San Leandro has seen a surge of new dining and gourmet food establishments, including As Kneaded Bakery, Top Hatters Kitchen, Papaito Rotisserie and nearby Ashland Market and Café.
After more than 10 years in business, and among many local competitors, the Vietnamese chicken noodle house continues to pack in diners.
A new food festival brings together nearly 100 food vendors, but it's more state fair than Asian night market.
Made with scratch-made fruit syrups and just the right consistency of snow-like ice, Always Aloha's refreshing icy treats will make you feel like you're on the islands.
A taste test of the East Bay's best versions of the rich, decadent spread.
Royal Coffee's new stunningly designed Oakland home base features a tasting room with public café, event space, roasting and brewing labs.
Southern-style and Korean BBQ, a sports bar and more join the new line-up at the updated food hall.
Partners Janice and Brandi Dulce have created a cozy, island-themed dining destination introducing and celebrating the flavors of the Philippines.
High-quality ingredients and the well-designed space of Anya Fernald's flagship restaurant impress, but mixed service and pricey-yet-simple dishes give pause.
The noodles at this Chinatown spot are a must-order, but you'd be remiss not to try other dishes, like the cold chili chicken and shredded potato with hot oil sauce.
We visited OCHO’s 25,000-square-foot facility, getting a peek at its unique process of creating perfectly sized chocolate bars with soft, creamy fillings.
Trained as painters, longtime friends and chefs Duncan Kwitkor and Andrew Greene now express their artistic side through the dishes they create at Abstract Table.
Reem Assil's new Jack London Square restaurant offers mezze and shared plates influenced by her Palestinian-Syrian heritage.
The neighborhood's recent crop of dining spots hit refresh to survive in the competitive East Bay dining scene.
While the future is uncertain for this Berkeley BBQ shack, the BBQ is most certainly worth trying.
The menu focuses on hotpot, noodles and other classic Sichuan street snacks.