That Bay Life 💎

Mar 23, 2018

Downtown's 'Tay Ho Restaurant & Bar' Is 'As Authentic As We Can Be'

"When you go to Vietnam, this is what people like to eat every day," said owner Denise Huynh. Read More

Nov 16, 2017
Oakland Divisadero

Oakland's Punk-Rock Oil Shop: 'Abura-ya Japanese Fried Chicken'

The eatery offers a range of organic and vegetarian options in three Bay Area locations. Read More

Oct 28, 2017
San Francisco

Mobile Coffee Artisans: ‘Here, There And Everywhere We Wish To Be’

“We serve pour over coffee, and we grind it every morning,” said co-owner Barakah Aly. Read More

Aug 31, 2017

Umami Mart: 5 Years In With Oakland's Japanese Design + Bottle Shop

The shop carries a wide range of beer and sake, as well as kitchen items, barware and other goods from Japan. Read More

Aug 16, 2017

Artist Updates Mexican Card Game To Challenge Stereotypes [Video]

Artist Daniel Wayne Lugo has created new designs for cards used in Lotería, a Mexican game of chance. Read More

Apr 27, 2017

Critters, Community, Caffeine Converge At Oakland's 'Cat Town Cafe' [Video]

"Getting the cat into a positive environment is the best way to get them adopted," said founder Ann Dunn. Read More

Feb 28, 2017

Super Juiced: Old Oakland's Organic Juice & Smoothie Bar [Video]

The partners started with pop-ups in 2012 and opened a brick-and-mortar location in November 2015. Read More