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Cookiebar: Alameda’s Ice Cream + Cookie Youth Rebellion

  Being a David Chang ball-fondler, at first […]

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East Bay Grease: A Late Night BART Backup Plan

If you live in the East Bay, sometimes you can run into a bit of a problem when enjoying a late night in San Francisco.

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FiveTenBurger: No Deal At The Five and Dime…

It saddens me when there's a cult following belonging to infamous films, literature, artworks or even automobiles and I can't seem to jump on the bandwagon. I ask

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Shan Dong: Oakland’s Best Dumplings

Sure, San Francisco’s Chinatown is world-renowned, but why not hop the Bay to Oakland’s Chinatown? It’s less hectic, possibly more authentic, and almost no tourists.

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First Look at the New Parkway Theater in Oakland

In 2009, Oakland mourned the closing of The Parkway Theater, a beloved Oakland mainstay that helped revitalize a neighborhood. The Parkway was a film lovers dream- cult

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Maoz: Not Just For Vegetarians

Maoz is (sort of) a chain, but there's only one in the Bay Area. I love the simple concept: they only sell pitas, falafel, and fries. And

Uncle Dougie’s is the Real New York Deal

One evening when I was out in Downtown Oakland, the hunger set in at about midnight. A friendly fellow bar patron directed me to a place called “Uncle

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Pan Theater: Cheap Improv Comedy

"Can I get a suggestion for an occupation? Dentist, thank you, I heard dentist.” and thus starts an improv show. However, Pan Theater doesn’t put

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Life Is Simple At Phil’s Sliders

Phil's serves sliders.  Little burger, little prices.  They look small at first glance, but these little things are so effing tasty!  At two

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4th of July Fireworks and Stuff, East Bay Style

Hey, I'm a grown-ass woman, and I still love watching a good fireworks show on the 4th of July. Unfortunately, our options in the East Bay