The Best of 2019

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The Best of 2019

We WHMers stayed plenty busy this year—busy with the eating, drinking, and seeking creative inspiration (you gotta keep the work going somehow, right?). Here’s a collection of spots we visit on the regular. Hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

Happy Hour Hot Spots

So many great watering holes to choose from. How lucky!

10. FIRST EDITION

9. DOGWOOD

8. MAD OAK

7. EMPORIUM

6. MAKE WESTING

5. PUNCHDOWN

4. LOST & FOUND

3. CAFE VAN KLEEF

2. HERE’S HOW

1. THE MIRANDA

Fab Friday Lunch Locales

Wish we could eat lunch 3x a day.

10. SWAN’S MARKET

9. PLENTY

8. HOT BOYS

7. XOLO

6. LUNCH BOX

5. BURMA BEAR

4. BELLY

3. ABURAYA

2. TELEGRAPH

1. ROAM

Books to Boost our Work

There’s always time for #inspiration.

10. EATS, SHOOTS & LEAVES
by Lynn Truss

9. SHOE DOG
by Phil Knight

8. A SMILE IN THE MIND
by Beryl McAlhone, David Stewart, Greg Quinton, Nick Ashbury

7. THE SECRET LIVES OF COLOUR
by Kassia St Clair

6. HEY WHIPPLE, SQUEEZE THIS
by Luke Sullivan

5. FECK PERFUCTION
by James Victore

4. UNLEASH POSSIBLE
by Samantha Stone

3. DRAPLIN DESIGN CO.: PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING
by Aaron Draplin

2. OUTLIERS
by Malcolm Gladwell

1. HOW TO…
by Michael Bierut

Art All Around Us

Did you know that Oakland has over a thousand murals? Check out visitoakland.com to find them all.

10. UNITED NATIONS MURAL
by Zio Ziegler

9. BIBLIOMANIA
by Pastel

8. GIRAPHICS
by Dan Fontes

7. THE TOWN
by Hueman

6. COLD STREETS, WARM CITY
by Muzae Sesay

5. INTUITIVISM
by Zio Siegler

4. TYRANNOSAURUS REX
by Nychos

3. OAKLAND ATHLETICS MURAL
by Illuminaries

2. BEACON FREQUENCY READER
by Joshua Mays

1. THERE’S MORE TO GREEN THAN MONEY
by Jet Martinez

WHM Staff