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 November 2010

November 2010


November 2010, Volume 7, Number 6

November Features

The 10 Best New East Bay Restaurants

by Derk Richardson

How should we mark the dawn of Oakland’s dining-scene renaissance?

November Departments

Q & A: Avni Jamdar

by Karen Hartline

Recipes on the Range

by Kathryn Jessup

Our Psyches, Ourselves

by Kimberly Chun

Gallery Spotlight

by Jeff Swenerton

Oakland Online From the Blog-Oak-Sphere

by Jeff Swenerton

East Bay Wineries

by Carolyn Jung

Secret Eats

by Kimberly Chun

Block Party

by Karen T. Hartline

Where It’s At

by Kimberly Chub

Shaken, Not Stirred

by Lonnie Long

Sweet Treat

by Nicole Edmison

Farmers Market for the People

by Candace Murphy

The Six Questions

by Ginny Prior


by Judith M. Gallman

Home on the Range

by JoAnne Tobias

One cold night last January, in the coastal hills between Oakland and Los Angeles, a small group of ranchers sat around a campfire, talking late into the night about their trade.

Out on the Town

by Linda Leonard and Renee Macalino Rutledge

Cavalia, an extravagant two-hour multimedia production from the co-founder of Cirque du Soleil, features more than 100 performers including 50 magnificent horses from all over the world,...


by Jeff Diamond

Chianti is one of the most popular wines in the world. When made well, this versatile wine goes with many foods, and is a good choice for holiday fare — as its natural acidity and Montmorency...

Taste of the Town

by Derk Richardson

For a restaurateur to open a restaurant in the current competitive and economically sluggish climate, she must have not only guts, but an attention-grabbing concept, as well

Animation Mentor

by Karen T. Hartline

Back in April, Oaklander Bobby Beck attended a wedding in Los Angeles. You might say he got the couple together. In fact, he has brought many people together from all over the world.


by Ann Leslie Davis

The Yin and Yang of Asian Delectables

Stomping Grounds

by Carolyn Jung

When John Tudal purchased the unassuming, 6,000-square-foot, three-story property across from Jack London Square in Oakland three years ago, the real estate developer thought he was merely...

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