.Mid-Week Menu: Merritt Bakery Shut Down by Fire, Bites Off Broadway Returns, and Nick’s Pizza Is Serving Free Pizza TONIGHT

Welcome to the Mid-Week Menu, our weekly roundup of East Bay food news.

1) Sad news early this morning in Oakland’s Grand Lake neighborhood: The Mercury News reports Merritt Bakery and Restaurant (203 E. 18th St.) was severely damaged by a kitchen fire that broke out early this morning. No word yet on the exact cause of the fire and when the six-decade-old restaurant — popular among locals for its fried chicken, in particular — might reopen. In the Mercury News story, Battalion Fire Chief Coy Justice estimates that even in a best case scenario, the restaurant will be closed for several months.

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