Town Crier: Glenview district now has a taste of Merry Old England

MONTCLARION: Jan 2, 2014

It’s day two of the new year. How are those resolutions going? If one of your vows was to see and be seen, you’re in luck. We’re coming up on the fifth annual Oakland Restaurant Week on Jan. 15-25.

From A Cote to Z Cafe, some 75 eateries have special lunch and/or dinner menus at the prix-fixe of $20, $30 and $40. Here is the website: http://visitoakland.org/restaurant-week. Continue reading

Oakland chef Holland stars at Sunset Magazine event

INSIDEBAYAREA.COM: October 2, 2014

Oakland’s celebrity chef, Tanya Holland, knows how to party. She was a rock star at Sunset Magazine’s “Savor the Central Coast” last weekend — signing copies of her new Brown Sugar Kitchen cookbook, giving demos and speaking on chef panels.

Holland even performed a miracle in Pismo Beach — overseeing dinner for 200-plus without lifting a pan. Continue reading