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Aug 28, 2011 10:26 PM

Soy Restaurant in Oakland?

There seems to be a new place under construction in the shopping center at the top of Redwood Road, near Sparky's burgers. The sign says Soy. Couldn't find anything in a Google search--anyone have the scoop?

That strip mall is the nearest business location to my home, but it is a wasteland, food-wise. I'm wishin' and hopin' something good will open there.

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    1. re: Melanie Wong

      Nope. There's been plastic covering the windows the whole time, but I haven't seen any signs of work, workmen, work trucks, or any progress in many moons. It seems it might be someone's wishful plan gone, you know, dead.

      1. re: Rapini

        Lincoln Square a "Food-wise wasteland"

        There is the original Sparky's Burgers and Red Boy Pizza...things could be a lot worse.

        1. re: Rapini

          Thanks, oh well. I was supposed to meet a friend at Sparky's and wondered if there were any alternatives in the area.

          1. re: Melanie Wong

            The best alternatives in the area are on Park Blvd..--Marzano or Bellanica.

            1. re: Rapini

              on that block is also Rumbo al Sur

              1. re: drewskiSF

                Heard good things about Rambo al Sur but have nuot been there yet.

                1. re: Stephanie Wong

                  Had a tasty cocktail, but haven't dined there as yet. Friendly and helpful barkeep.

                2. re: drewskiSF

                  Thanks all, the meet was called off for now. I'm sure the info will be helpful in the future.

                  1. re: Melanie Wong

                    Also the great Vientian Cafe is only 6 minutes away by car.

                    3801 Allendale Ave, Oakland, CA 94619