Bestselling flavors at the “we like it weird” San Francisco ice cream shop include Elvis (The Fat Years), Potato Chips and Here’s Your Damn Strawberry.
Red Bay Coffee Box, Agrodolce, Firebrand
We’ve got news on Red Bay Coffee’s new Uptown café, more details for Cafe Gratitude replacement Agrodolce, a new chef for Firebrand Breads, and much more in this week’s Bites.
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.
Red Bay Coffee gets new digs, signs on with Uber
With a beautiful new facility and a significant new client, the Oakland startup with a social mission is making its mark.
East Bay Restaurant Week specials begin Thursday
Oakland and Berkeley’s Restaurant Weeks begin Jan. 14 and run through the end of the month. Over 100 restaurants across the region are participating this year.
Firebrand Artisan Breads joins Uptown’s buzzy Hive
The bakery is the last major tenant to join the Hive for 2015. Come along with NOSH as we take a tour of the entire development.
Nature’s Express closes, Pal’s crosses the bay
Solano Avenue’s Nature’s Express has officially closed for good, Pal’s Takeaway is coming to Oakland, and much more food news in this week’s Bites.
Eat grasshoppers with your mezcal at Calavera
Calavera, Uptown Oakland’s newly opened Mexican joint, is serving up everything from housemade tortillas and 35-ingredient mole to crisp, fried grasshoppers and cocktails with Oaxacan “salt air.”
With café, market spot it’s Red Bay Coffee’s moment
The socially conscious coffee company is off and running after a successful crowdfunding campaign; it also takes over Blue Bottle’s coveted farmers market spot in Berkeley.
Drake’s at Hive Oakland getting close, more
This week in Bites, we have lots of beer and bar news, plus new brunch in Fruitvale and an abundance of Father’s Day events in the East Bay.
Keba Konte: Serving coffee with color, social justice
With the first Red Bay Coffee Roasters café, Keba Konte hopes to transform low-wage jobs and bring some diversity into the coffee business.