Oakland Restaurant Week: Bracket Madness!

You’ve heard of College Basketball’s March Madness tournament, where even President Obama fills out a bracket to try and decide who will win. Well, they’re doing the same thing to decide the Best Restaurant of Oakland Restaurant Week! You can vote online here for who you think the winner should be! If you’re a Picán fan,…

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“U Can’t Touch This!”

I know it’s considered improper etiquette to talk about oneself or brag about your own products. So, I just had a slice of our Sexy Bacon yesterday…think Cajun spice, molasses and some heat….on our Weekend Brunch Menu…damn!! U can’t touch this! In the spirit of Southern Fusion, Pork Belly Lettuce Wraps…really??!  Asia meets the Deep South…no joke. U…

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The Santa Cup

The house still quiet…it’s 6:22am. Plenty of time to get dinner under way; no family arriving until 4p. Laptop, coffee, the Christmas tree lit up; so peaceful. We had a great family tradition of drinking eggnog while decorating the tree, always the first weekend in December. It was a special treat we looked forward to…

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Thankful.

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at Picán! We’re grateful for the bounty of blessings and beauty that life offers us. We all have a lot to be thankful for, more than we could ever hope to notice by ourselves. That’s why we have each other. We wish everyone a very safe, holiday weekend! – Michael…

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Holiday Entertaining; The DIY Cocktail Bar!

At Picán, we have lots of counter space, prep areas, a massive back bar and krewe on hand to pamper and take care of our guests. The holidays especially should be about friends and family gathering and celebrating special moments together. So, for the times you’re not here with us, we’ve pulled together some ideas for setting up time-saving,…

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