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Anula Edirisinghe, in a red apron, poses behind the counter of her restaurant Anula's Cafe.

Anula’s Cafe, Downtown Oakland’s Home Away From Home, Closes After 13 Years

Preeti Mistry in a chef's apron plates vegetables inside a restaurant kitchen.

Preeti Mistry Wants to Show That Wine Pairing Isn’t Just for White Food

a pastrami sandwich with coleslaw, cheese, and dressing served on a wooden plate with a pickle

Berkeley’s Delirama Is Putting Pastrami on Everything

two Farming Hope apprentices work by chopping vegetables in the Reffetorio San Francisco kitchen

Farming Hope Believes Every San Franciscan Should Have Access to a Nice Dining Experience

Overhead view of a spread of dishes from Azalina's, including roti tempek and blue pea rice.

The Return of Azalina’s: The Groundbreaking Malaysian Restaurant Is Reborn in the Tenderloin

A young woman and young man are viewed from behind as they make a purchase from an ice cream truck window.

The Choco Taco is Dead, But it Will Never Be Forgotten

the owners of STIX hold two Korean corn dogs in their store, with two of their employees standing by their sides; behind them, STIX is printed on the wall

Enter the Wildly Cheesy World of Korean Corn Dogs at STIX

Willy Wang and Stacy Tang, both in face masks, pose inside their Oakland restaurant Taiwan Bento.

Taiwan Bento, a Pioneer of the East Bay’s Taiwanese Food Scene, Is Closing

two women, known as the Vegan Hood Chefs, hugging in front of a food truck with the logo "The Vegan Hood Chefs"

Sucka Free Soul: The Vegan Hood Chefs Honor Southern Heritage With a Frisco Twist

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