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Canyon Club Brewery Opens in Moraga


1558 Canyon Rd, Moraga

The wait is over as Canyon Club Brewery opened this week in Moraga and judging by a recent visit the place is absolutely packed where even two cowboys showed up! There is plenty of seating inside and out. In addition to various draft beers as can be seen on the board in the photo below they also serve five beers made on location ranging from a German Kolsch to a New World IPA. Check out their complete beer selection here. There are also plenty of food options including appetizers, salads, burgers and more. Check out their limited opening menu here.

From their website:

We’re proud to offer our sessionable take on craft beer and an eclectic “Texasfied” gastro pub food menu. Experience the true biergarten life with more than half our seating outside. And the beer; our CCB 7-barrel brewing system enables us to build a tradition of innovation and creativity. All this, set in the backdrop of the Moraga hills. Check us out, enjoy brunch on the weekends, dinner every night and take a crowler and some merch home!

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Bamboo Sushi Opening this Fall at City Center Bishop Ranch in San Ramon


City Center Bishop Ranch, San Ramon

Portland based Bamboo Sushi is planning on opening this fall at City Center Bishop Ranch in San Ramon. Check out their menu here.

From their website:

Driven by a deep commitment to environmental and social change, we set out to make an impact in this world. Setting a new standard for restaurants, we combine the values and guidelines of multiple, international organizations to ensure every plate we serve reflects our deep dedication to sustainability.

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Milk Tea Lab Opens at The Vineyard in Concord


The Vineyard, Concord

Last December we learned that the cafe Bambu closed at The Vineyard shopping center in Concord and thanks to a reader for sending word (and photo) that Milk Tea Lab has opened there. Check out their menu here.

From their website:

Milk Tea Lab presents the utmost modernization of the booming bubble tea culture. We aim to create a space for young kids to enjoy themselves whether it’s to grab a bite, study or hang out with friends. We have a popular collection of board games which are personally collected, from all over Asia for you to enjoy. These games are so exclusive that many are not even sold in the states or available online!

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Joe & the Juice Opens at Park Plaza Shops in Lafayette


Park Plaza Shops, Lafayette

Joe & the Juice opened recently at the Park Plaza Shops in Lafayette where Squirrel’s Coffee Shop used to be. In addition to drinks they also offer sandwiches and yogurt. Check out their menu here. I heard they tried to be edgy so wasn’t surprised that all three employees bore plenty of tattoos. I asked one employee whether tattoos were required to work there and he was speechless for a moment before replying that they weren’t. Out of curiosity I’ll have to drop by another time to see if there are tattoo-less employees.

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The Vine and Spirits Reopens in Danville


480 Hartz Ave, Danville

The Vine and Spirits recently reopened in Danville after a remodeling with a big, new patio. Check out their menu here. They also have a retail section with a “selection of over 200+ bottles from Napa Valley and other renowned wine regions from around the world.”

From their website:

The Vine and Spirits is a sleek and modern small plates restaurant and lounge offering a great selection of food and drink in a casual and inviting environment. We pride ourselves in seeking out the best small production craft wines, beers and spirits to pair with our chef-driven menu. We offer over 18 wines by the glass, many local artisan beers, and craft cocktails. We have a diverse menu of locally sourced seasonal fare, some plates wildly inventive and others comfortingly familiar. We feature daily happy hour specials, and some of the best live music in the east bay!