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 […]

What’s Your Go-To Order at Pho Saigon City #2?

Pho Saigon City #2 opened in May where a former pho spot used to reside. The eatery underwent a total revamp before reopening its doors—from the paint to the light fixtures—and the owners are new, too. So far, patrons say the change has been a welcome one. The restaurant offers your typical slate of beef-laden […]

Roll a Few Frames at Diablo Valley Bowl

If you're looking for a fun way to spend time with friends, reserve a lane at Diablo Valley Bowl. The old-school bowling alley will transport you back in time to your childhood, complete with slick rental shoes and the ongoing cacophony of crashing pins. Since Diablo Valley Bowl also boasts a full-service kitchen and bar, […]

Now Open Near The Boulevard: Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea

Dark roast French chicory coffee swirled with sweetened condensed milk. This is the French-Vietnamese Au Lait, one of the signature java beverages at Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea. A nearby branch of this coffeehouse chain just debuted in July with local owners, so you can support their new endeavor as you sip on a sweet and […]

Don’t Skip Happy Hour at the Newly Opened Pacific Catch

Pacific Catch, which just opened in June, brings the island vibes to Walnut Creek with every house cocktail that flows from the tap. Come for happy hour, between 4 and 6 p.m. every weekday, to enjoy a draft pour of the Island Mule, a mix of Pearl vodka, ginger beer, passion fruit puree, citrus shrub, […]

The American Iron Car Show Returns to Pleasant Hill on Aug. 12

Summer wouldn't be complete without a trip to the car show, and Pleasant Hill hosts a large auto event each year. The American Iron Car Show returns to downtown Pleasant Hill on Sunday, August 12th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a collection of roadsters that will impress even the most avid car buff. […]

A New Spot for Smoothies Near The Boulevard: Juice Zone Bee & Tea

Juice Zone Bee & Tea pours freshly pressed fruit and veggie juices, boba and milk teas, and nutrient-packed smoothies. Even though it only opened in April, the fresh and healthy options are already catching the attention of local customers, especially the unique sips you won't find anywhere else. Take, for example, the acai smoothies. The […]

Walk for a Good Cause at the Relay For Life of Diablo Valley

The American Cancer Society (ACS) exists to raise funds for cancer research in the hopes that, one day, it will be entirely eradicated. One of the major ways the ACS does this is through its 24-hour walk called the Relay for Life. If you or someone you know has been affected by cancer, consider being […]

Sip Upscale Libations at Impulse Room Jazz Club

Impulse Room Jazz Club bills itself as "a place of discovery," and not just when it comes to the music. Its bar stocks craft beers and fine wines that you probably won't find at your average sports bar. The upscale libations are the perfect complement to the equally high-quality performers, who specialize in all different […]