Temescal Telegraph Business Improvement District
asdg, aerg, California

Taste of Temescal
10/3/2012 8:00:00 AM UTC - 10/3/2012 10:30:00 AM UTC
Telegraph Avenue between 43rd and 51st, Oakland, California, 94609
Taste of Temescal is back on Tuesday, October 2, from 6 to 8:30, showcasing the Temescal district's diverse cuisine choices and benefiting our local non-profits and schools. This event takes place on Telegraph Avenus place on Telegraph Avenue between 43rd and 51st, including the thriving Temescal Alley.

This is a very hip happening in Temescal, a culinary crawl to scintillate your palates: the Taste of Temescal on Telegraph Avenue between 43th and 51st on Tuesday, October 2 from 6-8:30 PM. Enjoy an evening of food, drink, live music and fabulous prizes (gift certificates to your favorite eatery). This is a green event too!

Proceeds will benefit the following organizations:
Emerson Elementary School
Claremont Middle School
Oakland International High School
Women's Cancer Resource Center
Oakland Tech High School
The Lions Center for the Blind


Get your tickets right away since we limit sales to 450. Online tickets can be picked up at will-call at 42nd and Telegraph on the day of.

PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS include:
Arbor Cafe
Abesha's
Asmara
Aunt Mary's Cafe
Barlata
Beauty's Bagels
Burma Superstar East
Casserole House
Doña Tomas
Doughnut Dolly
Good Bellies Cafe
La Calaca Loca Taqueria
Lanesplitter Pizza & Pub
Marc 49 Bar
Mariposa Bakery
Mixing Bowl
Peet's Coffee & Tea
Pizzaiolo
Pizza Nation
Roundtable Pizza
Sacred Wheel
Scream Sorbet
Sura Korean
Tanjia Moroccan
Taqueria Pico Paco
Tara's Organic Ice Cream  
The Avenue



BUY TICKETS HERE
Writing & films of Shabnam Piryaei
Join Oakland's Shabnam Piryaei in a presention of her much-anticipated new collection of poems, Nothing is Wasted, published by The Operating System in Brooklyn, N.Y. She will read from her work and show selections of her cinema, including the short films "dollhouse," "Miriam's Song" and "A Time to Speak," made from scripts from her poetry, which have been screened at festivals & galleries around the world. Her novel, FORWARD, was published in 2014 and an earlier selection of poems, ode to fragile, appeared in 2010. She has received the Amy Award, given by Poets & Writers to promising women poets under the age of 30 living on Long Island and Metropolitan New York City where she was at the time attending graduate school, & the Transit of the Aim Prize, given by Unsaid Magazine to the poet published there "whose work both embraces and conveys the maxim of poem 1109 by Emily Dickinson." Piryaei was born in Iran, spent her youth and college years in Berkeley and is currently enrolled in a doctoral program of the University of California, Riverside. This is event is part of a regular series of Saturday afternoon salons featuring writers and other workers in creative fields who are contributing to the cultural fabric of the local community.