Some of Ono’s pandemic pivots are sticking around.
Author Archives: Momo Chang
Momo Chang is the alumni coordinator for Oakland Voices, a project of the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, and a freelance writer based in the East Bay.
Understory, a worker-run restaurant and bar, is as righteous as it is delicious
The worker-forward restaurant offers a rotating menu of hard-to-find foods.
His 4 Japanese restaurants remain closed. Now this lauded Oakland chef is planning their return
Due to the pandemic, Chikara Ono temporarily closed AS B-Dama, Delage, Utzutzu and Masabaga. Find out what he’s up to now.
‘From Oakland to Atlanta,’ community members send messages of solidarity, resistance, and healing
Fear in Asian-American communities continues to build after a mass shooting in Atlanta and continued reports of violent street assaults. Last night, hundreds gathered in Chinatown to show solidarity.
罪案， 种族，安全： 奥克兰华埠究竟正在發生什么？
罪案， 種族，安全： 屋崙華埠究竟正在發生什麼？
Crime, race, safety: what’s really happening in Oakland Chinatown?
The assaults have sparked international outrage and been widely called hate crimes. Is there evidence that they were racially motivated?
Camchilao brings larb tacos to Fruitvale
Operating as a food truck with an outdoor seating area, Camchilao offers an exciting menu of Cambodian, Chinese and Lao cuisine.