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80th Birthday Celebration

by coonyham 20 days ago

My mom turns 80 next week and we are taking her to the Russian River for a long weekend. Unfortunately, our plans to...


Multifoiled commented 18 days ago

Mien Tay [Oakland]

by 3 years ago

I stopped by the new restaurant, Mien Tay, at 1218 15th Ave (between 12th and 13th St.) in Oakland. It has a relative... commented 1 month ago

Any experience with Saba Halal Live Poultry [Oakland]

by Ruth Lafler 5 years ago

I noticed the sign for this place a few weeks ago, as it's right on the route from 880 to Alameda. The sign shows a w...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 1 month ago

Flint's BBQ status? [Oakland]

by Melanie Wong 8 years ago

This came in by email. Any news about Flint's? "Hi, My name is Tony, from Sacramento. I am desperately trying t...


ML8000 commented 1 month ago

Buying okra in Oakland?

by filiplatinowicz 3 months ago

Hi- anybody know where I can buy fresh okra in Oakland CA this time of year? I don't have a car so am not eager to go...


foietographer commented 2 months ago

Good Chinese restaurant in Oakland

by biogenic 2 months ago

Can anyone recommend a good Chinese restaurant in Oakland? I’m looking for a low sodium option if that even exists......


GH1618 commented 2 months ago

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Oakland Greek Festival, May 18 to 20

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

HOURS: 10am-11pm Friday, 11am-11pm Saturday; 11am-9pm Sunday WHERE: On the beautiful grounds of the Greek Orthodo...

Searching for rice paper imperial rolls in East Bay

by amberrye 4 months ago

I love imperial rolls made with rice paper like the ones at Slanted Door, but they are hard to find in the East Bay. ...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 4 months ago

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The Temple Club Oakland

by Mission 5 months ago

The Temple Club in Oakland... has anyone been?

Looking for ice cream cart or truck for office event in Oakland

by deborahcdc 5 months ago

Looking for ice cream cart or truck for small office event in Oakland any suggestions? Soft serve would be great. 25...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 5 months ago

Looking for Taco Truck or Cart for Office Event

by deborahcdc 5 months ago

Looking for a taco truck or cart for small office event in Oakland any suggestions? 25 guests, small budget. Thanks


acgold7 commented 5 months ago

Daughter Thai in Montclair [Oakland]

by Sablehart 1 year ago

Had a great dinner at Daughter Thai in Oakland--got the 24-hour beef noodle soup recommended in Luke Tsai's review, a...


Ridge commented 7 months ago

Juhu Beach Club to open brick 'n mortar in Temescal [Oakland]

by escargot3 5 years ago

Fab news for those of us in the East Bay: Juhu Beach Club has taken over the location that had been SR24 at Telegrap...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 8 months ago

Pietisserie opens in Lake Merritt [Oakland]

by tre2012 4 years ago

Diablo Dish had a nice article on our friend Jaynelle St. Jean of Pietisserie. She started her retail in Nido/Oakland...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 8 months ago

Is Oliveto good again?

by zenki 8 months ago

Looking for a decent and quiet place for a birthday lunch with old friends who share a birthday. All mentions of Oliv...


smatbrat commented 8 months ago

Better than Slanted Door?

by walkoffdinner 8 months ago

My sister and I really like Slanted Door and now we'd like to try something a little more authentic. I'm not a very a...


tre2012 commented 8 months ago

Grocery Cafe | Burmese in Jack London Square - Oakland

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Our beloved Grocery Cafe re-opens tonight at 5pm, Monday 7/31, for dinner at its new location in Jack London Square. ...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 8 months ago