|IN THE JANUARY ISSUE OF |
Ultimate Fitness Guide
Our editors road tested the newest, hottest, and just plain weirdest workout classes to make 2016 your fittest year yet.
Fine-tune your next Wine Country outing with a visit to these downtown-adjacent tasting rooms.
The Unflinching Eye
East Bay-raised director Cary Funkunga is staging a brilliant career on big, small, and streaming screens.
Read below for your chance to win tickets to see Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen at Oakland's Paramount Theatre. Good luck, and have a great week!
Diablo's A-List is Your V.I.P. Ticket to East Bay Living.
| FREE MOVIE: TOOTSIE|
The classic comedy screens January 14 at Orinda Theatre.
Our monthly movie series will kick off 2016 with a barrel of laughs, when we show Tootsie, the hilarious comedy starring Dustin Hoffman in drag. Click here
for information about this free event!
| PACIFIC UNION DANVILLE HAS MOVED|
Pacific Union's new Danville office opened in December 2015. Located directly across from Danville's Old Oak Tree, the office gives Pacific Union a highly visible presence on one of the city's busiest thoroughfares. Contact us
today to get in touch with one of our experienced Danville real estate professionals, all of whom are experts in the Contra Costa/Alameda County real estate market. Whether you are selling your current home or looking for your dream home, we look forward to partnering with you.
| MINDFULNESS REVEALED|
Mindfulness is effective in improving physical and emotional health for everyone. Enjoy a free public lecture and book signing with mindfulness expert, therapist and author Margaret Cullen
. This event takes place on Friday, January 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Cancer Support Community
located in Walnut Creek. Please call (925) 933-0107 to RSVP.
| ENCHANTED: THE WEDDING EVENT|
Enchant your nuptials with wedding-day inspiration and bridal fashion at the gorgeous Fort Mason Center! This is a night crafted to inspire with an out of this world runway show, expertly designed ceremony space, and delicious savory bites and sweets treats. Tickets are on sale for $15 per person here and $30 at the door. Click here to learn more.
| TAHOE BLUE VODKA COMES TO THE EAST BAY|
Available at Lunardi's Markets, Safeway, and select Bevmo locations.
Tahoe Blue Vodka is an incredibly unique, premium blended vodka that's just now becoming available in the East Bay. Tahoe Blue is a blend of grape, corn and sugarcane vodkas that's super smooth and simply tastes better. In fact, it was ranked best unflavored vodka in the world in the Ultimate Spirits Competition in 2013. A portion of proceeds are donated to help preserve Lake Tahoe. It's wheat and gluten free, and distilled locally here in the Bay Area. Vodka consumers all over are making the switch...why haven't you? Click here to learn more.
| LOCAL BASKIN-ROBBINS FOR SALE IN NAPA AND SONOMA|
Be your own boss in 2016.
A local Baskin-Robbins is for sale in Napa and Sonoma. Consider investing in an established business as a way to be your own boss in 2016. We are looking for enthusiastic business people to own and operate one of two established ice cream shops in the area. Enjoy extensive training and support from the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops. Don't wait. Click here
or call Brett at (303) 594-8653 for more information today.
| FREE TICKETS TO LUXURY WEDDINGS EVENT, WESTIN ST. FRANCIS|
January 17, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Enjoy an unforgettable afternoon at the most luxurious bridal event of 2016, filled with gourmet tastings, champagne, high fashion runway shows and over 80 magnificent exhibits. Meet the most sought-after experts and view awe inspiring displays featuring every resource imaginable to transform your special event or wedding into the celebration of a lifetime. Click here
to learn more and for your free tickets.
| SAN DIEGO WEEKEND TRAVEL GUIDE|
Downtown San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter has roared back to life. Click here
to learn more about this destination for fun.
| MINER WINEMAKER DINNER AT THE COOPERAGE|
Join Miner Family Winemaker, Stacy Vogel, as you explore wines paired with the exquisite cuisine of Executive Chef Erik Hopfinger in a private setting, The Cooperage Board Room. The evening includes a meet and greet followed by a six-course meal and wine pairing. $150 per person includes tax and gratuity. Click here
to learn more or call (925) 298-5915. Click here
to send an email.
| START 2016 DELICIOUSLY|
Berkeley Restaurant Week is January 21-31.
Right - isn't every
week restaurant week in Berkeley? But the dishes (and the deals) heat up January 21-31 when 23 of Berkeley's best tables offer special prix-fixe lunches for $20 and dinners for $25 & $35. Click here to see menus and make Open Table reservations
| WIN TICKETS TO SEE ANDERSON COOPER AND ANDY COHEN|
The media icons visit Oakland's Paramount Theatre on January 17.
CNN's Anderson Cooper and Bravo's Andy Cohen checked in with Diablo
to discuss their upcoming appearance at the spectacular Paramount Theatre. Click here
to read the interview and to enter to win a pair of tickets to this unique event.
| WIN AN OVERNIGHT STAY IN SAN FRANCISCO|
Join Diablo magazine and Lumina.
January 23, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Join us at the LUMINA's interactive property gallery and tour the new tower model homes. Indulge in small bites, wine, and enter the Grand Prize drawing for a one night getaway in a downtown San Francisco hotel with a private tour of LUMINA; or a $150 Prospect restaurant gift card; or a $75 Palomino restaurant gift card. Live life brilliantly. Click here to RSVP.
| THE BEDFORD GALLERY'S SUPERHERO ART EXHIBIT|
The Bedford Gallery's new exhibit explores superhero mythology. Click here
to learn more about this new display.
| PLAN YOUR DREAM WEDDING IN ONE ELEGANT AFTERNOON|
The Fanfare Wedding Faire is an exclusive boutique luxury bridal show in Northern California. Enjoy complimentary wine, beer, coffee and a selection of delectable gourmet bites while you meet with premier wedding professionals to help you plan your dream wedding. Pre-register to win surprise giveaways! Tickets are $20 per person online, click here
; or $25 per person at the door.
| SPECTACLES OF UNION SQUARE|
Special offer for Diablo A-listers.
For the new year, Spectacles of Union Square is offering Diablo A-Listers 10% off on any frames or frames and lens purchase. Just stop in and mention the A-List.
Spectacles is the oldest optical store in San Francisco. They have been making hard to fit prescription eyewear on Maiden Lane for over 50 years. Spectacles prides itself on its diverse frame selection and more importantly, their in-house lab. Click here
for store address and more information.
| EAST BAY WOMEN'S CONFERENCE |
Register now for the 2016 East Bay Women's Conference featuring Mavis Nicholson Leno
and Leslie Blodgett. With its powerhouse speakers and extraordinary lineup of breakout sessions, exhibitors, networking, and afternoon entertainment, EBWC is a full day of inspiration! Tickets are $195 per person and pre-registration is required. Call (925) 934-2007 or click here to register.
SIDE DISH: GATHER RESTAURANT'S PORK BELLY
Click here to read about what might just be called the most outstanding dish of 2016, courtesy of Gather in Berkeley.
OAKLAND RESTAURANT WEEK IS COMING
Over 75 restaurants to choose from.
Oakland Restaurant Week is your opportunity to experience the trendy culinary scene everyone is talking about. For 10 days
(January 14-24, 2016), Oakland restaurants will offer special prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menus at $20, $30, $40, and $50 price points. That's two weekends of awesome deals to feed your inner foodie. Click here to learn more.
DISH: DEETS ON AYESHA'S COOKBOOK
Our weekly food report.
Wine and cinema; wine in Montclair; RÊVE Bistro to open soon; Pyramid Alehouse closes; the East Bay's Ramen explosion; Oakland Restaurant Week starts Monday; and WCYC lobster fest. Click here for the full Dish.
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