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PENINSULA FOODIST

Updated: Food and drink goings on

Food-and-beer pairings, oysters, a Spanish pop-up dinner. Check out this roundup of local food and drink events around the Peninsula in coming weeks: ==B 8th...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 24, 2014
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Buffalo officially slinging Asian-fusion burgers, baos in Mountain View

Buffalo, a beers-burgers-baos establishment on Castro Street in Mountain View, officially opened over the weekend after a few soft openings held since the beginning...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 21, 2014 at 10:23 am | 8 comments | 26031 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

When dining meets tech

Two articles I saw this week prompted me to think about the role that technology plays in eating out. The first,

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:57 pm |
4 comments | 34897 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Borrone MarketBar soft opens in Menlo

Borrone MarketBar, the next-door brainchild eatery from Cafe Borrone owners Marina Borrone and Josh Pebbles, soft opened last week and is continuing with limited...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 19, 2014
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Mountain View's Bierhaus gets new talent

In line with Mike Finley's goal to transform his...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 13, 2014
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PENINSULA FOODIST

'Blended' juice bar opens inside Willows Market

In this Silicon Valley genesis story, there's Google, venture capitalist firms on Sand Hill Road, entrepreneurship ? oh, and juice. Bushel Whole Blended Juices,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 13, 2014 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 23950 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Five Guys opens in Mountain View

East Coast chain Five Guys Burgers and Fries quietly transformed the 2098 El Camino Real space

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 13, 2014 at 10:01 am |
7 comments | 21644 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Peninsula Beer Week

OK, so that's not what it's called. This year's SF Beer Week is about to descend on the Bay Area, with brew-related events all over...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jen, on Feb 12, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 31791 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Epiphany Hotel restaurant snags San Francisco chef

The Epiphany Hotel, opening in downtown Palo Alto in March, officially announced its culinary plans last week. The hotel's 80-seat indoor-outdoor restaurant, Lure...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 10, 2014
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Corner Bakery Cafe opens in Palo Alto

For those of you who are growing weary of (or simply can't afford) the influx of overpriced food and drink in Palo Alto ? the $10 haute hamburgers, $4+ tacos, $10+...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Picky eater, on Feb 8, 2014 at 10:29 am | 3 comments | 33211 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

February food and drink goings on

February on the Peninsula is clearly a month for love ? and beer. Check out what I mean in this roundup of local food and drinks events around town this month: ==B...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Feb 3, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 3 comments | 20870 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Behold: the Monte Cristo burger

Here's a burger for the books. Now available at Umami Burger in downtown Palo Alto is the "Monte Cristo" burger, made with Umami's standard beef patty, which...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Feb 3, 2014 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 24287 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Off the Grid plotting Menlo Park food truck market

Off the Grid, an incredibly popular Bay Area food truck gathering, might set up shop in Menlo Park this year. The organization has applied for a use permit to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Joseph, on Jan 28, 2014 at 9:52 am | 19 comments | 28076 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Food and drink goings on

A few local food-and-drink events in the coming weeks: Avoiding gluten store tour Whole Foods Market in Palo Alto is hosting a store tour to help teach...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 20, 2014
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Coming soon: Borrone Marketbar

The Borrone family local restaurant empire is about to get a little bigger – but not much farther flung – with its latest expansion, The Borrone Marketbar,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jan 17, 2014 at 7:37 am | 5 comments | 22372 Views

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Out with the old, in with the new: Mountain View eats in 2014

Mountain View, particularly Castro Street, is slated to get a slew of new eateries in 2014. Cijjo Restaurant and Lounge (pronounced sy-joe), a contemporary,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Probably74, on Jan 13, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 35375 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Santa Clara County restaurants with the most ? and fewest ? health violations in 2013

Food-related 2013 listicles are everywhere this time of year: best restaurants of the year, saddest closures of the year, biggest food trends of the year, etc. Add...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 9, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 11 comments | 32503 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

January food and drink goings on

Make a resolution to eat more gnocchi and sausage; learn about wine, beer and mushrooms or take a cooking class in 2014. A roundup of local food and drink events...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 31, 2013
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Incoming eats at the Village at San Antonio Center

Mountain View will soon have an array of new eateries at the Village at San Antonio Center, a massive multi-use development...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 22, 2013 at 10:51 pm | 9 comments | 48815 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Smitten Ice Cream on its way to Los Altos Whole Foods

"I'm pretty much obsessed with ice cream," said Robyn Goldman, founder of San Francisco-based Smitten Ice Cream. That much is obvious,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Marlene, on Dec 13, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 8 comments | 44527 Views
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