Dining Review of Pathos
After our first dinner at Pathos in May, I said to Robin, “There wasn’t anything we ate that I wouldn’t order again.” And that was saying something, because five of us, parked in a comfy patterned banquette and amply cushioned white leather chairs around a large table, shared six dishes from the nine-item orektiko (small plates) section of the menu and two from the kyrio piato (main courses).
Doukkala Puts a California Slant on Moroccan Cuisine
For all its food-loving extravagance, the Bay Area has little in the way of Moroccan cuisine. But if you ask Jamal Zahid, whose family has owned a Moroccan restaurant in Oakland’s Temescal district for 13 years, he’ll tell you there’s a natural connection between the local, sustainable culinary ethos of California and the traditional foodways of his native Morocco.
Camino's Old Cuban Is the Perfect Summer Drink
Oakland’s celebrated Camino is named for the fire over which its food is cooked—“camino” means “fireplace” in Italian—but it may as well be named for the discernible route each ingredient takes to your table. And there are other, more circuitous roads being mapped at the wide-open, woody Grand Avenue restaurant. “One of the things that makes this place unique,” says bartender Martha Chong, “is the relationship between the kitchen and the bar and the pastry department, all sharing ingredients.”
2014 Cal Shakes Summer Conservatory: Piedmont/Oakland 2-Week Program
July 28-August 8 9am-3pm. M-F. Performance on 8/8
Cal Shakes' Summer Shakespeare Conservatory for ages 8-18 offers a theater experience rooted in the same passion for artistic exploration and excellence that guide our award-winning Main Stage productions. We foster self-expression and artistic discipline to engage students in the theater-making process. Participants spend the morning playing and creating in a wide variety of theater disciplines, taught by working theater professionals. Afternoons are spent in rehearsals. The experience culminates in Shakespeare performances for family and friends at the end of the program.
Presented by California Shakespeare Theater
Bay Area Shakespeare Camps - East Bay
Weekdays, 9am-5:30pm: July 7-18, July 14-25, July 21-Aug 1, Aug 4-15
Kids get in the act at Bay Area Shakespeare Camp! Multiple convenient East Bay locations. This fun program is designed for anybody ages 7-18 who is interested in acting and performance - prior experience is welcome but not required. Two-week camps provide a complete theatrical experience with training and experience in Shakespeare's rich language, acting and improvisation, voice and movement technique, stage combat, set and costume design, and more! On the final day, all campers star in a performance staged for family and friends. Teaching artists are trained theater professionals - actors, directors, and educators. Call 415-558-0888 and have fun performing with your friends this summer!
Presented by San Francisco Shakespeare Festival