Falafel Village Is Now Open Near Fairway Village

Vegetarians and meat-eaters alike will find something to love on the simple menu at Falafel Village. The Middle Eastern eatery opened in February with a lineup of fresh, healthy dishes, including the namesake falafel. The crispy chickpea patties come swaddled in lavash bread with hummus or tzatziki, lettuce, onions, and tomatoes, plus an optional dash of […]

The Kebab Shop Brings Mediterranean Fare to San Ramon

If you love the fresh flavors and colors of Mediterranean food, you’ll like the menu at newly opened The Kebab Shop in San Ramon. It’s the latest outpost of an increasingly popular local chain that takes the healthy ingredients indigenous to the Mediterranean and allows customers to put them together in new and creative ways. […]

Buy Your Tickets Now for the Dirtybird BBQ 2019 on Saturday, May 4

Hot food and fresh beats will fill the Alameda County Fairgrounds for the Dirtybird BBQ 2019 on Saturday, May 4th. Along with freshly grilled grub, the food festival always boasts a great lineup of local musicians. This year, the roster includes Claude Vonstroke, Justin Martin, J. Philip, Christian Martin, Worthy, and Ardalan. Grab your ticket […]

Tomorrow at Madrid Ranch: The Local Love Music Festival

Perched atop a picturesque hill in Danville, Madrid Ranch provides a beautiful setting for the Local Love Music Festival this Saturday. Fresh air and sunshine enhance the live show put on by four local bands. From bluegrass and country to soul and rock and roll, the performances cover a variety of musical genres, so there’s something […]

Mendocino Farms Brings Seasonal Fare to San Ramon

Mendocino Farms lives up to its name thanks to the help of local farmers, who provide the fresh ingredients that go into each sandwich, salad, and entree. With an ever-changing selection of seasonal bites and a wide range of vegan options, there’s something for everyone at Mendocino Farms. And since a location just opened open […]

Tartan Day Scottish Faire Arrives in Fremont on April 6

Whether your ancestors hail from Scotland or you just love the sound of the bagpipes, come out to the Tartan Day Scottish Faire this Saturday. Ardenwood Historic Farm hosts the lively event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., celebrating every aspect of Scottish culture via local vendors and entertainers. Dress up in your finest Scottish garb—bonus […]

Replenish Your Spring Wardrobe at the Stoneridge Mall

When you want to pick up a new workout outfit, grab a bite to eat, or find a fresh piece of home decor, there’s one spot nearby that can help with all three, the Stoneridge Mall. This sprawling shopping center plays host to more than 165 shops and restaurants, so it has everything you need for […]

Bite Into Gourmet Burgers at Roam Artisan Burgers in San Ramon

Local farmers, ranchers, and artisans collaborate with Roam Artisan Burgers to create gourmet-quality meals modeled after classic fast food. A new branch of the eatery just opened in San Ramon last month, so now you can easily swing by to grab a burger and fries (or a zucchini-onion haystack) for dinner. Roam allows guests to build […]

Pour Your Own Pint at Thirsty Bay, Now Open in Dublin

If you love to try new craft brews, you should check out Thirsty Bay Tap ‘N Pour. It opened in January with a novel way to sample artisan suds, a self-serve beer wall. Once you register your name and credit or debit card, you receive a bracelet with that information attached to it. Simply tap your […]