Tag Archives: East Bay Foodie

Local Love – Noka Ramen in Jack London Square

We love the dynamic and diverse dining and drinking options within easy reach of Orion. It seems as if there are new venues popping up all the time. That’s why we are very excited that Noka Ramen has come to nearby Jack London Square. The exciting news even caught the attention of Eater SF’s recent Hottest…

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Celebrate Oktoberfest Along the Oakland Waterfront

September 17th kicks off Oktoberfest running through October and our neighbor, Brotzeit Lokal, is the best place for house-made sausage, German beer + celebrations, brunch on the weekends and waterfront views.   Brotzeit Lokal is a Bavarian-inspired restaurant and biergarten with a distinctively Oakland flare, featuring locally-sourced, house-made menu items alongside a unique German craft…

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Oakland Patios Perfect for Dining and Drinking

Oakland is known for its great weather and is all but immune to Karl the Fog, creating the perfect setting to soak up the sun while enjoying a refreshing beverage and tasty meal. It's a great time of year to head to one of these beer gardens, restaurants, and bars for a day or night…

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Odin Comes to Oakland

We love all the dining and drinking options within easy reach of Orion.  It seems as if there are new venues popping up all the time but this particular establishment definitely caught our eye due to its location, unique concept and the fact that it is the brainchild of our friend’s at NIDO’s BackYard.  Odin…

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Celebrate Black Restaurant Week

We all know how amazing our local food scene is and love it when the dedication and effort of those restaurants is showcased.  Join the fun and celebrate Black Restaurant Week, which runs May 13th – 22nd (yes it’s over a week but the deliciousness couldn’t be represented in only 7 days).    Black Restaurant…

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

It's almost time to get your green on and celebrate St. Patrick's Day in a proper way.  Everyone is a little bit Irish on March 17th, so why not mix and match a few of our favorite Irish recipes and raise your glass to all things green.  Bell Pepper Shamrock Frittata: This delicious dish is…

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Experience Chop Bar

We love where we live, with numerous dining options located nearby at Brooklyn Basin as well as Jack London Square.  Chop Bar is one of those dining venues serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Using the finest ingredients found in the Bay Area, they make affordable and nourishing food designed to be enjoyed by everyone. So…

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Dining in Nearby Jack London Square

The East Bay foodie scene is diverse and delicious.  Whatever you're craving, it’s nice to head to nearby Jack London Square for an assortment of dining options.  SF Eater recently rounded up some of the top dining locations in Jack London Square. Souley Vegan Souley Vegan is serving up plant-based versions of soul food staples…

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Nido’s BackYard

When the sun is shining high in the sky, there is no better place to spend a warm, sunny day than on the patio of Nido’s BackYard.  The BackYard is where tacos, margaritas and fun intersect; it is a perfect setting to relax, share time with friends and enjoy the world-famous Oakland weather.  Catch up…

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Local Love – Eve’s Waterfont

There is something magically about dining along the Oakland waterfront.  Spend a Friday evening or enjoy a weekend brunch at Eve’s Waterfront, which boasts epic views and incredible dinner and brunch options with a menu created by Food Network's 'Chopped' winner Brandon Peacock. The popular restaurant is idyllically set along the Oakland waterfront and offers…

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