Kate Bradshaw reports food news and feature stories all over the Peninsula, from south of San Francisco to north of San José. Since she began working with Embarcadero Media in 2015, she's reported on everything from Menlo Park's City Hall politics to Mountain View's education system. She has won awards from the California News Publishers Association for her coverage of local government and elections, public service journalism and land use reporting.
She grew up in a small town in the Sierra Nevada foothills and graduated from Dartmouth College with a bachelor's degree in English. She has also worked as a grant writer for a children's literacy nonprofit and as a freelance reporter. When she's not chasing down her latest story, she can be found trail running in the Santa Cruz Mountains, browsing library shelves for her next read or hanging out with her rescue dog Willa.
The Peninsula has no shortage of trivia nights at local pubs, eateries and breweries. Here’s our guide to 20 weekly trivia nights where you can gather some friends and test your collective knowledge over food and drinks.
[Tuesday, May 30, 2023]
As part of our series of Q&As with restaurateurs participating in Peninsula Restaurant Week, we visited Local Union 271, where we spoke with general manager Nur Zayed and controller Clayton Adelhelm.
[Tuesday, May 23, 2023]
As part of our series of Q&As with restaurateurs participating in Peninsula Restaurant Week, we spoke with Carpaccio's co-owner Sandra Ferer about keeping a restaurant going through COVID, the restaurant's namesake and more.
[Wednesday, May 17, 2023]
Someday soon, the culinary secrets to at least some of the delicacies available at the popular Peninsula-based Pakistani restaurant chain Zareen's will be laid bare in the pages of a new cookbook.
[Sunday, May 14, 2023]
We’re talking to the restaurateurs behind some of eateries participating in our third annual Peninsula Restaurant Week May 19-27. First up in our Q&A series is Geoffroy Raby, owner of Cuisinett Bistro & Market in downtown San Carlos.
[Wednesday, May 10, 2023]
Local eateries have developed a flair for displaying their green ideals and aesthetics with floral decor. Here are seven restaurants and cafes teeming with green that pride themselves on thriving plant life.
[Wednesday, May 3, 2023]
To mark the 100th edition of the Peninsula Foodist newsletter, we surveyed our readers on their all-time favorite bite from a local eatery. Your responses offered an array of dishes covering a wide swath of communities and cuisines.
[Wednesday, April 26, 2023]
Bob Trahan's career trajectory is an unusual one: from director of engineering at Meta, to culinary school and working in a Michelin-starred San Francisco restaurant, to owning Twelvemonth, new plant-based restaurant in Burlingame.
[Thursday, April 20, 2023]