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Chef Preeti Mistry + Juhu Beach Club in Oakland’s Temescal

Chef Preeti Mistry + Juhu Beach Club in Oakland’s Temescal

| February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chef Preeti Mistry is gearing up to open her Indian street food-inspired, previously a pop-up, Juhu Beach Club in Temescal, Oakland on March 1.

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Coastal Italian Fare Comes to Jack London Square with Lungomare

Coastal Italian Fare Comes to Jack London Square with Lungomare

| February 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

A first impression of Lungomare, Jack London Square’s new Italian-inspired restaurant from Chop Bar’s Chris Pastena.

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Sweet Bar Bakery: Sweets and Savories for Uptown Oakland

Sweet Bar Bakery: Sweets and Savories for Uptown Oakland

Sweet Bar Bakery brings all-day sweets and savories to Uptown Oakland, offering everything from bacon-gorgonzola scones to gluten-free cupcakes and vegan “fauxnuts.” Stephanie Rosenbaum talks with baker-owner Mani Niall.

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Rosamunde Sausage Grill Crosses the Bay to Oakland

Rosamunde Sausage Grill Crosses the Bay to Oakland

| January 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

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.

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First Impressions: Rockridge’s Ramen Shop

First Impressions: Rockridge’s Ramen Shop

| January 5, 2013 | 2 Comments

After months of planning, Chez Panisse alumni Sam White, Jerry Jaksich and Rayneil De Guzman officially opened the doors of Ramen Shop in Rockridge tonight.

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A Cozy Coffee Spot in Oakland’s Temescal Alley: The CRO Cafe

A Cozy Coffee Spot in Oakland’s Temescal Alley: The CRO Cafe

| December 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tucked away inside a cozy storefront along the quaint corridor of Temescal Alley is north Oakland’s newest coffee shop, The CRO Cafe.

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Q&A with Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland’s Councilmember At-Large

Q&A with Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland’s Councilmember At-Large

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mary Ladd interviews Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland’s Councilmember At-Large, who was recently re-elected and is a champion of food businesses as a way to grow and ultimately improve the city.

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East Bay Bagel Smackdown: Beauty’s vs. Authentic Bagel Co.

East Bay Bagel Smackdown: Beauty’s vs. Authentic Bagel Co.

| November 26, 2012 | 3 Comments

Humble and homey, bagels are having their moment in Oakland. Beauty’s Bagel Shop and Authentic Bagel Company offer two new spots for Oaklanders to get their schmear on.

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Nido Expands Its Nest in Oakland

Nido Expands Its Nest in Oakland

| November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Nido, a relatively new arrival to Oakland’s culinary scene, launched their dinner service this past week.

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Eat Real Festival Day 1 + Meatopia

Eat Real Festival Day 1 + Meatopia

| September 22, 2012 | 2 Comments

The 4th annual Eat Real Festival kicks off with an evening of food trucks, music, meat and more. But was the much-hyped Meatopia just meatiocre?

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BBQ with the Oakland Fire Department

BBQ with the Oakland Fire Department

| July 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

You may have to seek out the Oakland Fire Department’s corner of the People’s Choice category at the 2nd annual Bay Area BBQ Championship. But having tasted what Station 12 is bringing, I recommend looking for it, and saving some space. Recipes included.

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LGBT Pride Profile: Culinary Artist Yasmin Golan

LGBT Pride Profile: Culinary Artist Yasmin Golan

| June 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

In celebration of LGBT Pride month, Mary Ladd profiles culinary artist Yasmin Golan, who lives in Oakland and has worked locally in the pop-up scene and restaurant world. Golan’s ideas on cooking and living are based around community and sustainability.

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Actual Cafe’s Sal Bednarz Kickstarts a New Venture: Victory Burger

Actual Cafe’s Sal Bednarz Kickstarts a New Venture: Victory Burger

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Victory Burger, the new venture from Actual Cafe’s Sal Bednarz, hopes to opens its later this year with the help of a Kickstarter campaign that’s currently underway.

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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Chef Chu’s, Lanesplitter, chiaroscuro

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Chef Chu’s, Lanesplitter, chiaroscuro

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Restaurants reviewed: Chef Chu’s (Los Altos), Lanesplitter (Oakland), chiaroscuro (San Francisco)

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