A gastronomic bucket list for Walnut Creek, Concord and beyond

Walnut Creek's fine dining scene is what first springs to mind when you consider the culinary landscape east of the Caldecott Tunnel, where diners ...

November 18, 2022
2:50 AM

Walnut Creek's fine dining scene is what first springs to mind when you consider the culinary landscape east of the Caldecott Tunnel, where diners flock to Lita, Sasa and Teleferic Barcelona.  But there is a lot more yum to be found under Mount Diablo's golden shadow. A thriving beer culture, for starters, with beloved breweries in Lafayette, Walnut Creek and Concord. And you can bet there's a taco to go with your pint: Concord is home to so many taquerias, they have their own Taco Trail. Here are five local foodie favorites worth the trip.

Jessica Yadegaran