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The Tri-Valley Blog

  • The Tri-Valley Beer Trail is known for its outstanding plethora of craft beers, but many of the stops on the trail have great food to pair with their estimable beer menus. Here, we’ve picked out a few of our favorite bites to refuel your engine while sampling the mighty brews of the Tri-Valley. Beer-battered Fried […]

  • A quiet small shopping center on Pleasanton’s Santa Rita Road has one decidedly unquiet corner almost every day. It’s The Press, an Artisan Cafe, which opened last April Fools’ Day. But that’s no joke to the owners, Rebekah and Marshall Culp. The novice restaurateurs had just five days to make the cafe their own, after […]

  • April 13, 2016
    5 Pin-Worthy Pics

    Spring is here, and it’s time to get inspired. Here are some of our favorite Tri-Valley photos that are worthy of any savvy traveler’s Pinterest board. Let’s get pinning! 1) Freshly tapped pint of Altamont Beer Works suds at Dublin Vine at Whole Foods Market 2) Livermore Valley Harvest Celebration 3) Lobster Lo Mein at China […]

  • The Concerts at Wente Vineyards offer a delightful evening under the stars at Wente’s natural outdoor amphitheater, pairing the winery’s offerings with fine cuisine as the perfect accompaniment to world-class performances. They’ve just announced their much-anticipated 2016 summer lineup, celebrating 30 years of entertainment in the vineyards. Chicago kicks it all off with a concert on […]

  • The craft beer craze makes for some wonderful drinking, but understanding the language of craft brews can be enough to make your head foam. A beer is never “just a beer” in the vernacular of craft brewers and the drinkers who love to explore them. To the sophisticated craft brewer and drinker, a beer might […]

  • This town was not on the radar of Dogan Ozdogan and Muhammet Culha when they began their search for a space to open a restaurant together. The restaurant manager and chef met while working at Pera in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill. They were friends for three years before deciding to partner up. They first looked […]

  • You don’t need to be a sports fan to have a ball in the Bay Area, even as the Super Bowl, March Madness and the championship sports teams sometimes ball-hog the cultural scene. The Bay Area loves its sporting events, but where does that leave all of the non-fans, people who aren’t hooligans and the […]

  • Congratulations to Livermore Valley wineries for 135+ medals in the 2016 SF Chronicle Wine Competition! For your exploring and wine tasting pleasure, here’s a list of this year’s class of winners…

  • If there’s one thing athletic people enjoy more than exercising, it’s showing everyone else how much they love to work out — especially at exciting outdoor events. Put on your Lululemon gear, and get ready to sweat, because in Tri-Valley there are plenty of ways to have fun while getting in shape. From kilt-wearing runners […]

  • February 2, 2016
    A Super Drinking Game

    Super Bowl 50 is almost here, and any major live television event calls for a drinking game. Whether you’re at a party with friends, watching the game from a pub, or enjoying the game from the stands, we’ve provided this handy beverage-sipping diversion to bring a little drinking game into your big game. For this […]

  • Whether you’re divorced, single, or deeply opposed to heart-shaped candy, for some Valentine’s Day can be a total drag. What isn’t a drag? Having a kick-ass weekend on your own (or with choice friends) that will make your lovesick buddies grind their teeth during an overpriced two-for-one dinner. This year, why weep over Valentine’s Day […]

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