Dining

W. Kamau Bell

Comedian W. Kamau Bell Says He Was Racially Profiled At Berkeley Restaurant

W. Kamau Bell claims an employee at the Elmwood Cafe racially profiled him when she told him to “scram” while he was talking to his wife outside the popular Berkeley restaurant.

01/30/2015

Laptops

Oakland Cafe Popular With Digital Nomads Bans Laptops On Nights And Weekends – And Survives

Five years ago Oakland’s Actual Cafe did something almost unthinkable in tech-crazed Bay Area — they imposed a no-laptops policy on weekends. Now they’ve expanded that restriction to dinnertime.

01/28/2015

(CBS SF)

San Francisco Restaurant Throws Bay Area’s First ‘Doggie Brunch’ To Celebrate New California Law

An organic San Francisco restaurant is celebrating the Jan. 1 launch of a new California law that finally allows dogs in restaurant’s outside dining areas by throwing the Bay Area’s very first doggie brunch.

01/19/2015

(credit: Elizabeth Ann Thompson/CBS Local)

Quieter Settings Improve Intimate Dining Experience at Oakland’s Oliveto Restaurant

“I didn’t measure for decibel levels, but it felt and sounded very intimate. Oh, and yes of course we ate.” – Elizabeth Ann Thompson

01/11/2015

Home of Chicken and Waffles (credit: Elizabeth Ann Thompson/CBS Local)

‘Home of Chicken and Waffles’ Soul Food At Its Best

Food not only nourishes the body, but feeds the soul and soul food/comfort food certainly does both…

01/02/2015

(credit: Elizabeth Ann Thompson/CBS Local)

The Foodie Experience at Causwells in San Francisco

Elizabeth Ann Thompson takes us on another Foodie Experience at Causwells in the Marina District…

12/26/2014

Fog City's Calamari (credit: Elizabeth Ann Thompson/CBS Local)

Revamped ‘Fog City’ Ups The Foodie Experience

Elizabeth Ann Thompson reviews the renovated “Fog City (Diner)” in San Francisco…

11/10/2014

Liz Saint John

Weekend Magazine with Liz Saint John, Nov. 2, 2014

Liz Saint John interviews 3 guests every Sunday morning covering a variety of issues and topics. She talks with representatives from Bay Area non-profit organizations, documentary filmmakers, authors, and professors.

11/02/2014

(credit: Elizabeth Ann Thompson/CBS Local)

Chow Down On a’BiBim Bap Burrito’ For a Quick Downtown Lunch

One of the many walk up shops in San Francisco’s FiDi, check out John’s take on the burrito…

10/20/2014

Chipotle Presents Cultivate San Francisco In Golden Gate Park

Top Chef Says San Francisco Cost Of Living Drives Cooks Away

San Francisco’s high cost of living is forcing many expert chefs to take their culinary talents across the bay to Oakland or to other states.

09/07/2014

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