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Old Weang Ping Village: Not a Business, a Sanctuary.

Old Weang Ping Village: Not a Business, a Sanctuary.

| August 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

After 30 years of running the Thai restaurant Old Weang Ping, a locals’ favorite in East Oakland, owners Pat and Jook Sawanwatana are finally retiring. Does this mean the end of Old Weang Ping Village as we know it? Certainly not.

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Tribune Tavern Opens for Brunch: A Sneak Peek

Tribune Tavern Opens for Brunch: A Sneak Peek

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tribune Tavern brings brunch to 13th and Franklin in downtown Oakland.

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5 Bites: Un-pho-gettable Vietnamese Food in Oakland

5 Bites: Un-pho-gettable Vietnamese Food in Oakland

| July 30, 2013 | 2 Comments

Craving tasty Southeast Asian fare? Check out these five Vietnamese restaurants in Oakland.

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Oakland Social: Local Foodies Give Boozy Marshmallows an Edge

Oakland Social: Local Foodies Give Boozy Marshmallows an Edge

| July 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

Jenna Keys mission is to marry sugar and booze through her Oakland-based artisan candy company, SugarKnife.

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5 Bites: Chow Down in Oakland’s Chinatown

5 Bites: Chow Down in Oakland’s Chinatown

| July 18, 2013 | 9 Comments

Overwhelmed by the offerings in Oakland’s Chinatown? Check out these five local favorites.

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Oakland’s Jack London District: A Food Desert For The Wealthy?

Oakland’s Jack London District: A Food Desert For The Wealthy?

| July 17, 2013 | 4 Comments

The Jack London District might finally get something it’s been lacking since its booming development: a real grocery store.

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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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A Tribute to Old-Fashioned American Comfort Food and Classic British Fare at Oakland’s Tribune Tavern

A Tribute to Old-Fashioned American Comfort Food and Classic British Fare at Oakland’s Tribune Tavern

| June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tribune Tavern is a throwback to both old-fashioned American comfort food and classic British pub fare in downtown Oakland.

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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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Chef Preeti Mistry + Juhu Beach Club in Oakland’s Temescal

Chef Preeti Mistry + Juhu Beach Club in Oakland’s Temescal

| February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chef Preeti Mistry is gearing up to open her Indian street food-inspired, previously a pop-up, Juhu Beach Club in Temescal, Oakland on March 1.

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Coastal Italian Fare Comes to Jack London Square with Lungomare

Coastal Italian Fare Comes to Jack London Square with Lungomare

| February 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

A first impression of Lungomare, Jack London Square’s new Italian-inspired restaurant from Chop Bar’s Chris Pastena.

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Sweet Bar Bakery: Sweets and Savories for Uptown Oakland

Sweet Bar Bakery: Sweets and Savories for Uptown Oakland

Sweet Bar Bakery brings all-day sweets and savories to Uptown Oakland, offering everything from bacon-gorgonzola scones to gluten-free cupcakes and vegan “fauxnuts.” Stephanie Rosenbaum talks with baker-owner Mani Niall.

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Rosamunde Sausage Grill Crosses the Bay to Oakland

Rosamunde Sausage Grill Crosses the Bay to Oakland

| January 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

Following the recent trend of popular San Francisco-based restaurants that have opened up sister spots across the bay, Rosamunde Sausage Grill debuted its latest location last night in downtown’s Old Oakland neighborhood.

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First Impressions: Rockridge’s Ramen Shop

First Impressions: Rockridge’s Ramen Shop

| January 5, 2013 | 2 Comments

After months of planning, Chez Panisse alumni Sam White, Jerry Jaksich and Rayneil De Guzman officially opened the doors of Ramen Shop in Rockridge tonight.

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