Huffington Post: The Next Chipotle: 6 Chains Ready to Blow Up in 2015

While no restaurant chain has ever seen a meteoric rise quite like Chipotle, a select few are proving you don’t need to serve 6-ton burritos to achieve fast-casual stardom. Predicting this type of success isn’t easy, but there are tell-tale signs: a bulletproof concept, smart expansion strategy, and practical use of tinfoil are all solid indicators that a new chain might soon arrive at a corner near you. Read on…

Diablo Magazine: Swan’s Market, Revived

If I were down to my proverbial last meal, I would make a beeline for Swan’s Market in Old Oakland, where I can find all my favorite foods: fried chicken, oysters, pizza, tacos, sausage, and sashimi. Read on…

Thrillist: The Next Chipotle: 12 Chains Ready to Blow Up in 2015

While no restaurant chain has ever seen a meteoric rise quite like Chipotle, a select few are proving you don’t need to serve 6-ton burritos to achieve fast-casual stardom. Predicting this type of success isn’t easy, but there are tell-tale signs: a bulletproof concept, smart expansion strategy, and practical use of tinfoil are all solid indicators that a new chain might soon arrive at a corner near you. Read on…

Thrillist: The 12 Most Important Restaurants in Oakland Right Now

While there are a lot of things you definitely don’t know about Oakland (there’s an annual Fairyland for Grownups????), one thing you kind of, sort of do know is that the Sunny Side of the Bay’s restaurant scene is on ghost-chili-peppers-aggressively-rubbed-in-your-eyes fire right now. Read on…

Inside Scoop SF: Four (!) new restaurants coming to Oakland’s Temescal

Walk down Telegraph Ave. in Oakland’s Temescal district and you’ll see a lot of paper-covered windows: Four different dining spots have either opened or are opening within the next month or two. Here’s an update. Read on…

Haute Living: 7 Events Not To Be Missed During SF Beer Week 2015

With over 700 events, SF Beer Week, which kicks off tonight and goes through February 15th, is certain to be one of the month’s most talked about celebrations. However, the schedule is so long that your heads might be spinning (before you’ve had your first sip of beer!) as you try to decide which of the dinners, festivals, fundraisers, seminars, special releases, and tap takeovers to attend. That’s why we’ve done the work for you! We’ve browsed the lengthy list of SF Beer Week events and whittled it down to seven not to be missed happenings. Here is where you’ll find us drinking beer over the next week. Read on…

CRAFTBEER: 5 Brooklyn Restaurants with Amazing Beer Lists

There’s a reason why Brooklyn is the hippest, trendiest and most popular area of New York City, and it’s not only because I live here! Amazing music, art, shopping and parks will keep you busy, while the following restaurants will serve you world-class food with beer to match. Read on…

SF Gate/Inside Scoop SF: Rosamunde coming to Oakland’s Temescal

Another Rosamunde Sausage Grill is coming to Oakland. The popular grilled-sausage-and-craft-beer eatery founded in San Francisco’s Lower Haight is planning a new location in the up-and-coming Temescal neighborhood. Read on…

East Bay Express: Mid-Week Menu: Sausages in Temescal…

Welcome to the Mid-Week Menu, our roundup of East Bay food news.

1) Temescal’s casual dining scene is getting another heavy hitter: Rosamunde Sausage Grill, the popular sausage-and-beer specialist, will open its second Oakland location… Read on…

SF Eater: Rosamunde In, Good Bellies Out in Temescal Switcheroo

Where the young and hungry go, Rosamunde will follow. The sausage spot has been on an expansion tear in recent years, spreading from the petite Lower Haight original to open more sizable, beer-equipped outposts in the Mission, downtown Oakland’s Swan’s Market, and even Brooklyn. Now they’re going for a second Oakland location, with plans to open an outpost in the space that currently houses Good Bellies Cafe in Temescal. Read on…