Saturday, August 8, 2020

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East Brother’s ‘Virtual Taproom’ brings together craft beer aficionados Friday

East Brother’s ‘Virtual Taproom’ brings together craft beer aficionados

By Kathy Chouteau If you can’t go to the taproom, the taproom will come to you. Bearing testament to this wonder is Richmond’s East Brother Beer Co., which will employ the best use of Zoom...
Bridge's 'Chef Popup and Pickup' offers free meals this month

Bridge’s ‘Chef Popup and Pickup’ offers free meals this month

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Commissary Kitchen at Bridge Storage and ArtSpace in Richmond is rolling out the “Chef Popup and Pickup," and this month lunch is on Bridge. As part of the offering, valid every Wednesday...
'No short cuts' at Richmond's CJ's Barbecue & Fish

‘No short cuts’ at Richmond’s CJ’s Barbecue & Fish

By Mike Kinney The Richmond community ought to consider funding 24/7 security protection for Charlie Evans. Why? Because he's the only person on the planet who fully knows the secret ingredients behind his popular shop,...
Richmond: The Factory Bar eyes grand opening in March

Richmond: The Factory Bar eyes grand opening in March

By Mike Kinney A highly-anticipated new hang out spot in Richmond -- The Factory Bar -- aims to open its doors in March. On Friday, the Standard stopped by the emerging Richmond-themed bar, which remains...

La Selva Taqueria’s wild side

By Kathy Chouteau Eater SF recently named La Selva Taqueria on a list of "destination-worthy tacos." But what we're here to talk about is the elephant in the room -- literally. The Mexican restaurant at 1049...

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...

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...

We toured a luxury cat hotel in Richmond

Julie Pledger was born and raised in the North & East Neighborhood. She grew up playing at Nicholl Park and going to Moo's Ice Cream. And the cherry on top? She now runs a unique...

2207 numbers among Richmond’s top take-out spots

By Kathy Chouteau A block away from the hustle & bustle of 23rd Street lies Richmond’s hottest new takeout joint, known simply by its ultra-chic, minimalist moniker, “2207.” The Cal-Asian eatery, which opened its doors in...

Aerial acrobatics pinnacle of panoramic pig roast

By Kathy Chouteau The Blue Angels airshow, BBQ eats, bluegrass music, a batting cage and beautiful weather combined to create an all-around memorable day on the bay Sat., Oct. 12, during the Riggers Loft Annual...

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Proposed Richmond business tax change faces pushback

Richmond council places business tax change on November ballot

Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to place a measure on the November ballot to change the city's business tax structure despite vehement opposition...
Kennedy teacher’s art works set for de Young exhibition

Kennedy High teacher’s artworks set for de Young exhibition

By Kathy Chouteau A Richmond teacher is “on the edge” of fulfilling his lifelong dream. Steve Mainini, who has worked as a visual arts teacher...
County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

By Mike Kinney Contra Costa County is no longer looking to purchase the 190-unit Hilltop Courtyard by Marriott in Richmond for the purpose of developing...