Category archives for: Oakland

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.

Oakland, CA: Oakland’s Food Truck Future in Limbo


One year into a promising interim policy, the future of mobile food in Oakland remains uncertain.

San Francisco, CA: Food Truck Bite of the Week: Flatbread Sandwiches at Vesta

credit: Lou Bustamante

At peak lunch time, a total 10 minutes from the end of the line to food in hand.