Here’s what’s happening in the beer world this week.
The “Whole Paycheck” reputation is no more.
Introducing clear coffee. That’s right—it’s coffee, but without the signature brown color that wreaks havoc on your teeth and clothes. Introduced by CLR CFF, it’s a transparent, caffeinated drink with a taste that’s like a potent cold brew.
While many other U.S. metropolitans might be known as larger beer meccas than the greater San Francisco Bay Area, there’s one area of the craft beer landscape where one of our cities apparently thrives: microbreweries.
Another piece of Genova delicatessen’s Italian food empire is closing—this time its ravioli factory—effectively ending over 90 years in Oakland.
Founded in 1919 by Annibale Giovanni Ferrari as an Italian store called Parisian Delicatessen, the company in more recent decades had as many as 13 retail stores in the Bay Area named in honor of its namesake. The company will remain open solely as an import business of Italian pasta, sauces, oil, vinegar, wine, coffee…
After 40 years the Bay Wolf becomes the Wolf with a remodeled interior, a different menu and new owners.
Arthur Mac’s Tap & Snack is open on the corner of 40th Street and MLK Jr. Way, just a stone’s throw from Oakland’s MacArthur BART station. The concept is the centerpiece of Temescal’s MacArthur Annex, the mixed-use spaces housing everything from a coffee shop and a record store, to a jewelry store, and an apothecary.
Because of historically low numbers of adult chinook salmon in the ocean — a lingering effect of the drought — West Coast fishery managers decided to severely restrict the upcoming California commercial salmon season. Commercial fishers have been expecting the announcement of a limited season for months because of predictions of low salmon population numbers…
We’ve known for months that beloved Mission District dive bar Doc’s Clock would be moving. Now we know when, more or less: late May. That means you’ve got about six weeks to crush a can of PBR, knock back a whiskey shot and play a round of shuffleboard in the original hallowed walls, where Doc’s Clock…