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Allie Neal HeadshotAllie Neal, PR & Marketing Coordinator

Q. If this was your last day on Earth, where in Oakland would you dine?

Fentons! I’d order a juicy burger, curly fries and a Black&Tan sundae.

Q. Where is the first place you take your friends and family from out of town in Oakland?

Temescal Alley to look at the unique shops, grab Mexican food at Cholita Linda and a doughnut at Dougnut Dolly.

Q. What’s your favorite secret spot in Oakland?

Lake Merritt. I love having brunch on the deck at Lake Chalet.

Q. Where would someone most likely find you on the weekend?

At an Oakland brewery catching some rays and enjoying a craft beer!

Q. Describe your Oakland in 3 words?

Exciting, Diverse and Unparalleled.

Q. Where is one of your favorite travel destinations in the world?

Cancun, Mexico. I’ve been vacationing there since I was 5 years old, and it still amazes me every time I visit.

Q. What is your go-to happy hour drink?

Craft beer- usually a Brown Ale!  

Q. What do you love about your job?

I love being able to show visitors the beauty of Oakland and help them create wonderful memories here.

Q. Describe who you are in 140 characters or less.

Traveler, foodie and animal lover who’s extremely hard-working and family-oriented.

Q. Best place to shop in Oakland?

Uptown! I like to check out Viscera, Oaklandish and Show & Tell.