Months ago, I sat down with James Syhabout and asked him what he likes to eat when he's off the clock. I'd been compiling a story based on this question, digging up the dirty, greasy joints that so many chefs flock to after days spent toiling in the land of fancier food. Instead he pointed me, maybe not surprisingly, to his own restaurant: Hawker Fare.
See also: East Bay Bite of the Week: Pizza With History at the Cheese Board Collective
East Bay Bite of the Week: Sriracha-Honey Brussels Sprouts at Osmanthus
East Bay Bite of the Week: Barkada's Burger