59th at Peladeau near the...

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