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PENINSULA FOODIST

Pop-ups & pastry delivery: Check out these local food events of note

Mark your calendars: There are several food events of note happening on the Peninsula in the coming weeks, from a local pastry collaboration to a series of exciting...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 24, 2020
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Five steps of flavor: Eats Meets West Bowls creates customizable fast-casual feasts in Belmont

By Sara Hayden “Oh my god, it’s so yum.” The Return of the OG Queso dish from Alpa Bhas’s Belmont restaurant, Eats Meet West...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 30, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Asa Restaurant opens in Los Altos

Asa Restaurant, a new Los Altos eatery from the owner of a longtime Saratoga restaurant, will open for dinner tonight, Aug. 24. Owner Andrew Welch said the 242...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 24, 2017
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Redwood City's Suisha House reopens as Oyster Boy Seafood and Raw Bar

After months of renovations, the owners of Suisha House in downtown Redwood City have opened a new restaurant in the same space: Oyster Boy Seafood and Raw Bar....

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

Instagrammable eateries: The original art of Silicon Valley's photogenic restaurants

By Melissa McKenzie Can art enhance your eats? Well, we'd point to the fact that most restaurant critics include ambiance in their assessment of any...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 1, 2021
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New cafe to bring Filipino food to Stanford campus

Filipino lumpia, silog and rice bowls will soon be available on the Stanford University campus at a new restaurant, Blend @ Annette’s Café. A brother...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 10, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Chef Yotam Ottolenghi to speak in Palo Alto

Yotam Ottolenghi, the Israeli-born chef who has made a name for himself with numerous cookbooks and eateries in London, is coming to Palo Alto in October. Ottolenghi...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 25, 2017
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PENINSULA FOODIST

All-day Indian cafe opens in Redwood City with a focus on takeout

An Indian cafe serving dosa, chicken tikka sliders and coffee brewed with spices is now open in Redwood City. Masala Desi Cafe opened on Feb. 4 at 2137 Roosevelt...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 18, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Teaquation to close Redwood City location

The owner of Teaquation in will close her first tea cafe in Redwood City on Monday, Aug. 13, to focus...

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

Europe meets Norcal at Backhaus' new bakery in San Mateo

Anne Moser was yearning for home when she made her first sourdough starter. Moser had left her native Germany to move with her husband Robert to Daly City, a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 12, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Not "'farewell' but 'see you soon:'" Palo Alto's Maum closes until further notice

Maum, the acclaimed fine dining Korean restaurant in downtown Palo Alto, is closing for now while the owners figure out how to create a "Maum experience more...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 2, 2020
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Taiwanese street food chain expanding to San Mateo

Editor's note: Shihlin Taiwan Street Snacks is open in San Mateo as of Sept. 2, 2019. Shihlin Taiwan Street Snacks has set its sights on its next Bay Area...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 17, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Chez TJ reopens in Mountain View with new chef, patio and menus

Chez TJ, which has been closed since the start of shelter-in-place in March, will reopen this month in Mountain View with several major changes in place. The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 3, 2020
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Restaurateur behind pizza favorites Terún and iTalico sets sights on San Carlos

By Anthony Shu The storefront of Terún on California Avenue in Palo Alto. Franco Campilongo planted the roots for his Italian...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on May. 24, 2022
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PENINSULA FOODIST

LB Steak Menlo taps inside talent for new chef

LB Steak in downtown Menlo Park has brought on a new chef to replace

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 28, 2014
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Owners of Los Carnalitos taco truck to open Redwood City restaurant

The family behind the popular Los Carnalitos taco truck in Redwood City is opening a new restaurant a few miles away. La Fonda de Los Carnalitos will open this...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 9, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

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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PENINSULA FOODIST

Gluten-free bakery headed to Los Altos

The owner of Petit Bakery Co., a gluten-free baking company that makes fusion pastries...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 5, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

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
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Listen to famed chef-philanthropist José Andrés in conversation with Jesse Cool on April 6

Local restaurateur Jesse Ziff Cool will be moderating a virtual conversation with José Andrés, famed chef and founder of World Central Kitchen, on...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 17, 2021
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