The 50m (165ft) USS Potomac was once Franklin D Roosevelt's presidential yacht; he fondly referred to it as the 'floating White House'....
The waterfront where writer and adventurer Jack London once raised hell now bears his name. It's hardly a roughshod district anymore,...
Oakland’s Chinatown is much smaller than its San Francisco sister, but bustles with commerce. English is infrequent and tourists few....
Heinhold's First & Last Chance Saloon
Heinhold's First & Last Chance Saloon , in Jack London Sq, is a lopsided quake survivor and National Literary Landmark; open daily...
Everett & Jones Barbeque
The smoked pork ribs are damn good at this simple, family-run spot with plastic red-checked tablecloths, occasional live music and slow...
Lonely Planet review
Yoshi’s has a solid jazz calendar, with talent from around the world passing through on a near-nightly basis. Often, touring artists will stop in for a stand of two or three nights. It’s also a Japanese restaurant, so you might enjoy a sushi plate before the show.