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PENINSULA FOODIST

Lovejoy's Tea Room coming to Redwood City

==I UPDATE: Lovejoy's Tea Room is holding a grand opening on Friday, Dec. 2, with two reservation-only seatings (2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.) at $30 per person. There...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Theme, on Nov 20, 2016 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 9910 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Tin Pot Creamery expanding

Palo Alto-born ice cream shop Tin Pot Creamery is expanding, with two additional locations set to open...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Nov 18, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 12594 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Who Needs a Drink?

After this week, who doesn’t? We were Food Partying up in the wine country / St. Helena during reThink Food, (the Culinary...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 13, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 17, 2016 at 10:19 pm | 9 comments | 5126 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

James Beard chef opening restaurant at Stanford Shopping Center

Marc Vetri, a James Beard award-winning chef known for launching a group of successful Italian restaurants in Philadelphia, is opening his first venture on the west...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Michelle, on Nov 17, 2016 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 11640 Views

COUPLE'S NET

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

Couples would do well by each other by following these principles from Robert Fulghum’s book, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 8144 Views

MIND MATTERS

Sleep Better, Feel Better

Improving your sleep habits is perhaps one of the most important and transformative changes you can make in 2015. As a clinician, I can speak to the most reliable...

Original post made by Caroline Fleck on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Clenbuterol UK, on Nov 14, 2016 at 10:30 am | 8 comments | 3746 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Alzheimer's Stole My Christmas Dinner - A New Years Toast

We didn't eat Christmas dinner with my father last week. Oh ? he's around at 89. Still "doing anyone I can and the easy ones twice,"...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Buy Clenbuterol, on Nov 14, 2016 at 10:25 am | 10 comments | 17362 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Election Day: Vote for Your Partner

Please go out and vote in the election today. You voice matters. Let it be heard. Every day, vote for your partner, your relationship, your marriage. A lot of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 14, 2016 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 3861 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Redwood City gets Starbucks Reserve Bar

Redwood City's latest caffeine option is a new Starbucks "Reserve bar," which serves rare, small-batch coffee from the company’s first-ever...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Nov 10, 2016 at 10:22 am | 6 comments | 8118 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Kirk's Steakburgers sold to new owner

John Withers has owned Kirk's Steakburgers since 1996, when he bought the Palo Alto standby from the son of the original owner, Bill Sincere. Sincere opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Julia Chester, on Nov 4, 2016 at 11:51 am | 18 comments | 15629 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

The Impossible Burger

Things have been aligning lately. The highly improbable seems closer than ever. For instance, it’s still impossible to taste the Impossible Burger...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Random Internet Guy, on Nov 4, 2016 at 9:06 am | 4 comments | 3703 Views

MIND MATTERS

Get Your Zen On

It’s been awhile since my last post. I abruptly stopped posting because I abruptly ran out of time. Given the demands of work and family during the week,...

Original post made by Caroline Fleck on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Priya, on Nov 4, 2016 at 2:51 am | 3 comments | 5871 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Boo Home Alone

Lacking any group spooky, it’s turned out to be Halloween Monday at home. Alone. No matter…time to blacken my ghoul-friend eyes, take...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Lauralies, on Nov 3, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 4 comments | 10755 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Make the Magic

Last June I was the camp counselor for Camp Kesem, and wrote a column from there called Dear Mom. Camp...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 12363 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Blue Bottle Coffee founder to give talk in Palo Alto

Ever wanted to have a cup of coffee with James Freeman, founder of Bay Area third-wave coffee darling Blue Bottle? Now's your chance (sort of). Freeman will...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 7537 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Michelin 2017: Madera regains its star; others retain status

The much sought-after Michelin Guide stars have been announced for the San Francisco Bay Area, with familiar MidPeninsula restaurants making the cut, plus one establishment...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by Fan of TJ, on Nov 1, 2016 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 13104 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Sandwich contest: Ike's Place invites high schoolers to submit ideas

Calling all Paly, Gunn and Castilleja students: Ike Shehadeh, owner of popular Bay Area sandwich purveyor Ike's Place, wants local high schoolers to send him...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Zeni, on Nov 1, 2016 at 11:54 am | 9 comments | 5856 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Repeating Myself

This is so important, that I am going to repeat myself: If your relationship is in trouble, do something about it NOW! The research shows that many couples let...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by jame kurt, on Nov 1, 2016 at 7:41 am | 8 comments | 15510 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Response to Arguments Against Measure B

Santa Clara County Measure B proposes to spend $6.3 billion over 30 years for transportation improvements financed by a 1/2 cent increase in the sales tax. The...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Scott L, on Oct 28, 2016 at 12:34 pm | 21 comments | 8087 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Why Are Two Plastic Bag Propositions on the California Ballot?

Americans Food Party! with approximately 100 billion single-use plastic bags a year, and as many as 15 billion in California alone. A friend of mine and I...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Chris, on Oct 27, 2016 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 4591 Views
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You Dirty Little Thing
By Laura Stec | 9 comments | 10,545 views

Celebrity chef pulls out of BFD Menlo Park; to reopen as new concept
By Elena Kadvany | 6 comments | 4,536 views

“Housewife” a Journey of Transgender Marriage
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,989 views