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Saratoga to Hold Inaugural Blues & Brews Fest

Saratoga to Hold Inaugural Blues & Brews Fest

The warm season’s on the wane, but the Saratoga Chamber of Commerce has plans to sneak in one more outdoor party centered around cold beer on a hot (late) summer day—and some music in the park—before autumn creeps in.

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Canadian Tea Retailer DAVIDsTEA Opens in Downtown Palo Alto

Canadian Tea Retailer DAVIDsTEA Opens in Downtown Palo Alto

DAVIDsTEA is pretty much the Ben & Jerry’s of tea. The company offers 150 blends for sale, many of them playfully named to reflect unconventional—and sometimes odd—ingredients.

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Interview: First to Market Executive Chef Domingo Wolbert on His Adventurous Californian Cuisine

Interview: First to Market Executive Chef Domingo Wolbert on His Adventurous Californian Cuisine

When it came to culinary school, First to Market executive chef Domingo Wolbert never got the memo. Instead, the Santa Rosa native says, he absorbed as much as he could during time spent working at Whole Foods and practiced his cooking skills at home, making meals for his family

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Electronic Sriracha Festival Expands to Two Days

Electronic Sriracha Festival Expands to Two Days

It’s guaranteed to be a hot Labor Day Weekend in San Jose with the recent announcement that the debut Eletronic Sriracha Festival will expand to two days with a second day of special events.

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Comedian Brian Regan Turns the Mundane into Gold

Comedian Brian Regan Turns the Mundane into Gold

Brain Regan re-ties his shoes before walking onstage. After all, it would look really unprofessional if a shoe came off in the middle of his performance.

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Review: Spread Deli & Bottles Pairs Impressive Beer Selection with Impressive Sandwiches

Review: Spread Deli & Bottles Pairs Impressive Beer Selection with Impressive Sandwiches

One part craft beer bottle shop and one part deli makes for a successful recipe at Spread in downtown Campbell. The deli’s proprietor, Jordan Trigg, owns a fair share of responsibility for helping build up the South Bay craft beer scene with both Jack’s Bar and Lounge in Japantown and Liquid Bread, a neighbor to Spread in downtown Campbell.

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Veggielution to Host Annual Urban Farm Fundraiser

Veggielution to Host Annual Urban Farm Fundraiser

Veggielution improves upon the farm-to-table meal with a dinner that brings the table to the farm. The urban farm holds its annual fundraising dinner, Bounty of Heart’s Delight, on August 23 right where all the magic happens.

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SJ Q&A: Rey Resurreccion on Growing Up into San Jose Hip Hop

SJ Q&A: Rey Resurreccion on Growing Up into San Jose Hip Hop

Rapper and San Jose native Rey Resurreccion can usually be found in his studio room, perched several floors above the bustle of downtown San Jose’s streets. Freestyling since 1999, the rapper now has multiple LPs and EPs and has gone on tours throughout the States—all with no record label.

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22nd Annual Assyrian Food Festival Returns to Willow Glen

22nd Annual Assyrian Food Festival Returns to Willow Glen

Diagon Alley may have proven a magical place for a fictional wizard and his pals, but Samovar Alley, a real-life place (if only for a weekend), offers its own considerable charms.

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The Shrub Emerges as Buzzworthy Colonial Era Beverage

The Shrub Emerges as Buzzworthy Colonial Era Beverage

The beverage world is a notoriously trendy one (see energy drinks, bubble tea, kombucha), but who saw a powdered-wig-era drink storming the scene? And one made with a healthy dose of vinegar, no less.

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