Too Good To Go promises to connect diners with delicious dishes from local restaurants. Does it deliver?
Brandy Collins is a freelance writer and public services advocate, born and raised in the Bay Area. She is a 2019-20 cohort graduate from the Maynard Institute for Journalism, a correspondent for Oakland Voices, a blogger, and the funny one in numerous group chats. She is concerned with civic engagement and leadership development toward making public works more efficient for the people. Brandy is full of Scorpio magic and a self-proclaimed Professional Aunty.
Cannabis pairings and heritage dinners usher in a new era at the Claremont
Joseph Paire is using his platform to reexamine Black food, highlight other chefs and shake things up at the century-old hotel.
4 East Bay spirits to give for the holidays
These East Bay spirit companies distill the best booze to give for the holidays in 2022.
This East Bay distillery just hit the big 4-0
Alameda distillery St. George Spirits will celebrate its 40th anniversary this weekend.
Oakland craft distillery wants to define California whiskey
Scoot over, Tennessee, Indiana and Kentucky: Wright and Brown Distilling Co. wants to give your spirits a run for their money.
Sometimes, you need a little drag in your brunch
When to trade eating and drinking for lip syncing and reading.
This Oakland-founded group helps Black drinkers consider their cocktails
The six-year-old Black Bourbon Society boasts 30,000 members and events across the country.
Oakland’s Black Bar Crawl brings costumed teams to Black-owned businesses
“If you are a person that enjoys a day party and getting back home before 10:30, this event should appeal to you.”
Black Restaurant Week returns to the East Bay
Over 50 restaurants across the Bay Area are participating in this year’s event.
Can the Inclusion Beer Project prompt real change at East Bay breweries?
Local craft breweries have announced a commitment to diversity and inclusion, but information on change can be hard to find.
Shop Talk: New furniture store is all about teak; Storey Framing to close
Teak Me Home, which sells handcrafted Indonesian teak wood furniture, has opened a location in West Berkeley.
Shop Talk: Eudemonia, hot spot for fantasy games, closes; sneaker store comes to Telegraph
Eudemonia, a popular tabletop card store that had been a refuge for Berkeley gamers of all ages, closed after 18 years.