Doug Washington and Freya Prow's Grand Lake Market has now opened, bringing a welcoming, unique shopping and dining experience to Oakland.
Our Ms. Barstool visits Piedmont Avenue's Kona Club to find expertly prepared tiki cocktails and quirky decor.
Come along with NOSH as we visit the newly opened Sequoia Diner in Oakland's Laurel District.
KronnerBurger is now open for business on Oakland's Piedmont Avenue. We bring you our first impressions of chef Chris Kronner's signature burger.
At cocktail class Ms Barstool learns to 'spank' mint to avoid giving drinks a muddy taste, and not to assassinate a daiquiri with strawberries!
Ms Barstool was skeptical, but she now believes carrots in a cocktail can work -- and the avocado Daiquiri she had at Oakland Juice & Co. was so good it nearly knocked her off her seat.
This new Berkeley spot offers an abundance of choice when it comes to drinks, food and a good ambiance.
Shakewell is a fairly new addition to Oakland's Lakeshore district.
Berkeley’s Shotgun Players launched their new studios at an event on March 2 to celebrate what they hope will become a center for creativity and a hub for emerging performing arts groups in Berkeley.
Spices with heat, like ginger and cinnamon, bitters and shots of citrus combine to bring cheer during the winter months.
Trattoria Corso in North Berkeley is known for its delicious Florentine-style cuisine. Its cocktail menu is equally innovative, however.
Berkeley author Mac Barnett knows how to tickle the funny bone of a 4-year-old. He also knows how to write picture books that are fun for a parent, teacher or grandparent to read aloud. In fact, he takes great care to consider both the “performer” who reads, and the audience who listens to his stories. Once I learned that he wrote Battle Bunny—and that he’s a local guy—I had to set up a meeting.