Saturday, December 4, 2021

Food

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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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Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau The Friends of the El Sobrante Library will hold a Book Sale Sat., Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in...
Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will mark the New Year by raising tolls at state-owned toll bridges throughout the region. Two-axle...
Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Arts of Point Richmond (AOPR), a volunteer association that promotes support, appreciation and exposure for the arts, has unveiled the art exhibition...