.Anya Soltero

Apr 8, 2020

Heads Down, Mouths Shut, Hands Busy

Just weeks ago, East Bay restaurants were bustling, serving as community hubs of comfort and camaraderie amidst growing fears that the novel coronavirus might...
Oct 2, 2019

Immigrant Chefs Serve Up Tastes of Home

For East Bay residents who have traversed continents to build their lives here, far from family, home, and their culinary roots, there exists a...
Apr 3, 2019

El Cerrito and the Highway of Epicurean Delights

Raised in a culturally diverse community in San Francisco, I possessed a carefully cultivated list of under-sung eateries, and like many urban epicures, I...
Apr 3, 2019

Wander to Richmond for Some Worldly Wonders

Richmond is experiencing great transformation including a new ferry terminal and a burgeoning food scene. In the Contra Costa coastline city, you can devour...