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PENINSULA FOODIST

Portland's hyper-sustainable Bamboo Sushi debuts at Westfield Valley Fair

Bamboo Sushi, the Portland, Oregon sustainable sushi restaurant, is now open at Westfield Valley Fair on the border of Santa Clara and San Jose. Bamboo Sushi...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 16, 2020
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Spring food and drink goings on

Check out this by-no-means-exhaustive list of upcoming food and drink events around the Peninsula. Please feel free to share any you're aware of, too! I'll continue...

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

Menlo Park's Allied Arts Guild gets new cafe

The quaint Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park has a new dining option. Cafe Wisteria has replaced Blue Garden Cafe at the 75 Arbor Road complex, which is home to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 17, 2018
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Specialty's Café & Bakery closing all locations permanently

Citing revenue that has been "decimated" by the coronavirus and shelter-in-place mandates, Bay Area-born chain Specialty's Cafe & Bakery announced...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 17, 2020
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PENINSULA FOODIST

The Restaurant Week interviews: 7 questions for Manuel Martinez of La Viga

by Sarah Klearman In an effort to provide diners more opportunities to support local restaurants as the Peninsula slowly reopens, Embarcadero Media's Peninsula...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 29, 2021
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Farm to canvas: Jane Kim's new (in-person) art exhibit takes on food, nature and tech

By Sarah Klearman Artist Jane Kim has always sought to showcase nature in her work. It's only natural, then, Kim said, that the focus of her latest show...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on May. 3, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Mayfield launches cocktail program

This fall, Mayfield Bakery & Café in Palo Alto quietly added a craft cocktail program to the restaurant's lineup. Thirsty diners can choose from three small...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 31, 2013
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto to host first ice cream taste-off

For years, huge, hungry crowds have spent July 4 gathered in Palo Alto's Mitchell Park to eat chili at the city's annual Summer Festival and Chili Cook-Off. More...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 24, 2014
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Tokyo ramen favorite Afuri headed to downtown Mountain View

UPDATE: Afuri Ramen + Dumpling is open in Mountain View for outdoor dining, takeout and delivery as of Nov. 14. Tokyo's Afuri Ramen + Dumpling, famed in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 28, 2020
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Food and drink goings on, June & July edition

Summer is chock full of eating and drinking events, old and new. Look for a new pop-up bar -- with ping pong -- at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, Menlo Park's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 25, 2014
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Nekter Juice Bar in Mountain View

Time to get your juice on, Mountain View. Southern California-based Nekter Juice Bar opened a new location at The Village at San Antonio Center today, June 26. The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 26, 2014
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Dhaba Xpress in Redwood City

A new Indian restaurant is now open in downtown Redwood City. Dhaba Xpress opened at 312 Arguello St. in mid-April. It replaced another Indian takeout restaurant,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 2, 2018
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PENINSULA FOODIST

San Francisco's Urban Ritual boba pops up in Redwood City

For the rest of the year, boba fans can visit Redwood City's Revere Coffee for a pop-up version of San Francisco bubble tea shop Urban Ritual Cafe. A limited...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 16, 2018
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PENINSULA FOODIST

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
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Biondivino in Palo Alto

San Francisco wine shop Biondivino is opening the doors of its second...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 30, 2016
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PENINSULA FOODIST

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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PENINSULA FOODIST

Stein's to expand to Cupertino

Four years after opening in downtown Mountain View, Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant is set to open a second outpost in Cupertino later this month. Steins...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 8, 2017
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Coffeebar Menlo Park adds wine, extends hours

Coffeebar has drawn crowds since opening in downtown Menlo Park in January, despite...

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

Real Good Greens is half CSA, half farmers market and all local

by Heather Zimmerman Helene Zahoudanis has always dreamed of owning a farm. In her current venture, though she may not be working the land, she does help...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 4, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

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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