Head Out to a Free Tequila Tasting at BevMo! Walnut Creek

The Boulevard residents who are fans of tequila should register for an upcoming free tequila tasting. On Thursday, May 18th, BevMo! Walnut Creek welcomes 21-plus guests for a free tequila tasting featuring spirits from Casa Dragones Tequila, a small-batch distiller that specializes in high-quality tequilas. The event runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and includes […]

Don’t Miss the Lunch Specials at Ming’s

Traditional Chinese fare can be found at Ming’s, a popular restaurant here in Pleasant Hill. The chef has been cooking up Chinese specialties for more than 30 years, and the authenticity is clear as soon as you look at a menu. Popular dishes like sesame beef, kung pao chicken, and hot and sour soup are […]

Green Garden Asian Cuisine: BYO to This Popular Pleasant Hill Eatery

Don't be fooled by the nondescript storefront in the nondescript mall that Green Garden Asian Cuisine calls home. Appearances can be deceiving. If you can get beyond the aesthetics of this restaurant, you won't be disappointed. The menu here is extensive, offering everything from spicy Szechuan and Mongolian beef to Kung Pao calamari and sesame […]

Experience an Authentic Pie at Zachary’s Chicago Pizza

Zachary's Chicago Pizza brings a slice of the Windy City to Pleasant Hill with its overstuffed pies. Unlike other deep-dish pizzas you may have tried, Chicago-style pies involve a thin layer of dough topped with tons of cheese and your choice of "toppings," which actually end up sandwiched in between another sheet of dough and […]

Visit Wence’s Restaurant for Fresh Seafood

The next time you're craving a great meal, pay a visit to Wence's Restaurant, a locally owned eatery in Pleasant Hill. The restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner, and brunch is served on the weekends too. Wence's Restaurant specializes in seafood, and the dinner menu features favorites like seafood linguine, fish and chips, […]

Find the Perfect Pairing at Farmstead Cheeses & Wines

Farmstead Cheeses & Wines is a place for vino-lovers and casual fans of wine and cheese alike. If you sometimes find it intimidating to walk into a boutique wine shop and look for a bottle, let the staff at Farmstead Cheeses & Wines set you at ease. They have you covered. Each employee is well-versed […]

Pair Crepes and Coffee at Little Red Bistro

For a casual early meal in Pleasant Hill, pay a visit to Little Red Bistro. Little Red Bistro specializes in crepes and coffee and is a frequently visited spot each morning. The bistro opens its doors at 7 a.m. on weekdays and 8 a.m. on weekends. Here, you can enjoy everything from sweet crepes—including ones […]

Improve Your Business Savvy at Franchising 101

Katie Fagan, Ph.D. and MBA, is responsible for getting more than 600 small businesses off the ground. Needless to say, she has a lot of experience when it comes to the business world, including franchising. So she's the perfect expert to lead Franchising 101: How to Select, Finance & Successfully Operate a Franchise at the […]

Enjoy a Huge Array of Craft Beers at the Spring Brews Festival 2017

Bear Republic Brewing Co. The Rare Barrel. Speakeasy Ales & Lagers. These are just a handful of the dozens of local breweries that will be participating in the Spring Brews Festival 2017 in Concord. All in all, there will be more than 50 of them, each showcasing their own unique brews. When you purchase a […]

Expect Freshly Made Pies at Melo’s Pizza and Pasta

When a local pizzeria thrives for more than four decades, it's safe to assume that the staffers know what they're doing—not just in the kitchen but also when it comes to customer service. Since Melo's Pizza and Pasta recently celebrated its 40th birthday, the popular eatery falls into this category. The menu features only fresh […]