Chef-owner Rico Rivera, who took the reins from Charlie Hallowell, wants his restaurant to be known for two things: great food and substantial portions.
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.
Chefs Oscar Michel and Jake Weiss are constantly creating new combinations of flavors — for omnivores and vegans alike — at their new brick-and-mortar taco spot.
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.
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.
Seth and Jenni Bregman have transformed the former Michel Bistro into a mid-century modern styled restaurant as a nod to a by-gone era of entertaining and hospitality.
Mohamed Aboghanem left San Francisco to open the restaurant of his dreams in Berkeley, where he offers inventive, elevated dishes, including vegan-friendly and gluten-free options.
Sayed Muhammad, formerly a cook at Chaat Café in Berkeley and Fremont, has opened his own restaurant in this unconventional location.
Get Japanese curry, takoyaki, dango, omusubi, gyu-don and even natto at this tiny snack shop on Center Street.
Under the helm of an Ethiopian-born chef who got her chops at Burma Superstar, this two-year-old restaurant has found its footing and point of view.
Chef Gloria Dominguez has been serving up balanced, fresh and sophisticated take on traditional Mexican fare for the past 13 years.
This bar in Old Oakland offers dinner and brunch — and now lunch — that showcases fresh, local and house-made fare in a beautiful, inviting space.