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Oakland: Brunch at Haven

One Sunday, we checked out brunch at Haven. Luckily we got a table with a great view of the harbor and all the folks walking back and forth from the farmers’ market. I… Continue reading

San Jose: Dim Sum at Golden Palace

  While researching the best dim sum spots in the Bay Area, my cousin who lives in San Jose recommended Golden Palace. We traveled to San Jose to sample this fairly traditional Cantonese… Continue reading

Bay Area Booze Odds and Ends: Bar 355, St. George Spirits Distillery Tour & Bitters and Bottles

“Where should we go? It’s Christmas night. Are bars open?” And I replied that most definitely there would be bars open on Christmas night. People have to get away from all that jolly… Continue reading

Oakland: Dim Sum at Peony Seafood Restaurant

  Originally we headed to Oakland’s Chinatown to try a shop specializing in handmade noodles but sadly they were closed for the holidays. We followed the crowd to a bustling shopping center and… Continue reading

Oakland: The Fried Chicken Sandwich at Bakesale Betty

I had heard the rumors of the best fried chicken sandwich as a personal challenge to go and try it. While in Oakland, we went to Bakesale Betty and stood in a long… Continue reading

Oakland: Dinner at Camino

On my last trip to SF, I decided to fly into Oakland and check out the scene there. After having drinks at Boot & Shoe Service, we headed to Camino for dinner. I… Continue reading

Bar Hopping in Oakland: Boot & Shoe Service and Prizefighter

Over Labor Day weekend, I took a quickie trip up to SF for my birthday. I flew into Oakland and we decided to make a night out of it. I had heard so… Continue reading