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PENINSULA FOODIST

Gluten-free bakery headed to Los Altos

The owner of Petit Bakery Co., a gluten-free baking company that makes fusion pastries...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 5, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Calling all gardeners: A restaurant owner wants you to grow Peruvian peppers for her.

The owner of a Palo Alto restaurant is turning to the community to help her cultivate a local source for Peruvian spices that are difficult to find fresh in the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 26, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Baron Barista shutters

Third-wave cafe Baron Barista has closed after about a year of business in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood. A short sign posted at the 3990 El Camino Real...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 1, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Superfoods and lower prices: Palo Alto's Amber Dhara becomes new, casual concept

Another local restaurant is transitioning from long lunches and white tablecloths to casual service in the face of changing demographics and rising labor costs. Amber...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 5, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Oren's Hummus takes first step toward national expansion with new location

If all goes according to plan, there will be a day when there are quick-service versions of Oren's Hummus restaurants in all major U.S. cities. The prototype...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 7, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Boba cafe headed to Menlo Park

Mr. Green Bubble, a Bay Area boba cafe, is opening this summer in downtown Menlo Park. Signs for the new establishment are up at 604 Santa Cruz Ave., which was...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 23, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Redwood City's Suisha House reopens as Oyster Boy Seafood and Raw Bar

After months of renovations, the owners of Suisha House in downtown Redwood City have opened a new restaurant in the same space: Oyster Boy Seafood and Raw Bar....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 7, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Europe meets Norcal at Backhaus' new bakery in San Mateo

Anne Moser was yearning for home when she made her first sourdough starter. Moser had left her native Germany to move with her husband Robert to Daly City, a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 12, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Taiwanese street food chain expanding to San Mateo

Editor's note: Shihlin Taiwan Street Snacks is open in San Mateo as of Sept. 2, 2019. Shihlin Taiwan Street Snacks has set its sights on its next Bay Area...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 17, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Los Altos' Asa is expanding to Los Gatos

The owner of Asa in Los Altos is opening a second location of the Spanish-...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 6, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

'It was a very, very good ride.' Yumi Yogurt Redwood City closing after 35 years

Redwood City staple Yumi Yogurt will close this Sunday, Sept. 15, after nearly four decades of business. Owner Surena Yavari said Tuesday that the lease for the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 10, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Sugar Shack makes a sweet return in Menlo Park

Throngs of pre-teens flooded into Sugar Shack after school on Tuesday, Oct. 8, the second first day of business for the downtown Menlo Park candy store. The original...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 9, 2019
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THE FOOD PARTY!

Support Local Food Biz July 2

Whole Foods is using this month's 5% Day to support local food businesses. Consider shopping on July 2 at your local store. 5% of the profits will go to the businesses...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 1, 2014
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Red, White and Blues

Earlier in the week, we posted a list of local food companies to support on July 2....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 3, 2014
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Sage Pumpkin Galette with Spiced Pepitas and Jerky

Happy Thanksgiving! It's a Food Party! for all this week. Enjoy running around and getting back into the kitchen. Chef sez, "Remember to

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 21, 2016
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Local Flavor – Upcoming Food Events

A Taste of Whole Foods I got a chance to taste-test some new Whole Foods holidays fare and so can you. Coming to a store near you, all Whole Foods Markets...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 8, 2017
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Sweet Potato Canapé and Food Party! Holiday Favorites

Here’s a fast and fabulous recipe I put together under the tasting transformation toward eat more vegetables and vegetables as snack. They are an easy addition...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 18, 2017
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Blue Cheese Walnut Quesadilla with Cranberry Cherry Salsa

We live in God’s country in Northern California; local produce and seasonal fair surround us throughout the year. But it’s harder to find in the winter...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 19, 2017
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Local Flavor - Surf, Save and Swallow

This Week! Three super-fun, food-action events to chew and get-yer-goin' on :) Surfrider Social /Ocean Friendly Restaurant Kickoff Half Moon Bay Brewing...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 8, 2018
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U-Pick at Webb Ranch

Just a quick shout out for the u-pick Food Party! happening once again at Webb Ranch, Portola Valley's family farm since 1922. Have you ever been?

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 15, 2018
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