Diablo Magazine April 2014 : Page 6
April Volume 35, Number 4 In Every Issue 10 12 Faces Editor’s Note Glimpse 116 120 Click Food Scene 63 16 Food News An Emeryville baker makes sweet magic with dark Belgian chocolate and ... matzoh? Speak of the Devil 64 15 Walnut Creek gets its own Real Housewives– themed musical; meet the Oakland man who forages in the wild for fragrances; a Danville woman noshes on peanut butter and waffles before leading cheers for the Golden State Warriors; why Oakland A’s fans are psyched about 2014; style tips from East Bay bridal boutiques; and this month’s must-do events, including sky-inspired art, beer and restaurant festivals, and a Beatles tribute band. In the Kitchen | Romney Steele An Oakland chef shares secrets from her gourmet childhood and previews her new café. 68 78 Critics’ Reviews Diablo tries The Cooperage in Lafayette, The Last Word in Livermore, and Kanishka’s Neo-Indian Gastropub in Walnut Creek. 84 64 6 APRIL 2014 Cheap Eats Blossom Vegan in Pleasanton is a meat-free paradise. On the Cover Main: Courtesy of Ekso Bionics. People (top to bottom): Shannon McIntyre; Mitch Tobias (2); Shannon McIntyre. TOP TO BOTTOM: JEFF MASAMORI; SARA REMINGTON Diablo Dish Restaurant openings heat up across the East Bay, Concord gets a taproom, and more food news.