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Articles about Outside San Francisco

By Jenna Scatena
The Bay Area has another hot new Mexican restaurant—but this time it’s not a taco joint. Calavera, which just opened in Oakland’s burgeoning Uptown district, is an homage to the trifecta of authentic Mexican dining: food made with traditional ingr...
By Jenna Scatena
The Bay Area has another hot new Mexican restaurant—but this time it’s not a taco joint. Calavera, which just opened in Oakland’s burgeoning Uptown district, is an homage to the trifecta of authentic Mexican dining: food made with traditional ingr...
By Brooke Porter Katz
Three years in the making, Los Fuegos will be a part of the much-anticipated Faena Hotel project and will open in November. (The other restaurant is from Austin-based chef Paul Qui.) As its name suggests, Los Fuegos will be all about fire. The ...
By Jenna Scatena
Some say San Francisco’s new restaurants are beginning to gravitate toward a common theme (hello, upmarket pub fare), while Oakland’s dining scene is increasingly diverse. Its latest opening is another fresh move: Salsipuedes, a seaside barbecue r...
By Brooke Porter Katz
Oakland’s fast-rising food scene just keeps getting hotter—and come November, there will be one more reason to pay attention. That’s when Itani Ramen from chef Kyle Itani opens in the Uptown neighborhood. In his a follow-up to Hopscotch—a retro di...
By Nikki Ekstein
If you’ve been stalling on a trip to Napa in hopes of experiencing the currently-closed bastion of California fine dining, it’s time to book those tickets: The French Laundry is reopening on April 7. Among the reasons to act now? OpenTable is curr...

Restaurants in Outside San Francisco

At Duende, chef Paul Canales channels his Basque heritage into pintxos and paellas in a whimsical setting (colorful murals; fence posts as floorboards). BART stop: 19th Street/Uptown Oakland

Things to do in Outside San Francisco

Mani Niall works the ovens at the light-filled Sweet Bar Bakery. Our pick: the pumpkin-ginger cupcakes with salted caramel. BART stop: 19th Street/Uptown Oakland