Eat & Drink

07 Jun 2024

Adorable Map Takes You on an International Food Journey Through SF

I was able to ask the founder of The California Migration Museum, Katy Long, some questions about the project and the non-profit and she has some interesting thoughts and shared how how food serves as a vital connection to heritage and the soul of San Francisco.

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07 Jun 2024

The Oldest Bar in Oakland Just Turned 140

140 Years Ago in June of 1884, Heinold’s First and Last Chance Saloon opened. Made of wood from an old whaling ship, this tiny dive bar is Oakland’s oldest bar and is filled with history and lore. You can imagine that after nearly a hundred and fifty years, there is

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30 May 2024

Guess Which SF Institution is NOT Shutting Down!

Too many of our favorite Bay Area institutions have closed down in recent years. The good news is that BrokeAssStuart.com plans on always being here for you. But we need your help to do so. Most people don’t realize that it costs over $10,000 a month to run Broke-Ass Stuart.

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24 May 2024

Lakeshore Cafe Shutters After 22 Years in Oakland

Say goodbye to another beloved breakfast spot, Lakeshore Cafe in Oakland. They originally opened 22 years ago and have been a go-to for many folks from The Town as the best place for a full breakfast that won’t break the bank. It’s their last weekend in business. In an Instagram post announcing the closure, the owners of Lakeshore Cafe mention that May 27th will be their last day of business.

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24 May 2024

Music Al Fresco: There’s A New Sound in The Town

The midday sun was bright and strong, but thankfully Franklin Square in Uptown Oakland was well-shaded, with two large picnic tables, a half dozen smaller metal ones, and a woman in a red dress crooning into a microphone. A man jangled keys on a color-matched keyboard behind her.

This was AMP Lunch and Listen, a new series of free weekly lunch hour concerts presented by Oakland Central as part of its Oakland Works Wednesdays, a program looking to revitalize downtown with arts and commerce.

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17 May 2024

Employees Save Jack London Square’s Favorite Pub, Sláinte Oakland

I’m sure you’d agree that the hallmarks of a great Irish pub include great drinks, a thriving community, authentic Irish food and live music. Sláinte Oakland in Jack London has all of that but its origin story and remarkable revival following the closure in 2023 is what gives this place

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12 May 2024

New Restaurant, Foliage, Opens on Precita Parkside

By Andy Samwick Foliage is a restaurant that has emerged quietly yet confidently from the shadow cast by the saga of Marlena’s closure. Under the stewardship of Chef Mo Bejar and his team, it has become a beacon of culinary excellence in the picturesque corner of Precita Park, situated within

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06 May 2024

Hobson’s Choice is Closing Down

I got the unfortunate news yesterday that Hobson’s Choice, San Francisco’s Victorian punch house on Haight Street, is closing down after 26 years. Owner Chris Dickerson confirmed the rumor to me over text message. Although Dickerson is not sure when the final day will be, the nail is in the

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