Black-Owned Businesses Woman-Owned Business 

PRODUCT REVIEW: Yoga @ Black to Yoga

In the age of COVID-19, all manner of service is being offered online, including yoga classes. Am I a yogi? Not really. Did I need a good stretchin’ out? Yes, really. I’ve been a member of Black to Yoga for two years, at least, and I had yet to attend a single session, until last Friday. This is how it went:

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Bay Area Black-Owned Businesses Business Reviews Small Business 

Product Review: Pucker Up Lemon Cheesecake by Crumble & Whisk Patisserie

Sooooo, it was Sunday, and I wanted cheesecake. I could’ve walked to my local supermarket and bought a not-so-tasty one, produced by a popular international chain, but I wanted something more substantial. I performed an online search for cheesecakes in Oakland, and up popped Crumble & Whisk.

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Sauteed Green Beans on White Plate with Sauteed Shrimp and a Fork Bay Area Black-Owned Businesses Business Reviews Oakland Small Business 

Product Review: Shrimp and Green Beans at Kingston 11

In all the time I’ve been in Oakland — well, really, in all the time this restaurant has been open; I got here, first — I’d never gotten a chance to sit and eat at Kingston 11, a Jamaican food restaurant.

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