Reminder that the Dragon Boats are running in the Oakland Estuary Saturday and Sunday, Aug 10 & 11. The National Finals were held on Lake Merritt Thursday and friday, so there ought to be a lot of teams on hand. In conjunction with the boats is the festival, with lots of vendors, lots of entertainment and events, and lots of chow. The signature chow for the Dragon Boat Festival is zhongzhi, the glutinous rice dumplings with a variety of fillings.
See the link below for background on the dragon boats, and the dumplings.