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Gladstonians recommend shops to support during Asian American Heritage Month.


It’s Asian American Heritage (AAPI) Month and the perfect time to celebrate and support the diverse and vibrant Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in the San Francisco Bay Area.

In honor of the month, Gladstone’s community put together a list of local AAPI-owned businesses. From handmade jewelry to trendy clothing and delicious food, the Bay Area is home to countless AAPI-owned shops that offer unique and meaningful products. By shopping at these businesses, you can show your support for the AAPI community and help uplift small, local entrepreneurs.

Food and Drinks

Name Type Location
Formosa Chocolates Oakland, CA
Honeybear Boba Boba San Francisco, CA
Jade Chocolates Chocolates San Francisco, CA
Kokak Chocolates Chocolates San Francisco, CA
Lion Dance Cafe Cafe Oakland, CA
Socola Artisanal chocolates and confections San Francisco, CA
Third Culture Bakery Baked goods, mochi muffin Berkeley and Walnut Creek, CA



Name Location
Arkipelago San Francisco, CA
Eastwind Books of Berkeley Berkeley, CA
Kinokuniya Bookstore San Francisco, CA


Other Goodies

Name Types of Goods Location
Baggu Bags San Francisco, CA
Lil' Em Clay Designs Clay creations San Francisco, CA
Marbled Mint Flowers San Francisco, CA
post.script Gifts San Francisco, CA
Redemption Gifts Campbell, CA
Spundhann Gifts and decor Milpitas, CA

All businesses listed in this article were recommended by members of Gladstone’s community. Gladstone does not endorse the businesses listed in this article.

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