Don’t Miss the International Harp Festival

The San Damiano Retreat Center will host the International Harp Festival from May 25th to the 29th, and some of the area's best harpists and harp instructors are slated to attend. The fest is a combination of instruction and enjoyment. Each day offers a roster of classes designed for harp players of all levels, from […]

Start Your Day With Something From Sunrise Bagels Cafe

When the first rays of sunlight appear in the night sky, the doors open at Sunrise Bagels Cafe. The local bagel shop makes all of its own bagels right on the premises to create fresh snacks that are available every day of the week. On any given day, 36 different kinds of bagels are available […]

Fresh Millions Restaurant: Build Your Own Healthy Meal on the Go

When you only have 30 minutes to grab lunch or an hour to throw together dinner, it's natural to turn to fast food and other unhealthy options. The minds behind Fresh Millions Restaurant understand that reality, and they want to change it. That's why they created a fast-casual restaurant where healthy eating is the top […]

Enjoy Live Jazz at Clementine’s Sunday Brunch

When you head inside Clementine's, you leave San Ramon and travel to the French Quarter in New Orleans. The colorful embellishments, welcoming vibe, and classic Cajun cuisine all contribute to this feeling that, by crossing the threshold, you've actually just crossed the country. Of course, in true New Orleans style, there's live jazz each weekend. […]

Enjoy a Sweet Treat This Week at Dainty Donuts

Delicious doughnuts are the focus at Dainty Donuts, a local shop near you in San Ramon. The bakers at Dainty Donuts are known for whipping up some of the finest sweet treats around that come in a number of varieties. The menu consists of classics like Boston cremes, sprinkled doughnuts, and glazed confections, in addition […]

A-Town Pizza and Kabob House: Where Afghan and Italian Cuisine Converge

Even though A-Town Pizza and Kabob House combines two seemingly disparate cuisines into a single menu, the juxtaposition of classic Italian dishes and traditional Afghan fare certainly seems to work for San Ramon eaters. Regulars love just about everything from the pizza to the bolani, so if you haven't been to A-Town before, it's time […]

Don’t Miss Drum Sunday: Bomba! Rhythms from Puerto Rico

Whether you're well-versed in Bomba or you've never even heard of this musical genre before, you're more than welcome at Drum Sunday: Bomba! Rhythms from Puerto Rico. Hosted by the Ashkenaz Music and Dance Community Center, Drum Sunday gives locals an opportunity to learn all about different types of music—for free. Bomba! Rhythms from Puerto […]

The Oakland Running Festival Returns on April 2nd

Athletes, take note: on Sunday, April 2nd the popular Oakland Running Festival returns for another year of healthy competition. The Oakland Running Festival comprises two major races in one day: a marathon and a half-marathon. In addition to the big races that draw participants from near and far, the running festival also consists of a […]

Shish Grill: Lebanese Food to Crave

The flavors of Mediterranean cuisine are craveable, yet still unlike any other cuisine out there. It’s a good thing, then, that the people in the San Ramon area have a restaurant like Shish Grill. This Market Place establishment, which has won over crowds of happy diners, offers authentic Lebanese and Greek cuisine prepared fresh every […]