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Beer trappings at The Trappist

For those with a hankering for a wide variety of Belgian beers and satisfying small plates, The Trappist is the place to visit. In Old Oakland, just a few blocks away from BART, this pub’s exterior 1870’s Victorian with an interior that resembles pubs in Belgium and the Netherlands. The folks at The Trappist strive to… Read more »

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Talking about a beer revolution

Oakland has warmly welcomed a new type of hoppy hopping location in the Jack London Square area. Beer Revolution has, since 2010, featured over 45 beers on tap and that doesn’t even include their bottled beers. You can choose to take your bottled beer to go, or, for one extra dollar, you can enjoy your beer onsite. But when you… Read more »

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A flavor party at Plum

Proof that big things come in small packages, Plum Restuarant, in Oakland’s Uptown pleases the palate in a big way on smaller sized plates. Their offerings on their interpretation of California cuisine feature local organic vegetables and meats. Their menu is presented in a fun and memorable way by category: “vegetables and grains,” “animal” and “sweet.” The slow cooked… Read more »