Temescal, a hipster neighborhood in North Oakland centered around Telegraph Avenue, has emerged as an eating destination, home to innovative offerings by creative food producers in a culturally diverse community known for its innovative eats, artsy vibe and community spirit.The talent behind the tastes have helped this tour earn the title of “The Best Oakland Food Tour You’ll Ever Take.”
One of the most diverse destinations in the country, the food in this neighborhood is a true reflection of the city of Oakland. Begin the tour with fresh Baja-style tacos from the Cholita Linda stand at the weekly farmers’ market, followed by the award-winning Kouign-Amann pastry from Starter Bakery.
Pav sliders and Indian street food from past Top Chef contestant Preeti Mistry at Juhu Beach Club are always a crowd-pleaser. Round out your excursion with authentic injera and wot from Abesha Ethiopian, Korean rice bowls from Bowl’d BBQ, Sacred Wheel’s grilled mac ‘n’ cheese and PBR tomato soup, and other treats from the trendy Temescal Alleys.
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Edible Excursions is an award-winning culinary tour company that offers epicurean strolls through San Francisco’s famous Ferry Building Marketplace, culturally diverse Mission District, historic Japantown, and downtown’s craft cocktail bar scene. Led by founder Lisa Rogovin and her team of knowledgeable guides, these gourmet adventures take guests behind-the-scenes into the Bay Area’s acclaimed food communities to reveal savoury treasures and sweet gems, one bite at a time.