Polenta lovers should check Chef Canales’ menu at Oliveto. Four different types of polenta are slow cooked, formed into a round cake and served family style on a wooden board. A complete menu of antipasti, accompaniments and entrees are designed to celebrate the locally grown corn porridge. Reservations for Friday are almost gone, but there’s still room for tonight’s dinner.
Thurs and Fri 10/22-23
5655 College Ave, Oakland
There’s another family-friendly Oktoberfest this weekend: hay rides and games for the little kids and “suds and sausages” for the big kids at the Carriage House at Covington Gate.
Sat, Oct 24, 11am – 4pm
2960 Peralta Oaks Court
Oakland, California 94605
Paladar Temescal, the monthly Supper Club in Oakland, is getting together this weekend for a four course dinner, complete with cocktails and wine pairings. All proceeds will be donated to the Afghan Women’s Survival Fund.
Sat, Oct 24, 7pm
Location to be emailed on RSVP
$50 suggested contribution
There’s another bike tour this weekend, this time in the Fruitvale. Work your way through the menus of 4 taco trucks, then finish the meal with Nieves ice cream. Anyone want to let me borrow a bike?
Sun, 10/25, 12:30 – 3ish
Meet at Lake Merritt BART station
free (but bring money for food)
This is the menu for Montclair Bistro’s 41st wine dinner: Pink pepper crusted Pacific halibut with Jasmine rice cake/champagne creme, Carmalized pumpkin bisque/truffle scented, Seared loin of western veal/local chanterelles and Dauphine potatoes, Blackberry almond crepes/pistachio mousse. Sounds decadent, right? All courses will be paired with wine from their cellar.
Mon, Oct 26, 6:30 pm
6118 Medau Place, Oakland