Following a two and a half year hiatus after owners Jerry and Lorraine Olson closed the restaurant in August 2020 amid shifting regulations and economic impacts during the pandemic, three new chefs have teamed up to bring a new concept to The Mountain House, offering "country coastal cuisine" and cocktails with forest views.
The Pioneer, a 76-foot-long seafaring trawler, has left its dock in Redwood City and relocated to Richmond after its permit was terminated by the Port of Redwood City. The boat was where Pioneer Seafoods’ owner, Giuseppe Pennisi, sold his fresh-caught fish directly to customers, an enterprise that is now in jeopardy.
The restaurant says it intends to stay the course of its lease at its El Camino Real location, sold this week to a Bay Area developer.
From seafood shacks to high-end hangouts, our list for eating bivalves by the Bay
By Charles Russo
A double dozen at Sam’s Chowder House in Half Moon Bay. (Photo courtesy of Julie Shenkman)
Human beings have been eating oysters since forever. In modern times, these fleshy morsels of the sea have gone from a poor man’s staple to a pricey culinary delicacy, farmed to odd deliciousness and shipped live all over the world for consumption.
Cocktails at Scratch via IG: jaclyncatania
Mountain View happy hour is looking less and less like a quiet glass of wine and more like a shot pounded on a Friday night in the Mission. Castro Street wants to be Silicon Valley’s buzziest downtown: a host of restaurants and bars have opened, apartments are going up and the city fathers are considering closing off the east end of downtown to limit traffic. ...