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Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe, Dogwood Bar, Mark Uptown Oakland
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Last night this vlogger trekked down over to the Uptown District in Oakland to just check out how the scene was changing. The result? The video you see above.

It started with a walk over to the Fox Theater, with a look at how the much-anticipated Oakland version of Emeryville’s Rudy’s Can’t Fail Cafe was coming along. As it turns out the owners were hosting what California Capital Group’s Mark McClure called a “soft launch,” but considering the tweets we’ve exchanged, like this one

@RudyCantFailCaf Rudy’sCan’tFailCafe
@zennie62 not quite yet…a couple more weeks…we’ll keep you posted! Check out the RCFC-Oakland FB page for the deets!!!

You figure they’d have invited me to the damn thing, right?

Oh well.

Maybe they will have this kid dancing at the opening:

But that aside, the Oakland Rudy’s Can’t Fail Cafe, which occupies a space that was once an adult book store, officially opens this coming Monday from 7 PM to 1 AM, and just as I’m leaving town. Reportedly you will be able to eat late every night there, which is good news for Oakland’s growing list of Uptown bars, like Dogwood.

According to Lexy, the owner of the three-month old establishment at the corner of Telegraph and 17th Street, a late night eatery was the missing link connecting all of the establishments. “It’s much needed,” she said.

She’s right. With The Fox Theater, Cafe Van Kleef, The Den At The Fox, The Uptown, and other bars, the only food place to this writing was Flora, and that closes at 10 PM. Meanwhile, what’s a patron who just groved to a band supposed to do for late night food? Well, the on-street cart serving the hog dogs was one answer, and there’s a small closet-sixed eatery that was open just a few doors down from Cafe Van Kleef, but that was it.

Rudy’s Can’t Fail Cafe will change all that.  But the bet here is you’re going to have to compete with the other bartenders for a seat at the place.

Stay tuned.

By Zennie Abraham

Zennie Abraham | Zennie Abraham or "Zennie62" is the founder of Zennie62Media which consists of zennie62blog.com and a multimedia blog news aggregator and video network, and 78-blog network, with social media and content development services and consulting. Zennie is a pioneer video blogger, YouTube Partner, social media practitioner, game developer, and pundit. Note: news aggregator content does not reflect the personal views of Mr. Abraham.


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