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 November 2010

November 2010

 

November 2010, Volume 10, Number 6

November Features

The 10 Best New East Bay Restaurants

by Derk Richardson

How should we mark the dawn of Oakland’s dining-scene renaissance?

November Departments

Take 5 With Mary Rudge

by Gina Jaber

Amusements

by Mary McInerney

Secret Eats

by Kimberly Chun

Treasure Hunt

by Karen Granados

Retail Roundup

by Karen Granados

The Six Questions

by Mary McInerney

Where It’s At

by Kimberly Chun

Take a Bow

by Karen Granados

MEDIA SHELF

by Judith M. Gallman

Alamedia

by Linda Childers

Follow the Sun

by Kimberly Chun

East Bay Wineries

by Carolyn Jung

Net Fix

Taste of the Town

by Derk Richardson

For a restaurateur to open a restaurant in the current competitive and economically sluggish climate, she must have not only guts, but an attention-grabbing concept, as well

Out on the Town

by Linda Leonard and Renee Macalino Rutledge

Cavalia, an extravagant two-hour multimedia production from the co-founder of Cirque du Soleil, features more than 100 performers including 50 magnificent horses from all over the world,...

Animation Mentor

by Karen T. Hartline

Back in April, Oaklander Bobby Beck attended a wedding in Los Angeles. You might say he got the couple together. In fact, he has brought many people together from all over the world.

Culture

by Ann Leslie Davis

The Yin and Yang of Asian Delectables

Home on the Range

by JoAnne Tobias

One cold night last January, in the coastal hills between Oakland and Los Angeles, a small group of ranchers sat around a campfire, talking late into the night about their trade.

Wine

by Jeff Diamond

Chianti is one of the most popular wines in the world. When made well, this versatile wine goes with many foods, and is a good choice for holiday fare — as its natural acidity and Montmorency...

Stomping Grounds

by Carolyn Jung

When John Tudal purchased the unassuming, 6,000-square-foot, three-story property across from Jack London Square in Oakland three years ago, the real estate developer thought he was merely...