After Layoffs, East Bay Steakhouse Caters To First Responders Working In IsolationA high-end steakhouse in the East Bay was forced to lay off dozens of workers due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the kitchen remains hard at work catering to police and fire dispatchers working in isolation.
Born in SF, American Craft Brewers' Future Dims As Coronavirus SpreadsAfter Fritz Maytag revived San Francisco's Anchor Steam Beer, launching the modern microbrewery movement, craft brewers flourished across the U.S. But Americans' love of beer has been trending down and, with COVID-19 closures, many brewers worry their livelihoods could be doomed.
Saratoga Michelin Star Restaurant Provides 'Black Glove Service' Due To Coronavirus ConcernsA Michelin star restaurant in Saratoga is providing "black glove service"--black latex gloves--in an effort to address customers’ concerns over the coronavirus.
Find Desserts And More At Downtown Berkeley's New Hui Lau ShanCraving desserts? You're in luck: a new business has opened its doors in the neighborhood. Called Hui Lau Shan, the new addition is located at 2282 Fulton St. in Downtown Berkeley.
San Francisco's 3 Favorite Spots To Find Low-Priced CrepesHoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable creperies around San Francisco, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the top spots to venture when cravings strike.
SF Eats: Chocolate Shop Nears Castro Debut, Rhea's Deli Launches Bibimbap Pop-UpHere's the latest in SF food news. In this edition: a "whimsical" chocolate brand prepares to debut its Castro shop, a pizzeria relocates from Divisadero to the Lower Haight, and a Korean deli launches a weekend bibimbap pop-up.
Oakland Eats: CREAM Closes Oakland Shop; Brown Sugar Kitchen Owner Plots New Lake Merritt CafeHere's the latest in Oakland food news. In this edition: an ice cream sandwich shop unexpectedly departs Rockridge, the Oakland Museum of California is getting a new soul-food cafe.
California Grape Glut Helps Send Wine Prices PlummetingRob McMillan, founder of Silicon Valley Bank's Wine Division and author of the annual State of the Wine Industry report, predicts U.S. wine consumers will enjoy the "best wine retail values in 20 years."
'Ghost Kitchen' Business Model Becoming More Popular Due To Food Delivery AppsThey've got everything you need to prepare the food, but "ghost kitchens" don't cater to actual customers. They're helping some eateries expand and helping others get their feet wet in the restaurant world with less overhead.
Berkeley's 4 Best Farmers MarketsWondering where to find the best farmers markets in Berkeley?
3 Favorite Low-Priced Chocolatiers And Chocolate Shops In San FranciscoLooking to try the best chocolatiers and chocolate shops in San Francisco?
North Beach Eats: Pop-up Takes Rose Pistola Space; Chubby Noodle To Become Nepalese EateryHere's a special all-North-Beach edition of SF Eats, our food news column. In this edition: a Nepalese spot snaps up the short-lived Chubby Noodle space, a Ligurian pop-up moves in at the former Rose Pistola, and a popular gyro eatery moves to a new location in the neighborhood.
Oakland Eats: Nokni Upstairs To Open This Summer, Adams Point Loses Ice Cream SpotHere's everything you need to know about Oakland's food and drink scene this week. In this edition: a Korean restaurant is headed to Piedmont Avenue, Adams Point has lost an ice cream shop and a Lakeshore Indian restaurant is no more.
Indian Cuisine And More: What's Trending On San Francisco's Food Scene?Want the scoop on San Francisco's buzziest local spots? We took a data-driven look at the question, using Yelp and SafeGraph, a dataset of commercial points of interest and their visitor patterns, to deduce which eateries have been in the limelight this month.
Venerable Hayward Ranch Restaurant Closes After 71 Years In BusinessThe new year will mean the end of what was once a huge East Bay restaurant chain as the Hayward Ranch rings the dinner bell one last time.