he vibrant flavors and savory ingredients of Central and South America, the aromatic flavors and ancient inspirations of the Mediterranean, and the best and freshest sustainably grown and raised foodstuffs of the Bay Area meet and mix and marry in Bocanova’s Pan-American cuisine. Pan-Latin food and drink with upscale-organic California ingredients star at this industrial-chic Jack London Square venue. The all-à la carte menu features plates large and small ideal for sharing. Some of the most popular items are: Dungeness Crab Deviled Eggs with chipotle aioli ($9), Quinoa Salad—duck conﬁt, watercress, pomegranate seeds, grapes, pistachios ($14), Fried Shishito Peppers with Trapani sea salt and Seasoned Papas Frita with fresh herbs and aioli ($7 each), Slow Roasted Pork “Tamale with poached egg, queso fresco, tomatillo sauce ($18) and American Kobe Flank Steak with chimichurri ($25). Bocanova, 55 Webster Street, Oakland, 510.444.1233, www.bocanova.com.