The restaurant scene is roaring back to life in the South Bay and a common theme among them is restaurants featuring a unique bar program paired to a dining menu equal in creativity. While the concept of bringing together your favorite bar with gourmet bar bites is no new feat, here are 15 top-notch gastropubs in the South Bay.
Jenny is happy to wear multiple hats at KQED; she works as an Interactive Producer for the Science & Environment unit and blogs for Bay Area Bites, KQED's popular food blog. Jenny graduated with honors from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Film and Television program and has worked for WNET/PBS, The Learning Channel, Sundance Channel and HBO.
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It’s officially a yearly caffeinated tradition; my friend Pamela Palma and I led our 3rd Annual Coffee Ride through the streets of San Francisco yesterday. Close to 50 other coffee-loving cyclists met us at 10AM at Stanza Coffee Bar, our first stop in the Mission.
The 3rd Annual Tour de Biere celebrated San Francisco Beer Week by visiting breweries in the East Bay by bicycle.
Over 30 of us gathered on a lovely Saturday afternoon to ride to the Marin Brewing Company in Larkspur to kick off SF Beer Week.
A first impression of Lungomare, Jack London Square’s new Italian-inspired restaurant from Chop Bar’s Chris Pastena.
Following the recent trend of popular San Francisco-based restaurants that have opened up sister spots across the bay, Rosamunde Sausage Grill debuted its latest location last night in downtown’s Old Oakland neighborhood.
The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen has moved into the Mission at 20th and Harrison across the street from flour + water.
Tucked away inside a cozy storefront along the quaint corridor of Temescal Alley is north Oakland’s newest coffee shop, The CRO Cafe.
I admit it, I’m one of those people that loves taking photos of their food as much as they love eating it. This past Thanksgiving, we joined four friends in San Francisco for a wonderful potluck dinner. Here’s a collection of images from our sumptuous holiday feast.
Bay Area Bites editor Wendy Goodfriend and I paid a visit to The Whole Beast chef John Fink’s tent. It’s his first time participating in this cultural extravaganza.
The Off the Grid street food empire continues to expand its markets in the East Bay and debuted another location in Berkeley last night.