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Four Sweet Chocolate & Candy Shops Found Only in Oakland

Great chocolate is easy to find in Oakland! The Town is rich with chocolatiers creating some of the most decadent chocolate around. From jewel like truffles to vegan bars – these only-in-Oakland treats will make your valentine’s heart melt and their mouth water. Visit Oakland, visit one of these…

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Businesses Making Vegan-Only Products in Oakland

Every week in Oakland, there are numbers of vendors scattered around The Town’s various farmers’ markets, selling handcrafted products directly to new and regular customers. For this piece, we’re highlighting vegan-only products that are made in Oakland and sold at Oakland farmers’ markets. Get to…

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Yoshi's Oakland: Where Sushi & Jazz Collide

With its rich repertory of jazz from straight-ahead to cool, some sizzling Afro-Latin rhythms, down-home blues, R&B, folk and funk, Yoshi's in Oakland is not just the city's pride and joy but one of the nations and the worlds premier clubs. Fans seek out the venue for its warm, intimate vibe, sleek…

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The Best Farmers Markets in Oakland, CA

Farmers markets, you love them, and Oakland has plenty of them!We are all about fresh fruits and vegetables: yummy strawberries, giant artichokes, various colors of carrots, and those Buddha's hands. You may have been to other farmers' markets, but you need to experience an Oakland farmers' market. Check out all the farmers' markets that Oakland has to offer! …

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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…

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How To Support Oakland’s Black Community

To support our Black community, we have to educate ourselves, listen, and teach each other . In Oakland, we always believe this begins with listening to Black folx and engaging in what is shared. Below is a collated list of our existing resources as well as resources from community members for us to…

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Dominic's Top Spots in Oakland

Dominic is a star on la parrilla , and if you haven’t stopped by Tacos el Ultimo Baile to get some of his delicious tacos, you need to do that ASAP! Setting up his popular truck in Oakland (usually under the trees at Lake Merritt these days, but follow him for updates!), Dominic has found great…

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Overnight Trip to Oakland

If you’ve been itching to see new sights, explore new cities, eat new foods, appease your travel bug with an overnight trip to the Town! Before you head out, make sure to book your stay for the night! Packing List  Camera 📸 Phone Charger 🤳🏾 A Good Appetite 😋 Hand Sanitizer 🧴 Water Bottle 💦 Mask 😷 (just in case)  …

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