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PENINSULA FOODIST

Birds of a feather: Family's Thai fried chicken eatery roosts in Palo Alto

by Sara Hayden Owner Brandon Poon's family starts fresh after COVID closed their longtime restaurant. The Peninsula has a new Thai-inspired chicken destination...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 1, 2021
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Los Altos' Asa is expanding to Los Gatos

The owner of Asa in Los Altos is opening a second location of the Spanish-...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 6, 2019
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Daeho Kalbijjim's viral short rib stew and blow-torched cheese come to San Mateo

By Anthony Shu The popular kalbijjim at Daeho. Photo courtesy Daeho Kalbijjim & Beef Soup. Daeho Kalbijjim & Beef Soup...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Mar. 3, 2022
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Setting the table: Our stories, our food

by Sara Hayden Introducing the new Peninsula Foodist As a kid, I loved when my family brought home giant bags of "unfortunates." That's what...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 12, 2021
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'It was a very, very good ride.' Yumi Yogurt Redwood City closing after 35 years

Redwood City staple Yumi Yogurt will close this Sunday, Sept. 15, after nearly four decades of business. Owner Surena Yavari said Tuesday that the lease for the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 10, 2019
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Peninsula businesses win Good Food Awards for sustainable products

By Anthony Shu ==I Putting coffee scores and farmer’s faces on their bags is just one way Progeny Coffee sets itself apart from...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Mar. 9, 2022
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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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Wildseed vegan restaurant puts down roots in Palo Alto

By Julia Brown ==I The Wildseed burger is made with a mushroom and spinach patty, roasted tomato chutney and chipotle aioli. Photo courtesy...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Mar. 9, 2022
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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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Asian American motherhood inspires canned milk tea company

By Anthony Shu Pauline Ang and Olivia Chen, co-founders of Twrl Milk Tea. Photo courtesy Twrl Milk Tea. Olivia Chen and Pauline...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Mar. 15, 2022
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From Belmont to Belgium, Jane’s Beer Store has all the craft brews you need

After increasing their offerings during Covid, the Mountain View bottle shop is coming back strong (and sour). by Heather Zimmerman Downtown Mountain...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 23, 2021
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Los Altos cafe expanding to Palo Alto

Green Bakery & Cafe in Los Altos is opening a second location in downtown Palo Alto, partner Son Vo confirmed Wednesday. Green Bakery & Cafe will open at 405...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 28, 2018
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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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2022 James Beard Awards: Chef Martin Yan receives prestigious honor

By Julia Brown ==I Martin Yan highlighting plant-based dishes and induction cooktops for holiday tables at a Nov. 7, 2021 event. Photo courtesy...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Mar. 18, 2022
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Mountain View’s Maison Alyzée the latest eatery to expand to downtown Burlingame

By Sophia Markoulakis ==I Maison Alyzée’s selection of macaroons. The Mountain View business has expanded to downtown Burlingame....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 14, 2022
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Opening alert: Icicles in Mountain View

Bay Area rolled ice cream shop Icicles is now open in downtown Mountain View. Icicles officially opened in late December at 292 Castro St. The shop serves fresh...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 2, 2018
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Sushinaloa adds Mexican spice to Japanese sushi

Chefs make rolls with chipotle, chiltepin and jalapeno in Redwood City by Sara Hayden Spice-loving sushi fans have lots of flavors to sample at

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 28, 2021
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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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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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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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