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Adult Milkshakes Are a Thing Now

The Hideaway has taken the plunge and feature milkshake cocktails on its menu.
May 16, 2018

Seawolf Does Pub Grub With an Ethnic Bent

A dive bar popular with cops becomes a hip neighborhood hangout that puts an ethnic twist on bar food.
May 11, 2018

Spring Fest Set for Mother’s Day Weekend

May 11, 2018

SF’s L’acajou Opens an Outlet at Woodminster Plaza

The menu is more expansive, because the Oakland space — formerly the Woodminster Cafe — has more sophisticated cooking facilities.
May 11, 2018

Where to Shop, Play, and Eat in Old Town Oakland

Browse for books and Beast Mode apparel, see murals and historic sites, and eat your heart out.
May 09, 2018

Alameda Does Old School

Diner culture is alive and well on the Island.
May 04, 2018

Best To-Go Options

Today’s carry out is way better than pizza and chow mein.
May 04, 2018

Nosh Box: On a Roll in May

We begin May’s celebrations with May Day, a holiday with an international following, but not much domestically. So don’t be looking for a May Day song, dance, libation, food—or a day off work. Moving on, usually in the same week, up pops Cinco de Mayo festivities. In Mexico this holiday is primarily historical, celebrating the military victory over the powerful army of the French. In the United States, we use the date to celebrate all of Mexican culture. According to National Public Radio’s Dan Pashman, “Cinco de Mayo, which has followed a similar path as St. Patrick's Day: Started by activists to celebrate Mexican culture; embraced by people just looking for a good time.”
May 01, 2018

Nyum Bai Puts Banana Blossoms into a Salad

Gently crunchy and tasting nothing like bananas, banana-blossom salads are typically served augmented by soup and rice as a whole meal.
April 27, 2018

Penelope Bar & Lounge’s Better-for-You Cocktail Is Ahead of the Curve

What makes The Penelope different from any other cocktail — and better-for-you — is its key ingredient: freshly juiced beets.
April 27, 2018