Chances are you live a stone’s throw away from a Thai restaurant in your neighborhood, and you’ve got a go-to local favorite for pad thai. These days I often find myself traveling north of Berkeley, where there’s quite a few wonderful Thai eateries clustered in Albany, El Cerrito and San Pablo locales.
A take-out window with rotating foods? That’s what Kitchener, a community kitchen in Oakland, hopes to open later this spring with Kickstarter funding.
Here are some of the Bay Area’s tastiest and trendiest foods and drinks of 2013.
Small food business partners Valerie Luu & Katie Kwan of Rice Paper Scissors, a pop-up cafe serving Vietnamese food located in San Francisco, share their vision: integrating their eastern culinary heritage with the trending western street food culture.
A tempest in a coffee cup played out in Berkeley this week as a small core of vocal critics sought to shut down the pop-up (and permit-less) Rogue Cafe — once they learned about the under-the-radar brunch venue on Berkeleyside. Sarah Henry investigates the brewing brouhaha.
Chefs Sarah and Evan Rich share their favorite food haunts and the details about their Chefs’ Night Off Pop-up Dinners at Radius.