Citizen's Band gets two stars.
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The big Marina brasserie gets upgraded to two and a half stars.
Lot 7 gets two stars, predictably.
The new deaf-owned pizzeria in the former Il Cantuccio place deserves praise, Kauffman says, for value.
Also, Matthews reviews Oakland's Tamarindo.
Allen Matthews heads over to The Brixton, six months after they opened in Cow Hollow, and finds a few stand-out salads and "solid" comfort food dishes, enough to warrant two stars overall. He says chef Jon Hara's ahi tuna salad...
With chef Matt Kerley now at the helm, Allen Matthews gives the place two and a half stars, especially for the meat.
Allen Matthews, who seems to be mostly on the East Bay beat for the Chron these days, files the paper's first review of eVe in Berkeley, fifteen months into the restaurant's life. He seems mostly impressed with the work of...
Birdsall Calls The Brixton ‘Fake, and Sad’; Matthews Is Mixed About Thermidor; Unterman Calls Irish Bank ‘Soulful’
Patti U. does recommend the corned beef and cabbage at the Irish Bank, if not the evening crowds.
All told: 2.5 stars.
Two around-the-corner neighbors get formal reviews.
Bauer Loves the New Mina, Kind of Likes Five in Berkeley; Matthews Wants to Love Zut!; Patti U. Rounds Up Her Faves of the Year
The new Michael Mina gets three and a half stars, and is probably on the road back to four.
Kauffman adores tiny Farm:Table; Bauer's not so much about The Village Pub anymore.