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The New York Times says go to Oakland for the food

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The New York Times named Oakland one of its' 45 Places to Go in 2012, for the restaurants. Oakland is listing #5:
http://travel.nytimes.com/2012/01/08/...

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  1. There goes the neighborhood. I happen to be someone who liked "once-gritty Oakland."

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    1. re: GH1618

      Mostly it still is, once you walk a couple of blocks from Uptown or Piedmont Ave. or any of the other more or less gentrified bits.

      1. re: Robert Lauriston

        Don't worry. Hardly anything good is mentioned. Nothing about korean food, Vietnamese, Ethiopian, Gelato, BarLata, lanesplitter, the trappist, Kingfisher, Mua, Boot and Shoe, Sidebar, Luka's. They're sending everyone to Everett and Jones, A Cote, Oliveto, the Claremont, and Lake Chalet. Although - a nice reminder of how good O Chame is.

        1. re: bbulkow

          Actually, the only restaurants mentioned in that article are Commis, Hawker Fare, Plum, Plum Bar, and Haven. The other two recent articles also mentioned Guest Chef, Bar Dogwood, Cafe Van Kleef, Make Westing, Rudy's Can't Fail, and Bar 355.

    2. Nice that they're continuing to fawn over Daniel Patterson. Too bad their list isn't more imaginative and affordable.

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