With a succession plan in place, the Food Mill remains a consistent community presence offering a broad range of supplements, bulk foods and other hard-to-find items.
The arrival of a 350-pound wheel of Crucolo is met with prayers, dancing and fanfare each year in Rockridge.
Jeff Rosen died of kidney cancer earlier this year. His family is launching a nonprofit to carry on his dream of pairing live music with good food.
Bushrod Park is at the center of the local scene for the 60-year-old sport that has become wildly popular across the US.
Oakland’s Community Foods opened with great promise, but was defeated in 2022 by a lack of support, vendor issues and the pandemic.
For those who knew them, Peter Olson and Ilan Vitemberg radiated a passion for life and a love of community that was entirely their own.
Brahm Ahmadi set out to change the world by opening a grocery store in a long-neglected neighborhood in Oakland.
Daytrip, Pomella and Mägo are taking proactive steps to keep their workers happy, healthy and engaged.
Officials shut insider ice cream company Bad Walter’s down last summer, but now its creamy, lactose-free pints are back in the East Bay.
These cookbooks from Oakland and Fremont authors all celebrate, educate and inspire.
With one project on pause, the fine-dining veteran is putting his all into his new “Oakland meets Parisian” restaurant.
Even as the events business picks up, these caterers are sticking with the side businesses they started in 2020.
Lala Harrison’s Roux40 promises beloved Black American dishes with a farm-to-table sensibility.
Don’t be Chick’n’s hearty platters have attracted a loyal following to its ongoing Oakland pop-up.
The North Bay-based mini-chain has held two meetings about a potential site for a two-story drive-thru restaurant on the corner of 40th Street and Telegraph Avenue.
The second location of the popular San Francisco restaurant opens March 1 with its signature cheddar-edged pan pizzas that even gets
a nod from Detroit natives.
Lasagna Love matches volunteer home cooks in Oakland and other cities with anyone struggling during the pandemic who could use a free, hot meal.
When the pandemic cut hours at her new dream job at Chez Panisse, Sara Eisen launched her babka business.
Founded by pastry chefs who met at The Wolf in Oakland, Delphinium specializes in handcrafted chocolates made with botanicals and seasonal ingredients.
Buck Wild Brewing Taproom is a partnership between California’s first gluten-free brewery and Kitava, a San Francisco-based ‘clean food’ restaurant.