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PENINSULA FOODIST

State Street Market plans overhaul of its eateries as it cuts ties with Bon Appétit, triggering layoffs

==I State Street Market, a food hall in Loss Altos, offers a number of food stalls, but is undergoing a temporary closure and an overhaul of some...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 27, 2023
Last comment by Rick Jacobs, 53 minutes ago | 3 comments | 1051 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Is telling the truth simply an old-fashioned idea?

As the story has been told over the years, our first president, George Washington, said, as a youngster to his lather as both looked at a cherry tree, “I cannot...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by Rick Jacobs, 59 minutes ago | 50 comments | 4176 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Three new restaurants from former Manresa chef David Kinch and his team are coming to Los Gatos

==I Manresa's former chef David Kinch closed the restaurant at the end of 2022 and now plans to open three new Los Gatos restaurants with partners...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 23, 2023
Last comment by david, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 4415 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Boichik Bagels set to open new location this summer

The location of the new Boichik Bagels restaurant planned to open in summer 2023. (Photo courtesy Emily Winston.)  By Kate Bradshaw A...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 25, 2023
Last comment by Marcy Loughlin, 20 hours ago | 6 comments | 2376 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought . . .

. . . without accepting it.” - Aristotle Entertain these thoughts/ideas, let them rumble around inside you for a while. Experiment. “Don’t...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 22, 2023
Last comment by Gerald Hennessey, on Jan 26, 2023 at 11:00 am | 6 comments | 3762 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

How we eat away at our open space, even in Palo Alto

Palo Alto has a long and distinguished history of identifying, protecting, and maintaining open space. The generosity and dedication of nature-loving residents...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jan. 22, 2023
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jan 26, 2023 at 8:26 am | 5 comments | 7178 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Edible Education Starts January 18

Edible Education begins this week! This uniquely UC Berkeley course, now in its twelfth year, invites students and the broader community to engage in...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 17, 2023
Last comment by Paul L. Flores, on Jan 24, 2023 at 4:16 am | 2 comments | 3407 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

From cioppino and whole crab to crab pot pie, here’s where you can get your Dungeness crab fix in the 650

Patrick Guyer of One Ocean Seafood holds a freshly caught crab at the Portola Valley Farmers Market on Dec. 1, 2016. (Photo by Michelle Le) ==I...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by We Told You So!, on Jan 23, 2023 at 1:13 pm | 6 comments | 4924 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Turkish-style Mediterranean restaurant coming to Stanford Shopping Center

By Kate Bradshaw Hummus Mediterranean Kitchen is opening a new location at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, according to shopping center spokesperson...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 20, 2023
Last comment by Tracey Ladd, on Jan 23, 2023 at 9:49 am | 5 comments | 3985 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Because

Because So I can’t save the world— can’t save even myself, can’t wrap my arms around every frightened child, can’t foster peace...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 14, 2023
Last comment by Benzo, on Jan 22, 2023 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 3481 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

How are you coping with power outages?

Good grief. Is everyone staying dry? Staying sane? I actually made mozzarella yesterday, for the...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jan. 15, 2023
Last comment by Eric Muller, on Jan 22, 2023 at 2:48 pm | 20 comments | 6047 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

'We didn’t rebound': After 10 years in Menlo Park, The Refuge will close its doors Jan. 20

The pastrami burger with fries and a beer at The Refuge. (Photo courtesy Mark Helsel) By Kate Bradshaw The Refuge, home to Menlo...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 13, 2023
Last comment by Romen jonas, on Jan 20, 2023 at 12:35 am | 18 comments | 9156 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Los Gatos' Manresa to close Jan. 1 – but first, they'll have a 'no holds barred' New Year's Eve party

==I David Kinch’s departure to focus on his more casual restaurants follows a trend among Peninsula fine-dining establishments from the onset...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 18, 2023 at 9:29 pm | 2 comments | 6481 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Dry-ish January 2023

If George Santos gets away with being Jew-ish, we certainly can be Dry-ish this January. Launched in 2012 by the nonprofit Alcohol...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 12, 2023
Last comment by Reese Haroldson, on Jan 17, 2023 at 12:53 pm |
11 comments | 3837 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Santa Clara gets second location of Oakland shawarma restaurant named among top new eateries in the country

The chicken wrap from Shawarmaji. (Photo by Julia Brown) By Kate Bradshaw Shawarmaji, a popular Oakland-based shawarma restaurant...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 16, 2023
Last comment by Reese Haroldson, on Jan 17, 2023 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 7291 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Midpeninsula eateries hit by flooding face temporary closures

==I Flooding hit a number of Peninsula restaurants, including Mints and Honey in San Carlos, above. (Photo courtesy Mints and Honey, via Instagram.)...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 6, 2023
Last comment by Katy, on Jan 16, 2023 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 6281 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Let’s find a better way to elect a Palo Alto mayor

Palo Alto City Council members are all set to select a new mayor on Monday night – a routine procedure each January. And finally! they are beginning to discuss...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jan. 7, 2023
Last comment by Rufus Young, on Jan 16, 2023 at 11:03 am | 28 comments | 5322 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Seek Barriers Within Yourself Against Love

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” - Rumi I tell...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 7, 2023
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 14, 2023 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 5064 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Pescadero farms start fundraisers after sustaining $125,000 in storm damages

Pie Ranch faces an estimated $100,000 in damages following the recent storms. (Photo courtesy pieranch.org) By Kate Bradshaw Recent...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 11, 2023
There are no comments yet. 3964 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Sriracha Salt

Ack! You still need gifts. How about a homemade gift this year? Here’s an easy and delicious recipe from the UC Cooperative Extension Master Food Preserver...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 9, 2022
Last comment by blackstatus, on Jan 10, 2023 at 8:16 pm | 1 comment | 4058 Views
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How we eat away at our open space, even in Palo Alto
By Sherry Listgarten | 5 comments | 7,178 views

Three new restaurants from former Manresa chef David Kinch and his team are coming to Los Gatos
By The Peninsula Foodist | 2 comments | 4,415 views

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 6 comments | 3,762 views