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26 September, 2016

Bay Area Foodie News – Late September 2016

Bay Area Foodie News – Late September 2016
Posted in : Announcements, Events on by : becca
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Hello readers! On occasion, I learn about upcoming or ongoing food or drink events that I think may be of special interest to you and share them. This is one of those occasions! So grab the scheduling device of your choice and get on these opportunities to eat, drink, and maybe help a worthy local
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13 March, 2015

The Indie Coffee Passport – East Bay

The Indie Coffee Passport – East Bay
Comments : 4 Posted in : Announcements, Coffee Shops on by : becca
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Last week, Marc Callado, who launched Shift Local in 2012 with his fiancée Mari, swung by my About Me page to let me know about an amazing opportunity for lovers of coffee on this side of the Bay.  When I say this is a bargain, folks, I say it as someone who knows just how
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3 July, 2014

Asena Restaurant

Asena Restaurant
Comments : 1 Posted in : Dining in Alameda - CA, Restaurants on by : becca
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About a block off the central Park strip in Alameda, you’ll find this Mediterranean-focused, upscale dining spot. By Mediterranean, I mean all over the Sea with a menu featuring pasta, sour cherries, artichoke, hummus, and so on and so on. Whatever region you want of the Mediterranean, you’ll probably find something that qualifies. And if
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3 April, 2014

Kefa Coffee

Kefa Coffee
Posted in : Coffee Shops, Coffee Shops in Oakland - CA, Dining in Oakland - CA, Restaurants on by : becca
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This place has a cult of appreciators for their breakfast sandwiches, which is why my visiting NC foodie friends insisted we check it out. It’s open only for breakfast and lunch and is located right off the fork between 29th and 23rd leading into Alameda. It is a simple fact of life that egg-and-cheeses are
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18 March, 2014

Pappo

Pappo
Posted in : Dining in Alameda - CA, Restaurants on by : becca
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Being a relatively young foodie, my taste buds have grown up on Farm to Fork/Farm to Table/Nouveau American/New Californian/Californian or just plain upscale cuisine that uses products from local vendors and a blend of different styles that highlight the ingredients’ natural flavors. As expected, the Bay Area is swimming in options for that particular brand
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