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PENINSULA FOODIST

Five steps of flavor: Eats Meets West Bowls creates customizable fast-casual feasts in Belmont

By Sara Hayden “Oh my god, it’s so yum.” The Return of the OG Queso dish from Alpa Bhas’s Belmont restaurant, Eats Meet West...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 30, 2021
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Instagrammable eateries: The original art of Silicon Valley's photogenic restaurants

By Melissa McKenzie Can art enhance your eats? Well, we'd point to the fact that most restaurant critics include ambiance in their assessment of any...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 1, 2021
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Restaurateur behind pizza favorites Terún and iTalico sets sights on San Carlos

By Anthony Shu The storefront of Terún on California Avenue in Palo Alto. Franco Campilongo planted the roots for his Italian...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on May. 24, 2022
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By the fire: Breakwater Barbecue's beachside brisket

By Sara Hayden Across from Surfers Beach in El Granada, the team at Breakwater Barbecue is making juicy, smoky meats by the pound: pork spare ribs, pulled...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 12, 2021
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Inside Fogbird, San Mateo’s newest cocktail lounge

By Zack Fernandes ==I Operations manager and lead bartender Nikki Molinari draws inspiration from some of the central figures in the craft...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 25, 2022
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Daeho Kalbijjim's viral short rib stew and blow-torched cheese come to San Mateo

By Anthony Shu The popular kalbijjim at Daeho. Photo courtesy Daeho Kalbijjim & Beef Soup. Daeho Kalbijjim & Beef Soup...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Mar. 3, 2022
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Peninsula businesses win Good Food Awards for sustainable products

By Anthony Shu ==I Putting coffee scores and farmer’s faces on their bags is just one way Progeny Coffee sets itself apart from...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Mar. 9, 2022
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Asian American motherhood inspires canned milk tea company

By Anthony Shu Pauline Ang and Olivia Chen, co-founders of Twrl Milk Tea. Photo courtesy Twrl Milk Tea. Olivia Chen and Pauline...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Mar. 15, 2022
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What the Foodist is eating: mezcal cocktails and veggie huaraches

By Anthony Shu While a far cry from the expense account and disguise-filled world of food critics, my role as the Peninsula Foodist involves trying plenty...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Mar. 23, 2022
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Popular pop-up Little Sky Bakery opens permanent shop in Menlo Park

By Lloyd Lee Manuel Fajardo pulls out sesame date bread and black & white sesame bread out of the oven. Photo courtesy Tian Mayimin. Little...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 6, 2022
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Westfield Valley Fair’s Rabbit Rabbit Tea boba stand expands to an ice cream shop at Stanford Shopping Center

By Stephanie Gerson Rabbit Rabbit Tea first arrived in California with a boba tea stand inside Westfield Valley Fair in the summer...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Aug. 3, 2022
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Burlingame’s 75-year-old Preston’s Candy & Ice Cream relying on ‘rescue boxes’ to stay afloat

By Anthony Shu Irene Preston with a selection of Irene's Rescue Boxes ready to be shipped to customers. Photo courtesy Benjamin T. Lambright. After...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 28, 2022
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Update: 75-year-old Preston's Candy & Ice Cream sells over 700 'rescue boxes,' continues its fight to survive

By Anthony Shu ==I Irene Preston with a selection of Irene's Rescue Boxes ready to be shipped to customers. Photo courtesy Benjamin T....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 10, 2022
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Heading to Eataly? Make orange-scented almond and hazelnut amaretti

By Viola Buitoni Photo courtesy Viola Buitoni. Editor's note: Are you planning a trip to Eataly after reading

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 24, 2022
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Mountain View's Castro Street opens up for an eat-and-greet to rally support for businesses

By Malea Martin ==I Restaurant bloggers Lala Mayjer, left, and Michael Leadon, right, clink glasses before eating some Blue Line Pizza slices...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 29, 2022
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Hillsdale Shopping Center adds new snack and beverage offerings for holiday shopping season

The Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo has new food offerings for the holidays. Photo courtesy Hillsdale Shopping Center. ==I By Kate...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 28, 2022
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Coastside baker to open Half Moon Bay storefront

A layered cake with flowers by Fish Wife Sweets. Courtesy Moriah Bettencourt. By Kate Bradshaw Moriah Bettencourt has called Half...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 21, 2022
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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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