Avez-vous une envie irrésistible d'authentique pizza? Cet endroit branché offre une nourriture appétissante qui satisfera les plus grands amateurs de pizzas. Essayez la pizza méditerranéenne composée de poulet, de cœurs d'artichaut, de poivrons, d'olives, d'oignons ainsi que de feta. Ou laissez-vous tenter par celle végétarienne, qui vous convertira en un rien de temps. Little Star offre aussi des pizzas à pâtes fines qui sont, honnêtement, toutes aussi bonnes et goûteuses que celles plus épaisses et qui font de Little Star un endroit si reconnu. Avec un décor minimaliste et un jukebox jouant à plein volume, vous deviendrez vite accro.
Bien que la liqueur mythique tant vantée et dont l'établissement porte le nom n'est pas vendue ici, plusieurs autres boissons tout aussi puissantes le sont. Des cocktails de spécialités comme le Perfect Pear et le Ginger Rogers semblent contenir de l'alcool pur et même le Margarita standard en contient une dose incroyable. Si vous cherchez quelque chose pour atténuer les effets d'une boisson forte, troquez les arachides habituelles pour les collations du à Absintge Brasserie & Bar. Le bar propose du pain tartiné d'une couche onctueuse de figues, un croque monsieur et bien plus. Le menu change chaque jour mais n'importe quel plateau de charcuterie vous plaira à coup sûr, ainsi que le confit de canard, particulièrement riche. Vous pouvez savourer vos plats dans la salle principale ou sur les tables de style café sur le trottoir, mais si vous recherchez un coin plus calme, réservez une table dans le salon privé.
Located in the heart of the chic Rockridge area, Wood Tavern is arguably one of Oakland's favorite restaurants. Saying that they have pretty good dishes is a vast understatement. The menu changes frequently but might include dishes like seared duck breast, steaks and freshly made pastas. While the restaurant tends to crowd up, especially during peak hours, an airy breeze (when weather permits) and a friendly staff help to cultivate a casual atmosphere. Equipped with a full cocktail menu and over 70 wines, you can even stop in just for an after-work drink and leave satisfied.
Blue Bottle Coffee takes its name from the first coffee house ever opened in Central Europe: The Blue Bottle. Like its name, the company practices old world coffee-making; you won't find any grande soy pumpkin spice lattes at this establishment, which prides itself on brewing coffee for people who actually want to taste their freshly roasted coffee. The establishment has now been operating for over ten years and has several cafes on the west coast. This Oakland shop on Webster Street was opened in 2009 in a beautiful brick warehouse that was build in 1923. Coffee-lovers can stop into the bright and cheerful space to indulge in some freshly pulled espressi or brewed coffee and snack on the gourmet pastries also on offer.
Yoshi's is not just a place where you can catch mind-blowing jazz, but also a sushi bar with an excellent food. Eager music lovers pack the restaurant and the Jazz House on performance nights. It showcases the best talent and boasts of high tech acoustics in the Bay area. A full cocktail menu is available with items like sushi, appetizers, salads and desserts. The attire is causal and the atmosphere jazzed up. It has a top-notch restaurant that serves Japanese food, and is open for lunch and dinner.
Welcome to a cafe that is synonymous with Berkeley itself. Located directly across the street from the University, and open late, this is the perfect place to study, relax, rev up or just congregate. There is a large front patio outside, making this the perfect spot for sipping delicious coffee drinks al fresco. There is no telling how many famous novels, poems and quantum mechanic theories have been formulated, hammered out and perfected right here. Find a strong and inexpensive assortment of coffee and espresso drinks. There are pastries, including muffins, scones, croissants and the ubiquitous macaroons.
The Grove Heyes is brimming with character and soul. This lovely neighborhood coffee shop is a great place to relax and unwind in comfortable, easy-going atmosphere. The cafe is self-service style, and you can select your item from the blackboard of specials or pick from their menu. With comfort food favorites like Chicken Pot Pie, Cheese steak and Grilled Sandwiches; it's a nice hang-out spot, especially pleasant if you get a seat at one of their huge windows overlooking the street. Don't miss out on their specially roasted coffee selection.
This up-scale coffee shops serves up their special blends to office goers looking for their morning dose of coffee or a pick-me up. A good place to chill or get some work done, as they offer free Wifi as well. Serving up freshly roasted coffee blends since 1993, the cafe has it's loyal customers. Try their nice selection from the Mocha Java to the Dark Sumatra for a distinctive cup that'll wake you right up. They also serve light snacks and pastries if you want to grab a bite to eat.
Le Blue Bottle Coffee Company sur Linden Street est moins un café qu'un kiosque. Mais cela ne doit en aucun cas décourager celui qui rêve d'une bonne tasse chaude d'y faire un tour. Le miniscule stand offre à ses clients une gamme authentique et biologique qui vont projeter les amateurs de café dans un véritable paradis de la caféine. Essayez surtout le Freeman's Three African's Blend ou l'expresso Yemen Sana'ani. Savourez votre tasse de café fumante et regardez passer les gens dans ce coin convivial.
Peach ginger, spicy mango, vanilla rose and banana chocolate chunk; these are just a few among the plethora of delectable flavors which you can sample at Smitten Ice Cream. This small little parlor hidden in a corner satisfies San Franciscans everyday with their unique concoctions. Fresh ingredients, natural flavors and seasonal fruits are their specialty. If you have your creation in mind, let them know and they will create it for you; and what's more you can sample the first scoop! Do visit them for an experience of a lifetime.
Located inside the Inn at the Opera, Pläj Scandinavian Restaurant & Bar touts itself as the only restaurant of its kind in the city. The cuisine is a fusion of Californian and Scandinavian fare created by renowned chef and owner, Roberth Sundell. The atmosphere is sophisticated and trendy with plush lounge seating, industrial style lighting, dark wood paneling and crisp white table linens. Notable menu items include their braised ox cheek, poached lobster and cured salmon. Be sure to make reservation as this establishment is quite popular.