A Pub for the Commonwealth

This micropub is a big hit in Emeryville. By Matthew Craggs, Oakland MagazinePublished: June 01, 2015  Indian-British snacks pair well with the brews at the Commonwealth Micropub in Emeryville. PHOTO BY LORI EANES The arrival of Commonwealth Micropub—an expansion of Oakland’s Commonwealth Cafe and Pub—brings Emeryville a step closer to becoming...

Inside Jack London’s New Brewery For Old World Beer Styles

Original Pattern is coming soon for original takes on classic beers by Caleb Pershan  Feb 23, 2018, 1:09pm PSTPhotography by Patricia Chang A new Oakland brewery from a foursome of beer enthusiasts, Original Pattern Brewing Company, is ready to brew its first batch of beer next week, preparing to welcome visitors to its Jack...

Mad Oak Brings A Massive New Patio and Deck to Downtown Oakland

40 beers on tap, cocktails, and rotating food trucks.by Allie Pape  May 18, 2015, 1:51pm PDTVia Mad Oak [Facebook] Late, much-lamented downtown Oakland nightclub Oasis has sat vacant since 2012, but it's finally been revived in the form of Mad Oak, a new bar from brothers Benjamin and Daniel Cukierman(Shattuck Down Low) that debuted on Saturday. Named...

First Look: Sister opens in Oakland’s former Boot and Shoe Service spot

By JESSICA YADEGARAN | jyadegaran@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News GroupPUBLISHED: August 16, 2019 at 11:09 am | UPDATED: September 6, 2019 at 2:32 pm Last August, Oakland’s Richard Clark and Jen Cremer purchased Boot and Shoe Service from Charlie Hallowell after the chef-owner was accused of sexual harassment by more than 30 of his employees. Following a...

The Miranda Adds to Oakland’s Cocktail Scene

It’s a new cocktail bar from the Drexl owners by Stefanie Tuder@stefanietuder  Sep 20, 2016, 10:52am PD The East Bay’s cocktail scene is growing, and this week’s opening of The Miranda only adds fuel to the alcoholic fire. It’s an upscale cocktail bar from Drexl owners Demetrius Chapin-Rienzo, Adi Taylor and Nathan Johnson. Oakland-based architecture and design firm Arcsine (Duende,...