We happen to know that San Francisco Chronicle restaurant critic Michael Bauer has a perfectly gorgeous home in San Francisco, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t hop over to Berkeley occasionally to enjoy dinner on this side of the Bay.

We’ve reported before on his fondness for neighborhood eatery Wood Tavern. Last week he had dinner at Rivoli. Tonight he was at Sea Salt and had this to say:

Slow-cooked cauliflower with soft scrambled eggs at Sea Salt is enough to lure me to Berkeley on a rainy winter night.

Tracey Taylor

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...

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  1. Sea Salt is my favorite Berkeley restaurant. My husband and I frequent it often and really enjoy the seasonal dish changes as well as year-round favorites. The staff from busboys to waiter(ress) are all fantastic which makes the experience all the more enjoyable. It is a great neighborhood restaurant that I love.

  2. Someone suggested to me that the two best sandwiches in all of the East Bay were the Bacon Lettuce and Trout sandwich at Sea Salt and the Fried Chicken Sandwich at Bakesale Betty’s in Oakland. I enjoy testing this theory as often as possible.