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Oakland

Find the best food in Oakland: Chowhounds tell us where they love to eat and drink, from excellent street food to great weekday lunch places to the best fare at the Oakland Coliseum.

What Are Corn Nuts, and Where Did They Come From?

Some snacks are fairly universally beloved, like trail mix and cheese crackers. Even beef jerky has more fans than not. Then there are the less popular nibbles, like Combos, which inspire fervent devotion...

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is IB Hoagie's moving? (downtown Oakland)

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by Marc Wallace 19 years ago

Don't know if anyone remembers Lucy's or Veronica's, but there's a funky triangular building off San Pablo and 16th that has housed a succession of shortlived restaurants. It's been empty for a w...

Pyung Chang Tofu House in Oakland

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by Wendy Lai 19 years ago

Last Thursday night we had dinner at Pyung Chang Tofu House in Oakland. From the outside it looked empty, but upon walking in, I realized the restaurant was almost full. My dining companions were...

Yung Kee, Oakland

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by Yvonne 19 years ago

I stopped at Yung Kee in downtown Oakland (corner Webster and 9th) for dinner on Friday. I had a craving for roast duck, hopped off BART, and arranged for 3 friends to meet me there. I didn't hav...

Lunch at Koryo, Oakland

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by Melanie Wong 19 years ago

In search of lunch after Saturday’s tasting drills in Oakland, I started driving toward Kasper’s, then reconsidered when I realized that the Korean district of Telegraph Avenue was dead ahead. I p...

"Udon with a Bite": Happy Family Restaurant in Oakland

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by Hiko Ikeda 19 years ago

This week the East Bay Express had the following review. Link: http://www.eastbayexpress.com/issues/2002-01-09/food.html/1/index.html

Siagon Resturant at CityCenter,Oakland

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by Gatun 19 years ago

After reading the posts on Vi's Resturant in Oakland, I was dying to try the duck and noodle soup. However, they were closed and I was determined to keep my New Years resolution to try one new pla...

Working class breakfast in Oakland/Berkeley/E'ville?

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by patrick 19 years ago

Since moving here from Seattle in 2000, I have been able to find just about everything I desire in the restaurants and food stands of the Bay Area. But there is one thing missing: a good, cheap, ho...

May Hong in Oakland

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by Hiko Ikeda 19 years ago

The East Bay Express had the following review. Link: http://www.eastbayexpress.com/issues/2002-01-02/food.html/1/index.html

Mi Casa (downtown Oakland)

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by Marc Wallace 19 years ago

There's a little Mexican restaurant on Webster, just north of 14th street (next to the construction) that I'd like to recommend... It's just recently reopened. I had walked by it for years, alwa...

Where to Eat in Oakland

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by mac 19 years ago

will be in oakland airport area overnight to catch a morning flight next day. not much around there i hear so where would you eat if you only had one night? have heard good things about Oliveto but...

Mambo-Mambo, Oakland

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by Marc Schoenfeld 19 years ago

This place has been boarded up with flies buzzing around the doorway for as long as I've been working here (7 months) and now all of a sudden there was a guy today handing out menus and the flies a...

Pyung Chang Tofu House in Oakland

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by Hiko Ikeda 19 years ago

The current issue of the East Bay Express has the following review. Link: http://www.eastbayexpress.com/issues/2001-12-19/food.html/1/index.html

Oakland's Cervantes The Original Mexican Sandwich?

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by Marc Schoenfeld 19 years ago

has anyone been to this place on 17th around Harrison? Looks strange, but intriguing, however I have had some bad meals lately at intriguing places (see food chart) and would like advance notice i...

Oakland Mexi-tessen

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by Ruth Lafler 19 years ago

Looking for a light snack in the area around Ratto's (sandwiches were out because I'm recovering from an infected root-canal), I stumbled on the La Borinquena Mexi-tessen on 7th St. (582 7th, next ...

Hyunh Vietnamese (oakland) back open!

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by Marc Schoenfeld 19 years ago

If you thought this place was good before, the food is still great, but the decor is now really classy and prices have remained the same after their two-week closure for remodeling. Really impress...

Cuban in Oakland/Berkeley?

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by Stacey Sullivan 19 years ago

So who does good traditional Cuban food in Oakland or Berkeley? NOT Nuevo Latino, but the real thing - roast pork w/ white rice and black beans with yuca and fried plantains and enough garlic to c...

Marica Seafood Restaurant in Oakland

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by Hiko Ikeda 19 years ago

This week the East Bay Express had the following review. Link: http://www.eastbayexpress.com/issues/2001-10-31/food.html

Report: Oakland Taco Trucks Pt. III

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by Ruth Lafler 19 years ago

One of the most fun parts of surveying taco trucks is the horrified/incredulous remarks from friends and family, along the lines of "you mean Roach Coaches!?" But today I managed to convince my v...

Downtown Oakland Eatery Listings

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by Marc Schoenfeld 19 years ago

As a public service, let it be known that I have been compiling a list of restaurant experiences in the downtown Oakland area since starting my job here in April. Lunch only. The Excel file is lo...

restaurants near Paramount Theatre, Oakland

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by diligent 19 years ago

Any recommendations for restaurants near Paramount Theatre, Oakland? Something inexpensive, probably Asian.

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