Category archives for: Oakland

Oakland, CA: New Food Truck Market Coming to Uptown Oakland

Sliders and fries food truck Whip Out will be on rotation at the new Uptown Oakland Off The Grid market, making its debut on Monday July 14, 5-9pm. Photo: Whip Out

A new weekly food truck market is coming to Uptown Oakland starting next week, on Monday, July 14, from 5 to 9 p.m.

Oakland, CA: Off the Grid Expands to Uptown Oakland

(Brant Ward / The Chronicle) Curry Up Now is one of the several food trucks that will gather weekly in Uptown Oakland.

Off the Grid is starting up yet another East Bay weekly market, this one in Oakland’s thriving Uptown neighborhood.

Oakland, CA: The Fukuburger food truck and the Redskins

(Via Fukuburger)

Fukunaga picked out three menu items: the No. 1 (an original Fuku burger with the Japanese cuisine-inspired Fuku sauce), the No. 2 (a Fuku patty with a fried egg and crispy onion strings on top), and the No. 6 (a hand-breaded, Panko-crusted Japanese chicken sandwich with Wasabi mayo).

Oakland, CA: Killer Indian Street Food at Oakland’s Juhu Beach Club


Vibrant spices and bold flavors define the Indian street food at two-month-old Juhu Beach Club, by Chef Preeti Mistry, who cooked at Google and was a Top Chefcontestant. Juhu was a pop-up in San Francisco before settling into a brick-and-mortar space across the bay in Oakland’s Temescal neighborhood

Oakland, CA: Bites Off Broadway Returns May 10

Credit Bites Off Broadway

The popular Friday night line-up of food trucks is scheduled to return to the Rockridge-Temescal area on May 10.

Oakland, CA: Street Food Grows Up

The Ramen Shop makes its noodles and broth from scratch, and spends about $500 a day on pork alone.

In a region where many of us are self-proclaimed foodies and every foodie is a self-crowned critic, it can be hard to pick apart the tangle of perceptions, prejudices, and fetishizations that come with each plate of “ethnic food

Oakland, CA: Food Trucks Swap Wheels for Bricks and Mortar

A Liba Falafel offering: even when she opens a store, Gail Lillian wants it to have a street food atmosphere. Photo: Liba Falafel

It is perhaps not surprising that these two highly successful trucks have taken steps to branch out. However, when they first opened a few years ago, the thought of a truck earning enough money to expand was far-fetched.

Temescal, CA: Preeti Mistry’s Indian Street Food to Take Off in Temescal

The crab gumbo was delicious.

To the abundance of feathers in Oakland’s culinary cap, let’s add one more: our very own Top Chef alum, Preeti Mistry, who, as previously reported, has found a brick-and-mortar home for her popular Indian street-food pop-up, Juhu Beach Club, in Temescal, at 5179 Telegraph Avenue.

Oakland, CA: Skyline Alumna Hopes to Open Food Truck Selling Soul Food


The food truck would be the first farm-focused soul food truck in the country. Everything I make is farm-fresh. It would be a historic thing to get this going.

Oakland, CA: Off The Grid launches in Oakland for Museum nights


Food truck market Off The Grid is making its first foray into Oakland with the launch of a new weekly market outside the Oakland Museum of California.