Despite the challenges of the past year and a half, the East Bay has seen an influx of exciting new restaurants — mostly unfussy, relatively affordable places that show off the breadth and depth of the region’s varied cuisines. Newer additions include a sweet spot for playful and nostalgic pastries and the long-awaited brick-and-mortar home of one of the East Bay’s best birria makers. Read on for 11 of the East Bay’s most exciting new restaurants.
The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.Read More