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First Impressions: The Dock at Linden Street

First Impressions: The Dock at Linden Street

| June 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The eagerly anticipated The Dock at Linden Street, the joint venture from acclaimed chef/owner James Syhabout and Linden Street Brewery’s Adam Lamoreaux, opened yesterday in West Oakland.

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Beer Gardens Abound in Oakland: Lost and Found Has Opened Its Doors in Uptown

Beer Gardens Abound in Oakland: Lost and Found Has Opened Its Doors in Uptown

| May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Summer is upon us, and there’s no shortage of outdoor venues to enjoy the warm weather — especially with the surging influx of beer gardens cropping up in the East Bay. Uptown’s Lost and Found is the latest addition to the Oakland scene.

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International Cuisine: 5 Favorite Bay Area Specialty Food Shops

International Cuisine: 5 Favorite Bay Area Specialty Food Shops

| August 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

Here are five favorite specialty shops selling food and culinary goods imported from Spain, Japan, Russia, Germany and Italy. If you are curious to explore products from these countries or are nostalgic for the food and culture from any of these regions be sure to visit these shops. And, of course, there are so many more of these specialty stores in the Bay Area so please share your favorites.

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Curbside Creamery: A New Ice Cream Venture Rolls Into Oakland

Curbside Creamery: A New Ice Cream Venture Rolls Into Oakland

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s a promising newcomer entering the East Bay ice cream scene. Curbside Creamery plans to start scooping from its new space in Oakland’s Temescal Alley this fall.

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Burger Bonanza in the East Bay

Burger Bonanza in the East Bay

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Moxy Burger, The Bureau 510 and Grazzy Burgers are several of the latest arrivals to the East Bay burger scene.

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East Bay Bagel Smackdown: Beauty’s vs. Authentic Bagel Co.

East Bay Bagel Smackdown: Beauty’s vs. Authentic Bagel Co.

| November 26, 2012 | 3 Comments

Humble and homey, bagels are having their moment in Oakland. Beauty’s Bagel Shop and Authentic Bagel Company offer two new spots for Oaklanders to get their schmear on.

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Actual Cafe’s Sal Bednarz Kickstarts a New Venture: Victory Burger

Actual Cafe’s Sal Bednarz Kickstarts a New Venture: Victory Burger

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Victory Burger, the new venture from Actual Cafe’s Sal Bednarz, hopes to opens its later this year with the help of a Kickstarter campaign that’s currently underway.

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Cruising for Caffeine – The East Bay Edition

Cruising for Caffeine – The East Bay Edition

| May 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last spring, my friend Pamela Palma and I organized a big group bicycle ride that visited several of our favorite coffee shops and cafes in San Francisco. For our second annual event, we created an East Bay edition comprised of six stops spread throughout Oakland and Berkeley.

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New Burger on the Block: Flipside

New Burger on the Block: Flipside

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

In Oakland, the Lake Merritt food scene is starting to get crowded with a newish crop of burger restaurants that have opened recently like Kwik-Way, Trueburger and now Flipside.

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The New “Oaktown Spice Shop” Charms Oakland

The New “Oaktown Spice Shop” Charms Oakland

| January 11, 2012 | 3 Comments

With their high-quality spices, herbs, and hand-crafted blends, the new Oaktown Spice Shop is delighting residents of the Grand/Lakeshore neighborhood of Oakland.

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Let Them Cook For You: Haven

Let Them Cook For You: Haven

| January 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

Before you make a reservation at Haven, the latest addition to chef / restauranteur Daniel Patterson’s growing restaurant group, be sure you are hungry. Very hungry.

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Casual East Bay Eats For Holiday Company

Casual East Bay Eats For Holiday Company

| December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Try this short list of fail-proof places in the East Bay. These are restaurants my husband and I go to if we’re feeling too lazy to cook or want to take folks out for a good, reasonably priced meal.

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Trekking for Taro in the East Bay

Trekking for Taro in the East Bay

| October 24, 2011 | 5 Comments

Taro-obsessed writer goes on hunt for East Bay ethnic restaurants that cook up this tropical plant in various incarnations and details her Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese and Hawaiian discoveries.

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Check, Please! Bay Area: DOSA, Sapore Italiano, Gather

Check, Please! Bay Area: DOSA, Sapore Italiano, Gather

| September 29, 2011 | 1 Comment

The eighth episode of season six features these restaurants: DOSA on Fillmore (San Francisco), Sapore Italiano Ristorante (Burlingame) and Gather (Berkeley). Leslie’s shares wine tips about alternative packaging trends.

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