March 14, 2018

Oakland and the surrounding neighborhoods here in the East Bay Area have been booming with vegetarian and vegan friendly options when it comes to dining out. It’s amazing to know which spots are accommodating in this way, for the next time you’re craving a plant-based...

February 21, 2018

Right now Austin, Texas is a city booming with so much growth, an environmentally “green” vibe, lots of young entrepreneurs, a hard to beat music scene and a wide variety of delicious and one of kind places to eat that also tie in enjoying the outdoors and nightlife sc...

February 6, 2018

Oh, l'amour.  Valentine's Day, the day of love, is fast approaching.  Do you know where you'll be dining?  You could stay in and cook your valentine a delicious meal or you could leave it to the pros and choose to dine out at one of these romantic venues perfect for th...

October 25, 2017

November Food and Drink Events You Can't Miss.

About The Author

Madelene is a nutritionist and yoga teacher who’s passionate about writing and blogging as well. She utilizes her skills in communication, promotion and social media outreach to support the community and the...

June 8, 2017

Map of our favorite negronis in Oakland

April 10, 2017

Seder suppers that are  restaurant-ready

Comal’s Fifth Annual Passover Dinners


What: In honor of Passover, Comal’s chef Matt Gandin is cooking two multi-course, family-style meals to be served in the restaurant’s private dining room. The dinner will incorporate Passover...

March 28, 2017

Mexico City is one of my favorite cities, EVER.  Growing up I was lucky enough to spend summers there visiting family.  As a teen, I lived there seasonally as an understudy for the Ballet Folklorico of Amalia Hernandez (we can chat later about my previous life as a pro...

October 6, 2016

Ah, el taco.  Soft corn tortilla, meat (make it al pastor for me), cilantro, diced onions, salsa taquera with a lime wedge and radish on the side.  That's how I like it.  Simple, greasy and to the point.  Just like the tacos I used to get with my dad on Friday nights f...