.Best Of Food & Drink

Jul 7, 2023

For Lager Lovers—and More

Sponsored content by East Brother Beer Company Richmond, a city that embodies "Pride and Purpose," serves as the proud home of East Brother Beer Company, a brewery committed to infusing their craft with the same passion found within their community. "Much like our neighbors, we instill pride and purpose in...
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Jul 20, 2022

What’s Up, Doc?: Rick & Ann’s Restaurant in Berkeley

I’ve been ordering “Doc’s Delight” at Rick & Ann’s Restaurant for the better part of two decades. You get a perfectly crisp and tender waffle, two chicken apple sausages and two eggs any style. My style is...
Feb 24, 2021

Best Food and Drink: The Allendale at Donut Savant

Before the recent grand reopening of Donut Savant in the Allendale, the DS website posted a tantalizing video teaser. For several weeks you could click on donutsavant.com to find moving footage of batter frying in baskets of...
Feb 24, 2021

2021 READERS’ PICKS: Food & Drink

Best Bakery   Arizmendi Bakery Best Bar   Hotsy Totsy Club Best Bartender   Den Stephens, North Light Best BBQ   Horn BBQ Best Beer Label   Fieldwork Brewing Company Best Brew Pub   Ghost Town Brewing Best Breakfast   Brown Sugar Kitchen Best Brunch   Sequoia Diner Best Burger   TrueBurger Best Business Lunch   The Trappist Best Butcher Shop   Clove and Hoof Best Cafe ⁄ Coffeehouse   Timeless Best Caterer   Market...
Jul 30, 2019

Most Luxurious Crab Cake Benedict

Nobilis bills itself as a "finer diner," and that's exactly what you get: diner classics done to perfection, with a touch of flair. In the kitchen, chef Stevie Neal churns out some of the best Benedicts you'll...
Jul 30, 2019

Best Late-Night Refuge for the Ravenous

If you are a UC Berkeley student, or any other person who consistently stays awake into the early hours of the morning, odds are you have made your way into Cal Gyros Mediterranean Cuisine. Don't be mistaken,...
Jul 30, 2019

Best Decadent Cheesecake

The online menu for Caffè Chiave doesn't even mention its cheesecake, but the dessert alone is reason enough by itself to visit this Piedmont Avenue cafe. One piece for $5.50 comes in a couple different flavors including...
Jul 30, 2019

Fanciest Cocktails With Instructions

There's a 2012 Portlandia sketch about a mixologist who sweeps a patron off her feet with his mind-blowing drinks made from unusual ingredients — like love. That bit of satire isn't far off from what new craft...
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