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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

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

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

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

Boba, baked goods and burgers: What's new in Burlingame

Downtown Burlingame is home to several new or soon-to-open businesses, including a Taiwanese boba shop, a local baked goods pop-up, Turkish street food and an outpost...

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

Former bakers from Tartine and Vina Enoteca bring new pastry magic to Palo Alto

While John Shelsta's Love for Butter pop-up is on a temporary hiatus, two bakers have stepped in to fill the sweets void: a former Tartine baker and Vina Enoteca's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 22, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

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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PENINSULA FOODIST

An extra helping: Local restaurants unite for two days of fundraising for AAPI group

by Sarah Klearman In March, as violent hate crimes committed against Asian Americans made headlines with a horrifying kind of frequency, Steven Yen began...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 14, 2021
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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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PENINSULA FOODIST

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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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

Town & Country welcomes SF's Wildseed, a 100% plant-based eatery

by Heather Zimmerman San Francisco eatery Wildseed is bringing its diverse plant-based cuisine to the Peninsula. The restaurant plans to open its second...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 17, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Teleferic Barcelona comes to Los Gatos, complete with a hidden speak-easy and an outdoor patio with mountain views

By Julia Brown ==I Maine lobster paella and tapas are on the menu at Telefèric Barcelona's newest location in Los Gatos. Photo...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 28, 2022
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Meal prep miracle: Los Gatos-based Locale reimagines food delivery

by Heather Zimmerman South Bay-based Locale offers weekly deliveries of fresh produce and groceries as well as meal kits and prepared items from Bay Area...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 25, 2021
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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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PENINSULA FOODIST

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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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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PENINSULA FOODIST

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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PENINSULA FOODIST

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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