Lifestyle wrap: Top stories in Oakland
(OAKLAND, CA) Check out this roundup of hyper-local lifestyle news in Oakland, from fashion updates to viral videos.
Pulled from contributors around the region, here’s a glimpse of what’s what people are talking about in your area. For more stories from the Oakland area, click here.
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New restaurant owned and run by women of color, Roux40, coming soon to Oakland
Chef and East Bay native Lala Harrison is opening a new restaurant in Temescal that will serve "Black heritage cuisine" and which will be owned and run by women of color. A GoFundMe page for the endeavor defines its mission: "Highlighting Black heritage foods, while empowering women in leadership and providing jobs and education for Oakland youth in hospitality and service." Read more
Six at-home restaurants open in Oakland, dozens more planned.
When Akshay Prabhu’s plans for a steamed-bun cart were thwarted in 2014 by stringent restaurant standards that he couldn’t meet, frustration pushed him to change the system and the laws. Prabhu lobbied for the Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operation bill, which passed statewide in 2018 and was adopted in Alameda County... Read more
that's real funny that I know for a fact the it doesn't cost $1,000. it's only 696.00 because I paid it and passed inspection and I've got my pto plus I'm a cjef/cook at Cal Dining...UC Berkeley and why didn't anyone interview me.
Next for underground Oakland supper club Hi Felicia? A bar with a controversial name
Hi Felicia underground supper club chef-founder Imana — yes, just Imana — is plotting her next move: A bar in West Oakland with a somewhat controversial name. If and when Sluts opens, it will be an intimate gathering place for wine and vermouth paired with tacos, tapas and raw bar bites. Imana has submitted a letter of intent with the landlord of an unoccupied two-story building in West Oakland. Read more
Oakland residents react to help stop coyotes from being fed in their neighborhood
OAKLAND, Calif. - Vigilant residents of an Oakland Hills neighborhood have worked together to stop a resident from feeding a family of coyotes in the area. This coyote was seen in an Oakland neighborhood, near a site where someone was leaving behind food and water for the animals. A post... Read more