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The Oxford Spotlight: London Street Food Found in Sunnyvale

The Oxford had a vision of bringing Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian, Indian and English flavors to the table in a lively atmosphere to...

FoodBytes 2016: Behind the Scenes

By Sheri Codiana When it comes to attracting investor dollars in the tech-focused Bay Area, food and agriculture are often overlooked. But...

Hot Stuff – 5 Ways to Enjoy Hot Peppers

By Debra Morris, PCFMA Are you one of those people who like peppers so hot they make your eyes water, your throat close, and your hands...

What's Buzzing: Fountain Restaurant at the San Jose Fairmont

Executive Chef Anthony Hsia of Fountain Restaurant at the Fairmont San Jose recently unveiled LoCal Bowls on the breakfast and lunch menus...

Shelling Peas with Grandma

By Debra Morris, PCFMA Marketing/Promotions "How luscious lies the pea within the pod." Emily Dickinson Spring is here in all its glory....

Getting Caught Up With Whole Foods Market

Over authentic dim sum at China Village Seafood Restaurant in Belmont, ESV got the latest from the Whole Foods Market team. A few hours and...

Sweet Finds From Whole Foods Market

Inspired by 2016 Fancy Food Finds article based on new flavors we found from the Winter Fancy Food show earlier this year, we were on the...

A Tasting of Peju Province 

Photography by Michelle Walker On our way to a recent offsite meeting in Calistoga, we stopped in Napa for a visit at Peju Province Winery...

Getting To Know Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association's Executive Director Megan Metz

Executive Director of the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association (SCWMA), Megan Metz, told us more about the history of winegrowing...

Time for Spring Canning & Preserving

From our friends at the PCFMA: This is a great time of year to do a little canning and  preserving. Get out the big canning pot, some...

Q&A With Mindego Ridge Owner Dave Gollnick

Mindego Ridge is a 10-acre family owned, family farmed vineyard perched on a mountain slope that is its namesake. Owners Dave and...

Q&A With Odonata Winemaker Denis Hoey

The second annual Silicon Valley Wine Auction takes place this April and highlights vintners of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The event also...

Asparagus, Drought, & Imports

By the PCFMA The green spears of spring are here. Over 65% of the asparagus grown commercially in the U.S. is grown in the Sacramento River...

Increase Your Yields With Sheet Mulch

Pulling weeds may currently occupy many of the precious free hours of your time. Watching a crab grass penetrate the root crown of a...

The Pig Next Door

By Barry Estabrook Several years ago, I bit into a chop that caused me to all but eliminate pork from my diet. It wasn’t that the chop was...

BIRD DOG Steps Into The Spotlight In Palo Alto

Chef Robbie Wilson of Mattei’s Tavern in Santa Barbara—and formerly of Maison Troisgros, Craft, Nobu, and The French Laundry—has outdone...

SOS Seafood Festival: Sustaining Our Seas Inaugural Festival is Saturday, January 30 in Princeton-By-The-Sea

SOS Seafood Festival: Sustaining Our Seas honors the Half Moon Bay area’s major fishing industry and world-class fishing fleet out of...

Spirited Worldly Cuisine At Cetrella

Cetrella tickles the senses with flirty food combinations, artistic plating and a stylish interior that will make you want to come back for...

Munchery Launches Ready-To-Cook Meals With Partner Chef Charles Phan and La Boulangerie

Introducing the First Meal Kit Delivery Available On-Demand and Without Subscription.

The Bountiful Autumn Harvest Has Arrived!

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The leaves are starting to fall, the fields are full of pumpkins, orchards are heavy with apples and pears, and colorful autumn flowers are...

Your Social Media Post Will Provide Produce to Regions in Need!

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A food desert is an urban neighborhood or rural town without access to fresh, healthy and affordable food. Nearly 24 million Americans are...

Six Plant-Based Foods You Should Try Today

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By Vanessa Chamberlin The glorious thing about plant-based eating is that your grocery store or farmer’s market is full of an incredible...

Pacific Catch - Seafood Served Up The Smart Way

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Living in California, we get to eat fresh seafood. That's Pacific Catch for you. Hawaiian Poke, Rice Bowls, Sushi Rolls, Tacos, Salads and...

Chef Jennifer Johnson's 4 Back to School Lunch Tips

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Former Chez Panisse & Getty Family Chef, Jennifer Johnson — CEO of Hip Chick Farms and Mom of a soon-to-be-kindergartener - asked...

Chef Nicolai Lipscomb Of The Battery Wins Heritage BBQ By Cochon 555 in San Francisco

Over the weekend, we attended Cochon 555's Heritage BBQ San Francisco, a competition that promotes heritage breed pigs and global...

Survey Results Reveal Concern for Small Farmers in Drought

From our friends at the Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association. As the drought continues to worsen, many water-use limitations and...

Farmers Cautiously Optimistic About El Niño’s Arrival

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From our friends at the PCFMA. As forecasters grow more confident of a wet El Niño year ahead farmers are cautiously optimistic. Another...

il Morso: Chocolate and Espresso in One Bite

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A team of seasoned Bay Area startup-ers and chocolatiers asked themselves: What ingredients would be included in the perfect product so...

Nutritional Benefits of Strawberries Fuel Kids at School Year-Round

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Across the country, an estimated 50 million or more kids are saying goodbye to the end of summer and hello to a new school year. Thankfully...

Drought Proof your Garden with Earthworks

Drought In some areas of the Bay Area drought can be extensive. Long periods routinely pass without a single drop of rain. Here in...

Patz & Hall Winery

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It’s a beautiful thing driving through the bustling urban city and into the rolling hills of the wine country. Our team just had this...

Summer Squash

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By Barbie Aknin,  Owner of Community Cuisine  Summer squash... ... the vegetable that people grow and give away. If you have...

Survey Results Reveal Concern for Small Farmers in Drought

From our friends at the Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association. As the drought continues to worsen, many water-use limitations and...

Your Next Event at Oceano Hotel in Half Moon Bay

Recently, the Oceano Hotel & Spa offered to have me stay the night to enjoy one of their suites and get to know the property...

Main & Elm - Wine Bar and Beer Garden

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We went to the soft opening of Main & Elm in Redwood City (formally Main Street Coffee and Roasting Company, and also a sister...

Thirsty Lawns: Brown is the New Green

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As a nation, we spend over $26 billion per year on lawns. Not only are our lawns expensive, they also are insatiably thirsty. According to...

Storrs Winery + Silicon Valley Wine Auction

The inaugural Silicon Valley Wine Auction is just weeks away and we cannot wait to see the winemakers in action, drink delicious new...

When the Worlds of Culinary and Technology Collide

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On June 5-7, the worlds of culinary and technology will collide at Levi's Stadium. Introducing BITE Silicon Valley, a three-day festival...

The Corporate Chef Cook-Off

At the International Culinary Center in Campbell tonight six chefs from the world’s leading technology companies faced off, vying for Grand...

Healthy, Plant-Based Lunches On Demand

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Healthy, plant-based lunches on demand? I'm SO in! Green Tiffin is my new favorite find. If you like to eat tasty plant-based meals that...

Brownies That Bring You Back

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Sugar Bowl Bakery brownies make me feel like a kid again. I remember the distinct flavor of the brownies I used to bake growing up. They...

Q&A With Jeffrey Patterson From Mount Eden Vineyards

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We're excited for the Silicon Valley Wine Auction that's coming up this June, an annual charity auction produced by the Santa Cruz...

TableRunner Review

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Food has become so convenient these days. Living in the city, I am well acquainted with food companies that deliver pre-made or ready-to-...

Amoura Restaurant: South San Francisco’s Mediterranean Gem

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Sometimes when you walk into a restaurant, you know right away that it's something special.

What Exactly Is Permaculture? (Get started by sowing peas!)

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By Joshua Burman Thayer | Native Sun Gardens The organic food movement is sweeping the nation. Farmers markets are springing up in nearly...

Inaugural Silicon Valley Wine Auction

SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS WINEGROWERS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL SILICON VALLEY WINE AUCTION Grand Wine & Food Tasting and Wine...

Water Worries at Sunrise Nursery During Drought

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Written by the Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association Cut flowers are one of the many pleasures of life and nurseries and florists...

A Grassroots Effort for Sustainability

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By Megan Roche, Crystal Springs Uplands School Class of 2015 It was 5:30 pm when I walked into Crystal Springs Uplands School’s ballroom,...

Maverick Chef: Dan Barber

The Third Plate by Dan Barber
A tall, lanky blue-jeaned chef strides onstage at the 2015 Wallace Stegner lectures. In a friendly, commanding voice Dan Barber, co-owner...

Bacon and Beer Classic Review

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Take an empty baseball field, and then add plenty of beer and bacon-inspired dishes from local restaurants and lots of people will show up.

Spring Into Spring

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We recently connected with Lauren Shaber from Lauren Lives Healthy. She maintains a website about how to live a balanced lifestyle in the...

The 52 New Foods Challenge - Mom’s Night Out

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Jennifer Tyler Lee, mother and author of The 52 New Foods Challenge, has been contributing to Edible Silicon Valley since the beginning! We...

Celebrating Chocolate

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San Francisco Chocolate Week is here!

Q&A With Windy Oaks Winemaker Jim Schultze

With Pinot Paradise around the corner, we sat down with Windy Oaks winemaker Jim Schultze to learn more about the event and his winery!

Reasons to Enjoy California Strawberries

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To encourage healthier eating every month of the year, the California Strawberry Commission is focused on promoting the following 12 reasons to enjoy strawberries.

Annieglass, Handcrafted for Everyday Luxury

Welcome to our Edible Silicon Valley family, Annieglass! Annieglass, a company that creates beautifully crafted glassware, is sustainably handcrafted in California for everyday luxury.

Q&A With Winemaker Dave Moulton of Burrell School Vineyards & Winery

In honor of Pinot Paradise happening on March 21-22, 2015, we connected with winemaker Dave Moulton of Burrell School Vineyards & Winery to connect about the event and get some insight about his...

Sweet Scoop From Alexander's Patisserie

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With Valentine's Day coming up, we sat down with Chef Dries Delanghe from Alexander's Patisserie to get his sweet scoop about the patisserie and desserts.
|209 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA, us

Drought, Regulations, and Olive Fruit Fly Affect Olive Crop

By Debra Morris, PCFMA Several factors have affected this winter’s new olive oil crop – the olive fruit fly, the drought, and the new...

The Victory Garden’s Edible Feast: Bay Area Episode

Originally posted on Bay Area Bites. Written by Daniel Klein. In August we got an interesting proposition — we were asked to make...

SF Beer Week Preview

The first thing you need to know about SF Beer Week is not to get thrown by the name. It’s actually a ten day beer festival taking place...

Mavericks Brewing Announces First IPA Canned Beer Line

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Mavericks Brewing, an independent craft brewing company devoted to creating innovative American craft beer in cans, is launching the fourth...

9 Household Uses for Beer Infographic

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We already knew vodka could double as an all-natural air freshener, but now we’ve found new purpose for another alcohol we...

Pumpkin Harvest Dinner with Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

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A review of the Pumpkin Harvest dinner at Half Moon Bay Brewing Company.
|390 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA, us
|(650) 728-BREW (2739)

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