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July 2016

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Features

Best of the East Bay 2016: Beauty

A Hollywood hair stylist in Lafayette; an old-school barbershop.

Best of the East Bay 2016: Food

A Michelin-starred restaurant; a Barcelona import in Walnut Creek.

Best of the East Bay 2016: Shops

An eco-minded fabric shop; handblown glassware in Berkeley.

Diablo Food Awards 2016 [ballot closed]

Best of the East Bay 2016

Did your favorites win?

Best of the East Bay 2016: Travel

Summer fun at Heavenly Mountain Resort; a local Fourth of July festival.

Best of the East Bay 2016: Pets

An Oakland Instagrammer’s favorite dog-friendly hikes; a pet- pampering salon.

Best of the East Bay 2016: Weddings

The ultimate wedding-planning duo; a local calligrapher.

Best of the East Bay 2016: Culture

Berkeley’s sizzling arts scene; a renovated Blackhawk movie theater.

Best of the East Bay 2016: Kids

Trendy kids clothes; a tractor museum for budding mechanics.

Best of the East Bay 2016: Fun

Hiking and beer; a happy hour hot spot.

Best of the East Bay 2016: Fitness

A Friday night EDM workout class; a favorite personal trainer.

Complete List of the 2016 Best of the East Bay Winners

Where to find each of this year’s winners.
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Departments

The Wine Expert: Karen MacNeil

Meet the author of America’s most famous book on wine.
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Speak of the Devil

Top 16 Reasons (so far) 2016 is the East Bay’s Best Year Yet

From Warriors wins to tasty new restaurants, here are 16 reasons why 2016 is the East Bay’s best year yet.

Children’s Fairyland

Head to the legendary Lake Merritt park for old-timey fun.

The Hit List: July Events in the East Bay

Food, music, and wine at Festival Napa Valley; Twenty One Pilots at the Greek Theatre; and the 10th annual Chevron Family Theatre Festival at the Lesher Center for the Arts make this month’s list of top events.

Hip-Hop Hero G-Eazy

Oakland-raised G-Eazy is the Bay Area’s biggest rap act in a generation.

New Shops at Walnut Creek’s Broadway Plaza

The new stores in Broadway Plaza are full of must-have summer items.
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Food Scene

New: Gum Kuo

New: Rooftop Restaurant and Bar

Cheap Eats: Ramen 16

Slurp your noodles or enjoy them in burger bun form.
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Web Extras

Best of East Bay 2016: Editor’s Picks

The Diablo editors weigh in on more restaurants, shops, and places they love.
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Contests

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