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Make it to Make Westing

Uptown keeps on attracting new and noteworthy spots, Make Westing opened in 2011 going above serving crafty beverages and eats, with an indoor Bocce ball court. Bocce, an Italian ball sport from the same boules family, usually found outdoors, but again, here is why Make Westing is a unique spot. The house cocktails include funky and flavorful concoctions like the… 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 »

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An minimalist endeavor with maximum flavor at Commis

For a unique dining experience Commis beckons. This Piedmont Avenue eatery is the one and only restaurant in the Oakland area to be donned with a Michelin Star rating. What does this mean? According to their site:           One star indicates a very good restaurant in its category, offering cuisine prepared to a consistently high… Read more »