20 ways to make the most of your weekend on the Peninsula with these 20 things to do, for June 8–10

20 ways to make the most of your summer weekend on the Peninsula, for June 8–10 Brew beer, birdwatch, paddle board, and much more with the 650’s curated events guide. Scenes from the 6–5–0: get up early and make the most of your weekend. (Photo by Charles Russo) It’s the time of year we spend pretty much all of our time from November through March dreaming about — the sun’s out, the weather’s gorgeous, and the Peninsula is ...

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19 ways to celebrate the first (unofficial) weekend of summer on the Peninsula; June 1st-3rd

From a Coastal Bike Cruise to the Biggest Little Air Show, there’s a lot to do this weekend around the 6–5–0 In Bloom: summer scenes at Filoli. (Image via Filoli website) Why is it that sometimes four-day weeks feel even longer than the regular five-day ones? We hope you spent Memorial Day Weekend enjoying the extra time, and here’s to hoping that the rest of your week hasn’t dragged on so far. Fear not, ...

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Plant-based Peninsula!! The Six Fifty’s guide to vegan & vegetarian eats around Silicon Valley

Plant-based Peninsula: the Six Fifty’s guide to vegan & vegetarian eats around Silicon Valley From fried okra to portobello mushroom soup, all the best herbivore sustenance you crave. From left: Granola bowls from Beach Monkey Cafe in Pacifica; vegetable mo-mo at Monsoon Himalayan Cuisine in Half Moon Bay; Thai soup at Que SeRaw SeRaw in Burlingame. (Photos via Yelp) Whether you’re vegan or vegetarian, sticking to a plant-based diet can be challenging at times, but perhaps ...

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Red bean mochi and rainbow waffles: get to know real-deal Japanese desserts at K. Minamoto

The high end Japanese sweets shop sells their authentic wares to curious connoisseurs on the Peninsula From left: A shopper at Stanford Shopping Center takes a peek into K. Minamoto, a Japanese sweets store; strawberry mochi on display at K. Minamoto. (Photos by Veronica Weber) It’s well known that there are five principle tastes: sweet, sour, bitter, salty and savory, or what the Japanese call umami. While umami, found in foods like slow-cooked ...

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Fruit Loop donuts and Double Doubles: Our gluttonous guide to late night eats on the Peninsula.

Fruit Loop donuts and Double Doubles: Our gluttonous guide to late-night eats on the Peninsula Hangry late-night and at-a-loss? We’ve mapped out your after hours food fix around Silicon Valley. From Fruit Loop donuts to Double Doubles: the best of late-night eats on the Peninsula. (Images via Yelp and Instagram) It’s late. Okay, not that late, but it’s after 9:30. Maybe you already ate dinner and maybe you didn’t (we’re not here to tell ...

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The 10 best date ideas ever invented on the SF Peninsula

Classic movies, barn dancing, stargazing and a less-traveled hiking path. Find your passion, grab your date and hunt down the ice cream taco truck. Hikes, food trucks, barn dances…mix it up lovergirl. (Monte Bello preserve by Kate Bradshaw. Other imagery via Yelp and Instagram.) Date night is pressure: We love a regular hangout but if you can’t come up with something other than having drinks at the same bar you go to to ...

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