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Too Many Oakland Restaurants, and More A.M. Intel

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Hawker Fare in Oakland
Ellen Fort

Another eulogy for Hawker Fare Oakland

On the eve of Hawker Fare’s last service, Chef James Syhabout tells Hoodline there are too many Oakland restaurants, not enough diners. [Hoodline]

Five memorable beers from the inaugural East Bay Brewer’s Fest

If beer week’s marathon of boozing left you too hungover to make it across the bay, let Nick Miller of the East Bay Express fill you in on what you missed at the first edition of the one-day-only (and thus much easier to manager) East Bay Brewer’s Festival. Although SF gets all the press, “East Bay breweries are putting out some of the most exciting and consistently tasty beers on the West Coast,” including a creamsicle IPA from Temescal Brewing and the no-frills 510 from Drake’s. [EBX]

Kevin Durant enjoys boneless chicken wings

The Times’ Sunday Styles section followed around Warriors star and “Silicon Valley’s hottest startup” Kevin Durant, only to discover that he enjoys the boneless hot wings from Jack’s in San Bruno. [NYT]

Wine clubs are the new startups

A new class of wine clubs is aiming squarely for the local millennial demographic — by using the old-school marketing method of rebottling wines with a cooler label and throwing a party in the Mission. [Chronicle]

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