Friday, July 14, 2006

Top Rated East Bay Eats

Thinking of heading out for a bite to eat? Looking for a recommendation?

You might want to check out one of the East Bay restaurants that made the Chronicle's top 100 Bay Area restaurants list.

20.Fonda, Albany

21.Rivoli, Berkeley

22.Eccolo, Berkeley

23.O Chame, Berkeley

24.Viks Chaat Corner, Berkeley

25.Cesar, Berkeley

26.Chez Panisse,

27.Downtown, Berkeley

28.Grasshopper, Oakland

29.Oliveto, Oakland

30.Pearl Oyster Bar, Oakland

31.A Cote, Oakland

32.Pizzaiolo, Oakland

33.Bay Wolf, Oakland

image courtesy of sfgate

Monday, July 10, 2006

Turning a Paperclip Into a House

Has anybody been following the story of Kyle MacDonald, the guy who turned a red paperclip into a home through a series of trades. Amazing!
Kyle MacDonald's goal was simple — to trade one red paper clip all the way up to a house.

Today, exactly one year after starting his quest it looks like he achieved his goal.

Check out his blog which chronicles his adventures over the past year.

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