Tag Archives: East Bay dining

Burmese deliciousness at Rangoon Super Stars

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Most of us in the East Bay have a Burma Superstar story. Usually: a long wait, followed by a good or even memorable meal in a crowded dining room. A first taste of tea leaf salad. An exploration of flavors and textures surprising to a palate primed for sweet Thai dishes or numbing Sichuan flavor. But Burma Superstar is no longer the only game in town. Back in September, U Win Aye, the former executive chef of Rangoon Ruby and Burma Superstar, opened his first restaurant on a stark block of Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley. Called what seems to be a portmanteau of his previous gigs, Rangoon Super Stars, the friendly restaurant is a fine antidote to all of those lines further down the road. … Continue reading »

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Where to eat out in the East Bay on New Year’s Eve

The East Bay has many spots to celebrate on New Year's Eve. Photo: Dani_vr
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These East Bay restaurants still have seats available for New Year’s Eve. Leave a comment below if you have other suggestions. Diners: You’ll definitely want to call ahead to confirm availability. … Continue reading »

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