CA Bay Area. What are you cooking during the blackout?

by seefoo 6 days ago

Trying to have some fun during all of this. I’m drinking all my beer for starters. I see a seafood blitzkrieg in my future. I have lots of tuna and salmon. I’ll be pulling out my two burner Cam...

New Grocery Outlet open in Alameda

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 1 year ago

A new Grocery Outlet has opened in the former Safeway (most recently a Western Marine) on Buena Vista just east of Webster Street. It feels quite a bit smaller than the Oakland location but much bi...

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Looking for a particular recipe

by Traveler1946 1 year ago

There is a restaurant in Alameda, Ca on Lincoln Ave called "Acapulco", that has wonderful beef nachos. It has been 25 years since I've been in The Bay Area and I'd like to get that recipe. Does any...

Sushi House

DogGone Hungry
by DogGone Hungry 1 year ago

This place is still busy after all these years and even at lunch. Have not been here in awhile. The food is ok and the prices are good. Ok basic Japanese Food,

Trabocco Review (Alameda)

by daveena 6 years ago

We had an uneven but promising first meal last night. The restaurant is glossy and modern, design-y in a way that is unusual for Alameda, and even more so given its location in the South Shore Shop...

Changes coming to north end of Park Street [Alameda]

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 4 years ago

The two new buildings on the 1600 and 1700 block of Park Street are finally at (or near) completion and several of the tenants are food businesses. At PV Square (1700 Park Street, opposite side ...

East End (Alameda)

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 5 years ago

I'm starting a new thread because the old ones are out of date (some dating back to the pizza-only prior location). I dropped in last night and was tempted away from the pizza by some offerings ...

AG Ferrari Warehouse Sale (Today!)

by DavidT 2 years ago

I am just back from the AG Ferrari warehouse sale at 2000 North Loop Road, Alameda. Lots of VERY good prices (like $1, $2 or $3) on pastas, canned tomatoes, honeys, chocolates, spreads, crackers, p...

California BBQ Association Judging Workshop January 7th, Alameda

by Louise 3 years ago

The California BBQ Association is offering a BBQ Judging Workshop January 7th in Alameda. Topics include History of BBQ, BBQ Anatomy & Trimming Demo, Regional BBQ, plus jump-starting your BBQ conte...

Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant & Tea House in Alameda

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant & Tea House opened this month in Alameda. Has anyone tried it? The flash intro on the website serves up this image with the caption "incredible pies" though none i...

Bluestar range installer in East Bay?

by spinn1 3 years ago

Any recommendations for a certified appliance installer to install a Bluestar range? Had it delivered to my garage while I do a kitchen remodel, and now find CG Appliance is backed up til Xmas on i...

East Ocean Seafood in Alameda, state of play?

by anothernotch 5 years ago

While a student at Cal I quite enjoyed East Ocean Seafood both for dim sum and dinner service. I will be up in the East Bay with my family and was considering returning for a meal, likely an early...

Bowl'd | South Shore Center - Alameda

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

The newest edition of Bowl'd is opening to the public on April 4 in Alameda. Friends and family previews started this week. This location will specialize in bibimbap. Bowl'd 2201 South Shore ...

Regional Chinese roundup 2.0

by hyperbowler 5 years ago

The Bay Area's Chinese food scene is evolving. Sichuan and Hunan cuisine continue to gain in popularity and we're finally getting access to foods from Shaanxi, Guilin, and northwestern China. To...

Crispian Bakery, Alameda

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 4 years ago

Because one bakery on my corner isn't enough, now there are two! At 7:30 a.m. the sticky bun ($4.50) was warm from the oven. I usually find that sticky buns are better in theory than in practice, b...

"Mallowmars" at Crispian Bakery [Alameda]

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 4 years ago

I know Mallowmars are one of those "cult" foods, but I've never quite understood why. While the concept seems good, the quality of the ingredients in the mass market product is so poor they always ...

Angela's Restaurant take three [Alameda]

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 4 years ago

Angela's started in Marina Village, moved next to the movie theater and now has reopened on Park Street (between the new Walgreens and the Alameda Marketplace). For those not familiar, the chef, Sa...

Burma Superstar in East Bay - recent experiences?

by abstractpoet 5 years ago

Any thoughts on which of the Burma Superstars is serving better food these days, the Oakland or Alameda branch? Is one or the other easier to walk into, say, right when they open for dinner? (I oft...

Moving to North/East Bay

by PGvalerie 4 years ago

My husband has gotten a job offer in SF, and we are potentially moving our family out there over the summer. Husband's future office is near Union Square. We are looking at both the North Bay (S...