The lightest airiest waffles with a sweet apple cider syrup complement the fried chicken perfectly.
San Francisco, CA
This is the best place to pick up a hostess gift for a meat-loving friend or family member. I love the assortment of artisanal cold cuts, but my ultimate favorite is the housemade spreadable salami, nduja.
Hands down the best mac n cheese I've ever had at a restaurant, and under $10 no less! Go with friends or family so you can try their amazing varieties on this classic dish. Dessert is a must too!
Delicious, fresh, bright Indian flavors from a Top Chef contestant. The sev puri is to die for. Beverages also a highlight, like the salted lemonade with cumin and mint.
4240 Park Blvd, Oakland
This local cafe is a gem to the Glenview neighborhood. I love coming here for breakfast, lunch or brunch with friends or alone.
I love everything on the menu and the Southern…
3000 East 9th St., Oakland
While I will never choose a lucky grocery as my favorite store...this one is pretty special.
It is huge, and well-lit with a giant parking lot. They have a good selection of…
4000 Alameda Ave, Oakland
In ShortWith locations across the country, this mostly carryout pizza purveyor started in Michigan in 1959, thanks to an injured shortstop from the Detroit Tigers farm team. Known…
3080 E 9TH St, Oakland
In ShortA pink and blue color scheme, white tile floors and hacienda-like arched windows combine for a subtle Southwestern motif at this fast-food chain. Founded in Southern…
835 Webster St, Oakland
Where have I been my whole life??? I've been sooo....occupied with trying new restaurants that I have forgotten what " true " Chinese food is like anymore until I stumbled back…
1 Ferry Plz, San Francisco
Milk-braised pork sandwich. That is all.
4001 Linden St, Emeryville
This is definitely a different dining experience than I?ve probably ever had at a place that bills themselves as a ?restaurant.? I don?t mean it in a bad way, necessarily, but you…
3340 E 12th St, Oakland
When you walk in you know you are going to get a different take on Mexican food. All women running this joint, using top quality proteins from Niman Ranch and others. Any taco is…
4395 Piedmont Ave # 1, Oakland
Can you picture a delicate brisket sandwich? Or a fine pulled pork sandwich, without the sloppy pork overflow? That's Local Cafe. Their just perfectly crunchy bread rolls filled…
Homeroom. Hands down the best mac n cheese I've ever had at a restaurant, and under $10 no less! Go with friends or family so you can try their amazing varieties on this classic dish. Dessert is a must too! … read more
Boccalone Salumeria. Chris Cosentino and Mark Pastore's commitment to the meaty arts went to the proverbial next level with the opening of this magnificent cured-meat emporium, one of the best in the country. … read more