Expect quality pilsners from this German-style 'brauerei' (brewery) that imports all its hops, yeasts, and malts from the flagship brauerei in Salzburg, Austria. The 7-year-old Berkeley-based branch has won several Gold medals at American and Australian beer competitions. Tastings and tours M-F 3:15 pm; reservations required.
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This sleek new bar and restaurant in Uptown Oakland serves up stellar martinis and classic cocktails alongside eclectic bar fare, like the chicken and waffle sandwich, green chili burger and Asian nachos. Happy hour 5-7 pm.
Services include an array of facials, including the traveler's relief facial, waxing, massage, body therapies and more.
The most indulgent cured meats, paella and sangria you've ever tasted, from a master of Spanish cooking. $$$ Open for dinner nightly.
Tucked underneath downtown's Fairmont Olympic hotel, this boutique is filled with a wide variety of reasonably priced silver jewelry. With a number of pieces designed in-house by the store's owner, you'll discover everything from silver pieces featuring natural stones (like garnets and turquoise) to eye-catching silver pendants.
Owner Mallika Sukjaro offers fast, casual Thai staples, such as cashew nut stir fry, massaman curry, pad see-ew and more. L & D (Mon-Sat).
This museum examines the historical and cultural aspects of motherhood with exhibits, performances and workshops. Story time and interactive activities are also offered for children. Tues-Sun 10:45 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Suggested admission $15 adults, $13 seniors, $12 students, $5 children, children under 5 free.
Modern and contemporary works by Paul Klee, Sasson Soffer and Victor Wang. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Ramen noodles are serves with kimchi and vegetables in a spicy broth with a choice of rice cakes, seafood and shrimp dumplings, organic rofu and vegetables dumplings and pork and egg, plus a variety of stews. L & D (Mon-Sat).
Tom Cruise manned the bar in the movie Cocktail (1988), which was filmed on location in this Upper East Side sports pub known for its all-day, two-for-one Happy Hour (Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-7 p.m.) and Wed trivia night. Daily 11 a.m.-4 a.m.