Tag Archives: Oakland

Cooking With Refugees

This is a brilliant conceit: Vice finds people who have been refugees and has them talk about their experiences while they cook. In this video it’s a woman from Somalia who escaped the civil war by walking to Kenya. She and … Continue reading

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NYC & The Bay Area: Episodes 4 & 5 of VGEF

VGEF is shorthand for Victory Garden Edible Feast.  I was remiss and missed posting an episode so this week you can watch two episodes back to back about the two best food cities in America, one on each coast.  Well, … Continue reading

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Mandela Food Cooperative

This is the Perennial Plate’s latest video of 2014 featuring a segment from their upcoming Bay Area episode from their PBS series: The Victory Garden’s Edible Feast done in collaboration with the Edible Feast. It’s a story about Mandela Foods Coop  – a … Continue reading

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Oh, Oh, Oakland, Oh My: Part 3

The thing that stands out for me about Oakland is the vast diversity of what is available there.   Vegan Soul Food?  

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Oh, Oh, Oakland, Part 2: Oliveto

Dinning at Oliveto was not only a total pleasure it was a real surprise.  The part of Oakland that I had explored the day before was a world away from the refined upscale strip that you exit at the Rockridge … Continue reading

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Oh, Oh, Oakland, Oh My!

The first time I ever went to Oakland (last year) it was a random thing, I picked a Bart stop to get off at and figured I’d just explore what was there.  Well what was there were miles and miles … Continue reading

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San Francisco Here I Come

Berkeley and Oakland too!  If any of you reading this live in the Bay area or are know it very well and have any suggestions I’d love to hear them!  Thanks to the folks at the Kimpton Hotel group I … Continue reading

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