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Bardo Lounge & Supper Club Is One High-Concept Enterprise

The Lakeshore Avenue eatery — also a craft cocktail paradise — resembles a mid-century dinner party, and you want in on this action.
January 11, 2019

Wildcard Brings Ale Storms to Albany

A new craft brewer expands its Redding footprint to a hub in the East Bay.
January 4, 2019

Nosh Box: Soup’s On

Neck and neck with February for the year’s coldest month, January better personifies cold and damp. There’s one food that satisfies and warms the body and soul in the heart of East Bay’s winter. A cup or bowl of steaming soup is like a soft woolen sweater for your innards—and your outlook.
January 1, 2019

Galeto Makes a Mean Caipirinha

Made from cachaça, it’s both ancient and new and may start popping up more frequently since it has been add to the International Bartenders Association’s list of standard cocktails.
December 28, 2018

Carrot and Harissa Combine Nicely for Liba Falafel Soup

Use a rainbow of colorful fresh carrots and make your own harissa for a perfect winter soup.
December 21, 2018

Don't Call Them Tortilla Chips

Temescal restaurant Doña Tomás serves guacamole and totopos.
December 20, 2018

Explore Two Treasure Island Eating Outposts

MerSea and Aracely inhabit a new frontier well worth exploration.
December 14, 2018

Lila Owens Expands the Cupcakin’ Bake Shop Empire

Unusual flavors and lovely presentation distinguish these small, sweet wonders.
December 7, 2018

Nosh Box: Better to Give than to Receive

If it’s better to give than to receive, why is gift selection often such a predicament? Sometimes difficulty is inevitable. But in many instances it’s avoidable, especially when gifts are food and beverage related, where size, style, and fashion preferences aren’t part of the equation.
December 1, 2018

Old Damascus Makes Delectable Mandi

Popular throughout the Arabian Peninsula, Egypt, Turkey, and parts of India, mandi is proving popular here.
November 20, 2018