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Feel a day trip coming on? Grab a seat on the BART and head no further than one of Oakland’s oldest and coolest ‘hoods: Temescal. Dubbed the “new gourmet ghetto” by the in-the-know foodies, the area—which is right off of the MacArthur stop—is also becoming home to a host of amazing boutiques, flower shops, tattoo parlors, and salons. Just where should you head first? For all the intel, check out our super-inspiring, action-packed guide on where to eat, shop, and play in one of our favorite Bay Area ‘hoods. We’ll see you out in Oakland!
Photos by Gina Esposito