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How To Have a Good Urban Wine Xperience

East Bay Vintners Alliance is hosting the 9th Annual Urban Wine Xperience.  I went last year with a friend and even though it was...
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Living in the Laurel: Farmer Joe’s

Since moving to the Laurel District a few months ago, and I’ve been exploring the small businesses that are close to my apartment.  Welcome...
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Texas Caviar Recipe

Afro-Vegan is a beautiful cookbook by Bryant Terry, who lives in Oakland with his family.  The photographs are stunning and the African textile prints...
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Local Links 7/18/14

This is where I share some links that were interesting to me: events this weekend, inspirational quotes and more! Congratulations to Fenton’s for 120...
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Ozumo Offers Cheese & Sake Pairing in July

Did you know that sake and cheese go together?  I didn’t either – until I was invited to check out Ozumo’s July special.  Chef...
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Feastly: Connecting Talented Cooks With Adventurous Eaters

Have you heard of Feastly?  It’s like the Airbnb for dinner, or a website where talented cooks can connect with adventurous eaters.  Steve Price...
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Localite Tours’ Singles Mixer (with cocktails!)

I learned a lot about the history of the neighborhood and the story behind the cocktails when I went on an Uptown Retro Cocktails...
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Lost & Found Beer Garden: Now Open in Oakland

The owners of The Layover opened Lost & Found a couple months ago.  I met Leigh of Flavorhood there last week and was surprised...
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Montclair Beer & Wine Festival 2014

What are you doing this weekend?  The Montclair Beer & Wine Festival is on Saturday and it complements the Pacific Fine Arts Festival.  There...
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Soban: Asian Fusion in Pinole

Soban is a small take-out spot in a Pinole shopping center (across the street from Trader Joe’s and Five Guys).  They serve “CaliKorean,” or...