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PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Baron Barista shutters

Third-wave cafe Baron Barista has closed after about a year of business in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood. A short sign posted at the 3990 El Camino Real...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 1, 2019
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Redwood City: Donato Enoteca owner opens wine bar, cafe

The owner of Redwood City Italian restaurant Donato Enoteca is opening a wine bar, retail...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 31, 2016
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Chez TJ, Tied House team up for mixed-use project

UPDATE: ==I The Mountain View City Council discussed this project on Tuesday, June 14. Read a recap of the meeting from the Mountain View Voice

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 4, 2017
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Get to know Oaxacan cuisine at this new Redwood City food truck

Carmen Lopez and Reynaldo Hernandez started their dream food truck together two years ago, serving food from their native Oaxaca, Mexico, through catering gigs and...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 13, 2020
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Update: The lowdown on Lure + Till in Palo Alto

The new Epiphany Hotel opened its doors in downtown Palo Alto at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 20, 2014
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Queen Bee Ice Cream shutters

After seven years of business, Queen Bee Ice Cream at Marsh Manor Shopping Center in Redwood City will close its doors today, Sunday, Oct. 29. Owner DeAndra Axlund...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 29, 2017
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Wood-fired everything: Burlingame's Rise Pizzeria expands with second restaurant

Omid Zahedi grew up working at the Orange County pizza shop his father opened after immigrating from Tehran, Iran. Zahedi hated it. "I hated it because I...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 15, 2020
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Palo Alto's Sundance makes '100 Best Steakhouses in America' list

Palo Alto's venerable Sundance The Steakhouse has been named one of the top 100 steakhouses in the country by online-reservations company OpenTable. The classic...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 2, 2016
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How a home and YouTube-trained chef opened a Khmer pop-up drawing customers from around the country

By Anthony Shu Sitha Yim chops up vegetables at Sitha’s Khmerkitchen, her Cambodian pop-up. Photo by Magali Gauthier. ==B...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 7, 2022
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Sweet Diplomacy brings gluten-free madeleines and cupcakes to Los Altos

Downtown Los Altos is home to a new gluten-free bakery: Sweet Diplomacy, which opened at 209 1st St. in late December. The bakery is owner Melody Hu's first food...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 8, 2020
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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