The vibrant, bustling section of East Oakland known as the Fruitvale is quite possibly the East Bay’s most delicious neighborhood. It’s predominantly Latino, with excellent taco trucks on just about every corner and countless taquerias in between. But there are also soul food spots and a sizable Southeast Asian population, and in recent years, the neighborhood has attracted some of Oakland’s most socially responsible and radically-minded businesses.
Some of the neighborhoods smaller homegrown businesses have been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis, shutting down temporarily or, in some cases, permanently. Still, it’s not hard to find a delicious, and often quite affordable, takeout option in the neighborhood. Here are 16 great spots to try.Read More