Old Skool Cafe is a ‘20s-inspired jazz supper club and soul food restaurant that doubles as a violence prevention program.
September 22, 2023
Crispy thin-crust pizzas, salads, and paninis are the stars at this permanent trailer in a Bayview garden.
Daughter Thai is a fun group destination for creative Thai dishes in Oakland's Montclair.
Hungry Cafe in Bayview’s Southeast Community Center is a cafe/coworking space serving Egyptian and North African dishes.
La Victoria is a Mexican panadería serving fantastic pan dulce out of their Bayview warehouse shop.
Cafe Alma is a giant coffee shop and community spot in Bayview that serves great coffee and small brunch dishes.
The Den is a takeout-focused cafe in Bayview serving up all the classic Craftsman and Wolves pastries.
Popoca is an upscale Salvadoran spot in Old Oakland serving amazing wood-fired pupusas.
The Deli Lama is a casual deli in Bayview that’s perfect for feeding a crowd in a pinch.
Bloomstock is a cafe in Bayview serving excellent waffles, espresso, and seasonal drinks.
Frank Grizzly’s is a counter-service spot in the Bayview serving up excellent Cali-Mexican tacos, nachos, burritos, and more.
Constanso’s in the Bayview serves ginormous sandwiches that are just $6 apiece.
September 21, 2023
Turn to this counter-service Mexican restaurant in Bayview for excellent tacos and a nice back patio.
La Laguna is a Bayview taqueria serving excellent carnitas burritos.
This Bayview spot serves seasonally changing African-inspired food in a huge space.
Cellarmaker’s Jack London location in Oakland is serving crispy good Detroit-style pies and beer.
Excellent ice cream, cookies, and milkshakes are on deck at this Bayview dessert shop.
Pacific Cocktail Haven is an excellent cocktail spot near Union Square.
September 19, 2023
White Cap is an Outer Sunset bar serving cocktails that get the job done.
Trick Dog is a great cocktail bar in the Mission that's always a fun time.
Dalva is a Mission cocktail bar serving excellent drinks, and is the ideal pre- or post-date night spot.
September 18, 2023
Beretta’s excellent Italian small plates and cocktails are on offer at this second Divisadero location.
September 15, 2023
Hayz Dog is a counter-service spot in Hayes Valley that’s all about hot dogs with creative toppings. There are also lots of vegan and vegetarian options.
Prik Hom is a casually upscale Thai restaurant in Laurel Heights with creative, beautifully presented dishes—and a memorable coconut ice cream.
September 14, 2023
La Victoria is a Mexican panadería institution serving excellent pan dulce in a bright Mission space.
September 6, 2023