Nopa, renowned for late night dining, cuts down on late night dining
The beloved industry hangout is reducing its hours, at least on school nights. Fridays and Saturdays will still offer the opportunity to dine from 6 p.m. - 1 a.m., but will stop service at midnight on Sunday through Thursday. The new hours go into effect today, October 31, so don’t plan on any Halloween-fueled late night burgers.
Blue Bottle’s giving away spooky cookies for Halloween
Blue Bottle Coffee is giving away adorable ghost cookies for Halloween. That is all.
Green Day is going green
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt have founded a coffee company, Oakland Coffee Works, that offers 100 percent organic coffee with fully compostable packaging. They’re calling it “fourth wave,” since it “takes third wave coffee to the next level.” Fans can snag it at Costcos around the Bay Area, where the rockers have been making in-person appearances.
Los Angeles’ Sqirl is giving SF’s toast a run for its money
The country has taken notice of California’s Best Coast lifestyle; check out Eater National’s profile of chef/owner Jessica Koslow, who is making outrageously bodacious ricotta and jam toasts, crispy rice bowls, and other “new California fare” at her LA restaurant Sqirl. It’s a must-read, for a mini-history of California cuisine from the Bay Area to the Southern reaches of the state.
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