Chris Pastena in partnership with chef Craig DiFonzo put a hotel restaurant into a league of its own with locally sourced, market-driven ingredients.
The Star on Park is Little Star’s first foray into Alameda.
Lauded by Redfin, Bushrod beckons with intriguing diversions.
An unexpected little vegetable bridges cultures at Shinmai.
The Well goes beyond lip service in delivering nourishing fare in North Oakland.
Reem’s California mixes bread and politics in Oakland’s Fruitvale district.
Cuisine traditions converge nicely at the stunning Fourth Street newcomer Pompette, but the restaurant’s service is still finding its footing.
La Capilla dishes up lovely Mexican cuisine in a serene setting in West Berkeley.
Pisco, plantains, and other Peruviana star at Paradita Eatery.
Cuteness, ramen, and udon reign at Yuzu Ramen & Broffee.