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Cafe Orozco: A Dublin Standard

July 23, 2014 4:02 pm

Thirty years in Dublin serving tasty food and refreshing beverages in a vibrant setting has made Café Orozco a fixture on the local restaurant scene.

Visit and you can start by ordering a Margarita, beer or glass of wine and settle in with an appetizer like Shrimp Cocktail Veracruz, Guacamole & Chips, Bean Dip, or an order of Nachos with cheese, beans, salsa & guacamole.

Specialty entrees include a Chimichanga with shredded beef, chicken & chile verde, Steak Ranchero with top sirloin, salsa ranchera & sliced onions, and Carne Asada with charbroiled top sirloin, guacamole, sour cream & pico de gallo. Enchiladas, Tacos and Burritos are also on the menu. The kid’s menu offers the little ones flavorful options like a Burrito, Enchilada, Quesadilla or Hamburger Sliders.

Cafe Orozco is open every day.

Cafe Orozco
7995 Amador Valley Boulevard
Dublin, CA 94568
(925) 828-5464

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28th Annual Connoisseurs’ Marketplace

July 18, 2014 4:03 pm

The weekend is almost here!!!

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend?

The 28th annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace will be held in downtown Menlo Park this weekend. This popular festival features arts and crafts from over 250 artists, live music and plenty of gourmet foods. There will also be a custom car show, home and garden exhibits, health and wellness displays, an organic and green products showcase, and activities for kids.

The festival hours are from 10AM-6PM. The festival is located in downtown Menlo Park on Santa Cruz Avenue, between El Camino Real and Johnson Street. Admission is free admission. For more information please call 650-325-2818 or visit www.miramarevents.com.

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Where to Shop Apartment-Friendly Home Decor Online

July 16, 2014 4:02 pm

If you’re struggling to add those personal touches to your rental while still adhering to the terms of your lease, there are a number of decor websites that can help. Here are a few affordable resources for apartment-friendly furniture, storage and decoration items.

Urban Outfitters
Urban Outfitters sells functional products with an urban-meets-boho vibe, and just about everything is made with apartment living in mind. It’s not uncommon to find wall-sized tapestries, brightly colored, compact sofas, and even entertainment items like record players and cocktail shakers.

West Elm
Blending traditional comfort with hip, modern style, West Elm is a great resource for items like bedroom sets, living room sofas, and kitchen supplies. Items are high quality and reasonably priced, and decor items come in rich fabrics and neutral colors that create a seamless look.

If you prefer sleek minimalism in order to make your space feel more open and spacious, Muji is the place to shop. This popular home goods website sells simple products that often have multiple functions, and they all feature beautifully streamlined designs that work perfectly in an apartment.

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