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PENINSULA FOODIST

Behold: the Monte Cristo burger

Here's a burger for the books. Now available at Umami Burger in downtown Palo Alto is the "Monte Cristo" burger, made with Umami's standard beef patty, which...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Feb 3, 2014 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 28215 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Off the Grid plotting Menlo Park food truck market

Off the Grid, an incredibly popular Bay Area food truck gathering, might set up shop in Menlo Park this year. The organization has applied for a use permit to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Joseph, on Jan 28, 2014 at 9:52 am | 19 comments | 33176 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Food and drink goings on

A few local food-and-drink events in the coming weeks: Avoiding gluten store tour Whole Foods Market in Palo Alto is hosting a store tour to help teach...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 27049 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coming soon: Borrone Marketbar

The Borrone family local restaurant empire is about to get a little bigger – but not much farther flung – with its latest expansion, The Borrone Marketbar,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jan 17, 2014 at 7:37 am | 5 comments | 25835 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Out with the old, in with the new: Mountain View eats in 2014

Mountain View, particularly Castro Street, is slated to get a slew of new eateries in 2014. Cijjo Restaurant and Lounge (pronounced sy-joe), a contemporary,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Probably74, on Jan 13, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 39302 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Santa Clara County restaurants with the most ? and fewest ? health violations in 2013

Food-related 2013 listicles are everywhere this time of year: best restaurants of the year, saddest closures of the year, biggest food trends of the year, etc. Add...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 9, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 11 comments | 37665 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

January food and drink goings on

Make a resolution to eat more gnocchi and sausage; learn about wine, beer and mushrooms or take a cooking class in 2014. A roundup of local food and drink events...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 24271 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Incoming eats at the Village at San Antonio Center

Mountain View will soon have an array of new eateries at the Village at San Antonio Center, a massive multi-use development...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 22, 2013 at 10:51 pm | 9 comments | 53721 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Smitten Ice Cream on its way to Los Altos Whole Foods

"I'm pretty much obsessed with ice cream," said Robyn Goldman, founder of San Francisco-based Smitten Ice Cream. That much is obvious,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Marlene, on Dec 13, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 8 comments | 49384 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Food and drink goings on

A roundup of Peninsula food and drink events in the next week or so (please comment if you know of anything else going on!):

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Dec 9, 2013 at 1:39 pm |
2 comments | 28448 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Update: International Korean chain moving into vacated Apple Store space

A Korean restaurant chain with locations in South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, China, Japan, London and Los Angeles is moving into the old downtown Palo Alto Apple...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Eileen 1, on Dec 2, 2013 at 10:24 am | 15 comments | 54066 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Steak Out in Mountain View becomes Bierhaus in name and spirit

Steak Out owner Mike Finley said that when he settled on a name for his Mountain View restaurant years ago, he wasn't completely happy with it. "When I first...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Nov 22, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 59032 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Pressed Juicery opens at Stanford Shopping Center

Pressed Juicery opened today, Nov. 18, at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Juice doubters might turn their noses up,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Nov 19, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 4 comments | 61085 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

What happened to Terrone?

Some detail-oriented diners might have noticed that Terrone, the "pizzeria-ristorante-bar" that opened in February this year at 448 S. California Ave. in Palo Alto,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by pablo, on Nov 16, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 3 comments | 62307 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Sam's Chowder House opening Monday in Palo Alto

University Avenue in Palo Alto is finally getting a full-fledged seafood spot with Sam's Chowder House, opening Monday, Nov. 11. The second outpost of the Half...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Nov 14, 2013 at 8:29 am | 16 comments | 86550 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Food & drink goings on

Local food and drink events around town in the next few weeks: Festa Regionale at Il Fornaio Il Fornaio in Palo Alto is celebrating the food and wine...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 27587 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Food & drink goings on

Local food and drink events around town in the next few weeks: Christopher Kimball at Books Inc. Mountain View

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 120976 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

John Gurnee, previously at Wayfare Tavern, joins LB Steak in Menlo Park

John Gurnee, previously chef de cuisine at Wayfare Tavern in San Francisco, is now heading the kitchen at LB Steak in Menlo...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Better, on Oct 28, 2013 at 9:02 pm | 5 comments | 37850 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Food & drink goings on

Local food and drink events around town in the next few weeks: Beer specials at Tied House Starting Wednesday, Oct. 30, Tied House...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 28, 2013
There are no comments yet. 119954 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

In the Weekly: juice, nitrogen ice cream & more

The Palo Alto Weekly's ShopTalk columnist, Daryl Savage, writes about local retail and restaurant news - openings, closings, etc. She reported many food-and-drink...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by saww, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 6 comments | 61274 Views
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