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Anthony Shu

Associate Digital Editor, Peninsula Foodist and The Six Fifty

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About Anthony
Anthony Shu, a Palo Alto native, started working at Embarcadero Media in 2022. He writes the Peninsula Foodist blog and newsletter and feature stories for The Six Fifty.

He graduated from Princeton University in 2016 and after a brief career in kitchens, he worked at Second Harvest of Silicon Valley on client storytelling and multimedia production. He is a co-founder of the Lunchbox Moments Zine, a publication focused on Asian American identity and food, which received national media coverage. His work has been published in Eater SF, KQED and the Princeton Alumni Weekly.
Stories by Anthony
An Italian food expert's guide to Eataly Silicon Valley
Spanning 45,000 square feet and housing a rooftop restaurant, Eataly Silicon Valley provides Italian food lovers with a chance to do their grocery shopping, browse specialty foods and enjoy wine, pizza and gelato all in one place.
[Thursday, June 23, 2022]

Rasa owner ditches Michelin star, reopens as casual Indian bistro
Burlingame's Michelin-starred Rasa, which Ajay Walia closed on June 7, has reopened as a second location of his more casual restaurant, Saffron, which is focused on south Indian cuisine and even features some of the same dishes.
[Friday, June 17, 2022]

Beachside coffee caravan finds a home in a Menlo Park luxury hotel
California Kahve can now be found inside Park James Hotel, a seemingly surprising departure from the business's bohemian roots.
[Thursday, June 2, 2022]

Palo Alto's long-standing sports bar The Old Pro to close June 19
Originally opening in 1964, The Old Pro has long served as Palo Alto's classic sports bar, even as Silicon Valley sprung up around it. On Wednesday, the business announced its permanent closure after its last day on June 19.
[Thursday, June 2, 2022]

Palo Alto's long-standing sports bar The Old Pro to close June 19
Originally opening in 1964, The Old Pro has long served as Palo Alto's classic sports bar, even as Silicon Valley sprung up around it. On Wednesday, the business announced its permanent closure after its last day on June 19.
[Thursday, June 2, 2022]

How Stanford med student Grace D. Li is handling becoming a bestselling author overnight
Inspired by the real thefts of Chinese art from European museums, Stanford medical student Grace Li's "Portrait of a Thief" engages in the discussion regarding museums displaying artifacts taken from other countries.
[Friday, May 27, 2022]

The latest Peninsula dining news: Naschmarkt opens, Tōno Coffee Project closes and Eataly sets opening date
The eagerly anticipated Eataly Silicon Valley, a three-story Italian food hall, has announced details about its opening. And in Palo Alto, a new Austrian restaurant has opened and a popular coffee pop-up has closed its doors.
[Friday, May 20, 2022]

How the Peninsula's pastrami experts at The Refuge were inspired by French fine dining
Led by the husband-and-wife team of Matt Levin and Melanie Roth along with executive chef Michael Greuel, The Refuge reflects Levin's passion for pastrami.
[Friday, May 13, 2022]

How a Peninsula ultracyclist risked his health and family ties to find a cure for cancer
Real estate CEO John Tarlton's efforts to raise money for cancer research through Race Across America are captured in the recently released documentary "Until the Wheels Come Off."
[Thursday, May 5, 2022]

Bevri's quest to spread Georgian cuisine is only beginning
Bevri owner Pavel Sirotin says there's still plenty of work to do in spreading Georgian cuisine across the Bay Area, an effort he's personally undertaking as the restaurant plans to open a second location in Los Altos soon.
[Friday, May 6, 2022]