We bring you 11 spots in Berkeley, Oakland and Emeryville to savor potent brunch cocktails.
The bar menu at the Rockridge restaurant boasts creative cocktails that go beyond the expected.
Ms. Barstool visits James Syhabout’s latest venture, a cocktail lounge extension of his two-Michelin-star restaurant.
Cocktail writer Risa Nye finds refreshing summertime-inspired drinks at the popular Berkeley burger chain.
Cocktail columnist Ms. Barstool visits Bar 355 in Uptown, a favorite in Oakland for its solid drinks at reasonable prices and cozy, speakeasy feel.
The industrial, yet cozy, bar in the Rockridge restaurant is a great place to wait out the next storm.
In our latest installment from our cocktail columnist, Ms. Barstool, we visit the bar at Limewood, the new restaurant in the Claremont Hotel.
When visiting the new bar at Grand Lake Kitchen on a warm afternoon, the clear choice of a cocktail was poured out of the slushy machine.
Drexl is a comfortable cave of a bar in Uptown that makes top-notch cocktails great for happy hour or late-night libations
Jen Angel’s first retail shop for her creative cupcakery offers fun, seasonal flavors as well as gluten-free and vegan options.
The last surviving business from the original Housewives Market, Taylor’s Sausages has a devoted staff and a loyal clientele.
The bakery and pâtisserie is already attracting fans of traditional French pastries like fruit tarts, cakes, canelés and pains au chocolat.
Ms. Barstool visits the Gourmet Ghetto restaurant and bar for seasonal cocktails in a garden-like environment.
The famous author and dessert connoisseur’s latest research is focused on delightful ways of using flours such as teff, sorghum and buckwheat.
Doug Washington and Freya Prow’s Grand Lake Market has now opened, bringing a welcoming, unique shopping and dining experience to Oakland.
Our Ms. Barstool visits Piedmont Avenue’s Kona Club to find expertly prepared tiki cocktails and quirky decor.