Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Food

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Hoppy meals await Easter brunchers

By  Kathy Chouteau Salute may be gone, but local Easter brunches still sizzle on. As everyone’s favorite bunny hops ever closer toward Easter on Sun., April 21, we’ve drawn up a handy little list of...
Richmond's newest culinary hotspot

Richmond’s newest culinary hotspot

By Kathy Chouteau You’ve got to love a restaurant that not only brings delicious food to the neighborhood, but also helps beautify it. With its vibrant exterior murals and mouth-watering Mexican menu selections, El Agave...

El Palenque on 23rd St. to hold grand opening event April 16

New owners have taken over a highly visible restaurant space on 23rd Street in San Pablo that features an outdoor patio and entertainment. On Feb. 5, Roberto and Veronica Garcia opened El Palenque at 1439...
Café Gran Milan a little slice of Italy in Richmond

Café Gran Milan a little slice of Italy in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Upon entering Richmond’s Café Gran Milan, the first thing that grabs your attention are the beautiful pastries artfully arranged in glass cases along the perimeter of the front counter. After that eye-popping display...

Interactive dining: Anaviv’s Table to host ‘Italian sensory experience’

Anaviv's Table, the unique new fine-dining, farm-to-table restaurant in Richmond where guests get an inside look into what happens in the kitchen, is set to host an Italian sensory experience of food and drink...
Agave Azul: a new Richmond spot to see and be seen

Agave Azul: a new Richmond spot to see and be seen

Agave Azul is a new, highly anticipated Mexican restaurant in Richmond that celebrated its soft opening last week and is inviting the community to its grand opening and ribbon cutting event on Thursday. The grand...
Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand taproom, beer garden

Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand taproom, beer garden

Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand its taproom and outdoor beer garden in Richmond’s Marina Bay neighborhood. Currently, the popular micro-brewery, owned and operated by siblings Alex and Gregory Zobel, features on-site tastings and sales,...
Caspers’ dogs still delight after seven decades

Caspers’ dogs still delight after seven decades

By Kathy Chouteau The first thing to know if you’re heading to Caspers Famous Hot Dogs on Macdonald Ave. in Richmond is the right lingo when ordering: it’s “dogs” not “hot dogs.” On a recent Saturday...
Richmond McDonald's facelift nears completion

Richmond McDonald’s renovation nearly done

The façade renovation of one of Richmond’s most visible restaurants – yes, the Mcdonald’s at 23rd Street and Macdonald Avenue – is set to be completed tomorrow, the construction crew told the Standard this...
The Study a lesson in fine wine, plates and provisions

The Study a lesson in fine wine, plates and provisions

Kathy Chouteau Richmond is HAPPENING. Want proof? Head on over to The Study, a wine bar that recently opened on Marina Way in Richmond, where The Rich Life spotted a full house of happy patrons...

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Contra Costa College to start remote instruction Monday due to coronavirus

Contra Costa College students gain access to online courses statewide

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa College, Diablo Valley College and Los Medanos College—collectively part of the Contra Costa Community College District (4CD)—are among the first...
Richmond, San Pablo and Hercules to hold tree lighting events

Richmond, San Pablo, Pinole and Hercules prep for tree lighting events

By Mike Kinney The first week of December will usher in holiday tree lighting ceremonies for West Contra Costa County cities, including Richmond, San Pablo...
AC Transit to increase service levels starting Dec. 5

AC Transit to increase service levels starting Dec. 5

AC Transit will increase service on Dec. 5 to 85 percent of pre-pandemic levels, the transit agency said. Among the changes, Line 74 serving Richmond...