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Halal: Is it meat you’re looking for?

 Forbes Gyro, located on Forbes Avenue in Central Oakland, offers specials that contain a generous amount of food for a reasonable price. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Shahum Ajmal | Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

When asked about my diet, I’ve stated the same phrase countless times. “Depending on my options, I'm either a vegetarian, pescatarian or meat eater,” I say. I am a 19-year-old Muslim, so when it comes to eating, the wheres and whys are a little more complicated than deciding between a sweet o...

Beta Bites, Peter’s Pub receive consumer alerts

Beta Bites, located on South Bouquet Street, received a consumer alert for violating multiple Health Department standards. (TPN File Photo)

By Henry Glitz | News Editor

June 20, 2017

Oakland restaurant Beta Bites received a consumer alert Tuesday, joining Peter’s Pub as the second local restaurant to receive the designation from the health department in June. Oakland eatery Beta Bites received a consumer alert from the county health department Tuesday. The restaurant, which...

Staff picks: Oakland bites

Alex Nally | Staff Photographer

By TPN Staff

May 31, 2016

In a New York Times feature story earlier this year, writer Jeff Gordinier dubbed Pittsburgh’s burgeoning food scene a “cultural youthquake.” You might have heard that the Steel City — highlighted by an onslaught of quirky restaurants, including the Fairfield at the Ace Hotel in East Liberty an...

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