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Sausage Oakland

Pizzaiolo Meat-Up Sausage (Dose of Vitamin P)

Temescal, the bucolic neighborhood in north Oakland, still holds some surprises. On March 23, I was headed to Doughnut Dolly, the popular piped-to-order donut shop in Temescal Alley – one-time stable houses that now...
Pizza San Francisco

Interview: pizza maker Anthony Mangieri (Una Pizza Napoletana)

Very few foods have the power to trigger an argument like pizza. Whether it’s Neapolitan, deep dish, grilled, or coal-fired, everybody’s got an opinion about the ideal oven, dough, sauce and toppings. In the...
Best Food Of The Year

2007 Top 10 Dishes Outside Los Angeles

Here are the 10 most devastating dishes I ate in 2007, regardless of cuisine or price level, excluding Los Angeles, and listed in alphabetical order. 1. FIG – Charleston, SC – Sautéed Roe Shrimp...
Pizzeria Oakland

Pizzaiolo: Applying Touches of Chez Panisse to Pizza

When Chez Panisse alumni Charlie Hallowell struck out on his own in 2005, he and manager Omar White chose an unlikely location for their pizzeria: the former home of G&G Hardware. Pizzaiolo doesn’t have...