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Calaverde's Camarones Mazatlán: Wild gulf prawns, tomato chipotle salsa, Chihuahua cheese served with black beans and pickled onions

Oakland Restaurant Week returns for its 7th year

Oakland’s 7th annual Restaurant Week is underway with over 100 participating restaurants in neighborhoods across the city.
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Historic deli faces closure from increased rent

The Genova Delicatessen, located at 5095 Telegraph Avenue, has been part of the famous Temescal Plaza since 1926. When it first opened it sold mostly just pastas and sauces but in the late 1960s the...
Molly and Karina started a kickstarter campaign to make their dream of selling their hand blended tea by a mobile truck a reality. (Photo courtesy of Steep Tea Co.)

“Steep Jeep” is bringing a modern take on tea

Revamping an ice cream truck into a mobile tea business is just one part of Molly Gaylord and Karina Vlastnik’s vision for Steep Tea Company, based in West Oakland. They are renovating the “Steep Jeep,”...
Vietnamese sugar cane juice.

Summer treat series: Refreshing drinks

Throughout the month of June, Oakland North is featuring a weekly food and drink series of summer treats that can be found in Oakland. This fourth installment focuses on cool beverages that can be found...
Corn ice cream from Nieves Cinco de Mayo.

Summer treat series: Latin treats in Fruitvale

Throughout the month of June, Oakland North is featuring a weekly food series of summer treats that can be found in Oakland. This third installment focuses on Latin treats that can be found in Fruitvale...
Hand-held pies by Sue's Sassy Pies were for sale at Bites on Broadway.

Bites on Broadway kicks off weekly summer mobile food fest

Like one giant neighborhood picnic, “Bites on Broadway” officially launched its weekly food extravaganza last Friday. People laid down blankets on the grassy lawn of Oakland Tech High School in Temescal and sampled food from...
Cinnamon harrissa at Oasis Food Market.

Summer treat series: Middle Eastern corridor on Telegraph

Over the next month, Oakland North is featuring a food series on summer treats in Oakland. This second installment in the series focuses on Middle Eastern treats that can be found along Telegraph Avenue around...
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Summer treat series: Oakland Chinatown

Over the next month, Oakland North is featuring a food series on summer treats in Oakland. Chinatown is the first installment in the series. One day last week, two Oakland North reporters wandered around Oakland’s...