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Food & Drink

Chuck Wagons

We were just starting to feel a little behind the times in the Island City, while other cities around us flaunted their gourmet food trucks and hipster appeal.

Taste of the Town

Comal Puts an Upscale, Market-Driven Spin on Mexican Cuisine

The Drinkingest Corner

This walk features four of Oakland’s oldest places of worship, a hidden creek, a necropolis, a rose garden and two awe-inspiring jazz-age theaters.

The Drinkingest Corner

This walk features four of Oakland’s oldest places of worship, a hidden creek, a necropolis, a rose garden and two awe-inspiring jazz-age theaters.

Tagine at Tanjia

A cooking-vessel shaped like a wizard’s hat holds the secret to magically tender lamb chunks, fragrant with spices.

Ask the Chef

It’s a special type of personality that becomes a chef, but it’s arguable that an even more special type becomes a chef of a breakfast and brunch place.

Taste of the Town

Comal Puts an Upscale, Market-Driven Spin on Mexican Cuisine

Ask the Chef

What may be most interesting about Tanya Holland, chef and owner of Oakland’s Brown Sugar Kitchen and B-Side BBQ

Ask the Chef

What may be most interesting about Tanya Holland, chef and owner of Oakland’s Brown Sugar Kitchen and B-Side BBQ

Industrial Wasteland Paradise — With Beer!

You’re going to need a strong foundation for a day of beer and bicycling, so I recommend starting off with a hearty breakfast at the Oakland Grill at Third and Franklin.