Search
Close
Don't Leave Just Yet!

Receive fresh email newsletter content monthly. Stay up on Oakland's latest events, attractions & special offers.

Read More

Ways to Support Chinatown Local Businesses

Good Good Eatz and the Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce joined to create a list of open Oakland Chinatown restaurants to support by ordering takeout/delivery. “Good Good” is the English translation of “Hao Hao/Hou Hou/好好,” representing a spirit of community, and nowhere is that sentiment better…

Continue Reading

Ways to Support Fruitvale Local Businesses

Get a taste of Fruitvale and support the small businesses that keep this neighborhood authentically Oakland. The Fruitvale Business Improvement District and The Unity Council joined to compile a detailed list and map of the neighborhood’s mom-and-pop shops and restaurants open for business…

Continue Reading

Ways to Support Jack London Businesses

The Jack London Business Improvement District compiled a detailed list of their open businesses as a resource for the Jack London community to find food and drinks, as well as goods and services nearby. Here are some ways to support these local businesses! Arts Wine & Design Wine & Design is…

Continue Reading

Ways to Support Laurel Businesses

The Laurel Business Improvement District compiled a detailed list of the neighborhood’s open businesses to continue patronizing during shelter-in-place and social distancing. In addition to supermarkets, grocery stores, gas stations, and banks, local businesses are serving the public through…

Continue Reading

Ways to Support Temescal Businesses

The Temescal Business Improvement District compiled a detailed list of the neighborhood’s open businesses to continue patronizing during shelter-in-place and social distancing. Here are some ways to support these businesses so they can continue to offer thoughtfully curated and unique goods…

Continue Reading

Make Your Own Cocktails at Home

It seems like it’s “5 o’clock somewhere” a lot more these days! Shake up some of Oakland Afro-Latino kitchen Sobre Mesa's specialty cocktails, or mix your own Mai Tai, and be the designated mixologist of your Zoom happy hour! Sobre Mesa has bottled three of their handcrafted cocktails to be enjoyed…

Continue Reading

Black-owned Restaurants in Oakland CA

Oakland has a proud and resilient Black history/community that celebrates the influence on cultures past, present and future. This is certainly reflected and embraced in its food. With everything from Caribbean jerk chicken and plantains to Ethiopian injera with wat and comforting Southern fried…

Continue Reading

Where to Get Soul Food in Oakland, CA

Oakland's soul-food-restaurant per capita is pretty impressive, especially considering its 3,000 miles from the South. That's thanks to a strong African-American culture that's been part of the city's fabric since the founding. With a hunger for fried comfort, we set out to find the most popular spots in Oakland-- and we know that we've missed a bunch. Let us know and we'll add your favorites to the list…

Continue Reading

Unique Dining Experiences in Oakland

There’s no question that food brings people together, and here in Oakland, that’s truer than ever. With over 125 languages spoken within the city, Oakland is one of the most diverse cities in the country, a boast-worthy accolade that is evident in the city’s incredibly vibrant and drool-worthy culinary scene. Oakland’s plethora of unique restaurants are topping “Best Of” lists from coast to coast, as the city’s high-profile chefs have made it their mission to build a restaurant scene as diverse – and delicious – as Oakland’s culture…

Continue Reading