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2021 READERS’ PICKS: Beauty, Health & Wellness

Best Acupuncturist   Mamie Chow L.Ac. Best Alcohol ⁄ Drug Rehabilitation   AA Best Allergist   Columbia Asthma & Allergy Best Assisted Living Facility   St. Paul’s Towers Best Chiropractor   Dr. Teresa Lau, Vibrant Body Wellness Best Day Spa   Piedmont Springs Best Dentist   Oakland Eco Dental Best Dermatologist   Jason Fung, MD Best Endodontist   Jason R. Calvert DDS Best Esthetic Dentist   Lake Merritt Dental Best Eye Lash Extensions and ⁄ or Brow Enhancements   Cocoon Urban...
Jul 30, 2019

Best Traditional Latin American Dessert

As the name implies, Tres leches cake is made with three kinds of milk: whole milk, sweetened condensed milk, and evaporated milk (and probably some whipping cream for the topping, which some consider a fourth milk, though...
Jul 30, 2019

Best Gift for a Dapper Dad

Perfect for a wedding, birthday, graduation, Easter, or an Afropunk festival, a Father + Son matching bowtie set at Mischief is a delightful gift no matter the occasion. The bowties are made locally in Oakland by designer...
Jul 30, 2019

Best Way to Wear Your Oakland Pride

You haven't really lived in Oakland until you've waited in line to get something delicious at Tacos Sinaloa. The iconic orange truck and titular gleeful shrimp (who is strangely excited about having served up his brothers with...
Jul 30, 2019

Best Low-Cost Yoga Studio

There is nothing stress-relieving about expensive yoga classes. It seems to defeat the purpose of going to a yoga class if it causes financial strain and stress. Yoga to the People in Berkeley is addressing this very...
Jul 30, 2019

Best Herbal Remedies (No, Not That Kind of Herbal)

Tinctures are concentrated herbal extracts made by dissolving herbs in alcohol, and no one in the East Bay is better at the tincture trade than Homestead Apothecary. Homestead carries concoctions for any number of ailments, from stress...
Jul 30, 2019

Best Gift for a Musician Who Has Everything

Most Americans became acquainted with the sitar via maestro, Ravi Shankar, and his affiliation with George Harrison. Shankar's high profile in the late 1960s even resulted in the sitar being featured prominently in rock music of the...
Jul 30, 2019

Best Cannabis Dispensary

For 20 years, Berkeley Patients Group has provided the East Bay with some of the finest cannabis in the world, first and still for the patients who use cannabis to improve their quality of life, and now...
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