East Bay

The Periodic Table, a Sake Bar and Taproom, Now Open in Emeryville’s Public Market

Emeryville’s Public Market has gotten a 21st-century upgrade over the past few…

 

Thai Street Food Comes to Berkeley, with Chick ‘N Rice

Meandering down the streets of Thailand, the aromas of grilling meats, fragrant…

 

WEDNESDAY: Drink 44-Cent Mai Tais at Trader Vic’s

While most of us can’t afford our rent — let alone a…

 

Mock (Yeah), Ing (Yeah), Bird (Yeah), Yeah (Yeah)!

Remember when Chow opened on Church Street in 1997? It offered reasonably…

Ka’ak and Man’oushe At Reem’s in Fruitvale

Last spring, La Cocina alumna Reem Assil won a contest sponsored by…

At Neptune’s, Alameda gets a Poseidon Adventure, with Waffles.

The citizenry of Alameda have cause to celebrate.  With the opening of…

At Navi Kitchen, Preeti Mistry Banishes the Bland

Chutney lovers of the Bay Area, rejoice! Preeti Mistry’s mastery of that…

Your French Grandmother Would Approve of Pompette

Chef David Visick doesn’t look anything like a French grandmother. Mid-meal he…

Duck Fat Smashed Pinto Alert!

When it opened in 2002, the Alameda Marketplace anchored a colorless stretch…

Comal Trumps the Taco Bowl

“Virtually all Americans have an immigrant story in our ancestors’ past,” Matt…