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Best Brunches: The East Bay

Best Brunches: The East Bay

Published on April 08, 2016

in SF Station

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Hog’s Apothecary Brunch and beer? A pairing made in heaven, some say. The somewhat new Hog’s Apothecary excels in the beer department, with over twenty craft local beers on tap, but its food is also quite developed and has grown to have a well-deserved cult following. The brunch is rich and meaty, big on flavor […]

This Is Oakland: Spotlight On The Best Of The East Bay.

This Is Oakland: Spotlight On The Best Of The East Bay.

Published on March 23, 2016

in The Culture Trip

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Owners Bradford Earle and John Streit once lived at opposing ends of the 40th Street corridor in Temescal, and walked the stretch to each other’s homes frequently. They noticed that there was a large community that was woefully underserved when it came to local food and beer options. They found a space between them that […]

Happy Anniversary, Hog’s Apothecary

Happy Anniversary, Hog’s Apothecary

Published on September 09, 2014

in Beer By Bart

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2013 was sure a banner year for new beer venues around the Bay Area, many of which were instant classics.  Among these worthy destinations is Hog’s Apothecary in Oakland, a special place for beers and for dishes made from pigs. The beer program at Hog’s is the work of the passionate beer program director Sayre Piotrkowski, whose […]

A Review of Hog’s Apothecary in Oakland

A Review of Hog’s Apothecary in Oakland

Published on May 11, 2014

in Focus:Snap:Eat

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My Oakland neighborhood continues to evolve with recent food additions including a Blue Bottle Cafe and a Trueburger in the works. Another newcomer is the community-building Hog’s Apothecary. An American-style tavern with an emphasis on everything pig, Hog’s Apothecary opened earlier this year by Bradford Earle and John Stewart-Streit in what’s being called the Jewel […]

Pork favorites, craft beers at Oakland's Hog's Apothecary

Pork favorites, craft beers at Oakland’s Hog’s Apothecary

Published on March 06, 2014

in San Francisco Chronicle

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Hog’s Apothecary is a wonderland of beer in Oakland’s Jewel Box area, just down the street from Homeroom. Owners Bradford Earle and John Streit, along with beer director Sayre Piotrkowski, serve up seasonal, porcine-forward dishes and an excellent selection of California beer. No matter if you’re serious about craft beer or just curious, there’s always something new and exciting […]

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