Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Rich Life

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...
Richmond Native Wellness Center

Richmond Native Wellness Center shares culture with community

by Mike Kinney Many locals who drive by the Richmond Native Wellness Center can probably guess what occurs inside. They likely don't know how busy it can be at 2566 Macdonald Ave. A satellite clinic of...
Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

By Kathy Chouteau A talented glass artist has recently fired up the Richmond art scene. Equipped with his glassblowing pipe, glass artist and instructor Bryan Goldenberg recently relocated his Slow Burn Glass shop to Richmond. Goldenberg,...

Mocha Moms’ Meetups Empower West County Women

By Kathy Chouteau What do you get when you mix moms, meetups and multicultural empowerment? The West Contra Costa Mocha Moms group, that’s what. The Rich Life recently got to know the moms to find out...

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...
Up & Under goes over and above as neighborhood hotspot

Up & Under goes over and above as neighborhood hotspot

By Zach Chouteau It can take decades for a pub to establish itself as an iconic local hangout, but Pt. Richmond’s Up & Under rugby-themed bar and eatery has clearly hit that mark in its...
The Watershed Nursery takes native plant approach to Bay Area habitats

The Watershed Nursery takes native plant approach to Bay Area habitats

By Kathy Chouteau It all started with a dream. Local ecologist Laura Hanson dreamt one night that she had lost her current job and was wondering what to do next. In her dream, she decided to...

R&R Coffee Meet & Greet unveils caffeinated cultural oasis

By Kathy Chouteau Tucked away in the Santa Fe neighborhood, a new little oasis has taken root — and it comes complete with an ample supply of caffeine, culture, croissants and warm hospitality. R&R Coffee’s recent...

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Masa Mexican taqueria in Point Richmond a dream realized

Masa Mexican taqueria in Point Richmond a dream realized

By Kathy Chouteau A newly opened restaurant is a dream realized for the mother and son behind it. Owner Johnathan Bermudez opened his restaurant, Masa, June...
Protesters camp at Richmond Civic Center to demand justice for Vanessa Guillen

Protesters camping at Richmond City Hall demand justice for Vanessa Guillen

By Mike Kinney Protesters have set up tents in Richmond Civic Center Plaza, where nightly vigils are being held in memory of slain Army soldier...
Council approves emergency repairs for North Richmond Pump Station

Council approves emergency repairs for North Richmond Pump Station

Local officials are racing against time to repair the North Richmond Pump Station ahead of the rainy season. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council voted unanimously...