Eat & Drink

07 Oct 2021

$10 Off The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport During October!

To celebrate the great beer drinking month of October, and mourn the fact that Oktoberfest is canceled this year, we are giving a $10 discount on the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally owned bars, breweries,

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02 Jun 2023

This Oakland Dive Bar Has a Ghost

During an interview with Shari Murphy, the owner of Baggy’s by The Lake, for an article about women bar owners in Oakland, a spooky story emerged – the bar is actually haunted. Intrigued by this information, further paranormal research had to be conducted, obviously. The Origin of Baggy’s Ghost. Baggy’s,

Katy Atchison 0
02 Jun 2023

Oakland’s Vibrant Juneteenth Events Starting June 2nd

Whether you’re looking for a taste of history, cultural enrichment, or a festive atmosphere, Oakland’s Juneteenth events have it all. Don’t miss out on these exciting opportunities to embrace the spirit of Juneteenth and immerse yourself in Oakland’s vibrant culture. Kick-off June with First Fridays on June 2nd Kick-off Liberation

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01 Jun 2023

The History of National Donut Day & Where to get FREE Donuts

National Donut Day was started by the Salvation Army in Chicago in 1938 during the Great Depression. It was a plan to raise funds for the organization, and also honor those remarkable young women who prepared donuts for soldiers during WWI. The first Friday of every June is National Donut Day. The Salvation Army still serves Donuts to this day, and hot meals to those in need during times of disaster.

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29 May 2023

Why Grand Coffee Is Mission Street’s Loveliest Cafe

PHOTOS AND WORDS BY ANDY SAMWICK The sensational coffee movement that is Grand Coffee first opened on the North side of Mission Street in 2010. It became more than just another coffee shop, more like a cultural epicenter that brought together the many hearts of the neighborhood. And while artisanal

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18 May 2023

Where I like to Drink Wine in The Mission, SF

I like locally owned joints, with great people, great wine, and a great parklet doesn’t hurt either. That’s why we put together the San Francisco Wine Passport every year, so YOU, our fine reader can go to 23 of the best spots to hang in SF, and literally drink it

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
12 May 2023

Empowered Alliance: Women Shaping Success in Oakland’s Dive Bar Scene

It takes guts to go out and own your own business in the Bay Area. Could you imagine what kind of grit it takes to own a dive bar in Oakland of all places? And what if you’re a woman owning said bar in a male-dominated field? This is a

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08 May 2023

This Tenderloin Restaurant’s Food Is So Good I Broke Up With My Girlfriend

BY TOUTA BAHER I wanted to write about an Indian and Pakistani restaurant in the Tenderloin, but had a hard time deciding which one to focus on. There are so many delicious options within two blocks, but I decided to talk about Shalimar Restaurant, the place that inspired me to

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