In recent years, Berkeley and Oakland have become filled with tasty vegan restaurants. Here are 12 delicious spots you need to try if you're devoted to the meatless movement (or just like veggies a lot).
Few spirits are as divisive as absinthe—the infamous green fairy conjures both sneers from skeptics and delight from devotees. The aromatic, herb-based elixir, which dates back to 18th century Europe, has made a resurgence in the Bay Area in recent years. But, many folks are still too nervous to try the somewhat esoteric drink. Fear not. Here are six local spots that will walk you through it.
All you East Bay Amazon Prime members may now jump with joyousness: Amazon announced today that the company is expanding its one-hour delivery service to homes and offices near you. So what could you possibly need in the next 60 minutes?
Stand-up paddle boarding is all the rage among tropical vacationers. But turns out, you don't have to go to Hawaii to give it a try. Here are five local places to paddle out.
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The Polynesian term for cheers — Bula!— isn't commonly heard in San Francisco's restaurant scene, where toasting over a glass of Champagne or even a mug of coffee is the norm. But head down University Avenue in Berkeley, and you'll hear the salutation shouted with gusto over kava-filled coconut mugs inside MeloMelo Kava Bar.
While seemingly out of the way for Oakland residents who spend their time drinking greyhounds in Uptown or making laps around Lake Merritt, a newly revamped Jack London Square is brimming with ways to spend a delightful weekend on the water. From a morning spent kayaking in the harbor, to fresh oysters for lunch, to a glass of wine and a movie overlooking the bay, Jack London Square is the closest you can get to a beachy vacation within walking distance of a BART station.
The Bay Area brewing industry may feel awash with burly bearded dudes, but a growing number of women are beginning to change the face of the male-dominated field. San Francisco photographer Natalie Jenks set out to document the sea change with this series of portraits that spotlight the women behind your favorite brews.