That wacky Olympic sport involving ice, brooms, and very large rocks is something you can now practice in Oakland, at a new curling-only ice rink called the San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club.
It looks like Oakland’s Jack London Square could be back on the map by the end of the year as a dining destination, with six new restaurants expected to open in the next few months.
An Oakland non-profit has plans underway to build an ambitious new food hall and event space that would also include other community amenities and affordable housing.
Owner Joshua Huynh is putting the finishing touches on Town Bar & Lounge inside the historic I. Magnin building at 2001 Broadway (at 20th Street).
A new LGBTQ bar that doubles as an event venue is in the works for downtown Oakland from the founders of Port Bar at 2023 Broadway.
If you miss the remarkable skillet fried chicken from the famed Miss Ollie’s restaurant in Oakland, then you are in luck.
A new California-inspired Mediterranean restaurant called Acre Kitchen will open in a few months in the space long occupied by the beloved Italian restaurant Oliveto in Oakland's Rockridge Market Hall.
A new restaurant about to open in a prime location in Downtown Oakland is promising to bring great dishes, DJs until midnight, and a distinct list of natural wines.
The Oakland Museum of California should see a boost in food-loving visitors thanks to a recognizable chef taking over the menu at the Town Fare Cafe, the restaurant inside OMCA.
A restaurant chain gaining rapid popularity thanks to its crispy chicken fingers is about to open its first location in the Bay Area.
A new restaurant at Jack London Square in West Oakland is serving several different themes thanks to a partnership between three people who know the East Bay food scene very well.
Despite its unpopular religious stances and donations to groups against gay marriage, it appears the East Bay is about to get another Chick-fil-A location.
A wholesale bakery based in Berkeley that has been a hit at farmers’ markets for more than a decade is about to open its first brick-and-mortar shop in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood.
A new coffeeshop promising cocktail-bar-style service and no long lines is coming to the ground floor of a downtown Oakland highrise, serving Mr. Espresso coffee.
A favorite event among the denizens of the Oakland hills is starting up again this weekend for the first time since 2019. The Montclair Beer, Wine, & Music Festival runs from noon to 6:00 p.m. Saturday. Attendees get unlimited samples of beer and wine from over forty different vendors.
Chef Paul Canales of Oliveto and Duende fame has opened a new restaurant at the Kissel Uptown Oakland hotel, where he serves dishes inspired by southern French cuisine.
The 35-foot tall steel and wood gramophone sculpture won’t be going to Burning Man anymore, as it is now a permanent art installation to be enjoyed at Richmond's Point San Pablo Harbor.
Fans of the beloved Cambodian restaurant Nyum Bai in Oakland are now eagerly awaiting the next chapter of the eatery. Nyum Bai’s location on E. 12th Street near the Fruitvale BART Station is now closed.
A Bay Area baker who slings his uber-popular cheesecakes at farmers’ market booths is now about to open up a brick-and-mortar location in Oakland to sell his sweet treats and much more.
If you’ve been wanting to get a dog, especially a larger breed, then Animal Services in the city of Oakland wants to hear from you.
For one queer Oakland couple, Rebecca Longworth and Joan Howard, their live-work space used to be a storied, rough-and-tumble, two-story lesbian bar called The Jubilee.
Celebrated Oakland Italian restaurant Oliveto is definitively closing down this weekend after a temporary reopening earlier this year.
Fans of the widely-regarded Afro-Caribbean restaurant in the Old Oakland community, Miss Ollie’s, will be happy to know that they will once again be able to get their hands on some of the eatery’s most beloved dishes.
A popular bakery with Estonian roots that got its start in Seattle's Pike Place Market is about to go on tour with three pop-up opportunities for Bay Area foodies to try their world-famous creations.
A new bar is in the works for Uptown Oakland at the former location of Here's How, a cocktail bar that was previously the target of protests from neighbors who live upstairs.