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New place for box lunches Berkeley/Oakland

by zunzie 19 days ago

I order a LOT of lunches for events. People I use frequently: Ann's, Market Hall, Town Kitchen, Gregoire, Poulet ...


zunzie commented 17 days ago

Lunch in Rockridge near BART

by jane21 26 days ago

I have to meet with a former work colleague. Would like something nice, but not as sophisticated as Oliveto's. Any ...


pinotho commented 25 days ago

ISO Nigiri sushi in Oakland

by free sample addict aka Tracy L 1 month ago

A friend is coming to town and I would like take him for sushi. He prefers Nigiri and is not much of a roll person. ...

free sample addict aka Tracy L commented 27 days ago

Baia Pasta Mostaccioli – Dried Pasta from Oakland

by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

The weekend before Christmas was the December New Tastemarket at St. Gregory’s Episcopal on Potrero Hill, basically a...


IanW commented 1 month ago

Oakland's Jack London Square - Restaurant Recommendations?

by FrannySF 2 months ago

Looking for a nice spot for a mid-week dinner. Mid-priced, comfortable. Any recommendations? Thanks.


sydthekyd commented 2 months ago

Daughter Thai in Montclair [Oakland]

by Sablehart 3 months ago

Had a great dinner at Daughter Thai in Oakland--got the 24-hour beef noodle soup recommended in Luke Tsai's review, a...


tre2012 commented 3 months ago

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East Bay: Learn about our local food collectives May 11th

by tre2012 3 months ago

Thursday May 11, 6–9:30pm: learn more about Worker-Owned Food Enterprises: Keep Your Money Truly Local! Meet the ...

Fuse Box restaurant Oakland

by zenki 2 years ago

Anyone been to Fuse Box? I just heard about it on Check Please. It sounds great-Korean and maybe California sensibili...

Mission commented 3 months ago

Wonderful home-made Yunnan meals [Berkeley/Oakland]

by ...tm... 2 years ago

A meal pick-up service, Josephine, started in the Berkeley/Oakland area a while ago with the idea that a home chef ma...

Melanie Wong commented 3 months ago

Delage in Oakland - new omakase/izakaya

by SeaEagle 1 year ago

I saw the post at East Bay Express, and was very interested to hear if any chow hounds have eaten there; they're stil...


Sablehart commented 3 months ago

Adesso/Oakland closing

by tre2012 4 months ago

Sold to new owners, announced in Eater and Inside Scoop. Next few weeks are the last but no firm closing date announc...


OaklandGal commented 3 months ago

Old cheesecake bakery in Oakland on Foothill by Fruitvale

by joltgrrl 10 years ago

My uncle was friends with the baker of one of the best cheesecakes that I've ever tasted. The shop was on Foothill Bl...


Mokolea commented 4 months ago

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Large Group

by DonZ 4 months ago

I'm looking for restaurant recommendations for a large (30) group in the Oakland area.

A wild Vegetarian Goose chase!

by Artzlin 5 months ago

I'm looking for an East Bay restaurant that serves a great Vegetarian Goose/Duck with mushrooms or bamboo shoots roll...

Artzlin commented 5 months ago

Eating the Ban

by slyc 5 months ago

I've come across a couple lists of places to "eat the ban", i.e., restaurants serving cuisine from the seven Muslim b...


tre2012 commented 5 months ago

Oakland Museum White Elephant Sale

by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

The Oakland Museum White Elephant Sale is coming up, March 4 & 5, 2017. https://whiteelephantsale.org/ A source ...

Ruth Lafler commented 5 months ago

Indian restaurants in East Bay?

by lqf2711 5 months ago

It's been a long while and many openings/closings/chef changes since any postings on Indian restaurants in Oakland/Be...


adrienne156 commented 5 months ago