Oakland Chef Offers 'Pay-As-You-Can' Caribbean Cuisine, Soothing Bush Tea During Coronavirus LockdownDuring the coronavirus lockdown, renowned chef Sarah Kirnon, owner of Miss Ollie's Caribbean Restaurant in the Swan Marketplace was offering a sliding scale menu on Tuesday, making sure her patrons were well, and well-fed.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Bars, Restaurants Struggling With New RestrictionsThe coronavirus pandemic is prompting sweeping new restrictions on California businesses. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday directed all nigh clubs, bars and wineries to temporarily shut down. He's also called for restaurants to cut their occupancy by half.
'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.
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.
Popular San Francisco Restaurant DOSA Closes After 15 Year Run In The MissionOn Tuesday, DOSA in the Mission, a neighborhood favorite and the original of the South Indian restaurant chain, will be gone.
Some Berkeley Residents Offended By 'Gourmet Ghetto' Neighborhood NameSome are saying that “Gourmet Ghetto," the colloquial name of a North Berkeley neighborhood that's home to great and famous restaurants, is so offensive that it should be changed.
Retrial Ordered In Bias Case Against Thomas Keller Restaurant GroupA California judge has ordered a retrial in a pregnancy discrimination case brought against the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group.
Meet Chef Marc Zimmerman From Gozu Restaurant In San FranciscoChef, owner Marc Zimmerman of Ittoryu Gozu, a new restaurant coming to San Francisco talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Zimmerman about a special kind of Japanese beef they'll be serving up.
Palette Restaurant & Gallery Hosts September Dinner SeriesPalette Restaurant & Gallery's chef and founder Peter J. Hemsley talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the September Dinner Series.
Robert & Andrea Sundell From Pläj Bring Scandinavian Cuisine To Bay Area Food LoversRobert & Andrea Sundell of Pläj talk about all the good things happening since they first opened their Scandinavian restaurant in San Francisco.
Unique, Diverse Restaurants Opening Around Chase Center Attracting New Life To Mission BayA host of new restaurants will add to the growing Mission Bay neighborhood after the Golden State Warriors move to the Chase Center this fall.
Popular Oakland Spot Hog's Apothecary Closes Due To Bay Area's High Cost Of BusinessHog's Apothecary, a popular restaurant and pub in Oakland, closed its doors Sunday, yet another victim of the Bay Area’s tough business environment.
Ayala's Executive Chef Melissa Perfit Teaches The Art Of Preparing, Eating OystersMelissa Perfit, executive chef at Ayala, a new seafood restaurant in San Francisco, teaches Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego the art of shucking, dressing and eating oysters.
Golden Gate Restaurant Association Conference Gets Underway In San FranciscoGGRA's Executive Director Gwyneth Borden tells Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the upcoming conference and the work the organization is doing.
Two New Restaurants To Check In Oakland's Uptown NeighborhoodHere's two new restaurants to check out in Oakland's Uptown neighborhood.