Well-executed crowd favorites like Neapolitan-style pizzas and pan-roasted octopus make the newly reopened Marzano a solid neighborhood restaurant.
Stateside Bakery in Berkeley lets you relive your childhood with updated twists on treats like Twinkies and Oreos.
Benjamin Seto of the blog Focus:Snap:Eat took a first look at Shiba Ramen, the low-key, affordable ramen stall in Emeryville's Public Market.
Benjamin Seto of the blog Focus:Snap:Eat took a gander at Uptown's new-ish beer garden, Drake's Dealership. He liked what he found.
Howden Market is the newest upscale market in Oakland. Follow along as we explore the shop in photographs.
Focus: Snap: Eat ventures to the East Oakland restaurant to explore a range of Southeast Asian noodle soups.
Ramen Shop's expansion has helped it continue to raise the bar for noodle-dining in the East Bay.
The newest addition to the Elmwood district of Berkeley offers a mostly successful melding of California ingredients and Mediterranean sensibilities. That, and delicious cocktails.
This tiny eatery in a former corner donut shop has accumulated legions of fans for its many Thai dishes, but also a few Lao favorites crafted by the chef who hails from that country.
Come along with Benjamin Seto of the food blog Focus:Snap:Eat on a visual tour of the Westbrae Biergarten.