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3/29/2019

  Here’s a question I’ve been noodling over: Why is ramen a local fetish while its buckwheat cousin, soba, has... More»

3/29/2019

  Souvla Marina Perhaps more than any other restaurant, this local minichain of Greek rotisserie joints... More»

3/25/2019

  Great China, long a stalwart of regional Chinese cooking in downtown Berkeley, is best known for two things: stellar Peking... More»

3/11/2019

  Daily Driver Dogpatch ETA: March 2019 For anyone whose ideal breakfast is a bagel (shown here)... More»

2/25/2019

The Vault Financial District ETA: Spring 2019 The old Bank of America building is finally getting the swanky power-... More»

2/21/2019

  El Pípila SoMa Forget Guardians of the Galaxy. The real superheroes, to regional Mexican food... More»

1/20/2019

  China Village This East Bay Sichuan institution is the creator of one of the all-time-great crab dishes: a plate of... More»

11/30/2018

  If you went to grade school in the Bay Area, you probably spent the better part of a year learning about the Ohlone people... More»

11/5/2018

The plight of the solo diner at a traditional Chinese restaurant is well-documented. Lacking the stomach space to dispatch multiple family-style dishes, you... More»

10/29/2018

  Alderwood Santa Cruz ETA: November 2018 The Central Coast gets a new steakhouse and oyster bar... More»

10/8/2018

On a Saturday night in SoMa, about 40 diners sat down at a long table lined with banana leaves and piled high with delicacies—slices... More»

10/8/2018

Pearl Outer Richmond In the foggy and informal Richmond district, a former dry cleaners has been primped and styled... More»