Havana’s electric scene and powerful mojitos ushered contemporary Cuban cuisine into Contra Costa more than a decade ago. Now, on the same short Walnut Creek block, Kanishka’s Neo-Indian Gastropub has done the same for globally inspired Indian cuisine, matching craft beer to exotic spice in a space both modern and lively.
This holiday season, head to the East Bay’s specialty shops for hand-selected treasures and a feel-good local vibe. The Diablo team scoured a dozen stores for this year’s most popular gifts, taking recommendations from knowledgeable staff along the way. So stress no more: We did the legwork for you. Happy shopping!