As a Korean-American foodie who resides in West Oakland, I’m lucky that there’s a slew of fine eateries not too far from our home all along Telegraph Avenue in Temescal.
The Marina gets a taste of France with the opening of the new Le Marais Bakery. See what Stephanie Rosenbaum thinks about their croissants, and find out the sweet plans that owner Patrick Ascaso, baker Justin Brown, and pastry chef Phil Ogiela have in store.
When a new restaurant opens, it’s hard to know ahead of time how things will turn out. Some places get a lot of buzz but never live up to it, others turn out fabulous food but can’t make ends meet. Some places are packed night after night, even if the food isn’t anything to scream […]