Orinda

Events

Benefit Concert Featuring Big Head Todd and the Monsters, and Paynbirds at Cal Shakes in Orinda on May 16th

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Benefit Concert Featuring Big Head Todd and the Monsters, and Paynbirds:

Cal Shakes Theater
100 California Shakespeare Theater Way, Orinda
Saturday, May 16th, 2015
7:00pm | $95

Big Head Todd and the Monsters headlines, with paynbirds VIP Experience starts at 4:30 with band meet and greet, followed by organic gourmet dinner. GA Doors at 5:30. Show begins at 7:00. This will sell out and proceeds benefit Breast Cancer Fund, breast cancer prevention. HUGE THANK YOU to our generous sponsors, DC SOLAR and WHOLE FOODS!

Restaurants

Table 24 and Barbacoa get New Chefs, Launch New Menus in Orinda

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Orinda Theatre Square

From a press release:

Barbacoa’s new Executive Chef, Remberto Garcia, is a seasoned cooking veteran who worked alongside celebrity chef Hubert Keller at Fleur de Lys for more than 20 years. His Latin heritage will influence Barbacoa’s rich, flavorful menu with new menu items such as a Quinoa Green Citrus Salad with Roasted Pistachios and Seared Ahi Tuna Tacos with Piquin Aioli. Fish Tacos with Cilantro Pesto, Carne Asada Rolled Tacos with House-Made JalapeñoSauce and Roasted Beet Salad with Roasted Beet Dressing exemplify Garcia’s commitment to simple, authentic flavors accompanied by a beautiful presentation.

Table 24’s new Executive Chef, Jonathan Williams has established a back-to-the-basics approach to the restaurant’s neighborhood comfort menu. A Boston born native, William’s no nonsense method to cooking enables him to focus on simple, seasonal, fresh and flavorful ingredients that round out Table 24’s home-style experience. A sampling of some of the refreshed menu items include beautiful, simple, organic salads with house-made dressings, home-made sauces, fresh baked breads, twice baked potatoes, fresh catch of the day, smoked pulled pork sandwich and baby back ribs along with a few new favorites such as William’s authentic recipes of New England Clam Chowder, Maine Lobster Rolls and Free-Range Slow Roasted Half Chicken.

 

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Events

Orinda Restaurant Tour on May 12th at Orinda Theatre Square

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Orinda Restaurant Tour:

Orinda Theatre Square
Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
6:00pm – 8:00pm | $30

Our annual Restaurant Tour is coming up on Tuesday, May 12th. from 6-8 pm, where you’ll have the opportunity to stroll around the Theatre Square area and sample savory bites from 14 different restaurants. The tasting tour will go from 6-8, with pie and coffee service starting at about 7 pm.

The event promises to be a huge success with live music provided by the Ripplers, a local band, playing dance classics from every decade in “Restaurant Alley” across from the Theatre.

Tickets are available for 250 participants for only $30 each & you can get them now:
~ On-line at www.orindachamber.org
~ At First Republic Bank, 224 Brookwood Road in Orinda
~ The Chamber Office, 26 Orinda Way in Orinda

Don’t miss Dining Al Fresco with us and
enjoying the special ambiance that makes our city so special.

Events

Annual Spring Family Fun Day at Orinda Theatre Square on April 18th

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Annual Spring Family Fun Day:

Orinda Theatre Square
2 Orinda Theatre Square
Saturday, April 18th, 2015
1:00pm – 4:00pm | Free

Orinda Theatre Square kicks Spring into high gear with our Annual Free Spring Family Fun Day!
Hop on over and join us for a full day of activities, including:

• a rock climbing wall
• a petting zoo
• pony rides
• an extra large photo wall to capture the day’s memories
• face painting