The Bay Area has just about all the delicious Asian cuisine you could ever want, but sometimes we crave something extra special. Here are our favorite exotic dishes from across the ocean that have made their way onto local menus.
If it's a fashionable way to spend, and happening in the Bay Area, we're talking about it on Shop Talk.
If you said you hated Pixar movies, you'd be lying. In honor of the Emeryville-based animation studio's newest film, Inside Out, which takes place in San Francisco—maybe you've seen some of their cheeky ads on BART— we rounded up all the hidden East Bay references we could find in past movies. Time for a Pixar marathon, no?
Standing inconspicuously at the corner of 66th and Telegraph in Oakland, White Horse Inn is allegedly the oldest continuously operating LGBT bar in the US - but you'd never know it if you were just passing by.
The summer countdown begins with a bevy of outdoor activities.
West Oakland, a neighborhood well known for its lack of grocery stores, is taking matters into its own hands with a plan to grow fresh produce in a new neighborhood park.
Bay Areans who love a modern project from locally renowned architect Stanley Saitowitz will find much to drool over in this Berkeley home.
Once just a swampy divide between downtown and East Oakland, Lake Merritt, nexus of the Grand Lake neighborhood, is now a destination-worthy cultural hub, thanks to a $122 million renovation. With fresh green expanses, a revamped bird sanctuary, and one heck of a beautified lagoon, you’ll come for the nature but end up staying for the food.