Pour Decisions goes all out on its first anniversary

It’s nearly impossible to walk into the newly expanded Pour Decisions Taproom in Hollister and not want to join the fun as the video game-themed decor grabs your eyes and the sound effects of a dozen arcade machines excite your ears. July 18 marked its one-year anniversary and they met...
California StateSan Francisco Chronicle

One of California's most famous pastrami purveyors is now available in San Jose

Pastrami sandwiches, Korean fried chicken and desserts with a cult following are now available under one roof from a new San Jose ghost kitchen. The new operation is a pop-up version of DoorDash Kitchens, following the delivery company’s first ghost kitchen in Redwood City. Opening Thursday, the hub is slinging food from the popular Aria Korean Street Food in San Francisco, the famed Canter’s Deli in Los Angeles, local Indian chain Curry Up Now, dessert favorite Milk Bar in New York, grilled cheese chain the Melt and bubble tea chain YiFang Taiwan Fruit Tea.

UC Davis alumnus opens first home-based restaurant in Alameda County

Akshay Pradhub, a pioneer in the home restaurant industry, discusses legalizing home restaurants, creating his app Foodnome and opening Bao House. UC Davis alumnus Akshay Pradhub, who graduated in 2015, recently opened the first legal home restaurant in Alameda County: Bao House in Berkeley. He is also the founder of the app Foodnome, which certifies home cooks, allowing them to prepare, cook and sell their dishes to the public from their own home kitchens. As an undergraduate student at UC Davis, Pradhub studied neuroscience, but he said that he always had a passion for sharing his homemade bao buns with his community; he just did not see a cost-effective way to do so.
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My Favorite Places for Phở Gà in the East Bay | Oakland, CA

#PhoGa #vietnamesefood #oakland #noodlesoup #eastbayeats #bayareafoodie #phoga88 These are my all time favorite places when I crave a hot delicious bowl of Phở Gà in the East Bay! In the Bay Area, I know we have many choices. Check out these places for a real taste of chicken if you are in the area. They are fast and affordable too! Wing Wah Pho Ga Restaurant 1221 E 12th Street, Oakland Pho Ga Huoang Que Cafe 1228 7th Ave, Oakland Phở Gà 88 15040 Farnsworth Street, San Leandro

Freedom McDonald’s celebrates reopening

WATSONVILLE—More than 100 people gathered in front of the newly rebuilt McDonald’s restaurant on Freedom Boulevard Tuesday for a grand reopening celebration. The business, located at 1598 Freedom Blvd., replaces the one originally built in 1974, which had remained at the same location until demolition began earlier this year. In an interview at that time with the Pajaronian, Martin Guerrero, whose family owns the local franchise, said the project was eight years in the making.
Capitola, CASanta Cruz Sentinel

Capitola restaurateurs ask to keep parklets past Sept. 13

CAPITOLA — Due to a vote from the Capitola City Council last week, the outdoor patios created during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic will have to come down when the program expires Sept. 13. Business owners there, however, are calling for an extension. Though vaccines have proven to be...
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McDonald’s teams with Bay Area native Saweetie for next celebrity meal

(NEXSTAR) – McDonald’s will soon be serving up Saweetie’s signature meal. The fast-food chain has teamed up with the platinum-selling hip hop artist for its latest Famous Orders promotion, giving fans the chance to taste all of Saweetie’s favorite Mickey D’s items in the brand-new Saweetie Meal. The meal, soon...
San Jose,

Open Doors: The QR Revolution Has Arrived at San Jose’s Bars

It’s just after 10:30pm at 7 Bamboo when a drumroll bursts from the PA and a man bearing the name “Dick Greyson” takes the stage. So far, the music at the San Jose karaoke bar has been a lively mix of hip hop, alt rock and Selena. But now, a tooting oompah beings to play, the already-loosened crowd swaying as the man named after Batman’s protege extols the virtues of Beauty and the Beast villain Gaston:
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Sushinaloa adds Mexican spice to Japanese sushi

Chefs make rolls with chipotle, chiltepin and jalapeno in Redwood City. Spice-loving sushi fans have lots of flavors to sample at Sushinaloa in Redwood City. The chefs have foregone wasabi for chipotle, chiltepin and jalapeno, highlighting flavors from the Mexican state of Sinaloa. "Sinaloa is a beautiful place…Our food is...
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Asian Farm Cuisine brings pad thai burritos and more to Redwood City

Tempura shrimp banh mi or kimchi spam udon: "Why not try something new and see where it goes?" Chef Sok Hor is cooking up old favorites in new ways at Asian Farm Cuisine in Redwood City. Since opening in the spring, Hor and her family have been refining the menu, figuring out what resonates best with hungry guests at 3176 Middlefield Rd.