Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Food

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Pup Hut to change ownership in February

Pup Hut to change ownership in February

By Kathy Chouteau It’s been a Richmond institution for more than 40 years, and soon it will have new owners. Pup Hut, identifiable far and wide by its fab retro design and touch-the-sky sign of a...

After 5 years, Taste of Ethiopia hasn’t lost its kick

By Kathy Chouteau Taste of Ethiopia has been open for five years, but it sure hasn’t lost its kick—or its neighborhood appeal. The Rich Life recently stopped by the local eatery located at 11740 San Pablo...

Grocery store and cafe opens at San Pablo Library

A new grocery store and coffee shop with outdoor seating opened at the San Pablo Library on Dec. 18. On Thursday, Jan. 17, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony...
Hitting the sweet spot in Richmond

Hitting the sweet spot in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau With the heart of the holiday season upon us, there’s no better time to cast stringent dietary goals aside and indulge in some heavenly sweet treats. As it happens, there’s no shortage of...
East Brother’s Resilience IPA bolsters Butte County fire relief

East Brother’s Resilience IPA bolsters Butte County fire relief

By Kathy Chouteau Turns out, beer really can help save the world. Anyone doubting the veracity of this statement should consider East Brother Beer Company’s recent release of the Resilience Butte County Proud IPA beer. On Thurs.,...
Mashallah Food Truck spices up local scene

Mashallah Food Truck spices up local scene

By Kathy Chouteau The Mashallah Halal Food Indian and Pakistani Food Truck recently rolled onto the streets and if its flavorfully spicy Indian and Pakistani dishes are any indication, it’s the hottest thing happening...
Taqueria La Bamba spotlights Mexican-El Salvadoran delights

Taqueria La Bamba spotlights Mexican-El Salvadoran delights

By Kathy Chouteau With its freshly painted, bright orange exterior, Taqueria La Bamba shines like a Mayan sun on San Pablo Avenue in Richmond. On a recent lunchtime visit to the Mexican-El Salvadoran fusion eatery, The...

Assemble serves up superb brunch and scenery

By Kathy Chouteau You’ve got to love a restaurant location that’s so perfectly situated, you can run, walk, bike, drive or even sail to it. When it comes to assembling at Richmond’s Assemble restaurant, situated...
Burgerim celebrates grand opening near Contra Costa College

Burgerim celebrates grand opening near Contra Costa College

JayVon Muhammad says she opened a Burgerim restaurant in her home town late last month because, frankly, it's needed. Muhammad is a vegetarian and hasn't been very enthused by her options when she joins friends...

Maya Taqueria serves up kitchen table-style experience

There’s a new Taqueria in town, and if our recent meal from there is any indication, you should consider sampling its tasty selections pronto. Tucked away in a little spot at 130 Railroad Ave. in...

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Large vigil held for slain soldier Vanessa Guillen in Richmond

Richmond vigil honors slain soldier Vanessa Guillen

By Mike Kinney A candlelight vigil for 20-year-old U.S. Army First Class Private Vanessa Guillen drew a large gathering at Richmond Civic Center Plaza on...
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Shootout at Richmond party leaves four people injured

Two people were struck by bullets and another two injured while fleeing the scene of a shootout at a Richmond party early Sunday. At 12:21...

Fundraiser supports family of eight that lost home in fire

By Kathy Chouteau Eliana Castro—a relative of a family of eight who lost their San Pablo apartment in an electrical fire—has  established a Go Fund...