Paulista Open for Business!

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  As we write this, we begin our 16th day of operations at Paulista! It’s been a whirlwind of activity since we opened our doors for our soft opening on…

Permits, Permits, and More Permits!

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Mock-up of front facade You may have noticed that things have been a little quiet on the Paulista progress towards opening front. That’s because, like many new restaurants experience, getting through...

Paulista’s New Local Partners!

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At the very foundation of Paulista is a belief in and a commitment to our local community. As we have planned, and planned, and planned some more for our opening,…

Paulista: What’s in a Name

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For us, settling on a name for our to-be restaurant was a tricky process. Starting with a blank slate, Jesse and I complied words that embodied our goals of providing…

Awesome Paulista piece in Nosh

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Two friends are teaming up to open Paulista in Oakland’s Glenview district It’s taken almost six years, but this summer, a dream of two friends will finally come true. It will…

Nosh on This!

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It’s been a big week for us. As we continued to inch our way through our 17-day posting of our change of hours to our conditional use permit, we posted…

Mount Paulista

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In honor of SF Beer Week, this bit of beer geekery appeared in the Chronicle this past weekend, asking some of their writers what they thought were the 4 most…

Paulista: The Road Back Home

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Welcome to the very first Paulista blog entry! Right here, in this very space, at least a couple of times a week, we will update you on the latest craziness...