After 20 years as a chef at Chez Panisse, it’s no surprise Peternell lets quality ingredients shine at his Old Oakland Cal-Italian spot.
The one-month-old East Bay outpost of chef Brenda Buenviaje’s popular brunch destination regularly has lines out the door — and for good reason.
Its food menu is still finding its footing, but after just one month, the large festive outdoor space and the tequila and mezcal-focused bar are already a hit.
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The Uptown coffee hub hosts one local pop-up a week from a rotating line-up of chefs.
Oakland’s marquee food event took place over the weekend for its 11th year, with an array of food and drink vendors, demonstrations, workshops and entertainment.
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.