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Former Terrapin Crossroads chef launches new Richmond bistro

Former Terrapin Crossroads chef launches new Richmond bistro

By Kathy Chouteau Some might be daunted at the prospect of launching a new restaurant amid a pandemic. But backed by 20 years of culinary experience—much of which has been spent as the head chef...
New Richmond café serves people their daily nutritional fix

New Richmond café serves people their daily nutritional fix

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond native Veronica Ornelas is on a mission to give her hometown a host of healthier nutritional options with the launch of her healthy café, The Daily Fix Nutrition. The new business,...
Contra Costa County caps third-party delivery fees charges to restaurants

Contra Costa County caps third-party delivery fees charged to restaurants

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to temporarily cap fees charged to restaurants by third-party delivery companies like Uber Eats, DoorDash and GrubHub until COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on restaurants are...
New food truck coming to Rumrill Blvd. in San Pablo

La Korita food truck coming soon Rumrill Blvd. in San Pablo

A mobile food vending truck called La Korita, is set to open soon at 1291 Rumrill Blvd., near Sanford Avenue. On Tuesday, the City of San Pablo Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit for...
After holiday hiatus, El Garage reopens today with new offerings

After holiday hiatus, El Garage reopens today with new offerings

By Mike Kinney and Kathy Chouteau Great news for fans of El Garage (a.k.a. everyone): after a one-month closure, the owners of Richmond’s ever-popular eatery are reopening for take-out and delivery service today. Those who...
Grateful for its loyal customers, La Lupita keeps cooking amid pandemic

Grateful for its loyal customers, La Lupita keeps cooking amid pandemic

By Mike Kinney Elder Hernandez, owner of La Lupita Mexican Eatery in Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood, has a message for his customers: "Thank you." Many restaurants are either struggling or closing due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions....
Bridge launches Community Kitchen incubator for budding chefs

Bridge launches Community Kitchen incubator for budding chefs

By Kathy Chouteau Amid pandemic-driven restaurant closures devastating food businesses and the communities they serve, the Bridge Commissary Kitchen at Richmond’s Bridge Storage and ArtSpace is launching a new venture aimed at lending chefs a...
Mountain Mike's Pizza opens in Richmond

Mountain Mike’s Pizza opens in Richmond

Mountain Mike's Pizza opened Tuesday at a new location at 2171 Meeker Ave. in Richmond, near I-580 and the CVS, the company announced in a statement. The pizza chain is taking over the space formerly...
Fire Wings to open soon in Pinole

Fire Wings to open soon in Pinole

By Mike Kinney Fire Wings restaurants are popping up all over Northern California and beyond. One is soon coming to Pinole. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed back the dates of some of the latest Fire Wings...
Richmond's Quiche & Carry rolls out holiday pies

Richmond’s Quiche & Carry rolls out holiday pies

Accessing delicious pies in Richmond this holiday season is hardly a pie-in-the-sky concept. Just ask Deborah Moss, owner of Quiche & Carry Catering, who's letting the public know she's offering up delicious artisan pies. The...

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Richmond top cop reacts to George Floyd's death

Richmond police chief releases statement after Chauvin guilty verdicts

Richmond police Chief Bisa French said Tuesday that the Richmond Police Department "supports the decision of the jury in the State of Minnesota vs...
West County charter schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

Richmond charter middle schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

By Kathy Chouteau A collective of West Contra Costa County charter middle schools will partner to host “Black + Brilliant: Building Unity in Community,” an...