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Special Events

January 105:00pm

Come on out and celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Oakland Restaurant Week.  We will be kicking-off the week in the Temescal District with a neighborhood-wide celebration.  There will be guided street art walks, historical tours, special happy hours at select restaurants and bars, and more.  Don’t forget to book your reservation via OpenTable of participating restaurants in the neighborhood.

Click here to reserve your spot on one of the guided tours.

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Temescal

January 11 and January 18, 10:00am

Operated by Local Food Adventures

Let us take you a journey from San Francisco via the Ferry where you’ll  explore the food, history, art and culture of the great – and surprising – city of Oakland. On this 3+ hour tour, walk and eat along the East Bay’s waterfront and say “cheers!” to the heritage of Jack London Square, the historic warehouse district and the newly founded Jack London Brewing District. For guests starting in San Francisco, your tour includes round-trip tickets on board the San Francisco Bay Ferry. Already on this side of the bay? Sweet.  You get a slight discount as you don’t need ferry fare.

Click here to reserve your spot on one of the guided tours. 

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Brown Sugar Kitchen

January 12, 10:00am

Produced by See.Eat.Love., StreetSalad.Co and Bay Area Foodz

We’re celebrating the 10th annual Oakland Restaurant Week the only way we know how to-- a city wide scavenger hunt! 10+ challenges. 3 hours. 1 epic adventure. This is your opportunity to discover the best local eateries in town and witness first hand how the culinary scene in Oakland has evolved. On this scavenger hunt, your team will solve a series of clues and riddles all the while capturing your best #ORW20 bites and moments. Don’t miss your opportunity to discover (and taste) the best of Oakland’s restaurant scene. RSVP Here!

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Downtown Oakland panorama aerial
Just Call Me Chef Dinner Series

January 14 and January 16, 7:00 PM

2020 marks the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in the United States.  To commemorate this significant occasion, we are hosting two dinners where we will be celebrating two different chefs who have pursued their dreams to run their own kitchen despite obstacles and challenges and have earned the right to be called chef – not female chef – just chef.

To buy your tickets for one or both dinners click on the link (link coming soon!).

Copper Spoon

January 175:00pm

Come out to Uptown/Downtown and enjoy an evening of drink specials at select bars, happy hour offerings at participating restaurants and hop on mural walking tour and a food tour for the Vegan-curious (vegan not required).

To learn more or book a spot on one of the tours click here.

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Fox Theater at night

January 19, 11:30am

Operated by Local Food Adventures

Skip the typical Bay Area tourist traps and dive deep into the food culture, history, architecture, and current happenings of Oakland's hidden gem foodie neighborhood. During this three-hour long guided walking you take a walk through the neighborhood, discovering the area’s rich history and exploring its fast-growing dining culture—all while enjoying some seriously delicious flavors along the way!

To learn more or book a spot on one of the tours click here.

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Restaurant Week