Friday, January 24, 2020

Food

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Subway campaign raises $14,600 for Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano

A Subway campaign held in recognition of Hunger Action Month in September raised $14,600 for the Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano. On Wednesday, Akki Patel, CEO of Letap Group and local franchisor for...

Tacos El Tucan opens in former Pup Hut site

By Kathy Chouteau Grey clouds and a torrential downpour didn’t stop a large swell of locals from getting their tacos on at Tacos El Tucán on a recent Sunday afternoon. The eatery—which, according to owner Alfredo...

Another successful Parchester Village Thanksgiving Feast

Cook the turkeys, and they will come. For the 14th straight year, Parchester Village community leaders held a Thanksgiving Feast for families in need, serving 223 meals on Saturday at the Parchester Village Community Center...

Anh serves up elevated take on Vietnamese favorites

By Kathy Chouteau The scene? A business lunch on a Friday afternoon. The setting? A glorious fall day on Anh Vietnamese Kitchen’s outdoor patio overlooking the Richmond Marina. When this reporter and a colleague were in...

Eater SF calls tacos at 5 Richmond eateries ‘destination-worthy’

Richmond residents have long known that some of the region's best tacos are served in their city. They recently received more validation after the popular food bog, EaterSF, identified five establishments in Richmond as serving...

Backyard nano-brewery bustling in Richmond’s North & East

By Kathy Chouteau A big idea sparked during grad school at the University of San Francisco has evolved today into a bustling, woman-powered, backyard nano-brewery in Richmond’s North and East neighborhood. Michelle Baker, founder and owner...

East Brother Beer Co.’s ‘Bo Pils’ shines on national stage

A locally-made beer has swiftly gained national recognition. East Brother Beer Co.'s Bohemian-style Pilsner, Bo Pils, recently won the silver medal at the 33rd Great American Beer Festival, the country’s largest beer competition. Bo-Pils stood out...

Pizza Guys San Pablo’s new owner started as delivery driver 22 years ago

The Pizza Guys San Pablo has a new owner who started with the company as a delivery driver 22 years ago. Nick Luthra, who hails from Northern India, is hosting a grand opening (under new...

Baker from Hercules wins Food Network’s Halloween Baking Championship

Karl Fong finally gets to talk about who won the Halloween Baking Championship on the Food Network. And yes, it's him! The baker from Hercules, who owns Vallejo-based Cakes by Karl, was declared the winner in...

Richmond chef takes fresh approach to farm-to-table

By Kathy Chouteau For Richmond Chef Rebecca Orengo McFarlane, the seeds from which her culinary career blossomed were planted by her parents during her childhood, via the garden they grew next to their family home...

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CoBiz Richmond gaining national attention

A project aiming to bring Silicon Valley's network of investors, experts and deal-makers to Richmond in a way that doesn’t displace existing residents, but...

San Pablo chooses city’s slogan for 2020

The San Pablo City Council held no debate before voting on the city's slogan for 2020. And perhaps that's fitting, as the slogan the...
Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship application period extended

Deadline extended for Chevron’s black history awareness scholarship

The deadline to apply for the Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program has been extended to Jan. 31. High school seniors in the West...