IHS Management LLC's talented bookkeepers specialize in transforming ailing hotels, clubs, and restaurants into profitable ventures, but that's only the beginning of their sizable financial knowledge. The company's services range from consulting on vendor sourcing and business efficiency to market analytics and even personal income-tax consulting. IHS's auditors also work on inventory metrics and create systems to improve productivity for companies looking to get more bang for their budget or families whose self-guided vacuum cleaner has been taking absurdly long coffee breaks. Using Intuit software, the company's professionals go onsite for bookkeeping services and training to help their clients become self-sufficient and learn the fundamentals of cash flow, depreciation, and financial audits.
Tamara Nakhjavani holds a handful of titles, including mother and community activist. But at Moonlit Soul Energy Therapy, the only one that really matters is energy healer. After all, Tamara's clients depend on her talents in the realms of reiki, emotional-freedom technique, and chakra and crystal healing. No matter which method she uses, Tamara gives the body's natural healing systems a boost so they can work more effectively.
Alliance Security dispenses peace of mind to its clients. By installing modern security systems from 2GIG and Alarm.com, and then monitoring those systems from their Five Diamond Certified monitoring station, the firm helps ease concerns about theft and disaster. Whether at home or away, clients can feel secure knowing that Alliance Security's technicians are tracking smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, and contacting local emergency services if ever danger rears its head. Cameras also inspire peace of mind by allowing homeowners to keep an eye on their domiciles while on vacation from any PC, tablet, or smart phone, while door and motion detectors alert them in the event of a break-in.
The Nail Shop's deluxe version of the pedicure incorporates an exfoliating aloe-vera pumice scrub and a tingly peppermint masque and elegantly extends the hoof-rub to ten mollycoddling minutes, scented with the lotion of your choice. The deluxe manicure also ups the phalange-ante, sloughing off dead skin with a crystalline citrus rub and nourishing it from roof to basement with vitamin E cream. Both deluxe procedures are concluded with a warm towel wrap.
Survey the huge, meaty menu to discover bold new tubular foods or reacquaint your stomach with old favorites. Have a Nuerenberger bratwurst, porkily grilled and served, like all of Rosamunde's sausages, on a French roll with your choice of two toppings––sauerkraut, grilled onions, sweet or hot peppers, or beef chili ($6). Chomp on exclusive house selections such as the wild boar with apples and spice or a Mission Street all-beef sausage wrapped in bacon ($6.50 each). Or check the board to see if specials—such as the Basque pork sausage with red pepper or the pheasant with pork, wine, and cranberries—are currently in stock to embolden your inner Teddy Roosevelt ($6.50 each). Grab a sausage plate to sate your appetite's deepest desires, with your choice of two sausages, baked beans, and a salad ($12.75).
In the past, Brendan Eliason's oenophilia has landed him gigs at David Coffaro Winery in Dry Creek and Va de Vi Bistro & Wine Bar in Walnut Creek. These days, he mans Periscope Cellars, which stocks an impressive selection of Californian wines. Available by the bottle or from up to 10 taps, the tasting room showcases everything from pinot noirs and zinfandels to mulled wine in winter.
Pours pair perfectly with gourmet bites from the surrounding Swan’s Market; Rosamunde Sausage Grill, for instance, is just steps away. Of course, Periscope's libations are also available to go in refillable 500ml bottles or unlimited handfuls.