Regular dine-in customers — not websites, social media or delivery apps — have been their bread and butter for years. With revenue down by 75%, some are trying new methods, others are just hanging on for better days.
Double Helping Hands aims to provide delicious food for people living on the streets and to help restaurants struggling with a precipitous drop in business.
Ayelet Waldman’s idea turned into East Bay Feed ER which is delivering two restaurant-prepared meals a day to five East Bay hospitals.
A running news feed on how the coronavirus is affecting the local food industry.
Catch up on the latest East Bay food news and events. Many local restaurants have been impacted by concerns about the coronavirus.
The chef’s hearty and uncommon Salvadoran fare awaits diners at Classic Cars West beer garden in Uptown Oakland.
Nestled in the back of Koryo Plaza, the Oakland location of this Korean franchise chain offers specialty dishes, like blood sausage, galbi tang and Korean hangover soup.
In what we’re calling the Grand-Solano Deep-Dish Double Dare, we visited four locations — Zachary’s and The Star on Grand Avenue, and Zachary’s and Little Star on Solano Avenue — to compare the two beloved brands.
Local restaurants where you can get food during the shelter-in-place order.
As social distancing measures ramp up, food businesses are finding themselves making the difficult decision to temporarily close.
Try pandan and coconut flavored toast, jiggly Japanese-style soufflé pancakes, mochi waffles and more.
Growers and operators grapple with public health concerns, the loss of restaurant partners and a finicky customer base.
In order to maintain social distancing, many food banks are handing out prepackaged containers of food.
The longtime food blogger and former Chez Panisse pastry chef says comfort food and cocktails will help us get through these times.
The Whole Foods press office said all stores will be open tomorrow, but will the workers be there?
After two weeks of takeout service, the longtime owners have shut down the restaurant, but they hope to eventually reopen and find a way to “make Saul’s strong again.”
As the pandemic continues, markets have been addressing new challenges to keep stores stocked, while maintaining safety for its customers and workers.
Opening a new eatery in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic may seem like a bad idea, but not opening at all seemed even worse to chef-owner Mica Talmor.
More than just a restorative drink, tea is a reminder that peace and normalcy will return when we make it through dark, uncertain times.
Although some owners are hopeful that eased alcohol regulations will help their businesses stay afloat, so far sales remain slow.