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Urban Latino Offers a Fusion Mashup

The Temescal outlet celebrates the Americas: North, South, and Central.
April 11, 2016

Spring Onions Hit the Right Flavor Notes of Spring

Chef Saboor Zafari of Angela’s Kitchen in Alameda uses them in his recipe for aushak, or Afghani dumplings
April 03, 2016

The Long and Winding Ramen Road

Ramen restaurants proliferate hereabouts like the bamboo shoots they serve; has the East Bay reached ramen overload?
March 29, 2016

The Pros and Cons of Going Mobile

Chefs and restaurateurs weigh in on how food trucks stack up against bricks and mortar.
March 27, 2016

Cuba-Style Finesse on a Plate

At Casa Cubana, traditional Cuban cuisine gets a 21st-century California twist.
March 17, 2016

Tipping’s Days May Be Numbered

Oakland’s minimum wage hike prompted more area restaurants to eliminate tipping. Is this the beginning of the end?
March 04, 2016

Has Oakland Reached Restaurant Overload

The answer depends on rent, jobs, more residents, and a host of other factors.
March 03, 2016

Appreciate The Dock for Its Angles

The menu at The Dock on Linden Street is both Gastro-pub and fine dining destination: One can choose casual dishes to go with artisan draft and bottled beers as well as complex flavors an gorgeously plated selections paired with cocktails or fine wine.
February 20, 2016

Spam-tastic Sushi at KauKau Corner

In Hawaii, Spam is a popular commodity, and it’s made its way onto the KauKau Corner menu.
January 26, 2016

Taste the Mideast at Ba-Bite

Ba-Bite’s food is as colorful as the interior design. Salads swagger with a rainbow of organic, locally sourced vegetables, and the silken hummus has won the praises of patrons and restaurant critics alike.
January 14, 2016