Monday, June 17, 2019

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Benoit-Casper Brewing Co. announces it is closing Sunday

We'd heard unfortunate rumors through the grapevine. This week, they were confirmed. On social media this week, Benoit-Casper Brewing Company announced the brewery and taproom will officially close this Sunday, June 9. The brewery is...
Cheers on the Bay poised to move into former Salute's spot

Cheers by the Bay poised to move into former Salute’s spot

The gorgeous waterfront property that formerly housed Salute e Vita Ristorante is set to feature new restaurant Cheers by the Bay. Lara Choe, owner of Hotel Mac Restaurant in Point Richmond, aims to open a...
Richmond resident visits Andy’s Donuts for first time

Richmond resident visits Andy’s Donuts for first time

By Kathy Chouteau I am a Richmond resident, and, somehow, I'd never been to the famous Andy’s Donut Stop at 971 23rd St. in Richmond. Until last week. You can’t miss this iconic shop. With its...
Roux: Serving southern style delights with a California twist

Roux: Serving southern style delights with a California twist

By Kathy Chouteau Upcycled shipping containers can produce some of the most unanticipated delights. Take, for example, Roux, a new Richmond restaurant that, according to its owner Lydia Walker, serves up “fresh, southern-ish cuisine with a...
Over 20 businesses to take part in 2nd Annual Taste of Richmond

3rd Annual Taste of Richmond set for Saturday

It's going to be an incredibly tasty Saturday in Richmond. The community is invited to the 3rd Annual Taste of Richmond, a showcase of some of the best foods and beverages from Richmond restaurants, caterers,...

San Pablo Restaurant Week extended to May 19

If you did not have enough time to try all ten restaurants on the list, fear not! San Pablo Restaurant Week has now been extended to this Sunday, May 19. Restaurant Week allows you to...
3 East Bay taco trucks compete in cook off

3 East Bay taco trucks compete in cook off

By Zach Chouteau Richmond’s East Brother Beer Co. was at its best and busiest on Sunday, May 5, when hundreds of revelers packed its Canal Boulevard taproom for a lively Cinco de Mayo shindig. Drawn by...
New Soul Café delivers on southern flavors

New Soul Café delivers on southern flavors

Kathy Chouteau When it comes to fresh soul food, Richmond’s New Soul Café serves up five star, finger-licking southern delights with a friendly smile. The Rich Life stopped by the Carlson Blvd. café on a recent...
San Pablo Restaurant Week brings delicious deals starting Sunday

San Pablo Restaurant Week brings delicious deals starting Sunday

Satisfy your cravings on the cheap during San Pablo’s Restaurant Week, which kicks off this Sunday, May 5, and wraps Saturday, May 11. Ten distinct restaurants are offering prix fixe menus of $10.95 for lunch...
The Artisan Kitchen & Café lives up to its name

The Artisan Kitchen & Café lives up to its name

By Kathy Chouteau The first thing that struck this reporter on a recent visit to The Artisan Kitchen & Café is that it fully lives up to its name; its artistic approach to everything is...

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Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

By Zach Chouteau When it comes to local warm-weather traditions the whole family can enjoy, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival—now in its 18th year—is...

Dialing 1 a must for 510 area codes starting June 22

Residents and businesses with the 510 area code must dial 1 before dialing their phone number for all calls starting Saturday, June 22, according...

PHOTOS! 2019 Richmond Juneteenth celebration

By Mike Aldax and Mike Kinney Community members came out in droves Saturday for yet another colorful Juneteenth Parade and Festival in Richmond. The annual community...