Big kudos to the Bay Area hounds...just got my first look at this week's ChowNews, and as usual it embarrasses every other SF publication in terms of fresh chow tips and scoops on great new places. You guys do a great job.
In researching a couple of addresses, I found the article below about Richmond. Lots of yawnish picks, but there might be a few good tips therein. I get the feeling it was written by a native, who kind of buried her best picks (figuring they might not appeal to mainstream readers of Contracosta Times ). Have a look