Everyone is talking about ramen, and there’s a ramen shop in almost every East Bay neighborhood. But what about all the other delicious Asian soups out there with the same soul-warming potential? Here are ten soups (at eight venues) you might not have thought of.
Aging in the bottle isn’t just for wine anymore: It can also bring out sweet, caramel tones in some high-alcohol, smoky or sour craft brews. Don’t believe us? You, too, can try this at home.
One consequence of the thousands of breweries that have sprung up? Just about all the beer names you can imagine have been snapped up. That’s making it harder for newcomers to name that brew.
Champagne and other booze flow freely on New Year’s Eve. But if you want to wake to a new year without the side effects of alcohol, don’t fret: Science offers some guidance.
Our primate ancestors were consuming alcohol 10 million years ago in the form of fermented fruit, researchers have discovered. The finding suggests our relationship with alcohol is ancient.
Drink in season with this diverse collection of beer and spirits from around the Bay Area, from pumpkin barleywine to applejack.
It’s 5 o’clock, and you’re leaving the office in search of some post-work libations and snacks before dinner. You could go the traditional happy hour route — where you’re limited to a few drinks and small bites within a short window of time — or you could up the ante and visit a Japanese izakaya.
Oakland’s annual Eat Real Festival is happening September 19-21 in Jack London Square. The festival has been reorganized to reflect the mission of the Food Craft Institute and has some new highlights like communal kimchi-making, an oyster shuck-off and “Drink Real.”
Café Underwood fills a community need for affordable public workspace, and serves up delicious food and drinks, too.
The restaurant scene is roaring back to life in the South Bay and a common theme among them is restaurants featuring a unique bar program paired to a dining menu equal in creativity. While the concept of bringing together your favorite bar with gourmet bar bites is no new feat, here are 15 top-notch gastropubs in the South Bay.
Author Adam Rogers says there are lots of myths about what causes hangovers. His new book, Proof: The Science of Booze, explores these and other scientific mysteries of alcohol’s effect on the body.
Get a taste of Austrian, German and Swiss culture up in the East Bay hills at one of the annual public events hosted by the Oakland Nature Friends.