A European-style market place in the Bay area, Rock Ridge Market Hall is recognized for its architectural design as well as the eight individual food and flower shops open to the sidewalk.
Farmstead Cheeses & Wines first opened in 2003. The specialty shop provides customers with boutique and bargain wines, ales and beer, artisan cheeses, and more. Products are from all around the world. Wine tastings are offered each week and the shop holds winemaker dinners at local restaurants.
Tamale Girl is a Mexican specialty grocery store in Oakland. Chili powders, hot sauces, tortilla chips, taco and tostado shells, pan dulce, and masa can be purchased. There are also a variety ceramics and t-shirts. There is also that serves authentic Mexican cuisine.