Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off Cooker

Over the years, the Kinder's have developed their own collection of award winning BBQ sauces, meat marinades, rubs and spices. The combination of Kinder's products with a passion to make every customer feel at home has made each location a thriving success.

Miracle Mile turning into restaurant row

The Miracle Mile is picking up some new restaurant action with two new eateries in the lineup as owners and managers in the retail area hope to see the area continue to evolve into a restaurant row.

San Francisco Chronicle - Kinder's

Founder John Kinder opened a meat market in San Pablo, which became a neighborhood deli and catering company when it relocated to Concord in 1985. The Hercules store, which opened three years ago, is the third of six family-owned locations throughout the Bay Area (there are additional franchise locations).

New York Times; Finding the Hits

What to order: The ''famous ball tip sandwich'' from Kinder's BBQ. A hoagie roll, stuffed with a well-balanced mix of sliced barbecued sirloin, lettuce, tomatoes and a mess of Kinder's smoky-sweet sauce.

Tips Included: New restaurants built for family dining

Whether your kids are sporting baby bibs or ear buds this summer, here is a roundup of some new East Bay spots that will tickle the family's taste buds.