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Local Recipes to Try at Home

Whether it’s Belcampo, Chop Bar or Brown Sugar Kitchen you are craving, we’ve rounded up recipes for 6 local Oakland chef dishes that you can recreate in your very own kitchen at Orion Apartments. Break out your kitchen accessories and break in those new stainless steel kitchen ovens!  There’s no better way to spend quality time with those you love than to share a meal made by you. 

Belcampo / Lamb Larb
The spicy meat mixture of this Lamb Larb is mounded on lettuce cups for a perfect finger-food appetizer. On a Keto kick? Try these low carb options: Keto Brownie, Keto Meatballs, or Keto Meatloaf. Find a few more Belcampo recipes here.

Brown Sugar Kitchen / Buttermilk Chicken & Waffles
Take a page from local Oakland Chef Tanya Holland’s recipe book and craft up Brown Sugar Kitchen’s Buttermilk Fried Chicken. Pair with her Cornmeal Waffles and your supper is set! No meat Monday? No worries, try the Vegetarian Dirty Rice. Want more? Get your own The Brown Sugar Kitchen Cookbook!

Chop Bar / Meatloaf
Make a hearty meal at home with the help of Chop Bar’s meatloaf.

Farmhouse Kitchen / Thai-style Chicken Wings
Chef Kasem “Pop” Saengsawang’s signature chicken wings — slightly sticky, lightly sweet and spicy — are a crowd pleaser. You can also try your hand at the Banana Blossom Curry with Pork Spare Ribs, a Papaya Salad, Mango Sticky Rice or Khao Soi Neua.

Miette / Chocolate Sable Cookies
Try whipping up rich Chocolate Pots de Crème or delicious Chocolate Sable Cookies. Craving more? Miette: Recipes from San Francisco’s Most Charming Pastry Shop is a lovely cookbook with beautiful photographs and scalloped pages.

NIDO / Chilaquiles
Chilaquiles! These baked, sauce-coated chips can be topped with everything from grilled mixed vegetables to fresh sliced chile peppers. Serve with some black beans on the side and a mimosa. Also try Pollo Sobado and Aguachile Verde Ceviche.

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