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PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 6702 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Dry-ish January 2023

If George Santos gets away with being Jew-ish, we certainly can be Dry-ish this January. Launched in 2012 by the nonprofit Alcohol...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 12, 2023
Last comment by Reese Haroldson, on Jan 17, 2023 at 12:53 pm |
11 comments | 4160 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 7966 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 6546 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Let’s find a better way to elect a Palo Alto mayor

Palo Alto City Council members are all set to select a new mayor on Monday night – a routine procedure each January. And finally! they are beginning to discuss...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jan. 7, 2023
Last comment by Rufus Young, on Jan 16, 2023 at 11:03 am | 28 comments | 5567 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Seek Barriers Within Yourself Against Love

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” - Rumi I tell...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 7, 2023
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 14, 2023 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 5396 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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. 4161 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Sriracha Salt

Ack! You still need gifts. How about a homemade gift this year? Here’s an easy and delicious recipe from the UC Cooperative Extension Master Food Preserver...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 9, 2022
Last comment by blackstatus, on Jan 10, 2023 at 8:16 pm | 1 comment | 4260 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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. 4566 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 6290 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Go away, language police!

The Information Technology (IT) Department at Stanford caused quite a tizzy when it published a guide on harmful language that should not be used at the university....

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Dec. 31, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jan 7, 2023 at 5:23 pm | 46 comments | 5781 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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. 5224 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 6775 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples New Year Resolutions (Including Sexually)

We will: - Prioritize our partner/relationship/marriage over everything: • Doing so will create a secure foundation and roof over the head of your kids. You...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 31, 2022
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 6682 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Palo Alto v. Stanford: City demands are over the top

An undercurrent of antagonism between the city of Palo Alto and Stanford University has been in play for decades. It is seldomly discussed aloud, but it is there....

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Dec. 11, 2022
Last comment by Crescent Park Rez, on Dec 27, 2022 at 4:34 pm | 53 comments | 9093 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 5624 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 4649 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 6891 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 5524 Views
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