Food Deals in Oakland
Food is one thing that always brings people together -- after all, everyone's gotta eat. No one knows this better than Man Must Wak, Old Oakland's premier African-Caribbean market. And with today's deal, $10 gets you $20 to spend on food, beverages, and more at this neighborhood favorite, which has been serving the community since 1998. Whether you're homesick for the flavors of Africa or the Caribbean, or simply looking to try something new, you'll enjoy the great selection of products at Man Must Wak. From skin-on goat meat to cassava leaves to kola nuts, you'll find all the ingredients you need to make traditional recipes -- and the store's friendly owners are happy to share cooking tips and recipe cards with you (they even have cooking tutorial videos posted online). You can learn to make dishes like fried rice, meat pies, and ogbono soup with okra. You'll also find a selection of imported health and beauty products. This deal's sure to come in handy sooner or later -- especially with the holiday season just around the corner -- because "man must wak" -- that's Nigerian slang for "man must eat to survive." Want more? Check out Man Must Wak on Facebook.
Does the wilting lettuce at your neighborhood supermarket give you the willies? With today's deal, give your body something it truly craves: fresh, wholesome, organic food from Alameda Natural Grocery. For $15, you'll get $30 worth of ultra-fresh produce, dairy, and other does-a-body-good food and household products. This community-minded grocery is like an old pal: friendly, one-of-a-kind, and always welcoming. Browse for ingredients to make magnificent Mexican chicken salad with cumin vinaigrette (find the recipe on the store's website) or wow the fam with chocolate silk pie (pick up silken tofu and blackberry preserves for this creation). Don't worry about draining your wallet to snag healthy faves. Alameda Natural Grocery makes it easy to have your organic, gluten-free cake -- and your savings, too.