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August 2011

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Features

Bronze Magic

A Danville sculptor’s forceful response to 9/11 goes on display after 10 years in the making.

Jamie Patrick

Going the distance in the water.

101 Best Bites

The 101 best things to eat and drink in the East Bay.
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Departments

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Speak of the Devil

Boutique Peek: Prim

Prim is the place to shop for vintage inspired clothing.

Passion Project

Jack Passion talks about Wisker Wars.

Graffiti for Gals

Anonymous artist Streetcolor talks about "yarn bombing" a new kind of street art.

You Spin Me Round

Explore the history of Tilden Regional Park's antique merry-go-round.

Extended interview with Jack Passion, star of Whisker Wars

Walnut Creek's best-known beard grower is the star of an upcoming documentary series

The List: August

Soak up the sun at street festivals, car shows, outdoor movie screenings, and an annual pear harvest.
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Food Scene

Happy Birthday, Chez Panisse

Alice Waters is celebrating the 40th anniversary of her restaurant Chez Panisse.

A Taste of France

Chef Philippe Chevalier is offering cooking classes.

Diablo Dish—August 2011

Sushi gone Japanese Brassiere and seven courses to help a great cause, plus the newest and hottest places to eat, all in the Dish!

Made to Order

Jack’s Restaurant & Bar brought us a casual, affordable family place just when we needed it.

Cheap Eats: Cuba Linda

Tasty Cuban cuisine in a cheery tropical setting make Cuba Linda excellent Cheap Eats.

Pure Popsicles

Gelateria Naia is now selling gelato bars!
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Web Extras

Tahoe Summer Fun

The best ways to soak up late summer in Lake Tahoe.

101 Best Bites: Reader Picks

When it comes to food, we all have our favorites

Web Extra: Q&As

Read our special web extra interviews with Chez Panisse grand dame Alice Waters and Walnut Creek beard champion Jack Passion.
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Contests

Diablo Checks Out Revamped Garden Court Hotel

Beautifully restored hotel perfectly located in downtown Palo Alto.
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