Now Open in San Ramon: Lin’s Noodle & Skewers Bar

Lin's Noodles & Skewers Bar just made its debut in San Ramon last month, but it's already racking up the rave reviews from happy customers. The chef crafts contemporary renditions of Chinese barbecue and noodle dishes, including a long list of meat-laden skewers. Kick off your meal with a unique appetizer or two like the […]

Now Open in San Ramon: Plucked Chicken & Beer

Plucked Chicken & Beer enlists only the finest poultry to star in its fried chicken dishes. That means the birds are free-range, antibiotic-free, all-natural, and sourced from farms here in California. You'll be able to taste the difference in each bite of crispy-juicy chicken at Plucked, a casual eatery that just opened in June. The […]

Pucker Up at Wow Wow Lemonade in Danville

Wow Wow Lemonade is a community-driven business born of a tragedy. Owner Todd and wife Chloe lost their son, Haven, when he was only three years old. They decided to turn their grief into something good. Inspired by the outpouring of love and support they felt from their community in Hawaii, they opened their first […]

Treat a Sweet Tooth at Chocolate Works

Dessert lovers, rejoice: Chocolate Works just opened a new branch of its sweet shop near you in May, complete with a chocolate fountain for dipping snacks. True to its name, the store specializes in chocolate—but not just any chocolate. It offers high-quality, handcrafted Belgian chocolates, just as it has since the first shop opened back […]

Kibo Sushi: A New Japanese Eatery in Danville

The former chef of well-established Blue Ginko and Sasa in Walnut Creek branched out to open Danville's own Kibo Sushi at the end of March. According to early reviews, Chef Brandon's new business endeavor has already found success with local fans of Japanese food. He and his team craft a mix of classic and contemporary […]

Enjoy Fresh, Authentic Mediterranean Food at Shish Grill

A warm piece of pita bread stuffed with chicken smothered in authentic shawarma spices and garlic sauce, complemented by fresh tomato, pickles, lettuce, parsley, and onions. Plump chunks of charbroiled chicken breast skewered and served with rice and salad. House-made hummus infused with fresh garlic, lemon juice, and tahini. These are a few of the […]

Golnazar Gourmet Ice Cream: Don’t Miss the Saffron Ice Cream

Golnazar Gourmet Ice Cream began overseas and opened its first U.S. branch in 2006 under the guidance of Mehdi and Mitra, the children of founder Hossain. They follow in their father's footsteps, using only the highest quality ingredients to craft their ice cream and treating each and every customer with care. Although they craft the […]

Try the Tea Leaf Salad at Burma Burma

If you've never tried a salad made of tea leaves, then you probably haven't been to Burma Burma yet. Don't worry, you're not the only one. This Burmese eatery just debuted in Dublin this February, so it's still relatively new to the local culinary scene. But its international dishes—like the tea leaf salad—have already started […]

Even the Salads Excite Taste Buds at Andaman Thai

Slices of mango tossed with shrimp, mint, onion, and Thai spices. Ribbons of papaya mixed with fresh tomato, green beans, and peanuts in a Thai dressing. A mix of seafood dusted with Thai seasonings and drizzled with lime juice. Even the salads crafted by Andaman Thai's chef exude creativity and exotic flavors. Grab dinner at […]

Devour a Few Artisan Slices at Pizza My Heart

Pepperoni, sausage, salami, and Canadian bacon. Sundried tomatoes, pesto, and chicken. Clams and garlic. These are the ingredients that top the Maverick's, the Depot Hill, and the Steamer's pies, respectively, at Pizza My Heart. Since the San Ramon branch of this California chain launched a few weeks ago, its kitchen team has been wowing taste […]