Well-executed crowd favorites like Neapolitan-style pizzas and pan-roasted octopus make the newly reopened Marzano a solid neighborhood restaurant.
Stateside Bakery transforming into Stateside Treats
Stateside Bakery in Berkeley lets you relive your childhood with updated twists on treats like Twinkies and Oreos.
No-fuss noodles at Emeryville’s Shiba Ramen
Benjamin Seto of the blog Focus:Snap:Eat took a first look at Shiba Ramen, the low-key, affordable ramen stall in Emeryville’s Public Market.
Drake’s Dealership ups the beer garden ante
Benjamin Seto of the blog Focus:Snap:Eat took a gander at Uptown’s new-ish beer garden, Drake’s Dealership. He liked what he found.
Say howdy to the new Howden Market in Uptown
Howden Market is the newest upscale market in Oakland. Follow along as we explore the shop in photographs.
Coastal Vietnamese at Oakland’s Da Nang Quan
Focus: Snap: Eat ventures to the East Oakland restaurant to explore a range of Southeast Asian noodle soups.
A return review of the expanded Ramen Shop
Ramen Shop’s expansion has helped it continue to raise the bar for noodle-dining in the East Bay.
Cali cuisine meets Mediterranean at The Advocate
The newest addition to the Elmwood district of Berkeley offers a mostly successful melding of California ingredients and Mediterranean sensibilities. That, and delicious cocktails.
Seeking Laotian flavors at Oakland’s Champa Garden
This tiny eatery in a former corner donut shop has accumulated legions of fans for its many Thai dishes, but also a few Lao favorites crafted by the chef who hails from that country.
Enjoying summer at the Westbrae Biergarten
Come along with Benjamin Seto of the food blog Focus:Snap:Eat on a visual tour of the Westbrae Biergarten.