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Three new restaurants from former Manresa chef David Kinch and his team are coming to Los Gatos

==I Manresa's former chef David Kinch closed the restaurant at the end of 2022 and now plans to open three new Los Gatos restaurants with partners...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 23, 2023
Last comment by Benzo, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 4025 Views

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Boichik Bagels set to open new location this summer

The location of the new Boichik Bagels restaurant planned to open in summer 2023. (Photo courtesy Emily Winston.)  By Kate Bradshaw A...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 25, 2023
Last comment by Gerald Hennessey, 16 hours ago | 4 comments | 1873 Views

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From cioppino and whole crab to crab pot pie, here’s where you can get your Dungeness crab fix in the 650

Patrick Guyer of One Ocean Seafood holds a freshly caught crab at the Portola Valley Farmers Market on Dec. 1, 2016. (Photo by Michelle Le) ==I...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by We Told You So!, on Jan 23, 2023 at 1:13 pm | 6 comments | 4814 Views

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Turkish-style Mediterranean restaurant coming to Stanford Shopping Center

By Kate Bradshaw Hummus Mediterranean Kitchen is opening a new location at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, according to shopping center spokesperson...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 20, 2023
Last comment by Tracey Ladd, on Jan 23, 2023 at 9:49 am | 5 comments | 3890 Views

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'We didn’t rebound': After 10 years in Menlo Park, The Refuge will close its doors Jan. 20

The pastrami burger with fries and a beer at The Refuge. (Photo courtesy Mark Helsel) By Kate Bradshaw The Refuge, home to Menlo...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 13, 2023
Last comment by Romen jonas, on Jan 20, 2023 at 12:35 am | 18 comments | 9068 Views

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Los Gatos' Manresa to close Jan. 1 – but first, they'll have a 'no holds barred' New Year's Eve party

==I David Kinch’s departure to focus on his more casual restaurants follows a trend among Peninsula fine-dining establishments from the onset...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 18, 2023 at 9:29 pm | 2 comments | 6458 Views

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Santa Clara gets second location of Oakland shawarma restaurant named among top new eateries in the country

The chicken wrap from Shawarmaji. (Photo by Julia Brown) By Kate Bradshaw Shawarmaji, a popular Oakland-based shawarma restaurant...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 16, 2023
Last comment by Reese Haroldson, on Jan 17, 2023 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 7198 Views

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Midpeninsula eateries hit by flooding face temporary closures

==I Flooding hit a number of Peninsula restaurants, including Mints and Honey in San Carlos, above. (Photo courtesy Mints and Honey, via Instagram.)...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 6, 2023
Last comment by Katy, on Jan 16, 2023 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 6249 Views

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Pescadero farms start fundraisers after sustaining $125,000 in storm damages

Pie Ranch faces an estimated $100,000 in damages following the recent storms. (Photo courtesy pieranch.org) By Kate Bradshaw Recent...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 11, 2023
There are no comments yet. 3941 Views

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Longtime dim sum banquet hall in Millbrae closed Dec. 31

The Hong Kong Flower Lounge, which closed Dec. 31, had a capacity of up to 550 people. (Photo courtesy via Yelp.) By Kate Bradshaw Millbrae's...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 9, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4348 Views

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After 24 years, Palo Alto's Mandarin Roots closes

Executive chef Jarvis Yuan makes lunch at Mandarin Roots restaurant. (Photo by Natalia Nazarova) By Kate Bradshaw Mandarin Roots,...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 4, 2023
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 9, 2023 at 12:21 pm | 7 comments | 6044 Views

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Chicago-style 'Concession' pop-up brings Italian beef and White Castle-style burgers to Dad's Luncheonette

Dad's Luncheonette in Half Moon Bay. Courtesy Shannon Kenedy. By Kate Bradshaw A pop-up offering "casual Midwestern grub"...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 3, 2023
There are no comments yet. 5052 Views

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A reader’s question answered: What happened to the in-house breads at Esther’s German Bakery?

==I While the bakery offerings are no longer made in-house, the other menu items at Esther's German Bakery have remained the same. (Photo courtesy...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 30, 2022
Last comment by harvardmom, on Jan 2, 2023 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 6559 Views

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New State of Mind pizzeria now open in Redwood City

==I Peninsula native Lars Smith is co-owner of State of Mind Public House and Pizzeria, which is adding a third outpost in Redwood City to its Los...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 28, 2022
Last comment by Trevor Langford, on Dec 30, 2022 at 7:50 am | 5 comments | 6137 Views

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Pioneer Seafoods forced out of Redwood City port, leaving its future on the line

==I The Pioneer is a commercial fishing ship that docked at the Port of Redwood City for fish sales before it was asked to leave recently. (Photo...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 21, 2022
Last comment by Luke Taylor, on Dec 21, 2022 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 5427 Views

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Five food fixes for celebrating Hanukkah

The chocolate babka offered at Manresa Bread. (Photo courtesy Manresa Bread via Facebook) By Kate Bradshaw Hanukkah kicked off Dec....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 19, 2022
Last comment by Sidney Feldman, on Dec 21, 2022 at 7:57 am | 6 comments | 4526 Views

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Fewer Michelin stars awarded on the Peninsula this year

Ricotta dumplings with summer squash, tomatoes and almond pesto at Protégé. (Photo by Natalia Nazarova) ==I By Kate Bradshaw...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 6, 2022
Last comment by Connor Greenwood, on Dec 19, 2022 at 12:02 am | 8 comments | 6704 Views

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Palo Alto's Pizz'a Chicago 'not ready to quit' and seeks funds to support downsizing

==I The Pizz'a Chicago team says it's "not ready to quit" and has a plan to downsize to a smaller location to continue. (Courtesy Juan...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 5, 2022
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 15, 2022 at 2:20 pm | 6 comments | 5348 Views

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Sitha's Khmer Kitchen heads to new pop-up locations in new year

Sitha Yim chops up vegetables at Sitha's Authentic Khmer Food, a Cambodian pop-up restaurant in San Bruno. (Photo by Magali Gauthier) ==I...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 14, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4859 Views

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Vietnamese restaurant that may offer special menu for canine customers coming to former Wahlburgers site in Palo Alto

A new location of Pho Ha Noi is coming to Palo Alto and may offer a menu for dogs. (Photo courtesy Helen Nguyen) By Kate Bradshaw Pho...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 29, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Dec 6, 2022 at 7:26 pm | 5 comments | 7950 Views
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