Each year during the holiday season, Tri-Valley restaurants, cafés, and ice creameries take traditionally seasonal flavors and recreate them with their own added twist. From fresh apple donuts to eggnogtinis, take a peek at this year’s festive offerings and start building your foodie wish list!
This award-winning herbed beer from Danville Brewing Company tastes like an Oatmeal Raisin Cookie. Made with a complex mix of flavors, it’s brewed with caramel malts and spiced with cinnamon cloves vanilla and nutmeg.
This Peppermint Mocha from The Press Café is almost too cute to sip. Like most of their menu, this seasonal offering is perfectly delicious and totally Instagrammable.
Danville Chocolates is our go-to spot for hand-dipped caramel apples anytime of the year, but they’re especially delicious during the holiday season. Their caramel apples dipped in a variety of sweets and candies make for great treat or gift.
A must for mimosa-lovers, BottleTaps in Pleasanton serves up a seasonal mimosa flight featuring four specialty flavors. These sweet, bubbly creations are only available on weekends during brunch, so make sure to visit BottleTaps Saturdays & Sundays from 11:30am-3pm to try this festive edition of their mimosa flight!
Meadowlark Dairy is locally famous for its unique flavors of housemade soft serve and other dairy products. Stop by during the holidays for their special seasonal flavors: peppermint, eggnog, and salted caramel.
Simply Fondue is known year-round for their creative cocktails, cheese and chocolate fondues, and delicious appetizers, but their Eggnogtini is a seasonal offering you won’t want to miss! Another festive beverage you’ll have to try is their White Chocolate Peppermint Martini (also pictured).
Inklings Coffee is a community hang out in the heart of Downtown Pleasanton, featuring local meet-ups, pop-up shops, and a delicious menu of artisanal beverages. This year, try their Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew.
Lottie’s Creamery in Danville features artisanal ice cream made in small batches. Stop in to taste their White Chocolate Peppermint ice cream and take a cone or pint to go!
This season, The Steam House Coffee & Kava Bar has several festive additions to their menu. Try their Caramel Apple Latte, Steamed Cider, Brown Sugar Latte, Cinnamon Latte, or their Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake made with real pumpkin purée!