Through food, Lamees Dahbour has found new opportunities, a livelihood and pride sharing Palestinian culture in her adopted homeland.
With new chef Leo Batoyon at the helm, North Light has found its place in Temescal, offering a solid weekend mid-day menu and great cocktails, to boot.
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.
On Saturdays and Sundays, the Cultured Pickle Shop hosts a three-course vegetarian meal at its workshop, featuring an array of fermented Japanese-style pickles over rice.
The Xi’an-style restaurant has reopened, refocusing as a noodle house with plenty of toothsome dishes, including four vegan offerings.
This California-style version of Nashville hot chicken comes in five degrees of spice: mild, medium, hot, hot hot, and hella hot.
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.
BanhMi-Ni, a new lunchtime weekday pop-up at Copper Spoon Kitchen & Cocktails in Oakland offers the chef’s creative take on banh mi, including one that’s an ode to chef Phu’s days at Saul’s, filled with pastrami.
This new eatery, found within a historic landmark building at Strawberry Creek Park, features unique food and drinks, botanical-themed decor and a poet-chef.
After more than 10 years in business, and among many local competitors, the Vietnamese chicken noodle house continues to pack in diners.
Give your gut and mind a boost at the café’s recently opened second location in Uptown Oakland.
This new permanent pop-up is open for breakfast and lunch service inside Pucquio in Rockridge.