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PENINSULA FOODIST

Hawaiian and Japanese-inspired brunch spot Morning Wood has reopened its doors in San Mateo

The matcha mochi pancakes are served with a dusting of matcha powder, berries and whipped adzuki butter. (Photo courtesy Morning Wood) ==I...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 27, 2022
There are no comments yet. 5640 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Montreal family opens Lavender 'n Cream in Redwood City

Lara Faddoul behind the pastry counter at Lavender 'n Cream, a new patisserie in Redwood City. (Photo courtesy Joseph Petraki) ==I By Kate...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 25, 2022
There are no comments yet. 6461 Views

COUPLE'S NET

We Try to Do This

At times in life, unexpected situations arise that cut you to your knees. For example: - A job loss; along with our identity - A divorce we didn’t...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 22, 2022
There are no comments yet. 6214 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Brewery bashes and creepy cocktails: Celebrate Halloween at these Peninsula establishments

==I Wild Onion's Lost in the Void cocktail contains brandy, vanilla vodka, Chambord and Sprite and is part of the restaurant's October Halloween...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 21, 2022
Last comment by Robert Daniels, on Oct 22, 2022 at 12:16 pm | 3 comments | 5767 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Let’s play a simple(?) game “Morality v. Reality

Setting: your living room: Question: How flexible are you in your political thinking? I’d like you to play a game today – first, alone, then...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Oct. 13, 2022
Last comment by John Donegan, on Oct 21, 2022 at 8:34 am | 33 comments | 6447 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Holiday Gifts - DIY Preserve Class

Food Partiers! This virtual class looks delicious. Why not give fun, edible-homemade gifts this year, instead of just more stuff? ==B Spice Up Your Holiday...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 20, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2917 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“That Sort of Jab Fell Under the Category of Unnecessary Roughness”

- Claire Cain This line jumped out at me from Cain’s novel. I’m not talking about football. Maybe you know what I mean because you are the recipient...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 15, 2022
Last comment by Cynthia , on Oct 18, 2022 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 6443 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Manresa Bread expanding to new flagship location

A latté and croissant at Manresa Bread in Los Altos. Photo by Veronica Weber. By Kate Bradshaw Manresa Bread

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 9610 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Happy holidays to you -- and you, and you . . .

It’s become a smorgasbord of ideas about how many more official holidays our little city of 62,000 should celebrate in Palo Alto, and an item council members...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by Kiara Kapoor, on Oct 17, 2022 at 1:58 pm | 10 comments | 5459 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

K&B Cafe offers coffee, Indian sweets and pop-up Filipino pastries in San Mateo space

From left, Amiel and Myrna Baesa of Wyldflour and Bianca and Kamal Johal of K&B Cafe. Photo courtesy Amiel Baesa. By Kate Bradshaw Sisters-in-l...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 14, 2022
There are no comments yet. 6866 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening of Atherton Mademoiselle Colette is delayed

Debora Ferrand, owner of Mademoiselle Colette, at the cafe in Redwood City on May, 10, 2022. Photo by Magali Gauthier. ==I By Angela Swartz...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by The Peninsula Foodist, on Oct 13, 2022 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 4753 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

My recommendations for Palo Alto City Council

I had hoped that this upcoming city council election in Palo Alto would bring out an array of candidates who were, dedicated, knowledgeable individuals with local...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Oct. 5, 2022
Last comment by A Person, on Oct 13, 2022 at 8:57 am | 21 comments | 6998 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“No, it just explains it.”

“I probably saved you from being seriously injured.” Did he expect her to thank him for that? “So you think that excuses your behavior?” “No,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 7, 2022
There are no comments yet. 6390 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Is Palo Alto Utilities ready for our increasing demand for more electricity?

The city wants Palo Altans to have all-electric homes. Can the Utilities Dept. even handle an increased demand? That’s the question I’ve been asking several...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by Mark Lawrence, on Oct 6, 2022 at 2:14 pm | 14 comments | 6522 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Peruvian restaurant Lima Ruby debuts in downtown Palo Alto

==I The ahi tune ceviche, served with glazed sweet potatoes, toasted corn and fresh corn, prepared with a soy sauce, ginger, chili and lime style,...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 4, 2022
Last comment by Mark Dinan, on Oct 5, 2022 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 9167 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Palo Alto's bold proposal to jumpstart home electrification

Six years ago Palo Alto set a goal to reduce city emissions to 80%...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 25, 2022
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Oct 3, 2022 at 8:39 pm | 28 comments | 12051 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The Benefits of Adding Market-Rate Housing in Palo Alto

Adding housing for residents who make more than 120% of the area median income is the largest component (2,621 of 6,086) or over 40% of Palo Alto’s RHNA housing...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 22, 2022
Last comment by Cecily Tavares, on Oct 3, 2022 at 12:51 pm | 16 comments | 4651 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Peninsula cidermaker and taproom Redwood Coast Cider is shutting down Oct. 1

Redwood Coast Cider has announced it plans to close its taproom and its last day will be Oct. 1. (Photo by Magali Gauthier) ==I By Kate...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 30, 2022
There are no comments yet. 5077 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

James Beard Award winning chef Traci Des Jardins' restaurant el Alto abruptly closes its doors in Los Altos months after highly anticipated opening

By Julia Brown ==I El Alto partner and chef Traci Des Jardins and chef de cuisine Robert Hurtado in the Los Altos restaurant on March 15....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 24, 2022
Last comment by MVresident2003, on Sep 30, 2022 at 1:57 pm | 14 comments | 13750 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

A restaurant tucked away in a downtown Palo Alto nonprofit is reopening for the first time since COVID

==I Chef Julien Cellier shows staff members how to make the prosciutto sandwich that will be for sale at The Redwood at Avenidas on Sept. 27. Photo...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 29, 2022
There are no comments yet. 5346 Views
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