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Review: A Los Gatos Retreat For Drinks and Local Cuisine at Lexington House

Review: A Los Gatos Retreat For Drinks and Local Cuisine at Lexington House

A charming cocktail house with California cuisine set by the seasons, The Lexington House lends itself to a boozy evening with friends or date night as you navigate a menu of curious spirits and artfully plated dishes. Jimmy Marino and Stephen Shelton, former bar managers…

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First to Market enters SoFA District Dining Scene

First to Market enters SoFA District Dining Scene

First to Market has a casual—if not sparse—ambience: exposed red brick walls, an absence of tablecloths and dark wood table tops. A rotating collection of local artwork complements the restaurant’s neighborhood vibe. Drawings of a perfect world are on display, and First to Market has…

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Off The Street Adds Quirky Flavor to San Jose Deli Scene

Off The Street Adds Quirky Flavor to San Jose Deli Scene

“The Cube”—a hollowed-out block of brioche stuffed with French fries or mac ‘n cheese—started off as an inside joke, a riff off the mystery boxes in Super Mario Bros. that reward players with medals or mushrooms, super leaves or fire flowers. “We were, like, let’s…

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Zola Brings a Taste of France to Palo Alto

Zola Brings a Taste of France to Palo Alto

Chef and owner Guillaume Bienaimé blends classical French cuisine with modern cooking techniques at Palo Alto’s newest restaurant, Zola. Previously the chef at Portola Kitchen and Marché, which the Michelin Guide named a top-25 restaurant in the Bay Area, Guillaume sat down to talk with…

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Interview: The Liquid Menu Chef and Owner Jay Essadki

Interview: The Liquid Menu Chef and Owner Jay Essadki

Earlier this year, Jay Essadki stumbled across an old juicer and cassette tapes from a health guru while cleaning out a neighbor’s garage. A convert to the juice movement, Essadki wants to introduce customers to its numerous health benefits with his new juice bar and…

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Night Market Brings Food Trucks to De Anza College

Night Market Brings Food Trucks to De Anza College

Food trucks, since they burst into popularity these past few years, have become known for their crossover cuisine. Sushi tacos, Korean burritos and Filipino sisig nachos make exotic dishes palatable to the diverse crowds that flock to mobile street food events hosted by Silicon Valley’s…

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Review: IPAs May Get All the Buzz, but These Stouts Stand Out

Review: IPAs May Get All the Buzz, but These Stouts Stand Out

When evenings dim and the weather takes an autumnal turn, thoughts turn to darker, heartier beers. But a recent shopping trip for Bay Area stouts turned into a bit of a treasure hunt. Stout’s suffering, I’m told, because beer drinkers just want “hops, hops, hops.” Fortunately, the four stout ales I did find exemplify the variety and quality of this plucky category.

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Review: Top Gluten-free Beers in a Blind Taste Test

Review: Top Gluten-free Beers in a Blind Taste Test

Gluten-free is more than a buzzword for people who suffer from celiac disease or who are gluten-intolerant. Having to negotiate the minefield of the standard American diet on a daily basis—pass on the cake, no pizza—is enough of an inconvenience for them. But the prospect of life without beer is truly tragic.

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Review: Paper Plane Stands as Cocktail Connoisseur’s Paradise

Review: Paper Plane Stands as Cocktail Connoisseur’s Paradise

A library of hard-to-find and small-batch spirits, knowledgeable bartenders and delightfully tasty bar bites make Paper Plane a cocktail connoisseur’s paradise.

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Review: Ramen in Nordstrom? New Ramen Spot Raam Delivers

Review: Ramen in Nordstrom? New Ramen Spot Raam Delivers

A little ramen while you shop? Bowls of noodles may not be the first thing you think of while browsing through clothes at Nordstrom in Valley Fair mall, but the department store’s newest eatery, Raam, occupies a spot smack in the middle of the second floor.

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