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Pre-Thanksgiving Lunch

November 22, 2014 7:02 am

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310 Eatery: Enjoy Unique Flavor Combinations

November 19, 2014 9:03 am

Regular patrons of 310 Eatery in downtown Walnut Creek, CA praise the restaurant for putting together unique flavors to create interesting dishes that keep customers coming back for more. This casual diner serves Asian-fusion sandwiches, burgers, fries and hotdogs in a hip setting. 310 Eatery’s chefs complement pork, chicken and beef with flavors like pineapple and kimchee. Locals recommend the red coma, the Westside classic, the house-made chili, the pork toro taco trio and the red Madame. Regulars praise the customer service, delivered by attentive and friendly staff.

This intimate restaurant may not be the best place to take a large group, but kids like the atmosphere, especially the trendy films typically playing on the big screen TV. 310 Eatery offers a few vegetarian options.

310 Eatery
1633 Bonanza Street
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 279-1288

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Fete the Fall Season With These Cranberry Bread Recipes

November 12, 2014 10:38 am

It’s never too early to start incorporating cranberries into your baking, and these tart fruits taste just as delicious in the fall as they do during the cold winter months. Here are three recipes to motivate you to give your usual pumpkin a rest and mix things up with a sweet cranberry bread this autumn season.

Cranberry Orange Loaf [allrecipes.com]
Cranberry and orange flavors go together like a bit more sophisticated version of peanut butter and jelly. This zesty loaf is filled with holiday charm, and it even makes a deliciously sweet breakfast when paired with your morning coffee.

Classic Cranberry Nut Bread [oceanspray.com]
For a heartier take on cranberry bread, this recipe uses your choice of chopped nuts to add a delicious crunch to the flavorful cranberries. The taste is rustic and classic, and it’s sure to be a hit at your next family gathering.

Orange Glazed Cranberry Bread [sallysbakingaddiction.com]
Adding a sweet glaze to cranberry bread gives it a boost of flavor that feels a bit more like a dessert. This recipe involves making a simple, homemade orange glaze that has the added advantage of giving your bread a truly gourmet look. But that’s not all: It also includes a cinnamon streusel topping that makes it even more decadent and delicious.

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