Sasa has elevated the dining scene in this restaurant-savvy town since opening in 2009.
Opened by the owners of Camino, one of Oakland’s best restaurants, The Kebabery recently took over the former space of Salsipuedes in the gentrified but still rough-around-the-edges Longfellow neighborhood.
We’ve always loved Fourth Street in Berkeley; its boutiques and restaurants evoke a European lane.
Tapping into the Pleasanton community with an array of local beers and wines, owner Peter Cedolini has transformed his slick Italian restaurant, Mangia Mi, into a no-attitude gastropub.
With portraits of James Joyce and Oscar Wilde adorning the walls, this cozy Irish pub inspires pleasure and profundity alike—take your pick.
With a name that means “everyone is welcome” in Italian, Benvenuti is the revamped version of Salvatore Ristorante.
With the opening of The Banks Vault, which features a retail cellar in a century-old backroom vault, Livermore adds to its reputation as a wine and craft beer destination.
When seated at a plush corner booth near a guitarist’s soothing music, it’s easy to fall under the spell of what has become almost quaint—a fine-dining experience.