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Eating the Ban

by slyc 4 days 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 15 hours ago

A wild Vegetarian Goose chase!

by Artzlin 4 days ago

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


Artzlin commented 4 days ago

Oakland Museum White Elephant Sale

by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

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

Ruth Lafler commented 5 days ago

Indian restaurants in East Bay?

by lqf2711 12 days ago

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


adrienne156 commented 9 days ago

Grocery Cafe- Burmese food! [Oakland]

by sfeater 2 years ago

New spot still figuring things out, but they are currently serving a limited menu of Burmese food. Tea leaf salad, co...

Melanie Wong commented 10 days ago

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Bare Knuckle Pizza | Oakland

by Melanie Wong 25 days ago

Opened 2 weeks ago, anyone tried it? I wanted to go there last night, but found it closed unexpectedly. Bare Knuc...

Recent Spices 3 Reviews?

by calalilly 6 years ago

Last time I went (about 2 years ago) the food was not that fresh and it seemed to go downhill. But my co-worker want...

Melanie Wong commented 25 days ago

Where can I get koji for making miso?

by imightbemary 1 year ago

I'm interested in making my own miso, and while I know it's possible to grow your own koji for your starter, the idea...

Smokehouse_84 commented 27 days ago

Grotto's Fried Clam Raviolis - circa the early 80's

by kayowinter 2 years ago

Does anyone remember these? The Grotto was a restaurant in Jack London Square for many decades. Closed in 1990. I rem...


kayowinter commented 2 months ago

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Oakland Burmese: Grocery Cafe closed due to health violations

by tre2012 2 months ago

I know some Chowhounders are very fond of Grocery Cafe. Full story in EBay Express: http://www.eastbayexpress.com/...

Trueburger (Oakland) - any reports yet?

by RichInMV 7 years ago

We tried stopping by the new Trueburger about a week ago on Saturday, but they were still making tweaks to their setu...


GH1618 commented 2 months ago

Fundraisers for the Oakland Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

In response to the horrific fire and loss of life in Oakland, many fundraisers are being organized all round the Bay....

Melanie Wong commented 3 months 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...

Melanie Wong commented 3 months ago

Chinese style crab Oakland/Berkeley -- any ideas?

by dolcetto 3 months ago

Looking for ideas for GS or SP crab for Thanksgiving - restaurants in Oakland or environs. Thanks.

spinn1 commented 3 months ago

Looking for $1 oysters in the East Bay

by Cheesy Oysters 3 months ago

It's my annual post to find $1 oysters in the East Bay for the day after Thanksgiving. This year is harder because w...


Cheesy Oysters commented 3 months ago

Soda taxes win in Oakland, San Francisco and Albany

by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

“It will be a tremendous victory for public health,” said Lynn Silver, senior adviser at the Public Health Institute ...


leefc commented 3 months ago