.Food Events

May 10, 2023

Buss Up

  The Black Food & Wine Experience explores Afro-Caribbean cuisine and more From June 11–18, The Black Food & Wine Experience returns for its sixth year of Bay Area-wide celebrations.  Founded by Aminah “Chef Mimi” Robinson-Briscoe, the weeklong event includes a food and beverage summit, a winemaker dinner series, a tasting at...
Apr 28, 2021

Free the Land

Oct 4, 2017

Donato & Co. Opening Party

Ravioli from the upcoming restaurant. Credits: Photo courtesy of Nadia Andreini Desco chef Donato Scotti is back with a new, more upscale venture in the Elmwood neighborhood. Taking over the former Advocate space, Donato & Co. will...
Sep 26, 2017

Hella Latina Food Pop-Up Series

The makings of chicken soup with pumpkin and corn in the Hella Latina kitchen. Credits: Photo courtesy of Leo Orleans Check out Hella Latina's pop-ups this fall for a taste of Mexican and "soul food-like"...
Sep 20, 2017

Eat Real Fest at Jack London Square

Nuttawee shows off her fruit carving skills. Credits: Photo by Mona Wong Oakland's biggest celebration of good food, Eat Real Fest, returns to Jack London Square this weekend for its ninth year. Bringing awareness to...
Sep 12, 2017

Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival in Alameda

Brisket, ribs, beans, and mac salad from The Boneyard. Credits: Courtesy of The Boneyard Alameda's west end — yes, that's the part right through the tube — is hosting a big street festival full of...
Sep 6, 2017

Culinaria Pig Roast at Forage Kitchen

Alice Waters is just one food personality photographed for Culinaria. Credits: Courtesy of Roman Cho On Saturday, Sept. 9, Los Angeles-based photographer Roman Cho will present Culinaria Pig Roast at Forage Kitchen in Oakland. Attendees can indulge in a...
Aug 30, 2017

Preview Pop-ups for The Temple Club

After 16 years in Vietnam, chef Geoffrey Deetz is nearly ready to launch his first Vietnamese restaurant, The Temple Club, in Oakland. (He's aiming to open in mid- to late-September.) But first, Deetz will give diners a...
Aug 23, 2017

Beauty’s Bagels Five-Year Anniversary

Consider the Montreal-style bagel: rolled by hand, boiled in honey-tinted water, and baked in a wood-burning oven. Here in the East Bay, we're lucky to know this...
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