Pastry people take note: There's no shortage of opportunities for flaky croissants and crumbly crusts in the East Bay. In fact, Berkeley, Oakland, and Alameda are brimming with sweet, sweet baked goods, from bakeries specializing in pies to cakes made with seasonal fruits and pan dulce. And no need for those without a sweet tooth to feel left out: Savory croissants, pretzel buns, loaves of fresh bread, breakfast sandwiches, and pizza are also on offer at many of these spots. For all your baked good eating needs, these 21 bakeries will fulfill every sweet and savory craving you've got.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More