[SF Bay Area] Luke Tsai in SF Magazine: A Gut-Busting Tour of the East Bay’s Immigrant Food Enclaves'



From the butter-scented East African mom-and-pops of North Oakland to the Afghan kebab shops of Fremont, the East Bay is dense with these pockets of immigrant-centered commerce. If you’re willing to drive up and down the I-80 and I-580 corridors, wander along working-class stretches of San Pablo and Telegraph Avenues, or get off at almost any stop on the Richmond-to-Fremont BART line, the world is your oyster—or, perhaps, your Taiwanese-style oyster vermicelli. Here’s your guide to the bounty.

Parekoy Lutong Pinoy, Katalina’s Island Grill, Chaat Bhavan, Maiwand Market, La Selva, Barcote, Yuen Hop, That Luang Kitchen, Chengdu Style Restaurant,Tasty Pho, Pyeongchang Tofu House, Taqueria El Paisa@.com