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  1. Empire Building
    Charlie Hallowell’s Oakland Empire to Grow Further With Possible BurgerHe’ll be opening his fourth venture, probably next year, at 41st and Broadway.
  2. Other Magazines
    Gang of Bay Area Chefs Takes Surfing Trip to Mexico, Tells Bon AppChad Robertson tells the tale.
  3. Empire Building
    Charlie Hallowell Plots a Third Oakland Restaurant, Across From Boot & ShoeThe Pizzaiolo/Boot & Shoe owner has another non-pizza restaurant planned for a space across the street from Boot & Shoe on Grand Avenue.
  4. Empire Building
    Pizzaiolo’s Charlie Hallowell Definitely Has Another Restaurant Up HisIt’s no longer just a rumor.
  5. Video Feed
    Check, Please!: Armchair Critics Throw Down Over Pork Store, Pizzaiolo,They all unanimously love Zarzuela.
  6. Rumor Mill
    Charlie Hallowell at Work on New East Bay Projects?This rumor comes on the heels of Boot & Shoe’s cafe expansion in Oakland.
  7. Bars
    Hallowell’s Involvement with Place Pigalle is ‘Not Even Close to a Done Deal’Don’t count on a Pizzaiolo-influenced menu at Place Pigalle… just yet.
  8. Bars
    Place Pigalle to Get Bar Bite Menu By Charlie HallowellAlso, they’re going to star opening up at noon.
  9. Lists
    Food & Wine Blesses Flour & Water, Pizzaiolo as Best Pizzas, IgnoresA new listicle from F&W.
  10. Complaint Department
    In Re: Reservations, and Places That Don’t Take ThemPlaces like Zero Zero have given in and started taking them.
  11. Pizza! Pizza!
    Boot & Shoe Service Expanding in OaklandThe owner’s taken the lease on the next door Cafe DiBartolo space.
  12. Foodievents
    San Francisco Bests New York Again at Le Grand Fooding, Night TwoThe visiting team took it, folks. Game, set, match. But things got a bit too crowded to savor the nuances.
  13. Rants
    Charlie Hallowell Talks Love and Penis Size With Guardian ScribeThe Oakland pizza chef wants to make love to you, through pizza.
  14. Interviews
    Daniel Patterson: Casual Plum to Have ‘Coi Lineage’The notoriously “cerebral” chef talks about his upcoming casual concept in Oakland.
  15. Trends
    Chefs Fed Up With All Your Special RequestsOur nation of “split-shot soy mocha latte with sugar-free vanilla, light foam” orderers are making life difficult for chefs.
  16. The Other Critics
    Bauer Says Yes to Boot & Shoe Service; Patti U. *Hearts* the Heartfelt Fare at
  17. Lists
    America’s Best Pizzas, Per PlayboyThe naked-lady mag picks its favorite pies nationwide.
  18. Mediavore
    How to Organize a Bakesale for Haiti; Food Inc. Gets Best Documentary
  19. Openings
    2009: The Year Oakland Leapt Onto the Foodie RadarFrom Commis to Camino, Oakland truly came into its own as a dining haven in ‘09.
  20. Openings
    Emilia’s Pizza Channels New York in BerkeleyA pizzaiolo with both Grimaldi’s and Pizza Hut on his resume will replicate coal-fired pies.
  21. lists
    Sebo Sushi a Global Can’t-Miss mealMagazine rounds up the 30 best foods in the world, placing Sebo’s sushi third.