Don’t Miss the West Perro Pop Up Market This Sunday

Are you the type of person who looks for unique gifts year-round to give away on birthdays and holidays? Or are you trying to be that type of person? The perfect place to start is the West Perro Pop Up Market on April 15th. Held once a month through July, the market takes over Bay […]

Enjoy a Live Show at The Uptown Nightclub

Sometimes it's a dance floor, sometimes it's a theater, sometimes it's a record store. Actually, The Uptown Nightclub is usually a mix of all three—not to mention a lively bar. The funky venue usually offers music, courtesy of live local bands or DJs, as well as the occasional non-musical show like a comedy performance. So […]

Enjoy Authentic Thai Street Food at Bird & Buffalo

A bird perched atop the head of a buffalo serves as a symbol of Thai heritage. It also serves as the inspiration for Bird & Buffalo, a fresh eatery that opened in Oakland in January. The chef pulls dishes from the classic street food of Thailand in a space as simple as the menu, washed […]

Build Your Own Pasta Dish at The Italian Homemade Company

True to its name, The Italian Homemade Company dishes out authentic pasta, flatbreads, and entrees that taste like they could've been crafted in the family kitchen. But its kitchen team takes things one step further, allowing guests to design their own pasta dish using fresh ingredients. Simply start by selecting your house-made pasta, such as […]

Conquer the Shortest Triathlon Ever on March 24th

If you want to put your body to the test without totally pushing it to the brink, an abbreviated version of a triathlon is a good place to start. On Saturday, March 24th, the Shortest Triathlon Ever comes to the Emeryville Marina. Instead of a traditional triathlon route, it cuts down the course considerably to […]

Enjoy Coffee or Craft Beer at Black Diamond Cafe

Whether you're looking for a cup of coffee or a pint of craft beer, you can come to the Black Diamond Cafe in Emeryville. It's open all day long, serving up java and breakfast bites in the morning and adult libations, sandwiches, and salads in the evening. Swing by in the morning to get your […]

Craft Beer and Simple Thai Fare Collide at Bird & Buffalo

Simple, whole ingredients. Craft beer brewed in Bangkok. Sandy-toned wooden accents awash in sunlight. These are the ingredients in Bird & Buffalo's recipe for success. The eatery debuted at the beginning of January with its classic approach to Thai cuisine, elevated by its chic style of counter service. Come to Bird & Buffalo for a […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Trader Vic’s This February 14th

If you want to celebrate the love between you and your significant other in a special way, reserve a table for Valentine's Day at Trader Vic's. On Wednesday, February 14th, the eatery will offer a special three-course menu from 5 to 11 p.m. It boasts everything you need for a romantic evening. Start your meal […]

Savor a Cup of Coffee and Peruvian Empanadas at Moomies Cafe

"Moomie" began as a nonsensical nickname for restaurateur Erik, given to him by Peru-born husband Franco. But it caught on, and before he knew it, everyone was calling Erik "Moomie," even his family and best friends. So when he decided to open his own eatery, inspired by the food and drink of Franco's native Peru, […]