Oakland Magazine:

Every so often, my relationship with a cuisine gets rebooted, and I’ll think of that food—Thai, Italian, Vietnamese, or Basque, for instance—as my all-time favorite. Nido Kitchen & Bar, where Robin and I finally ate this summer, more than a year and a half after Silvia and Cory McCollow opened it (hey, we’ve been busy), is the latest pivot point in my dining preferences.