Top 10 Places to Eat in Oakland by Chef Tu David Phu
Oakland's exuberant, deeply-rooted food culture means something different to everyone. For me, it was the first city that my parents immigrated to from Vietnam, amongst the many other immigrants who makes up the Oakland community. Thus resulting in a vibrant Oakland food culture that defines our city. And here in Oakland, we celebrate it.
For Chef Tu David Phu, these are the must-eats places if you “hella” want to experience the essence of Oakland.
You haven’t experience Oakland at all unless you’ve experienced our Taco Truck Culture. Find out why and join El Gordo’s cult following of taco lovers.Continue Reading
I’ve never been to Palestine, but I swear Reem takes me there every time when I take a bite of her Pali- Cali. Her amazing food not only nourishes but it heals… Food & WIne Restaurant of the Year 2018!Continue Reading
$70 Eight Course OMAKASE! An amazing deal and consistently good.Continue Reading
Formerly known as “The Porno Shop” based on its awkward history. However, it serves amazing late night Korean Pancakes. Solidly crispy.Continue Reading
Oakland natives are deep-rooted in their local history. Attitudes and personalities are personified by influences of the historical community aesthetics of Black Panthers in West Oakland and New Age movement in neighboring Berkeley. In the decades to come, it would result in momentous support for food rights and policies. I am proud to say that "Oakland is leading in food. And yes, I'm biased."
This year will mark the 9th annual Oakland Restaurant Week highlighting the incredible culinary offerings throughout The Town. Come experience some of the most diverse restaurants in the region. Oakland Restaurant week runs over two weekends for foodies to take full advantage of special dining offers. Running from January 11th – 20th we encourage both locals and visitors alike to explore new dining options or revisit some of their old favorites to enjoy special menu offerings for both lunch and dinner. Check out the special events offered throughout the week. Follow us on social media at #ORW19!