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Bay Area's Best Dives; Oakland Airport Fast-Food Strike

CHINATOWN/OAKLANDTwo Bay Area dive bars made the cut for Thrillist's map of the nation's 33 best: Buddha Lounge, cited for the bartender's willingness to play dice for drinks, and The Kingfish, whose leaky roof doesn't dispel the popularity of the shuffleboard and free popcorn. [Thrillist]

OAKLAND—The latest fast-food workers to strike in the movement for a $15/hour minimum wage are those at the Oakland Airport, who will demonstrate throughout the holiday season. 320 workers are expected to participate. [SF Business Times]

FINANCIAL DISTRICT—Celebrate Thanksgivukkah at Shorty Goldstein's from today through Wednesday, with dishes like turkey matzo-ball soup, schmaltz-poached turkey with pumpkin latkes, and sufganiyot. They'll close on Thanksgiving, but will reopen for Black Friday shoppers. [EaterWire]

SOMA—Also participating in the Black Friday festivities: Bluestem Brasserie, which will offer shoppers a $15 combo of a roast beef schmitter sandwich and a hot rum and red wine punch all day on Friday. [EaterWire]

Shorty Goldstein's

126 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94104 415 986 2676 Visit Website