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Teaquation to close Redwood City location

The owner of Teaquation in will close her first tea cafe in Redwood City on Monday, Aug. 13, to focus...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 9, 2018
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Kasa Indian Eatery to expand to Redwood City

UPDATE: As of Oct. 24, Kasa Indian Eatery is officially open for lunch. Owner Anamika Khanna hoped to add dinner service by Thursday, Oct. 25. A San Francisco...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 30, 2018
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San Francisco's Urban Ritual boba pops up in Redwood City

For the rest of the year, boba fans can visit Redwood City's Revere Coffee for a pop-up version of San Francisco bubble tea shop Urban Ritual Cafe. A limited...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 16, 2018
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Blue Bottle Coffee coming to Stanford Shopping Center

Third-wave coffee roaster Blue Bottle Coffee is opening a new location at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Outlines of coffee cups with the company's trademark...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 5, 2018
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Los Altos cafe expanding to Palo Alto

Green Bakery & Cafe in Los Altos is opening a second location in downtown Palo Alto, partner Son Vo confirmed Wednesday. Green Bakery & Cafe will open at 405...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 28, 2018
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Redwood City wine bar Bottle Shop to open Dec. 7

California-focused wine bar Bottle Shop will open today, Friday, Dec. 7, at 2627 Broadway St. in downtown Redwood City, according to an

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 7, 2018
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Renovated Fu Lam Mum reopens in Mountain View

Downtown Mountain View dim sum favorite Fu Lam Mum has reopened in a remodeled, single-floor space. The massive restaurant at 153 Castro St.

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 14, 2018
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New cafe to bring Filipino food to Stanford campus

Filipino lumpia, silog and rice bowls will soon be available on the Stanford University campus at a new restaurant, Blend @ Annette’s Café. A brother...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 10, 2019
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Gluten-free bakery headed to Los Altos

The owner of Petit Bakery Co., a gluten-free baking company that makes fusion pastries...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 5, 2019
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Calling all gardeners: A restaurant owner wants you to grow Peruvian peppers for her.

The owner of a Palo Alto restaurant is turning to the community to help her cultivate a local source for Peruvian spices that are difficult to find fresh in the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 26, 2019
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Palo Alto's Baron Barista shutters

Third-wave cafe Baron Barista has closed after about a year of business in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood. A short sign posted at the 3990 El Camino Real...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 1, 2019
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Superfoods and lower prices: Palo Alto's Amber Dhara becomes new, casual concept

Another local restaurant is transitioning from long lunches and white tablecloths to casual service in the face of changing demographics and rising labor costs. Amber...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 5, 2019
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Oren's Hummus takes first step toward national expansion with new location

If all goes according to plan, there will be a day when there are quick-service versions of Oren's Hummus restaurants in all major U.S. cities. The prototype...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 7, 2019
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Boba cafe headed to Menlo Park

Mr. Green Bubble, a Bay Area boba cafe, is opening this summer in downtown Menlo Park. Signs for the new establishment are up at 604 Santa Cruz Ave., which was...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 23, 2019
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Redwood City's Suisha House reopens as Oyster Boy Seafood and Raw Bar

After months of renovations, the owners of Suisha House in downtown Redwood City have opened a new restaurant in the same space: Oyster Boy Seafood and Raw Bar....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 7, 2019
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Europe meets Norcal at Backhaus' new bakery in San Mateo

Anne Moser was yearning for home when she made her first sourdough starter. Moser had left her native Germany to move with her husband Robert to Daly City, a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 12, 2019
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Taiwanese street food chain expanding to San Mateo

Editor's note: Shihlin Taiwan Street Snacks is open in San Mateo as of Sept. 2, 2019. Shihlin Taiwan Street Snacks has set its sights on its next Bay Area...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 17, 2019
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Los Altos' Asa is expanding to Los Gatos

The owner of Asa in Los Altos is opening a second location of the Spanish-...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 6, 2019
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'It was a very, very good ride.' Yumi Yogurt Redwood City closing after 35 years

Redwood City staple Yumi Yogurt will close this Sunday, Sept. 15, after nearly four decades of business. Owner Surena Yavari said Tuesday that the lease for the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 10, 2019
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Shake Shack to open doors at San Mateo's Hillsdale Shopping Center this weekend

Get ready, San Mateo. Shake Shack is coming this weekend. The East Coast burger chain is opening its third Bay Area location at Hillsdale Shopping Center this...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 12, 2019
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