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Taste of the Town

Once your taste buds have overruled your budget-consciousness, and you’ve gotten over the fact that you’ve paid $23 for two pieces of fried chicken, you can’t help but appreciate what Picán brings to Oakland’s dynamic dining scene

Brunches With Punch

By and large, the economic recession has been terrible for restaurants, although the East Bay’s food-loving community seems to be keeping old favorites and hip new arrivals afloat.

Too Many Cooks?

When eight East Bay culinary divas stir the pot and spill the beans, what you get is a sizzling stir fry of raucous musings, candidness, collaboration, ebullience and deliciousness.

Picán

Once your taste buds have overruled your budget-consciousness, and you’ve gotten over the fact that you’ve paid $23 for two pieces of fried chicken, you can’t help but appreciate what Picán brings to Oakland’s dynamic dining scene

Wine - A Taste of Spain

I’m bullish on Spanish wines. Whenever a customer asks me for a great bargain red wine, more often than not, I’ll suggest a Spanish red.

Wine

I’m bullish on Spanish wines. Whenever a customer asks me for a great bargain red wine, more often than not, I’ll suggest a Spanish red.

Taste of the Town

Any new Bay Area restaurant worth its salt had better put said salt on the rim of a top-shelf margarita.

Second Helpings

It was a balmy evening in an East Contra Costa winery garden. Tables set out on the lawn and conversation flowing liberally like the wine.

Taste of the Town

Any new Bay Area restaurant worth its salt had better put said salt on the rim of a top-shelf margarita.

Second Helpings

It was a balmy evening in an East Contra Costa winery garden. Tables set out on the lawn and conversation flowing liberally like the wine.