Revenue is down at 1951 Coffee by 90%, but the nonprofit is hopeful it can survive the pandemic and continue helping refugees through its barista training program along the way.
He was sentenced to six and a half years but is getting out two years early.
With bars closed, M Squared Spirits founder and Oakland-based mixologist Michael Cecconi finds ways to bring his artistry into people’s homes.
We spoke to several East Bay specialty liquor retailers to find out how the pandemic has affected business.
Jeremy Bled says his goal is to create more jobs. He recently opened a location in San Francisco, and will open a fourth location in Old Oakland in March.
Alcoholic Beverage Control suspended the Safeway store’s license after it sold alcohol to minors three times within two weeks.
The West Oakland-based brewery aims to open the Laurel District taproom for takeout sales in February.
For $50, the Berkeley-based sake brewery gives attendees five different sakes and a one-hour live Zoom lesson on drinking and pairing sakes.
Buck Wild Brewing Taproom is a partnership between California’s first gluten-free brewery and Kitava, a San Francisco-based ‘clean food’ restaurant.
Chef Leilani Baugh returns to her childhood neighborhood with her signature Southern-Asian comfort food, a diversity of wines and a strong Oakland spirit and hustle.
Wildfire smoke and pandemic closures of tasting rooms have challenged Berkeley’s urban wineries, but many are finding ways to cope.
High-end coffee companies that prioritize equity on a global level are looking closer to home to resolve racial bias in the coffee world.