It's been a big month for the East Bay. Just this week, Russian billionaire Yuri Milner gave $100 million to UC Berkeley to search the galaxies for alien life, and now an anonymous donor has parted with $34 million to aide Oakland's underprivileged citizens.
Renowned research institute UC Berkeley—known for discovering countless elements and vitamins, the polio virus, and even inventing wetsuits—may be able to add another stellar category to their long list of achievements: finding aliens.
Tired of the usual hotdogs and chips fare that comes with sleeping in the great outdoors? Don't let the opportunity to cook a delicious meal over an open flame pass you by.
Nearly two years in the making, the long-awaited Drake's Dealership brewpub, from the team behind Drake's Brewery and Jupiter pub in Berkeley, will open in early August.
Mention Oakland's festive First Fridays, and Mua instantly springs to mind for any art-loving foodie in The Town. The super-hip, award-winning eatery is the brainchild of artist and seasoned restaurateur CP-37, who regularly exhibits his own works alongside those of select local artists on Mua’s soaring walls.
Since the East Bay is always about ten degrees warmer than San Francisco—and a lot of these spots are heated anyway–why not head to a swimming hole across the bridge if you’re looking to soak up a little sun this weekend?
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.