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PENINSULA FOODIST

Peninsula gets new on-demand delivery option

Peninsulites now have yet another mobile delivery app option, with San Francisco-based Postmates expanding its reach down south. Postmates,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:05 am | 4 comments | 30619 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Cocina Central, coming soon to Mountain View

Taco Tuesdays, breakfast quesadillas, coconut flan and micheladas are on their way to Mountain View's San Antonio shopping center. Cocina Central, the brainchild...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 9, 2014 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 646 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Hunan Garden to be reborn as Mandarin Roots

Fans of Palo Alto's long-standing Chinese restaurant Hunan Garden on El Camino Real might have despaired when signs suddenly went up in the windows indicating the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by long-time fan, on Jun 8, 2014 at 7:52 am | 21 comments | 42582 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Hub owner evicted, restaurant closes

Menlo Hub at 1029 El Camino Real in Menlo Park has closed, with the owner in major debt to the landlord. Owner Mehmet Erkus said he was behind rent for about...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Harry, on Jun 5, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 18 comments | 57393 Views

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John Tucci of Gordon Biersch Palo Alto to open his own brewery

John Tucci, veteran brewmaster of Gordon Biersch Palo Alto, is moving on after 16 years with the company to open his own brewery in South San Francisco later this...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Beer Expert, on May 29, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 96455 Views

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Cooking Papa opens third location in Mountain View

A small South Bay restaurant group running Cantonese restaurants has opened its newest location in Mountain View. Cooking Papa opened its doors Monday, May 19,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Sherina, on May 27, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 9 comments | 25521 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Figo shutters in downtown Palo Alto

Another one bites the dust: Italian restaurant Figo, which has operated at 326 University Ave. in Palo Alto since January 2013, has closed. Owner Gianni Chiloiro...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by If it ain't broke..., on May 19, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 7 comments | 29032 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Downtown Palo Alto?s Sabrosa Taqueria shutters

Sabrosa Taqueria at 448 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto has closed its doors, signaling the end of an...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Adrian , on May 14, 2014 at 11:05 pm | 2 comments | 55413 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Updated: May food and drink goings on

Craft beer, Irish mac and cheese, a Game of Thrones pop-up dinner and dining for a good cause. What more could you ask for? Plan your eating/drinking around the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 21623 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Bianchini's partners with Instacart, adds same-day delivery

This just in: Fans of Portola Valley's Bianchini's Market will now be able to get those famous stuffed-to-the-gills sandwiches (with an Andes mint on the side, of...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 29628 Views

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Stanford campus Ike's Place to close June 15

The fate of sandwich-cult-favorite Ike's Place at Stanford University has been decided: its last day of operations in the Huang Engineering...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 2, 2014 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 29139 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Updated: Blue Bottle Coffee moving in across from Palo Alto Caltrain

The flow of San Francisco restaurants to the Peninsula just refuses to quit. The latest transplant: Blue Bottle Coffee, a gourmet...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by maditalian_1492, on May 1, 2014 at 8:29 pm | 4 comments | 58434 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Custom pizza joint on its way to Mountain View

Mountain View's San Antonio Center has become a hotbed for...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by David V, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:33 am | 8 comments | 94879 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Silicon Valley Restaurant Week: April 30 through May 7

It's that time of year again -- Silicon Valley Restaurant Week kicks off this Wednesday, April 30, and...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 22032 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

JCC Palo Alto hosting Jewish food festival this weekend

The Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto is hosting a massive Jewish food festival this Sunday, April 27, with hands-on workshops, lectures by Bay Area chefs and food...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by jackie, on Apr 25, 2014 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 28828 Views

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Indian street food and ... bitcoins?

Palo Alto now has a grand total of two eateries where diners can pay with notorious e-currency bitcoins, with

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Delilah, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:15 pm |
4 comments | 45315 Views

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Should bartenders wear gloves?

An amendment to a California retail food safety law introduced at the beginning...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Shaun Naborn, on Apr 21, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 4 comments | 25049 Views

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Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula

Faced with a longer-than-expected timeline for opening a brick-and-mortar restaurant in Palo Alto, the owner of gourmet hot dog restaurant

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:56 pm |
10 comments | 32163 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Project Juice in downtown Palo Alto

Downtown Palo Alto's first solo juice shop opened its doors Friday, April 4, at 575 High St. Project Juice, a collaboration between a San Francisco couple and...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Apr 11, 2014 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 25655 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Pizzeria Delfina Palo Alto open for business

The much-anticipated Palo Alto outpost of San Francisco favorite Pizzeria Delfina officially opened its doors at 651 Emerson St. in early April. Lunch-only progressed...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 25446 Views
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