Shabuya Brings Japanese Hot Pot Cooking to Concord

Shabuya debuted a new approach to Japanese hot pot cooking (AKA shabu shabu) in October. Some things are the same, like the wide variety of flavorful broths and the hot plate at the center of each table, but the buffet-style ingredients bar at the heart of the restaurant is unique. The kitchen team stocks it with […]

Now Open Near The Boulevard: Heritage Eats Walnut Creek

Heritage Eats Walnut Creek unveiled its menu of creative, globally inspired fare in September. Thanks to its fast-casual approach to service, you can grab any of the gourmet wraps, sandwiches, or bowls quickly on your lunch break. Of course, if you want to sit down in the welcoming space and savor your meal, you’re welcome to […]

Forma Gym Turkey Trot: Break a Sweat While Giving Back

When you think of Thanksgiving, your mind probably jumps straight to turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. But there’s more to Thanksgiving than just the feast. Thanksgiving presents an opportunity to spend time with those you love and reflect on everything you have. It also serves as a chance to extend some of your gratitude […]

Now Open Near The Boulevard: Mangosteen Bistro

Plump shrimp mixed with sliced lotus stem, fresh mint, pickled daikon and carrots, cabbage, and red onion, all dressed with a house-made vinaigrette and embellished with crush peanuts and fried shallots. This is the lotus stem salad, or goi ngo sen tom, served at Mangosteen Bistro. It’s one of the unique Vietnamese comfort foods that […]

Order a Doughcream at Coco Swirl

Coco Swirl likes to offer its customers options, so it’s not strictly a frozen yogurt shop. Yes, you can fill a cup with your chosen yogurt and load on the toppings, but you can also step up to the counter and order a cone of traditional ice cream. The display case boasts an ever-changing roster of […]

Order Take-Out This Weekend From Delish Thai

Delish Thai may have a unique approach to dishing out its food, but fans say that the quality of the Thai cuisine is well worth the effort to figure out how it works. Since it opened in June, Delish has earned a perfect five-star average on Yelp with dozens of glowing reviews. The customers agree that […]

Returning Oct. 21: The Annual Lafayette Res Run for Education

You can do something good for yourself and good for the community all at once when you join in the Lafayette Res Run for Education on Sunday, October 21st. The City of Lafayette and the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce team up to put on this event each year as a fundraiser for the city's schools […]

Get Your Fill of Sliders at the Newly Opened Burgerim

Burgerim opened in September with a unique approach to gourmet burgers. Instead of dishing out oversized burgers, this eatery specializes in slider-sized three-ounce burgers. So you can choose to order one, two, or three of them without feeling too full after a meal. This allows you to get creative with your burgers and try a […]

Now Open Near The Boulevard: Rotator Taproom

You won't find much information about Rotator Taproom online, just a few photos, a tap list, and the tagline "Three local boys open a taproom." That's really all that you need to know about the new taproom, which just made its grand debut in August. The no-frills industrial space is the perfect spot to grab […]