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, […]

A Unique Date Night Idea for Valentine’s Day: Dance Classes at Allegro

If you need to step up your date-night game this Valentine's Day, then skip the traditional dinner-and-a-movie combo and bring your sweetheart to Allegro for a dance class. The nonprofit studio is run entirely by volunteers who are motivated by nothing other than their passion for dance, so regardless of who serves as your instructor, […]

Show Your Sweetheart You Care With a Huge Gummy Bear From IT’SUGAR Emeryville

The only better way to say "I love you" than bringing home an adorable teddy bear is bringing home an adorable teddy bear that you can also eat. IT’SUGAR makes this Valentine's Day dream a reality. The quirky candy shop in Emeryville is known for its gigantic treats, particularly the mega gummy bears that are […]

Snuggle Up on a Comfy Couch for a Film at The New Parkway

The New Parkway doesn't look like your average theater. In place of rows of stiff, scratchy seats, this local cinema boasts a mismatched assortment of couches, loveseats, and comfy chairs—even a few bean bags. And instead of a sticky snack bar, The New Parkway boasts a full pub that serves local beers and wines and […]

Where to Get in Shape in the New Year: Marina Park

One Yelper describes the path at Marina Park as "the most beautiful running trail in the bay." With a glowing review like that, you might want to check out this trail when you're looking for a place to get fit in the New Year. It's a relatively short jaunt—about 2.5 miles along the pier and […]

The Periodic Table: These Aren’t Your Average Beers and Burgers

The Periodic Table has only been open for about three months, but the unique taproom is quickly creating a base of fans. That's thanks to its unusual offerings—Japanese brews, sake, and whiskies—and the unexpected partnership with Shiba Ramen, an adjacent eatery that supplies all of the dishes on the small but mighty menu. Order a […]

Expect Pizza and Pints at Lanesplitter Pizza & Pub

“My favorite pizza spot of all time! This is the best location to take your kids in the afternoon and the best location to go for beer and slices at night.” This is how one Yelp reviewer describes Emeryville's Lanesplitter Pizza & Pub. Craving cheese and carbs galore? Lanesplitter Pizza & Pub has you covered […]