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A pop-up dinner, a pizza delivery test drive and where to get a Doughnut Dolly Bananas Foster Milkshake Clove & Hoof is opening on...
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La Snackeria’s Chino Latino Fusion

Remember when Tina Tamale spilled the beans on her #secretproject?  La Snackeria has been serving Chino Latino lunch, beverages and snacks for the past...
photo: Christina Mitchell

Benchmark Pizzeria’s Capay Valley Harvest Dinner

I’ve heard a lot about Benchmark Pizzeria since it opened in 2012, but had never been, so when I was invited to their Capay...
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How To Do A Lobster Rumble

Tasting Table has had a few epic-sounding Lobster Rumbles in New York and Los Angeles and they finally brought it to the Bay.  My...
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Belly Serves Asian-Fusion Tacos in Uptown Oakland

I’ve been hearing about the Asian-inspired tacos at Belly, since it opened in Uptown about four months ago, so I did what any curious...
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Liba Falafel’s brick-and-mortar shop in Downtown Oakland

When Liba Falafel started as a food truck five years ago, I tracked it down in Emeryville and tried a falafel sandwich.  It was...
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Local Links: Thanksgiving in the East Bay

Thanksgiving: if you’re cooking at home, going out to eat, or shopping the day after, I’ve got you covered. Kitchener is celebrating Oakland Food...
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(Cook)Book Club: Taco USA

(Cook)Book Club has been meeting (and eating) at Mosswood Park since the spring and now we’re moving inside for the winter.  We decided to...
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5 New Oakland Restaurants Just Started Serving Brunch

Brunch is the new thing.  Did you hear?  Several new restaurants in Oakland just started serving brunch and it looks promising.  I’ve been to...
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Banh Mi Ba Le in Oakland

Brenda of Bites & Bourbon is my Vietnamese food advisor.  She grew up eating it so I listen whenever she has a recommendation. When...