photo: Christina Mitchell

Go to Vientian Cafe for Delicious Lao Cuisine

We had another epic East Bay Dishing meal at Vientian Cafe the other day.  I heard a lot of good things about the food...
photo: Christina Mitchell

East Bay Dishing: alaMar

Alamar opened last year and I was lucky enough to be invited to the preview party.  If you want to watch the quick video...
photo: The Half Orange

Local Links

New Brunch Options, Pizza-lympics, Where to Celebrate Tupac’s Birthday and more! Take a look at the links below.  If you can’t see them, click...
photo: Tart! Bakery

Locally Inspired: Tart! Bakery

It’s no secret that I think Shawn Walker-Smith of Tart! Bakery is pretty awesome.  I met him a couple years ago at a Kitchener...
photo: Christina Mitchell

Wine, Live Music and Mobile Food Vendors

Rock Wall Wines is hosting Urban Palette next weekend and there will be live music, performance art, food trucks, and plenty of wine: “Admission...
photo: Diane Bezucha

Things to Do in Oakland: Bites at the Lake

Last Sunday, I was walking around the lake with my talented photographer friend Diane Bezucha.   We passed by the Lakeview branch of the Oakland...
photo: Emilie Baltz

Local Links

Sausage, Cold-Pressed Juice, Ice Cream Sandwiches and more! Take a look at the links below.  If you can’t see them, click here.   [View...
photo: Christina Mitchell

What’s the Best Burger in Oakland?

Since yesterday was National Burger Day, this was definitely on my mind.  Where can you find the best burger in Oakland?  People seem to...
photo: Christina Mitchell

Merritt Bakery’s Chicken & Waffles

Have you ever been to Merritt Bakery?  I’ve only been twice, but this was years ago.  Both times I ordered chicken and waffles.  One...
photo: Vientian Cafe

East Bay Dishing: Vientian Cafe

I keep hearing good things about Vientian Cafe but have never been.  The restaurant serves Lao, Thai and Vietnamese cuisine, and some people say...