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Rendering of the new Home of Chicken & Waffles restaurant planned for Downtown Richmond. Courtesy of Richmond Main Street Initiative.

Richmond Main Street Campaigns to Bring Restaurant and Retail to Downtown Richmond

The Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) recently launched an Indiegogo fundraiser campaign to create a retail and restaurant space at the Richmond Transit Retail space, located at 1600 MacDonald Ave. (adjacent to the BART parking [...]
Photo by Laura Wong.

Oakland Natives Give Back to Children at City Hall’s Attend and Achieve Back to School Event

The Attend and Achieve Back to School event welcomed over 950 students Saturday who walked away with backpacks filled with notebooks, pencils and other necessary school supplies.  
Home of Chicken and Waffles Restaurant.

Part 2: Chicken and Waffles Owner Promotes Jobs CALPAC Fought Discrimination in Liquor industry

Since the early 1960s, the California State Package Store and Tavern Owners Association (CALPAC)has been working to improve the relationship between African American liquor license owners, the community and the liquor retail industry.
Ravelle Sweetwyne, a bartender at Home of Chicken and Waffles in Jack London Square works to serve customers daily.

Home of Chicken and Waffles Serves up Job Opportunities (Part 1)

On the corner of Embarcadero West and Broadway in Jack London Square sits Home of Chicken And Waffles, a business started nearly a decade ago during the redevelopment of downtown Oakland. When the restaurant’s owner [...]