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PENINSULA FOODIST

Build your own hot dog at Bradley's Funky Franks in Menlo Park

It might not be as exciting as the renowned Nathan's Hot Dog Eat Contest in Coney Island, but it's as close as Menlo Park is going to get.

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 21, 2015
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Shoji Sushi replaces Sushi Tomo in downtown Palo Alto

Sushi Tomo on University Avenue in Palo Alto shuttered recently and was quickly replaced by a new sushi restaurant, Shoji Sushi. Not much seems to have changed...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 4, 2015
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La Bohème, now open on California Avenue

La Bohème, a new French restaurant from Pastis French Bistro owner Bernard Cartal, is now open on California Avenue in Palo Alto. Cartal did not immediately...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 25, 2015
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Redwood City: Angel Heart Cakes sold to new owner

Redwood City bakery Angel Heart Cakes, located at Marsh Manor Shopping Center,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 30, 2015
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Now open: Crawfish Fusion in Palo Alto

Craving a pound of Louisiana crawfish? Get your fix in downtown Palo Alto (you heard me right) at the newly opened Crawfish Fusion. Crawfish Fusion opened at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 22, 2016
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Teaquation, now serving tea 'cocktails' in Redwood City

Sunset Boulevard, Orange is the New Black, Dark Knight, 50 Shades of Pink — you’re not at a Hollywood film festival, but rather drinking tea at the new...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 18, 2016
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Opening alert: Verde Tea Kitchen in Mountain View

Verde Tea Kitchen, sister to neighboring Verde Tea Cafe in Mountain View, is now open and serving Taiwanese food and drinks. As the name implies, Verde Tea Kitchen...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 14, 2016
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Opening alert: Aroy Thai Bistro in Palo Alto

Aroy Thai Bistro, a new downtown Palo Alto restaurant from the owner of neighboring Thaiphoon, is now open at 320 University Ave. Aroy's menu is typical of a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 12851 Views

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Gochi reopens in Mountain View

Mountain View favorite Gochi Japanese Fusion Tapas has officially reopened in a new location after...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 22, 2016
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Borrone MarketBar hosts pop-up, eyes late 2016 return

Cafe Borrone's shuttered sister restaurant, Borrone MarketBar, is returning briefly (again) for...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 22, 2016
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Tout Sweet closing Palo Alto location

Tout Sweet Pâtisserie, the high-end bakery from Top Chef desserts winner Yigit Pura at Town &...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 23, 2016
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True Food Kitchen announces Palo Alto opening

Health-forward restaurant chain True Food Kitchen will open its first Northern California location at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto on Oct. 4, the company...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 26, 2016
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Opening alert: Go Fish Poke Bar in Palo Alto

In case you need another local poké option, Go Fish Poke...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 24, 2016
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Redwood City: Donato Enoteca owner opens wine bar, cafe

The owner of Redwood City Italian restaurant Donato Enoteca is opening a wine bar, retail...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 31, 2016
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Palo Alto's Sundance makes '100 Best Steakhouses in America' list

Palo Alto's venerable Sundance The Steakhouse has been named one of the top 100 steakhouses in the country by online-reservations company OpenTable. The classic...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 2, 2016
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Nobu confirmed to open in Palo Alto

"It's time to put the rumors to rest," Seth McDaniels, general manager of Palo Alto's The Epiphany Hotel said in a statement. Renowned Japanese restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 38898 Views

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Holiday food-and-drink goings on

Check out several upcoming holiday events of note on the Midpeninsula, from the return of two popular pop-ups to a latke cooking competition. This list will continue...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 16, 2016
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Opening alert: Minamoto Kitchoan at Stanford Shopping Center

An outpost of Minamoto Kitchoan, an international Japanese dessert chain, is now open at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Also called K. Minamoto, the new...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 9, 2017
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Bonsai Japanese restaurant reopens in Ladera

Five months after closing its doors on El Camino Real near Atherton, Bonsai Japanese Cuisine has reopened in a new location at the Ladera Country Shopper on Alpine...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 16005 Views

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SF Beer Week hits the Midpeninsula

SF Beer Week is returning to the Bay Area this Friday, Feb. 10, through Feb. 19, with several events scheduled at breweries, bars and restaurants on the Midpeninsula....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 7, 2017
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