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Momo Chang

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Oakland, CA, United States

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Past articles by Momo:

Tia Carrere excited to 'finally play Filipino' in Jo Koy's 'Easter Sunday'

The 'Wayne's World' actress and Grammy-winning singer talks about her career and her role in the first major mainstream Filipino American film. → Read More

Jo Koy’s 'Easter Sunday' brings Filipino American family life to the big screen

Set in Daly City, the DreamWorks/Universal feature stars a nearly all-Asian cast of seasoned and up-and-coming talents. → Read More

Flavors from Hawaii: Berkeley’s Ono Bakehouse highlights island-style snacks, pastries

Maui native Desiree Valencia offers desserts and snacks she grew up eating in Hawaii at her bakery, Ono Bakehouse. → Read More

Yilan Foods in Oakland is constantly selling out of its Taiwanese food

Operating out of Ninna on Piedmont Avenue, the Yilan Foods pop-up is finding fans with its Taiwanese beef noodle soup and lu rou fan. → Read More

Why One Plus cafe in Berkeley stands out from other local boba shops

One Plus uses premium, organic ingredients and pays a high attention to detail for all its offerings, including its bubble tea and jianbing. → Read More

Camchilao brings larb tacos to the Fruitvale

Operating as a food truck parked in a lot in the Fruitvale, Camchilao is serving up some of Oakland's most exciting Southeast Asian fare. → Read More

Malaysian sweet and savory flavors take afternoon tea to the next level

Malaya Tea Room in Alameda offers a spot of tea to go, with eats like rendang chickpea sandwiches, pandan chiffon cake and scones with katsuri lime curd. → Read More

Marley's Treats brings Filipino-inspired desserts to Oakland, Hayward

The bakery-food truck specializes in cheesecakes, cupcakes, frozen desserts and other baked goods flavored with ube, pandan, turon and more. → Read More

How East Bay grocery stores are responding to COVID19 —

Catch up on all COVID-19 coverage Since Gov. Gavin Newsom’s and Alameda County’s shelter-in-place orders took effect, grocery store employees have been tirelessly working to serve the community’s needs, while putting their own health at risk. As the pandemic continues, more markets have been addressing new challenges to keep stores stocked, while maintaining safety for its customers and workers.… → Read More

5 Asian-inspired toasts, pancakes and waffles to try in the East Bay

Try pandan and coconut flavored toast, jiggly Japanese-style soufflé pancakes, mochi waffles and more. → Read More

Popoca brings chef Anthony Salguero’s California-Salvadoran vision to light —

The chef's hearty and uncommon Salvadoran fare awaits diners at Classic Cars West beer garden in Uptown Oakland. → Read More

Eden Silk Road brings traditional and fusion Xinjiang cuisine to Oakland —

The Chinatown restaurant specializes in Chinese halal and Uyghur dishes, such as lamb kebabs and handmade noodles. → Read More

Dungeness crab recreational season starts off with a bang at Pacifica pier

It was only 4 p.m. on a recent Friday at the Pacifica Municipal Pier, but a small crowd had already formed outside the pier’s gates, which wouldn’t open until midnight. This was not Black Friday. This was the start of recreational Dungeness crab season. → Read More

La Cocina’s cookbook highlights recipes and women chefs from around the world

'We Are La Cocina' features 40 chefs who've participated in the celebrated food incubator program and their recipes, including a Cambodian chicken salad from Nite Yun of Nyum Bai, shared here. → Read More

Berkeley's Afro-vegan cuisine you didn’t know you were missing —

Every Tuesday afternoon, chef Kana Azhari serves up plant-based interpretations of African diaspora-inspired dishes at the South Berkeley Farmers Market. → Read More

Mago on Piedmont Avenue strives to be a seasonal, accessible neighborhood restaurant —

Best known for his fine-dining restaurant AQ in San Francisco, chef Mark Liberman wants to try something more approachable in Oakland. → Read More

All in the family: East Bay restaurants and food businesses run by mothers and kids

For Mother's Day, we celebrate six local food businesses where moms play an integral role, working side-by-side with their kids. → Read More

Xingones brings heartfelt Mexican fare and fried chicken to Oakland's Fort Green sports bar —

The specialties are a combination of Mexican street foods and dishes inspired by the chefs' years working at Bay Area restaurants. → Read More

The Berkeley Kitchens: An epicenter for some of the East Bay's best food makers —

Five years after opening, the commercial kitchen space hosts a variety of bakers, chefs, caterers and other artisanal makers you should know. → Read More

Farmhouse Kitchen Thai Cuisine hosts first Songkran celebration at Jack London Square —

The Jack London Square restaurant teams up with dozens of Bay Area restaurants, vendors, and artisans for the Thai, Lao, Myanmar and Cambodian New Year festivities; plus, Songkran at the Berkeley Thai Temple. → Read More