‘This is just the beginning’: Boichik Bagels opening Peninsula outpost

After a glowing writeup in the New York Times and the announcement of plans for a bagel factory and second retail location in 2021, Boichik Bagels owner Emily Winston is starting 2022 off with more ...

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A latté and croissant at Manresa Bread in Los Altos.

Manresa Bread expands to Palo Alto

Manresa Bread is expanding to Palo Alto this spring with new products and bake-at-home mixes.

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Aurum chef Manish Tyagi in front of restaurant Aurum.

Good as gold: Aurum chef Manish Tyagi chats beating critics’ bad reviews and Bobby Flay

Manish Tyagi, known for his culinary creations at Aurum in Los Altos and for defeating chef Bobby Flay on his own Food Network show, talks about his upcoming collaborations with Pausa in San Mateo and ...

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New growth on burned trees

The overlooked women who saved the Big Basin redwoods

A new book on Big Basin reveals the important and untold role women played in preserving the redwoods, along with other new historical details.

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MLK weekend celebrations include service projects, ‘soundscapes’ and online performances and symposiums

While the recent surge in COVID cases has canceled many in-person Martin Luther King Jr. Day events again this year, local orgs are still offering a variety of (mostly virtual) events.

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Inside Fogbird, San Mateo’s newest cocktail lounge

Fogbird cocktail lounge in San Mateo aims to craft approachable cocktails in a friendly atmosphere built for the post-COVID social scene.

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