Articles by

Linda Zavoral

Nine months after going bankrupt, Specialty’s Cafe & Bakery makes a comeback

The new owners of Specialty’s are the original owners and yes, they’re baking cookies...

Insomnia Cookies expands to San Jose (with deliveries until midnight)

Insomnia Cookies bakes 15 types of cookies, plus seasonal specialties. (Photo courtesy of Insomnia...

COVID economy ‘took its toll’ on Campo di Bocce in Livermore, Fremont

Campo di Bocce in Livermore is closing permanently because of the pandemic shutdown. (Doug...

McDonald’s joins the crispy chicken frenzy with 3 new sandwiches

Today the burger juggernaut enters the arena. With poultry the popular player in the 2021 fast-food competition,...

Black Muslim Food Week shines light on Bay Area restaurants, community needs

Many Black Muslim Food Week vendors will offer deals on their acclaimed pies. Above...

Texas storm relief: San Jose, Los Gatos restaurants announce fundraiser

When you order Enoteca La Storia’s artisanal Mushroom Pistachio pizza, or any of the...

New Rise Woodfire restaurant stokes the ovens at San Mateo train station

Four years after founding Rise Pizzeria in Burlingame, restaurateur Omid Zahedi has opened his second, much larger...

You’ll never guess where Guy Fieri’s new Flavortown Kitchens are hiding in Campbell, Palo Alto

File photo The new Flavortown KItchen menus from celebrity chef Guy Fieri, shown filming...