The top of a new month offers an opportunity to fill your calendar with plans to visit all the new places you’ve been meaning to check out across the East Bay. That’s where this list comes in: The East Bay Heatmap is for those keeping track of the latest noteworthy restaurants, cafes, and bakeries opening on the east side of the Bay Bridge.
This month, two restaurants settle into their new homes in Oakland, one slinging oysters and the other serving up saucy vegan burgers out of a takeout window. Meanwhile a Thai restaurant favorite opens their long-awaited Berkeley location after plenty of construction delays and Roman-style pizza debuts in Danville. Those looking to add more new restaurants to their checklist can also peruse the San Franciso Heatmap for new spots in the city. Read on for 18 of the East Bay’s most exciting new places to eat and drink.Read More