12 food and drink-focused, East Bay-made gifts that reflect the vibrant, innovative, diverse and exceptional region we call home.
We’ve rounded up expertly prepared feasts, make-at-home meal kits, and heat-and-serve meals from 14 restaurants and caterers in the East Bay.
Since the pandemic started, a whole slew of East Bay-based ice cream options have emerged from micro-creameries, restaurants and pop-ups.
Hofküche opens on Saturday, what would have been the first official day of Munich’s canceled Oktoberfest.
Excluded from opportunities and support given to restaurants during the pandemic, many caterers are trying takeout, meal kits and even a drive-in movie night to survive.
Before COVID-19, Blindwood depended on keg sales, but since selling directly to customers online, it’s found a new local community of fans.
Taste for yourself why everyone’s talking about these braised beef and cheese tacos.
This bake-at-home kit makes the classic French dessert easy for even new home cooks.
These easy-drinking East Bay-made craft brews make a no-brainer gift for beer-loving dads.
The crisis has caused major roadblocks for Daughter’s Diner, Babette and Bliss Belly Kitchen.
From gooey mac and cheese to meaty dumplings and Middle Eastern fare, we’ve culled together a sampling of East Bay-made frozen foods that are ready to pop in the oven when you need a break.
Celebrate your food-loving mom (while also supporting local restaurants and food businesses) with one of these edible and drinkable gifts.
Growers and operators grapple with public health concerns, the loss of restaurant partners and a finicky customer base.
The hotly anticipated cocktail lounge from chef Nelson German offers diners a fun space to eat and drink — and permission to slow down and stay awhile.
Whether you prefer sour, IPAs or ambers, the East Bay has plenty of brews to quench your thirst during the 10-day beer extravaganza.
The recent surge in vegan eateries has resulted in more robust and diverse offerings than ever, with flavors representing cultures that were previously ignored by the mainstream.