Board games and spunky knives, flashy watches and necklaces, flying drones and scooters are among the hot gifts of the season.
Bacon-wrapped whatever? That’s so 2010. Today’s culinary buzz is reserved for cephalapods, high-end Mexican, cold-brewed coffee, sour beers, seaweed, and burgers, natch.
From one end to another, Solano Avenue is an alluring destination for shopping, dining, and hanging out.
From crunchy kale chips and puckery pickles to fiery sauces and artisan sweets, specialty foods are once again flourishing locally.
Rivoli adds a new chef, plus we visit Millennium, Homestead, Sushi House, and Max’s Diner and Bar.
John Protopappas of Madison Park Financial brings the Lampwork Lofts to Campbell Street in West Oakland.
First Street is the place to hang in this one-bustling port town where the arts, attractions, and dining are as vibrant as the quaint natural setting.
Circle the dates for the East Bay’s most enticing art shows, dance performances, film festivals, lit events, and musical gigs.
Cocktails on tap, high-end shopping, and artistic sensibilities greet visitors to the little city by the bay.
Small town and cutting-edge sensibilities merge harmoniously just north of the Napa Valley.