Side Dish: Short Rib Papa Rellena at Café Garré

Small Livermore winery produces the best pairing.


Weekly Dish: Hop Grenade Opens in Concord

Craft beer bar in Todos Santos; El Sacromonte closes in Livermore; Park Plaza shaping up in Lafayette; and more!

Side Dish: Banh mi at Spice Kit in San Ramon

A Vibrant Sandwich Rekindles Desire


Chef Q & A: Erik Hopfinger of The Cooperage

Big city cred arrives in Lafayette.


More >> Cheap Eats

Cheap Eats: Sabores Del Sur

Grab a quick South American breakfast or lunch.

Cheap Eats: 310 Eatery

Nosh on comfort food at 310 Eatery in Walnut Creek.

Cheap Eats: Sri Venkatesh Bhavan

Chow down on tasty vegetarian Indian cuisine.

Cheap Eats: Blossom Vegan

Enjoy a vegan Vietnamese lunch or dinner at Blossom.

Cheap Eats: Roam Artisan Burger

Get your burger, fries and shake fix at Roam!

More >> Food News

Winemaker for a Day

At Wente’s new studio, taste, test, and blend your very own Cab.

Fight Fire With Fire

When the mercury rises, sweat it out with chiles.

Diablo Dish: August

Meet Corners Tavern’s new chef; an oyster bar is on the horizon for Oakland’s Jack London Square.

Churning Back Time

Ice-cream artisans transform childhood treats into a thoroughly adult affair.

Best of the East Bay: Taste

Best chef? Check. New restaurant? Check. Find out what you should eat while reading this issue.