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PENINSULA FOODIST

Oren's Hummus takes first step toward national expansion with new location

If all goes according to plan, there will be a day when there are quick-service versions of Oren's Hummus restaurants in all major U.S. cities. The prototype...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 7, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

What the Foodist is eating: mezcal cocktails and veggie huaraches

By Anthony Shu While a far cry from the expense account and disguise-filled world of food critics, my role as the Peninsula Foodist involves trying plenty...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Mar. 23, 2022
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Redwood City wine bar Bottle Shop to open Dec. 7

California-focused wine bar Bottle Shop will open today, Friday, Dec. 7, at 2627 Broadway St. in downtown Redwood City, according to an

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 7, 2018
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Kale and community: Local nonprofit helps small farms bring produce to Peninsula neighborhoods

Last spring break, Los Altos School District computer science teacher Sheena Vaidyanathan spent her vacation building a website for a new grassroots effort she had...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 4, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

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
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PENINSULA FOODIST

JuiceBox wine shop opens in Redwood City with a message: drink local

Local restaurateur and wine bar owner Zu Tarazi is back with a new project: JuiceBox, a Redwood City wine shop focused on small producers. JuiceBox opened in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 6, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Oshman JCC launching its own farmers market

Palo Alto will soon have another weekly farmers market, with the Oshman Family JCC launching its own on this Friday, May 2. Year-round from then on, about 20...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 30, 2014
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Food and drink goings-on

Learn how to make your own pour-over coffee with the experts at Blue Bottle, sample the best of local Jewish cuisine and learn about the language of food with a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 14, 2015
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PENINSULA FOODIST

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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PENINSULA FOODIST

Nobu Hospitality to manage Palo Alto's Epiphany Hotel

Nearly three weeks after the much-anticipated opening of high-end Japanese restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 27, 2017
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Long a 24-hour hangout, Palo Alto's Happy Donuts to shorten hours

Starting Monday, March 16, people will no longer be able to satisfy their middle-of-the-night cravings for crullers and doughnut holes at Happy Donuts in Palo Alto....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 12, 2020
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Popular pop-up Little Sky Bakery opens permanent shop in Menlo Park

By Lloyd Lee Manuel Fajardo pulls out sesame date bread and black & white sesame bread out of the oven. Photo courtesy Tian Mayimin. Little...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 6, 2022
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Madera wins Wine Spectator's Grand Award

Madera's 17,645-bottle wine cellar has won the highest recognition possible from Wine Spectator magazine: the Grand Award, which has been bestowed on fewer than...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 3, 2018
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Craving B. Patisserie's perfect pastries? The San Francisco bakery is popping up in San Mateo next week

Peninsula-dwelling fans of San Francisco's B. Patisserie, mark your calendars: The standout French bakery is bringing its pastries to the Peninsula next week. B....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 12, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Renovated Fu Lam Mum reopens in Mountain View

Downtown Mountain View dim sum favorite Fu Lam Mum has reopened in a remodeled, single-floor space. The massive restaurant at 153 Castro St.

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 14, 2018
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Buck’s of Woodside NFT goes for a few bucks

TeamWarren places winning bid for Silicon Valley restaurant's "digital twin" By Sara Hayden Buck's of Woodside is an institution that typically...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Aug. 24, 2021
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Rustic House Oyster Bar and Grill opens in Los Altos

A San Carlos seafood restaurant has opened a second outpost in downtown Los Altos. Rustic House Oyster Bar and Grill held a soft opening this past weekend at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 15, 2018
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Pacific Catch eyes 2019 opening in Palo Alto

Seafood restaurant Pacific Catch plans to open its ninth location at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto next summer. Pacific Catch, which operates eight restaurants...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 9, 2018
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PENINSULA FOODIST

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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PENINSULA FOODIST

Manresa Bread brings its carefully crafted breads and flaky pastries to Palo Alto

By Anthony Shu A croissant from Manresa Bread. Photo courtesy Alyssa Papiernik. Slotting in next to recently opened vegan restaurant...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 12, 2022
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