Where to get Christmas meals on the Peninsula

Cheese platters and cioppino, cocktails and cannoli: the lowdown on local eats for your holiday feast. Beef Wellington (with Burgundy-truffle jus) from the good folks at Mademoiselle Colette. (Image via Mademoiselle Colette Facebook page) Here’s a list of restaurants and bakeries offering Christmas specials for pickup and delivery on the Peninsula, from prime rib and bûche de Noël to Jamaican beef oxtails and a Thai meal set. Also, the Dungeness crab season is ...

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Season’s eatings: The 650’s entirely edible holiday gift guide

From local CSA boxes to your very own cannoli kit, give the gift of great grub. El Merkat at Telefèric Barcelona’s basic paella kit serves two people and contains paella seasoning, sofrito mix, Bomba rice, Spanish olive oil and a paella recipe. (Photo by Magali Gauthier) This holiday season, it’s more essential than ever to take the shop local ethos seriously. Local restaurants and businesses are looking down the barrel of a ...

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Too busy for some holiday spirit? We got you.

Look, we get it. You’re busy. But that doesn’t mean the holidays are going to wait around for your calendar to clear up. The Christmas lights are out, it’s getting cold (43 degrees in Palo Alto right now!), and that company holiday party is right around the corner. It’s now or never to get into the holiday spirit and we have 5 ways to get you there fast! 1) Create a Secret Santa group ...

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10 Holiday Events to take your children to in Silicon Valley

Night before Christmas via IG: jared_franco_art Winter break is just around the corner, which means the kids are home for a whole two weeks! That can feel like a lifetime when you’re the ones watching them. But have no fear, we have holiday events to keep them happy and entertained (for a few hours at least!). Due to a recent influx of younger families, Silicon Valley has expanded its list of ...

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