food

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20 Nov 2016

On the Hunt for Oaxaca’s Seven Different Types of Mole Sauce

“Latin women dig me. They really do. Like that woman the other day who gazed at me and said ‘you’ve got more eyes than a pineapple.’” That’s a brazen, almost pontificatory, snippet of notes from my recent trip south of the border. I wasn’t sure if they’d get published necessarily. They

Dan Nazarian - Uninformed Informant 2
japanese soul food
22 Sep 2016

Japanese Soul Food is Like No Other

I’m not going to lie, in my personal opinion “soul food” and “Japanese food” comprise what I believe to be some of the happiest couplings of words known to the human language. When I first heard about Abura-Ya, Oakland’s Japanese soul food spot, I my interested was distinctly heightened

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milkandcookies
24 Aug 2016

Give the Gift of Edible Faces

It’s hard to buy gifts for people. You sit there and think, “if only there was a way I could lock into the cannibal that resides within us all…but with sugary icing.” Well, now you can. And with plenty of time before the holiday season really kicks into gear and

Candace Cui - Actual Unicorn 0
Bloody Mary SF
09 Aug 2016

We wanna send you and a friend to the Bloody Mary Festival!

The Bloody Mary Festival is a celebration of the beloved brunch cocktail and the largest event of its kind. Each Festival brings together the most innovative and crafty bloody mary mixes, curated by a team of Bloody Mary aficionados and made by local bars and restaurants. Attendees have the opportunity

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patio oak
07 Jul 2016

Best Drinking Patios in Oakland (Ish)

Aww, Summer. A favorite time of the year, for it is socially accepted, nay, encouraged to drink outside in as little of clothing as possible. To help aid you in this glorious quest, I offer a list of some of the best patios is Oakland(ish) area to get your ass

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20 May 2016

The 12 Craziest Things You’ll Find at Foods Co.

Incredibly strange grocery outlet Foods Co has existed here more than 10 years, offering broke-ass-friendly prices on an inexplicable array of “food” on its Stalingrad-scary shelves. But what are the most bizarre discount groceries sold at Bay Area Foods Co locations? We put the Broke-Ass I-Team on the case to

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kit kat croissant
17 May 2016

Broke-Ass Kitchen: Kit Kat Croissants

This kit kat croissant recipe really isn’t a recipe. I was lying in bed thinking about my visit to Paris in 2010; the moment where I discovered that Americans charge about quadruple what Parisians charge for the flaky delights known as pain du chocolat. That’s when the horrifying images appeared

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