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Food

We’ve got you covered for food-related news in Richmond, CA, including new restaurants and tasty events!

Unique Food Handlers Cafe combines quality food and training

The former site of Chris' Down Home Soul Food in San Pablo is undergoing a resurgence with the opening of the Food Handlers Cafe, a unique new restaurant that offers American cuisine with a Southern...

Richmond’s version of ‘Off the Grid’ headed to Iron Triangle park

The Food Emporium -- Richmond's very own version of Off the Grid food truck events -- is set to take place at Nevin Park in the Iron Triangle neighborhood this Sunday from 1 p.m....
'Taco Tuesday Paint Nite' to benefit youth scholarship program

‘Taco Tuesday Paint Nite’ to benefit youth scholarship program

You've heard of painting workshops paired with delicious wines, where after you have finished painting and drinking, you get to take your artwork home. In Richmond, there's an event like that coming up -- with...
Closed-down Café McBryde aims for a comeback

Closed-down Café McBryde aims for a comeback

by Zach Chouteau Richmond’s Café McBryde, a well-liked local eatery since the 1980s, is striving toward a reopening following a forced closure by Contra Costa County in May. The trouble began for new owner Denise Ruff...
Starbucks set to open Oct. 2, nearby Cafe Pascal being evicted

Starbucks set to open Oct. 2, nearby Cafe Pascal facing eviction

The new Starbucks at Harbor Gate Shopping Center is set to open in Richmond on Oct. 2, according to Steve Anderson, president of the Marina Bay neighborhood council. Meanwhile, Cafe Pascal in the same...
Somewhere Else Sports Bar and Grill to celebrate 1-year anniversary

Somewhere Else Sports Bar and Grill set for 1-year anniversary

Somewhere Else Sports Bar and Grill in El Sobrante will celebrate its one-year anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 28, with a free barbeque lunch, daytime beverage specials and no cover charge for a live music...

Richmond’s newest Starbucks to open Monday, Oct. 2

The brand new Starbucks in Richmond's Marina Bay area is set to open Monday, Oct. 2, according to Stan Anderson, president of the Marina Bay Neighborhood Council. The new store is located at the...
Hilltop YMCA to offer free pancake breakfast to all Richmond residents

Hilltop YMCA to hold free pancake breakfast for all residents

The Hilltop Family YMCA is set to hold its 61st Annual Pancake Breakfast this Saturday, Sept. 23 -- and that means "a free pancake and sausage breakfast to EVERYONE who lives in the city...
Richmond Farmers Market offers taste of the unexpected

Richmond Farmers Market offers taste of the unexpected

By Zach Chouteau In our latest Rich Life segment, we dropped by the Richmond Farmers Market last week and was reminded of just what makes the offbeat offering a local treasure. You’ll find a wealth of...
Salute's seeks donations, volunteers for Thanksgiving Day feast

Salute to donate Friday sales to Hurricane Harvey relief

Menbere Aklilu, an Ethiopian immigrant, domestic violence survivor and the charitable owner of Richmond’s Salute E Vita Ristorante, has announced that all sales at her restaurant on Friday, Sept. 8 will be donated to...

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Richmond rising as events hub

Richmond rising as events hub

By Zach Chouteau A look at the recent revamp of the Visit Richmond website reveals a sleekly improved platform with a renewed emphasis on luring...

Chevron Speaks to Don Lorz, Metals Craft Trainer at the Richmond Refinery

Tell us about your career at Chevron. I started as an apprentice at Chevron in 1985, following in my dad’s footsteps who was a pipefitter...

The Curious Taxpayer: Meet County Auditor-Controller Bob Campbell

By Susan Pricco In this installment of The Curious Taxpayer, here's an opportunity to learn more about the many important functions of the Contra Costa...