Posts Tagged ‘Oakland’

13 Nov
2012

B-Side BBQ Restaurant Review, Oakland

Posted by Foodnut.com, November 13th, 2012

B Side BBQ Oakland interior decor

Why did we dine here? – B-Side BBQ is the sister restaurant to the every popular Brown Sugar Kitchen in Oakland. We liked that restaurant and are big BBQ fans.

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24 Sep
2012

Brown Sugar Kitchen Restaurant Review, Oakland

Posted by Foodnut.com, September 24th, 2012

Brown Sugar Kitchen Oakland Exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Brown Sugar Kitchen is run by Tanya Holland, who draws upon her African-American heritage and her formal culinary training from France. This restaurant is located in an industrial part of Oakland, not far from Emeryville. We happened to be in the area and had this legendary place on our hit list. Our meal was for lunch on a weekday, so the wait was short. This place is packed during the weekends for breakfast.

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23 May
2012

Hawker Fare Restaurant Review, Oakland

Posted by Foodnut.com, May 23rd, 2012

Hawker Fare Oakland Exterior Decor

Why did we dine here? – Hawker Fare is run by the owner of top rated Commis Restaurant, making this casual eatery a must visit foodies spot. They focus on Asian street food or more every day cuisine with everything from Chinese to Thai dishes. No reservations, loud music, loud vibe.

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13 Jul
2011

Fentons Creamery Restaurant Review, Oakland

Posted by Foodnut.com, July 13th, 2011

Fentons Creamery Oakland Exterior decor

Fenton’s Creamery has been around since 1922 in Oakland. They produce their own ice cream and toppings batch by batch on site. They serve breakfast, sandwiches, burgers, salads, but the main draw is of course, ice cream. Their creations are simply huge. Even the kid’s ice creams are huge. Our last visit was to the Nut Tree Vacaville location in the summer of 2012.

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15 Jun
2011

Sura Korean Restaurant Review, Oakland

Posted by Foodnut.com, June 15th, 2011

Sura closed in 2013 and is reopening as another Korean restaurant, Copan, under the ownership of long time restaurant Ohgane.

Sura Restaurant Oakland exterior decor

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28 Feb
2011

Sahn Maru Korean BBQ Restaurant Review, Oakland

Posted by Foodnut.com, February 28th, 2011

Sahn Maru Oakland exterior decor

Sahn Maru is a popular Korean restaurant in Oakland, located on Telegraph, home to many Korean restaurants. We decided to give it a try, having seen many reviews on the restaurant and slowly trying each highly regarded Korean restaurant. Read the rest of this entry »

12 Jan
2011

Plum Restaurant Review, Oakland

Posted by Foodnut.com, January 12th, 2011

Plum Restaurant Oakland exterior decor

Plum Restaurant by Daniel Patterson, of Coi and Il Cane Rosso fame, has opened a more casual restaurant in Oakland’s revived Uptown district. This restaurant is situated right next door to Bakesale Betty’s, and kitty corner from Ozumo and Pican. The focus is on organic, local, seasonal, and pastured meats. They serve lunch and dinner, our review was for lunch.

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1 Nov
2010

Pyung Chang Tofu House Restaurant Review, Oakland

Posted by Foodnut.com, November 1st, 2010

Pyung Chang is a Korean restaurant located in the Temescal district of Oakland, where a cluster Korean restaurants are situated. Burma Superstar is a couple doors down, while Bakesale Betty and Pizzaiolo are a block or two away. We were looking for some higher-quality Korean food than is present in San Francisco.

Pyung Chang Restaurant Oakland interior decor

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14 May
2010

Marzano Restaurant Review, Oakland

Posted by Foodnut.com, May 14th, 2010

Marzano Oakland exterior decor

Marzano is a casual neighborhood Italian trattoria restaurant in Oakland with two locations. Their specialty is woodfired oven neapolitan pizza. We dined at the location on Park for brunch. Their sister restaurant is Garibaldis. Read the rest of this entry »

18 Dec
2009

Commis Restaurant Review, Oakland

Posted by Foodnut.com, December 18th, 2009

Commis Oakland Exterior Decor

Commis is a hot restaurant in Oakland run by James Syhabout. He has cooked at several superstar restaurant; Manresa, The Fat Duck, el Bulli, Mugaritz, and Alkimia. Commis focuses on Contemporary California cuisine with a focus on local, sustainable, and eco friendly practices. The restaurant is located in the Piedmont Avenue area of Oakland, home to hot spots like Bay Wolf, Dopo, and Fentons. Commis received one Michelin star in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

17 Dec
2009

Boot and Shoe Service Restaurant Review, Oakland

Posted by Foodnut.com, December 17th, 2009

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4 Dec
2009

Pican Restaurant Review, Oakland

Posted by Foodnut.com, December 4th, 2009

Pican Oakland Exterior Decor

Pican is a restaurant in revitalized Uptown Oakland next door to Ozumo. New Orleans native Michael LeBlanc started this restaurant in 2009. This area is undergoing a transformation from long closed auto dealerships and the like to a modern inner city. It serves California infused Southern Cuisine with lots of fresh seasonal ingredients in a vibrant cosmopolitan atmosphere. They were on the Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand list for 2010. Read the rest of this entry »