(Sponsored): Enter to Win $100 to Explore Oakland Restaurants!


We know you like food, but how about free food? Which is exactly why you need to know about Explore Oakland, a new offer from Marqeta that gives you 25 percent more money to spend at more than two dozen of Oakland’s hottest restaurants, including Ozumo, Picán, Barlata, and more!

The process is simple: sign up for a free Explore Oakland Card and prepay the amount of your choosing. When your card comes in the mail (in 4-7 days) simply use it at any of the participating restaurants and you’ll have 25 percent more to spend! For example, if you prepaid $40, you would have $50 to spend.

This time around, try the service for free! tablehopper is giving away two Explore Oakland cards worth $100 each! To enter to win, all you need to do is forward today’s tablehopper newsletter to one friend (but even more would be so very fabulous), and add a note to your friend(s) about your favorite Oakland restaurants, or why you read tablehopper, or both! Be sure to Cc: or Bcc: me at luckyme@tablehopper.com so I know you sent it—I promise I won’t use anyone’s email address. The deadline to enter is Sunday November 11th at 11:59pm. We’ll notify the winner on Monday! Good luck!