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PENINSULA FOODIST

Community catering: How one SF Malaysian restaurant is delivering food to Peninsula neighborhoods

Before the coronavirus, Azalina Eusope's "bread and butter" was catering gigs. The owner of the eponymous Azalina's in San Francisco would bring her Malaysian...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 21, 2020
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Get to know Oaxacan cuisine at this new Redwood City food truck

Carmen Lopez and Reynaldo Hernandez started their dream food truck together two years ago, serving food from their native Oaxaca, Mexico, through catering gigs and...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 13, 2020
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Wood-fired everything: Burlingame's Rise Pizzeria expands with second restaurant

Omid Zahedi grew up working at the Orange County pizza shop his father opened after immigrating from Tehran, Iran. Zahedi hated it. "I hated it because I...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 15, 2020
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Portland's hyper-sustainable Bamboo Sushi debuts at Westfield Valley Fair

Bamboo Sushi, the Portland, Oregon sustainable sushi restaurant, is now open at Westfield Valley Fair on the border of Santa Clara and San Jose. Bamboo Sushi...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 16, 2020
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Tokyo ramen favorite Afuri headed to downtown Mountain View

UPDATE: Afuri Ramen + Dumpling is open in Mountain View for outdoor dining, takeout and delivery as of Nov. 14. Tokyo's Afuri Ramen + Dumpling, famed in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 28, 2020
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Feel the burn: The Peninsula gets a new Nashville hot chicken joint

Jason Angeles boldly claims Love Burn Chicken makes the spiciest, largest and crispiest hot chicken sandwich out there. The new restaurant, opened two weeks ago...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 1, 2020
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Kale and community: Local nonprofit helps small farms bring produce to Peninsula neighborhoods

Last spring break, Los Altos School District computer science teacher Sheena Vaidyanathan spent her vacation building a website for a new grassroots effort she had...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 4, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

JuiceBox wine shop opens in Redwood City with a message: drink local

Local restaurateur and wine bar owner Zu Tarazi is back with a new project: JuiceBox, a Redwood City wine shop focused on small producers. JuiceBox opened in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 6, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Craving B. Patisserie's perfect pastries? The San Francisco bakery is popping up in San Mateo next week

Peninsula-dwelling fans of San Francisco's B. Patisserie, mark your calendars: The standout French bakery is bringing its pastries to the Peninsula next week. B....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 12, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

All-day Indian cafe opens in Redwood City with a focus on takeout

An Indian cafe serving dosa, chicken tikka sliders and coffee brewed with spices is now open in Redwood City. Masala Desi Cafe opened on Feb. 4 at 2137 Roosevelt...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 18, 2021
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Owners of Los Carnalitos taco truck to open Redwood City restaurant

The family behind the popular Los Carnalitos taco truck in Redwood City is opening a new restaurant a few miles away. La Fonda de Los Carnalitos will open this...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 9, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Boba, baked goods and burgers: What's new in Burlingame

Downtown Burlingame is home to several new or soon-to-open businesses, including a Taiwanese boba shop, a local baked goods pop-up, Turkish street food and an outpost...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 9, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Listen to famed chef-philanthropist José Andrés in conversation with Jesse Cool on April 6

Local restaurateur Jesse Ziff Cool will be moderating a virtual conversation with José Andrés, famed chef and founder of World Central Kitchen, on...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 17, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Former bakers from Tartine and Vina Enoteca bring new pastry magic to Palo Alto

While John Shelsta's Love for Butter pop-up is on a temporary hiatus, two bakers have stepped in to fill the sweets void: a former Tartine baker and Vina Enoteca's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 22, 2021
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Setting the table: Our stories, our food

by Sara Hayden Introducing the new Peninsula Foodist As a kid, I loved when my family brought home giant bags of "unfortunates." That's what...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 12, 2021
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PENINSULA FOODIST

An extra helping: Local restaurants unite for two days of fundraising for AAPI group

by Sarah Klearman In March, as violent hate crimes committed against Asian Americans made headlines with a horrifying kind of frequency, Steven Yen began...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 14, 2021
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The Restaurant Week interviews: 7 questions for Manuel Martinez of La Viga

by Sarah Klearman In an effort to provide diners more opportunities to support local restaurants as the Peninsula slowly reopens, Embarcadero Media's Peninsula...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 29, 2021
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Farm to canvas: Jane Kim's new (in-person) art exhibit takes on food, nature and tech

By Sarah Klearman Artist Jane Kim has always sought to showcase nature in her work. It's only natural, then, Kim said, that the focus of her latest show...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on May. 3, 2021
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Real Good Greens is half CSA, half farmers market and all local

by Heather Zimmerman Helene Zahoudanis has always dreamed of owning a farm. In her current venture, though she may not be working the land, she does help...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 4, 2021
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Town & Country welcomes SF's Wildseed, a 100% plant-based eatery

by Heather Zimmerman San Francisco eatery Wildseed is bringing its diverse plant-based cuisine to the Peninsula. The restaurant plans to open its second...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 17, 2021
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