From the return of Stuart Brioza at State Bird Provisions to the return of boudin blanc at Camino, there is much to look forward to this fall.
Also, they have an 'authentic Mission burrito.'
• Mmm.... garlic. The 33rd Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival kicks off today and continues through Sunday! Funny sidenote: Scope is passing out free samples of mouthwash there. [NBC] • A food-nerdy couple named Frank and Margaret got engaged at Omnivore...
The Oakland chef popped up in New York on the 'Today' show this morning.
We mentioned earlier the whole composting industry that's sprung up from mandatory composting laws, and today's Chron also has a piece about local chefs and all the things they do to keep their kitchens green, including the vinegar-from-leftover wine bins...
Food & Wine is doing a poll this year, separate from their editorial choices for Best New Chefs, for "The People's Best New Chef."
Mr. Bauer would prefer not to be seated with hordes, please.
Rikki Garcia, most recently of the Village Pub and formerly at Brick, moves into the pastry seat.
We see this new how-to as fraught with potential for holiday disasters.
Three places to find some Dungeness goodness.
We couldn't help ourselves...
Our list for Foodspotting of 10 dishes to try now.
For a prix fixe of $28-32, enjoy a perfect boudin blanc.
• A man was murdered last night following a dispute at an East Oakland taco truck on International Boulevard. [Tribune] • Most Americans are not eating enough fruits and vegetables. [NYP] • An ode to grapes on a plate, at...
The recent history of fusion cooking, photos from Camino, and more...
Diablo mag does a thorough tour of all of Oakland's new and notable eateries.
In the first of a series, we look at whether the wallet-friendly boudin blanc at Show Dogs stands up to the $22 version at Camino.
The Elmwood Cafe is now open in the former Ozzie's space; the proprietor of Venus is expanding her empire into the former Downtown restaurant.
"I basically lied and told Alice [Waters] I knew how to make it, and I spent the next twelve hours figuring it out on my own."
From Commis to Camino, Oakland truly came into its own as a dining haven in '09.