Oakland: Nieves Cinco de Mayo

There is only one remedy for those hot hot Oakland days. Head over to Nieves Cinco de Mayo for amazing hand-made ice cream. True artisan ice cream that can give San Francisco’s Bi Rite and Mitchell’s a run for their money. In fact, if you were to put this shop in the Mission district, you’d have all the tight pants…

Berkeley: Missed Money Shot and Vegan Sweet Treats

“C.R.E.A.M!!! Cash rules everything around me..” I already had the song stuck in my head from bumpin’ Wu-Tang while getting ready to head to my sister’s place for a family bbq this past Memorial Day weekend. She and her fiance busted out the culinary chops and made Juicy Lucys with all the fixin’s while I…