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PENINSULA FOODIST

New artisanal croissant shop debuts in Santa Clara

==I A selection of croissants, pastries and other baked goods at Santa Clara's new artisan bakery, Croissanté. Courtesy Kathleen Robinson....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 2, 2023
Last comment by Gerard LaPointe, on Jun 3, 2023 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 2318 Views

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Sulbing Cafe brings internationally popular shaved ice dessert to Santa Clara

==I The injeolmi flavored shaved ice dessert from Sulbing Cafe in Santa Clara comes topped with sliced almonds, injeolmi rice cake pieces and bean...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on May. 31, 2023
There are no comments yet. 1948 Views

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Los Altos restaurant and lounge closes just months after opening

The Flora lounge and restaurant in Los Altos has closed. Courtesy Flora via Facebook. By Kate Bradshaw Flora, a restaurant and...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on May. 22, 2023
Last comment by stephen levy, on May 29, 2023 at 6:43 pm | 7 comments | 7999 Views

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After purchasing a longtime baklava business during the pandemic, a local dessert maker looks to expand with a new cafe

Maya Fezzani of Oasis Baklava and LeVant Dessert at the Oasis Baklava counter in Sunnyvale. Courtesy Oasis Baklava. By Kate Bradshaw Momentum...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on May. 19, 2023
There are no comments yet. 3805 Views

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Chico Marx brings Spanish-Californian fare to South San Francisco

Dishes at Chico Marx in South San Francisco are inspired by Spanish and Californian flavors. Courtesy Kelly Puleio. By Kate Bradshaw Chico...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on May. 16, 2023
Last comment by Beryl Phillips, on May 17, 2023 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 2782 Views

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The Pakistani couple behind Zareen's is writing a cookbook

Zareen Khan, chef and restaurateur behind Zareen's, is co-authoring a cookbook with her husband, Umair Khan. (Courtesy Mark Tuschman) ==I...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on May. 5, 2023
Last comment by Common sense, on May 11, 2023 at 5:39 pm | 12 comments | 4264 Views

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'Tiny space, bold taste': Cyclismo Cafe cruises back into Redwood City

==I Cyclismo "Mini Cafe" is open for business in a colorful shipping container outside of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative in Redwood City...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on May. 10, 2023
There are no comments yet. 2745 Views

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Nearly 100 eateries gearing up for the third annual Peninsula Restaurant Week May 19-27

Peninsula Restaurant Week will be held this year from May 19-27. By Peninsula Foodist staff Starting May 19, nearly 100 restaurants...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on May. 8, 2023
Last comment by Eric C, on May 10, 2023 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 1898 Views

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Five restaurants and bars celebrating Cinco de Mayo

==I The Plato de Arrachera with skirt steak, chorizo, refried beans, cambray onions, roasted jalapeño and handmade tortillas from La Fonda....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on May. 3, 2023
Last comment by Barry Kline, on May 5, 2023 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 3281 Views

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New dining options coming to San Mateo’s Bridgepointe Shopping Center

Benihana and Chick-Fil-A will be coming to San Mateo's Bridgepointe Shopping Center. (Image courtesy CBRE) By Kate Bradshaw San...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on May. 1, 2023
Last comment by Trevor James , on May 3, 2023 at 9:37 am | 2 comments | 10440 Views

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Seasonal farmers markets spring back throughout the Peninsula

Fresh Approach's East Palo Alto farmers market. (Courtesy Fresh Approach) By Kate Bradshaw Now that the weather is warm again,...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 28, 2023
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Progeny Coffee to debut Colombian coffee shop and job training program in Palo Alto

==I Putting coffee scores and farmer’s faces on their bags is just one way Progeny Coffee sets itself apart from competitors. (Courtesy Progeny...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 27, 2023
There are no comments yet. 2546 Views

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Jason’s Cafe reopens for breakfast and lunch in Menlo Park following 2019 closure

The Pier Benedict from J Cafe in Menlo Park, made with smoked salmon and spinach. (Photo by Kate Bradshaw) By Kate Bradshaw Jason’s...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 24, 2023
Last comment by Joey, on Apr 26, 2023 at 10:21 am | 5 comments | 4279 Views

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Three roommates open a new Saratoga brunch spot

Jok koong, congee with shrimp, is among the meal options at Darla Cafe, a Saratoga restaurant started by three roommates. (Courtesy Nina Summers) ==I...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 7, 2023
Last comment by Sheri Bortz, on Apr 23, 2023 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 4478 Views

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Cajun Bowl brings extensive seafood menu to San Bruno

A shrimp and crawfish bowl from Cajun Bowl in San Bruno. (Photo courtesy Cajun Bowl via @cajun_bowl) By Kate Bradshaw Cajun Bowl,...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 19, 2023
There are no comments yet. 3349 Views

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Off the Grid food truck markets return, minus one longtime location

==I The opening night of Off the Grid's food-truck gathering at the Menlo Park Caltrain station parking lot in February 2014. (Photo by Michelle...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 11, 2023
Last comment by Original Peet's Fan, on Apr 17, 2023 at 5:31 pm | 5 comments | 5522 Views

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Longtime Burlingame restaurant gets a makeover and a prominent new location

==I The ribbon cutting ceremony at the new location of Stella, formerly Stella Alpina Osteria, in Burlingame. (Photo courtesy Jennifer Gomez Photography)...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 17, 2023
There are no comments yet. 6242 Views

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Palo Alto's gluten-free Misfits Bakehouse to close Saturday

By Kate Bradshaw ==I Mina Makram, the owner of Misfits Bakehouse, and Fabiola Hernandez hand-shape bagels in the Palo Alto bakery's kitchen...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 14, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4108 Views

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José Andrés to open new restaurant in Palo Alto

==I The José Andrés Group's first Northern California restaurant will be located at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. (Photo...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 5, 2023
Last comment by Jason S , on Apr 6, 2023 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 9870 Views

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To protect whales and salmon, state officials halt Dungeness crab fishing season early and may ban salmon fishing in 2023

By Kate Bradshaw The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is shutting down the commercial

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 3, 2023
Last comment by Mondoman, on Apr 4, 2023 at 9:34 pm |
2 comments | 2914 Views
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