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Eating Out - April 3, 2009

Hillside American cuisine

At Madera, Peter Rudolph aims to serve approachable food rooted in local flavor

by Jane Knoerle

Peter Rudolph, executive chef for Madera, the new restaurant at the Rosewood Sand Hill hotel scheduled to open this week in Menlo Park, grew up in the East Bay and lives in San Francisco. Still, he says: "My heart is in the Peninsula. I feel so at ease and comfortable here."

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Jane Knoerle is lifestyles editor for The Almanac, one of the Weekly's sister papers.


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