Tag Archives: restaurants

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.
Gabrielle Marie Valentine, Kitchen Lead at Steel Rail in Jack London Square, pours a cup of persimmon sweet potato soup during the usual Thursday evening lull. Photo by Brian Krans.

Local chefs take over Steel Rail’s kitchen for Friday night bites

Local chefs take over Steel Rail's kitchen on Friday nights for the restaurant's fall series, Off the Rails.
Sal Bednarz of Victory Burger empties a compost bin.

Oakland businesses oppose compost rate hike

The rates rose this summer after the city council granted the national company Waste Management (WM) the city’s sole contract for the collection of organic waste and trash.
Nearly full on a Monday night, Mua Bar and Restaurant is at the center of Broadway Auto Row's transition from auto hub to cultural enclave.

Gourmet restaurants, art galleries revive Oakland’s Auto Row on Broadway

Once a hub of automobile commerce, Broadway Auto Row is fast becoming a cultural enclave, thanks to the gentle prodding and financial investment of an eclectic group of gallerists, restaurateurs and niche shop owners who...
The shredded beef taco and a chile verde burrito make a welcome encore performance after a show downtown.

Xolo raises the bar for late night dining in Uptown Oakland

Xolo, downtown's newest restaurant, which is open until midnight on Friday and Saturdays, offers an alternative to the standard hot dog that most Oakland Uptown revelers have grown accustomed to for pre- or post- drinking...