If you are a food-lover, chances are you are familiar, at least in passing, with Oakland, California. Perhaps you've flagged the East Bay city as a day trip, a single-day diversion from the main attraction, San Francisco, which is rightly renowned as a mecca for food-lovers. But you'd be wrong to relegate Oakland to the sidelines.
That's not to say that if you hop on the BART, hitch a ride on the ferry, or drive over the Bay Bridge, you'll be disappointed in your short-lived foray. No, the opposite is true. This East Bay charmer will have you wishing you'd allowed more time to explore its multi-faceted (and seriously delicious) dimensions.
Here, five Oakland locals share their very best bites in their hometown.
5 Locals Share the Best Things to Eat in Oakland, California — Travel Bites