The Good Food Awards represent both superior taste and responsible practices, recognizing the value of craftsmanship and flavor as well as social and environmental responsibility.
Nearly 200 winners are selected annually in a blind tasting from over 2,000 entries submitted from all 50 states.
Congratulations to these East Bay winners of the 2022 Good Food Awards:
Falcon Spirits Distillery, Richmond: Fernet Francisco Ruibarbo and Fernet Francisco Whiskey Cask
The Local Butcher Shop, Berkeley: Chicken Pistachio + Gizzard Pâté
The Baconer, Emeryville: Smoky Paprika XXL Bacon Steaks
Wright & Brown Distilling Company, Oakland: Straight Rye Whiskey
Michael’s Chocolates, Oakland: Earl Grey with Lemon Bonbon
Diaspora Co., Oakland: Anamalai Cacao
Mr. Espresso, Oakland: Organic Ethiopia Shantewene, Natural Process
Alicia’s Tamales Los Mayas, Hayward: Tomatillo Salsa
Last of Seven, Pleasanton: LO7 Pickled Carrots
To taste these outstanding foods and beverages, look for the blue Good Food Awards seal on winning products.