It’s not enough to say the East Bay is in the midst of a food renaissance, with plenty of new restaurants opening every other week. Instead, it’s perhaps more fitting to say this area is home to some of the most exciting and innovative independent restaurants opening in the entire Bay Area. The East Bay Heatmap is for those keeping track of the latest and greatest restaurants, bars, and cafes on this side of the Bay Bridge, from a contemporary Colombian restaurant in downtown Oakland to a PizzaHacker alum’s shop serving sourdough pies to Castro Valley. Read on for 18 of the East Bay’s most exciting new places to eat and drink.
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