Oakland Local



Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Oaktech: Oakland Vegan Soul Food Restaurant’s Expansion Plans- March 31

by Alix Wall “You have to give the people what they want,” says Tamearra Dyson, chef owner of Oakland’s Souley Vegan. It’s what made the single mom open a brick and mortar restaurant, from her farmer’s market stand almost five years ago, and now she wants to expand her grab and go line, to meet customer

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

DIY Holiday Meals: Vegan Creole with Quinoa – Chef SusiQ

Creole sauce, also known as “red sauce” or “red gravy,” has a tomato base, the Louisiana “holy trinity” (onion, celery, green bell pepper), and cayenne. While not all creole sauces are thickened with a roux, this one...

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Chipotle Mexican Grill adds vegan option with Oakland’s Hodo Soy (Review)

What happens when a national fast food restaurant blends braised organic, non-GMO tofu with chipotle chilies, roasted poblanos and a blend of aromatic spices? Sofritas at Chipotle Mexican Grill. What happens when that chain sources its tofu from...