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Boca Pizzeria Coming to Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek

Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek

Thanks to a reader for pointing out this SF Business Times article that mentioned Boca Pizzeria is planning on opening a third location in Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek after the renovation is completed. Check out Boca’s lunch/dinner menu here. This will bring the total pizza restaurants near the Broadway Plaza area to three along with soon-to-open Project Pie and California Pizza Kitchen. Nice to see some new pizza options over there!

From their website:

Boca Pizzeria is an Italian inspired Pizzeria utilizing the abundance of Northern California’s seasonal ingredients, while showcasing local micro breweries and wine country’s boutique varietals. Boca Pizzeria has always been our little neighborhood gem we had in mind for years, where we can dine with our friends, family and loved ones.

Our pizzas are authentic Neapolitan style, which cooks for no more than 2 minutes in a 900 degree Italian wood burning oven, is made from double milled 00 Caputo flour. Our sauce is made of the finest San Marzano tomatoes imported from Italy. We make house-made mozzarella cheese daily.


Rockin Crawfish Opening Mid March in Park ‘N’ Shop in Concord

1847 Willow Pass Rd, Concord

Oakland-based Cajun/Creole restaurant Rockin Crawfish is opening in a new location this month in the Park ‘N’ Shop on Willow Pass Rd. in Concord (right behind McDonald’s) according to their Facebook page. Check out their Oakland menu here.

From their website:

Our delicious seafood has a uniquely Cajun flavor that we know you will love. We also offer a full line of beverages including both Domestic and Imported Beers, Sake, or delicious Sakitinis served with  your choice of fruit from lychees to mango or peach. 

For starters we offer an appetizer list that is sure to have something you’re craving.  Choose from Cajun chili cheese fries or Buffalo wings to seafood gumbo or oysters on the half shell, but remember to save room for your main course!

On our menu you will find great Cajun seafood offerings including crawfish, crab, shrimp, clams and oysters, and for families we’ve included some kid friendly items as well, like chicken strips with fries. Add your choice of sides, including rice, potatoes or corn, and your dinner is complete. And dPark ‘N’ Shopon’t think we’ve forgotten about desert – you will love our fried Oreos with strawberries and ice cream.



Jack’s Taps Opening in Downtown Pleasant Hill by Early Summer

15 Crescent Dr, Pleasant Hill

Last October we learned that an extension to Jack’s Restaurant and Bar would be added next to their downtown Pleasant Hill location and construction has now begun on the bar to be called Jack’s Taps. Look for an opening in, late spring/early summer. They will feature, “20 beers on tap, mostly locale and west coast breweries. plus a unique bottle selection.”



Eureka! Restaurant Coming Soon to Willows Shopping Center in Concord

Willows Shopping Center, Concord

The burger restaurant Eureka! is coming soon to the Willows Shopping Center in Concord according to a sign in one of the newly built sections across the street from where Ike’s will be. Check out their Berkeley menu here. Has anyone been to their Berkeley location? What dishes do you recommend?

They also offer craft brews and a bourbon bar. From their website:

Discover the renaissance of American craft brewing and small batch distillation in our uniquely 100% America beer and bourbon bar. Eureka! features rare, innovative and ultra-premium craft beer and whiskey handmade by our nation’s best artisans. To celebrate this quintessential American tradition our classic cocktail selection is derived from all natural liqueurs, fresh fruits and a full-bar.