Dine & Dish: Oakland Cemetery Tour

Dine & Dish

OAKLAND (KRON) — As we get closer to Halloween, ghoulish things hold a certain appeal.​

So how about a cemetery food tour in Oakland?​

These living souls are gathering for a tour of the dearly departed — all  in the spirit of Halloween.

This is the Oakland Cemetary Food Tour.  

Yes, there are cookies from Fentons and cocktails from Kona Club.​

Your guide — Lauren Herpich who has a thing for both food and spook-tacular history.​

At chapel of the chimes, the director kindly shows us into some hidden gems used for unusual purposes.​

Built by renowned Architect Julia Morgan, this is the final resting places of the Bay Area’s most famous and infamous residents.​

Trader Vic was one of them and the tour ends with a toast to the man credited for the mai tai and tiki culture.

What better way to cheer on the spirits than with a spirit.​

There are tours right on through Halloween night.​

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