Sunday, October 24, 2021

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Antique John Deere engine powers free ‘Ice Cream Social’

Antique John Deere engine powers free ‘Ice Cream Social’

By Kathy Chouteau How do some free ice cream and a little socialization sound after hibernating for more than a year? Emmett Zediker of Emmett’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream is planning this sweet treat for...
since last year

Cheers in order for San Pablo taqueria

A taqueria that's been operating since last year at the location formerly occupied by Weinerschnitzel in San Pablo received approval Monday to sell beer and wine, which the owner says will help his business...
Foodie treasure at Point San Pablo Harbor no longer hidden

Foodie treasure at Point San Pablo Harbor no longer hidden

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s pirates have stolen the hearts of the masses, judging by their rave reviews and the long line of patrons waiting outside their door. Black Star Pirate BBQ, the city’s newest foodie...
East Brother Beer Co. releases 2021 ‘G.O.A.T.’

East Brother Beer Co. releases 2021 ‘G.O.A.T.’

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s East Brother Beer Co. is welcoming the local beer-drinking community to “get your G.O.A.T. before it’s gone,” namely its 2021 Maibock, which they tout as deserving its place among the Greatest...
Bridge Kitchen opens for indoor dining with pop-up chefs

Bridge Kitchen opens for indoor dining with pop-up chefs

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Kitchen—which hosts an alternating lineup of chef pop-up menus Monday through Friday via its Food Hall—has opened up indoor dining at its home at Bridge Storage and ArtSpace’s creative compound at...
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...

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Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

By Kathy Chouteau Kennedy High School welding teacher Ben Carpenter was honored with a $50,000 national teaching prize Thurs., Oct. 21 during a surprise check...
Flea market in El Sobrante to raise funds for unsheltered West County residents

Flea market in El Sobrante to raise funds for unsheltered residents

Volunteers with Safe Organized Spaces Richmond (SOS! Richmond), a community organization working to address the problems of homelessness in collaboration with public, private and...
Prologis, new owner of Hilltop Mall property, donates backpacks to local kids, offers update on site's future

Prologis, new owner of Hilltop Mall property, donates backpacks to local kids, offers update...

By Kathy Chouteau Prologis, the new owner of the former Hilltop Mall property, recently donated 150 backpacks for Highland Elementary School students and Hilltop Community...