Follow the recipe of Marc Baltes of Boot and Shoe for a fine fall and early winter salad.
Bacon-wrapped whatever? That’s so 2010. Today’s culinary buzz is reserved for cephalapods, high-end Mexican, cold-brewed coffee, sour beers, seaweed, and burgers, natch.
The Full House Cafe is gone, but the new diner that has set up shop is making a splash in the neighborhood.
From crunchy kale chips and puckery pickles to fiery sauces and artisan sweets, specialty foods are once again flourishing locally.
There’s no cutting corners for Daniel Cook, whose Mead Kitchen is giving new life to an ancient drink.
Laverne Matias turns to ancient grains for his wares.
Haunted by the staple of his youth, Cuong Pham gives up IT consulting to perfect his Red Boat Fish Sauce.
Rivoli adds a new chef, plus we visit Millennium, Homestead, Sushi House, and Max’s Diner and Bar.
The Advocate brings upscale Cal-Med dining with its own slant to the neighborhood.
In Ethiopia, coffee lovers savor the bounty of their country with an elaborate to-do that also occurs in Oakland cafes.