Ms Barstool says sipping a Tipsy Turvy at the Tribune Tavern, an environment rich with local history, is a highly recommended way to spend an evening.
Ms Barstool finds that Prizefighter, located in what used to be known as Butchertown, fits right in with the industrial feel of the neighborhood.
What does a pro look for when choosing produce? Our eyes were opened when shopping at Berkeley Bowl West with chef Linda Carucci.
What’s in a name? At Build Pizzeria, a lot where cocktails are concerned. Satisfy your curiosity and your thirst.
Good cocktails, great views of Lake Merritt, and owners who are community conscious: Sidebar Oaktown offers a nice mix.
When Ms Barstool and a friend headed to The Paragon to sip cocktails while watching the sun set, it felt like a ‘staycation.’
If, like Ms. Barstool, you’ve missed the bar at the back of pizzeria Boot & Shoe Service, hurry down to Grand Avenue to see creative cocktail making in action.
The menu offerings at Picán are described as “Southern Infused California Cuisine,” and that influence is present behind the bar as well, as Ms Barstool discovers.
Ever fantasized about running your own restaurant? At Guest Chef in Rockridge culinary dreams come true as cooks feel the heat of the kitchen.
In which Ms. Barstool, in an unprecedented move, visited Uptown Oakland’s Hopscotch twice in one week.
Ms Barstool treated herself to an early holiday gift by sampling from the Twelve Cocktails of Christmas featured during December at Berkeley’s FIVE Bistro & Bar.
The house favorite at Flora is a cocktail called Carter Beats the Devil. But Ms Barstool opted for the Airmail, which moves you from where you are to a mellower place, post haste.