Swan’s Market Showcases the Community of Old Oakland

September 1, 2016
From San Francisco Chronicle

Unless you’re in Baja, a great fish taco is hard to find. Often they’re over-fried, or the fish is dry, or the tortilla is cold or they suffer from a dozen other small errors that remind you that you’re not on a beach in Mexico, you’re in the foggy throes of a Bay Area summer.


We Built This City: Oakland’s Changing Landscape

April 7, 2016
From Travel and Leisure

My favorite: Cosecha, Dominica Rice-Cisneros’s modern-Mexican counter-service joint. One of a crop of Oakland restaurants opened by chefs who trained at Alice Waters’s Chez Panisse in Berkeley, Cosecha anchors Swan’s Market, a busy food hall in a landmark brick-and-terra-cotta building on Downtown’s south side.

Taylor's Sausage

Taylor’s Sausages: Linked to Past, Trending Today

March 24, 2016
From Berkeleyside

So I paid a visit to Taylor's Sausages in Swan’s Market in Old Oakland. I'd had a brief conversation with owner Raymond Gee previously, and he suggested I ...


Oakland Restaurant Week Dishes up Deals

January 13, 2016
From KTVU San Francisco

Food and high spirits filled Swan's Market in Old Oakland Wednesday night for the kickoff party. According to the Visit Oakland organization, a non-profit that ...


36 Hours in Oakland, California

December 3, 2015
From New York Times

Afterward, head to Swan’s Market, a historic “housewives' market,” with an exceptional food court, from the Japanese set lunches at B-Dama to The Cook and Her Farmer’s mind-blowing oyster po’ boy. Miss Ollie’s is an Afro-Caribbean restaurant where the jerk shrimp are big and scorchingly spicy ...

As B Dama

6 Reasons to Visit San Francisco Now

October 7, 2015
From CNN

Take the train to Old Oakland and check out the brick buildings and modern fare filling Swan’s Market, such as Japanese spot AS B-Dama and the Caribbean ...

Cook and Her Farmer

USA Today Top 10 List

August 21, 2015
From USA Today

Long eclipsed by its big sister, San Francisco, across the East Bay, Oakland has come into its own as a restaurant town. From fantastic fried chicken to righteous ramen and Mumbai street food, a staggering array of diverse eating experiences awaits in Oakland. In historic Swan’s Market alone, The Cook and Her Farmer, Cosecha Café


Best of San Francisco 2015: Delicious New Restaurants, Bars, Markets + More

July 9, 2015
From 7x7

Avoid the tourists swarming the Embarcadero and head for Oakland’s impressive Swan’s Market. A prized shopping center from 1917 until the late 1960s, it fell in disrepair until the late 1990s when East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation was granted permission to overhaul the space. Now, downtown workers can grub yummy Monday molé at the market's first restaurant, Cosecha, or scratch their Car


Oakland Rising

June 6, 2015
From Sacramento Magazine

off Broadway, Swan’s Market, on Ninth Street, is a foodie's dream destination, with restaurants serving handcrafted tortillas (Cosecha), oysters (The Cook and ...


Check, Please! Bay Area Season 10 Premiere!

April 16, 2015
From KQED Check, Please!

The Season 10 premiere of KQED's Check, Please! Bay Area reviews the following restaurants: Cosecha (Oakland), Bull Valley Roadhouse (Port Costa), Michael Warring (Vallejo). Host Leslie Sbrocco's wine tip ...


The Best Farmers’ Markets In America

April 15, 2015
From Huffington Post

Finish your visit with lunch at one of the food vendors in the revamped Housewives Market (also called Swan’s Market)—I recommend the expertly made tacos at ...


5 Rad Things To Do On A Rainy Day In Oakland

April 25, 2014
From 7x7

If you're in need of sustenance, Swan’s Market (only a block away) offers everything from filling Mexican fare to Japanese rice bowls to oyster po' boys. // 460 8th ...


Swan’s Market, Revived

March 23, 2015
From Diablo Magazine

If I were down to my proverbial last meal, I would make a beeline for Swan’s Market in Old Oakland, where I can find all my favorite foods: fried chicken, oysters, ...


Deep Roots Oakland and Hen House: New Bar/Eatery Fills Out Swan’s Marketplace

January 7, 2015
From SFGate

The final piece of the puzzle in the revamped Swan’s Marketplace seems to be in place at last with the opening of a unique food and drink partnership spearheaded by Brendan Eliason.


An Ugly Duckling Turns Back Into Swan’s In Old Oakland

January 24, 2014
From Oakland Local

In February of 1995, Swan’s Market, the former home of a low-cost department store that occupied the block of Old Oakland bounded by 9th, 10th, Clay and ...