.Best Of Food & Drink

Jul 20, 2022

Fun, Feisty and Full of Flavor

Sponsored content by Drake's Brewing Co. Drake’s Brewing Co. has long been a pioneer in the craft beer industry, and its many fans won't be surprised to see the local San Leandro brewery named “Best Brewery of the East Bay”—again. Drake’s has been brewing top-quality beer in the East Bay for...
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

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 Value for a Seafood-Based Brunch

There's a reason why crowds line up at La Grana Fish every Saturday and Sunday without fail. At under $10, the tostadas, which come with three tostada shells per order, are a cost-effective way to load up...
Jul 30, 2019

Best Place to Make Your Sweet Plantains Savory

What's not to like about sweet plantains? With their pleasing, starchy texture and softness to the bite, it's no wonder they're a staple of Latin American cuisine. Though the tendency could be to treat them as a...
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

Most Decadent Snack Food

Sometimes all it takes is a little treat to make us feel fancy. Gregoire, located in Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto, has just the thing — crispy potato puffs with white truffle essence. These golden on the outside, melt-in-your-mouth-on-the-inside...
Jul 30, 2019

Best Lithuanian Lunch Deal

Truth be told, there's only one Lithuanian restaurant in town — well, OK, on the whole West Coast. Still, Mama Papa Lithuania offers an excellent lunch deal, Lithuanian or not, every day from 11 a.m. until 3...
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