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Meaty morsels at Adesso

This Piedmont Avenue restaurant featuring a wide variety of cured meats is not meant for the herbivore, although a cheese-ivore, would be plenty happy. Adesso is a bustling aperitivo bar led by the same folks who opened Dopo, just down the street. Satisfy the need to nibble and sip with an expanse salumi menu of house cured meats (30+ different kinds)… Read more »

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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 »