Category Archives: Food and Drink

#26 An Evening of Wine Tasting

A Perfect Finish – An Evening of Wine Tasting Wednesday, December 29th – 7:00pm – 10:00pm Are you looking for a way to keep the holiday cheer going?  I know I am, and I have the perfect place to treat … Continue reading

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#25 Post Holiday Stress Relief

As our quiet week continues, today is a chance to unwind and take a little R&R for myself. To recover from the holiday aches and pains,  Body Techniques is the place to go for a wonderfully relaxing Swedish massage (or … Continue reading

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#24 Julie’s Coffee & Tea Garden

It’s one of my favorite weeks of the year. That between Christmas and New Year’s. The kids are out of school and home for the most part. Work has slowed down in anticipation of the rush that occurs after the … Continue reading

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#23 Pagano’s Hardware and Encinal Hardware

Here’s something you can do in town and accomplish many of your household chores as well. Just take a stroll through either Pagano’s Hardware or Encinal Hardware, both for things you really need, but also just to have funseeing what … Continue reading

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#22 Free Christmas Dinner

On Dec. 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Angela’s Bistro will be open and serving turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, vegetables and cranberry sauce—free of charge. Tuckers Ice Cream will be serving desert and Alameda Theater will be … Continue reading

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#21 Sometimes It’s Better To Enjoy Things Upside Down

Apple Walnut Pie that is! If you have never tried it, you are in for a treat! This is Debbie Shahvar’s signature desert, a cross between Apple pie and Tarte Tatin, featured at both Buttercup Grill in Oakland’s Jack London Square … Continue reading

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#19 A Room With A View

One of my favorite spots in Alameda to linger over a meal is Pier 29. With wonderful marina views on one side and mind-blowing San Francisco skyline views on the other, no other restaurant in Alameda (nor most of the … Continue reading

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