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PENINSULA FOODIST

Good eats in the City of Good Living: Drake's San Carlos goes big on brunch and more

"You can just see the history in the walls." Local owner Christian Conte pays homage to his hometown with new restaurant By Sara Hayden Born...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 23, 2021
There are no comments yet. 9613 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

PA's downtown business problems not simple to solve

Some businesses are closing in Palo Alto's downtown; city business revenues the past two years have dropped significantly, and the town's main street connecting...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Sep 21, 2021 at 8:07 pm | 8 comments | 11750 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

"It's too little too late" and other reasons why not

FUD. Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt. Big changes should be carefully considered. But when a new idea quickly provokes objections from many different angles, something...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Sep 19, 2021 at 6:13 am | 13 comments | 11632 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Craving a two-foot pizza? Pizzone serves Milan-style magic in Palo Alto.

Weekend pop-up presents colossal pies via Vina Enoteca By Sara Hayden Pizzone is popping up with giant Milan-style pizza at Vina Enoteca in Palo Alto....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Anna Delacroix, on Sep 18, 2021 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 13988 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Hey guys, it's your turn now to become mothers!

I am tired of those men, particularly the males in the Texas legislature, dictating what women can, and cannot do, with their own bodies. That's been a BIG topic...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Sep. 6, 2021
Last comment by Zayda, on Sep 11, 2021 at 12:48 am | 20 comments | 8646 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship . . .

. . . that makes unhappy marriages.” - Friedrich Nietzsche Despite the wonderful Beatles song,

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Sep 10, 2021 at 8:22 pm |
2 comments | 12031 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Explore Sandy's World of Eats: Surfside Laotian pop-up a hit in Half Moon Bay

"I try to … expand people's palates." Sandy Thongsavat-Potter draws crowds with pork belly, papaya salad, pho and more. By Sara Hayden As...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 9, 2021
There are no comments yet. 8584 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

More than a cream puff: Pâte à Choux a sweet addition to San Bruno

Michelle Ko's family business shares globally-inspired pastry By Sara Hayden Restaurateur Michelle Ko's travels took her across Asia, Europe and North...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 9, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6290 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Gas use or gas ban? Consider all the good -- and bad -- effects

We make community decisions all the time. Sometimes we vote "yes" because it seems like the PC way to act. But oftentimes in our patriotic environmental...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Sep. 1, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Sep 8, 2021 at 10:37 pm | 36 comments | 10436 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“A happy marriage is . . .

. . . a long conversation which always seems too short.” - Andre Maurois I love this quote for a few reasons. First, let’s look at a couple of definitions: &ldquo...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Sep 7, 2021 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 9037 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Is artificial turf a good option for our dry climate?

About twenty-five years ago I had a friend who managed one of the landscaping crews at Stanford. After a few years he left to work elsewhere and explained why. “When...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Aug. 29, 2021
Last comment by Trish+Bubenik+, on Sep 3, 2021 at 4:15 pm | 8 comments | 17121 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Beyond Bali: Warung Siska showcases Indonesian cuisine in Redwood City

Meet the dynamic culinary team sharing high caliber dishes in a low key environment By Sara Hayden To eat at Warung Siska in Redwood City, reservations...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by bill1940, on Sep 3, 2021 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 9335 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Farm stand safari: Cruising the Coastside for the perfect produce

San Mateo County farmers may spice up their roadside offerings with more fruits, jams, pickles and other snacks By Sara Hayden Cruising the San Mateo...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5855 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

SF Gelateria scoops fresh gelato in Redwood City

Mobile gelato shop finds a brick-and-mortar home on the Peninsula By Sara Hayden Redwood City has a new gelato shop with the arrival of SF Gelateria....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 7623 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"Breaking the Silence . . . Why Openness About Your Sex Life . . .

. . . is the Best Medicine for Your Health, Relationships, and Overall Happiness" -Moshe Kedan, MD I’m going to share another deeply personal story...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 27, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Aug 27, 2021 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 17775 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

The growing appeal of "Buy Nothing" groups

When greenhouse gas emissions are tallied up and reported at the city, state, or country level, they are usually reported based on where the emissions occur. If...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Aug. 22, 2021
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Aug 27, 2021 at 10:17 am | 6 comments | 11919 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Afghanistan: Why did this all happen?

==I NOTE: American attention the past few days has focused on the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. Many of our friends and neighbors are talking about what happened....

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 17, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Aug 26, 2021 at 9:06 am | 55 comments | 9191 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Park's Bistro Vida celebrated as small business of the year

Eat, play, dance: Restaurateur offers space for community to gather By Sara Hayden Bistro Vida in Menlo Park has been recognized as the 13th Senate District's...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Aug. 24, 2021
Last comment by Emily, on Aug 25, 2021 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 13837 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Cibele's Ice Cream brings fresh fruit and frozen treats to Menlo Park

Snack on antojitos: Elote con queso, fresas con crema and more By Sara Hayden Be it sweet, savory, spicy or sour (or a combination of the above), Cibele's...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Aug. 20, 2021
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 23, 2021 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 8679 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

New Hawaiian eats in San Bruno: Plate lunch, musubi & more at Diamond Head General Store

Eat your way through Morning Wood's new market with us By Sara Hayden When the door finally swung open, I counted my lucky stars to be in such close...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Aug. 16, 2021
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 20, 2021 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 8794 Views
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