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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 Hybrid Cannabis

Few strains provide the full-bodied experience of Area 41 while also coming with a nice cerebral edge, essentially making it one of the perfect hybrids. Giving the nod to just one of Alien Labs' famed strains it...
Jul 30, 2019

Best Cannabis Sativa

When looking for the best sativas, you want something that's a bit of a pick-me-up without being too jittery. Super Lemon Haze, this year's top sativa, is not a pure panic attack weed by any means, it...
Jul 30, 2019

Best Old-World Bookshop

When people hear the word "bookstore" these days, it's more likely to conjure the image of a sterile, big box with a Starbucks that blasts Ed Sheeran at annoying volume than that of the romantic and magical...
Jul 30, 2019

Most Astonishing Selection of Vegetarian Indian Food

Take a break from TJ's and stock up on healthy frozen food and snacks at this clean, bright market. It's vegetarian and vegan heaven: nothing in the store contains meat. The extensive frozen section makes eating well...
Jul 30, 2019

Best Savory Donuts

San Leandro's Top Hatters Kitchen has some fantastic lemon-ricotta doughnuts (with vanilla bean crème fraiche) on its dessert menu. That's all well and good, but for a real splurge, go to the "small plates" section of the...
Jul 30, 2019

Best Plants for Forgetful People

The Dry Garden Nursery has been promoting sustainable gardening in the East Bay since 1987. With a focus on drought-tolerant and low water plants, the Dry Garden has an impressive collection of bamboos, succulents, carnivorous plants, dish...
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...
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