For the Peninsula’s ice cream guru, life after Facebook is soft and sweet

At Tin Pot Creamery’s newest location, owner Becky Sunseri showcases flavors that have been decades in the making. By Kate Bradshaw Yes, please: Tin Pot’s newest location brings Becky Sunseri’s unique flavors to Bay Meadows in San Mateo. (Photo ...

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Happy chickens, frolicking pigs: Where to buy local humanely-raised meat on the Peninsula

Happy chickens, frolicking pigs: Where to buy local humanely-raised meat right here on the Peninsula You don’t have to be an insufferable bore to want boar that didn’t suffer! This little piggy from Root Down Farm is living ...

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Deciphering the Forest from the Feast with Silicon Valley’s breakout food blogger

Local author and blogger Erin Gleeson talks Peninsula lifestyle, from bakeries to back-to-school-night booze. By Charles Russo Erin Gleeson, author of The Forest Feast, pictured in the garden at her Redwood City home. (Photo by Charles Russo) Erin Gleeson recently ...

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The heavyweight showdown of the two ton pumpkins

Half Moon Bay nearly broke the scales this year with the biggest gourd ever grown in the U.S. By Charles Russo Let’s Get Ready to Rumble: Last year’s weigh-off champ Cindy Tobeck (right) stands atop her pumpkin (“The Death ...

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Fear and yodeling at the Mountain View Oktoberfest

Who accidentally enters a yodeling contest—and wins? Someone who understands that in yodeling, as in life, you gotta commit. Eva Glasrud, left, and Becca. Will the friendship survive Becca’s last-minute decision not to join the yodeling contest? ...

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Pondering the Zen aesthetics of Stanford athletics

The new Home of Champions is not a museum, it’s a paradigm By Charles Russo Stanford’s new Home of Champions celebrates their most recent national titles in a marquee location by the front entrance. (Photo by Charles Russo) This past week ...

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