Eat + Drink
When you're looking for a well-made wine on a budget second labels, or "second selections" as they are sometimes called, can offer an amazing value. In the case of Spell Estate's Nichole's Blend, a Pinot Noir from Sonoma Coast, there is really nothing second about it, except for the price.
From kumquats and blood oranges to sweet, fragrant green garlic, lemony sorrel and punchy dandelion greens, winter at the farmers market is a symphony of bittersweet flavors. This month at CUESA and the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market we’ll be celebrating the bitter, the sweet, and everything in between.
1) New Digs and New Drinks for Loló
Beloved Mission neighborhood restaurant Loló has moved to a bigger, brighter location on Valencia, where there’s space for two bars and more seating. You’ll want to try the new Agave Bar, featuring specialty mezcal and tequila tastings.
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If your East Bay pals haven't already drilled this into you, you should know that there are plenty of reasons to head to Oakland and Berkeley to eat these days, and/or plenty of reasons to be happy with your dinner once you've been dragged over there for a baby shower, or similar. Check out seven fairly recent additions to the drinking and dining landscape over there, should you find yourself on the other side of the bridge after nightfall.
Juice bars are popping up all over. Whether you are a cleanse fanatic or just want a refreshing beverage, here’s the rundown on where to find fresh juice downtown.
Two mobile operations have made the jump to new restaurants in the East Bay with promising to-go slices of hot pizza and killer waffle fries with Korean BBQ beef toppings—yum is right, Oakland and Berkeley.