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Paper Plane Bring Craft Cocktails and House-Made Tater Tots to San Jose

Paper Plane Bring Craft Cocktails and House-Made Tater Tots to San Jose

“That’s very much what we’re all about at Paper Plane, where we can get together with this simple concept of good atmosphere, good food and technically designed drinks, but it’s important to not take ourselves too seriously at the end of the day.”

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The English Beat Skank to The Blank Club

The English Beat Skank to The Blank Club

Hard touring second wave ska act The English Beat will make a stop on April 18 at The Blank Club before jetting off to the land down under.

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Pinot Paradise Highlights Santa Cruz Mountains as Top Pinot Producers

Pinot Paradise Highlights Santa Cruz Mountains as Top Pinot Producers

Lest the South Bay—or its products—continue any longer without an idyllic nickname, Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association may have thought up a worthy successor to “Valley of Heart’s Delight” when they named their event Pinot Paradise.

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Review: Chocatoo Packs Cornucopia of Candy into Little Package

Review: Chocatoo Packs Cornucopia of Candy into Little Package

“Chocatoo” might describe an avian from the peppermint forests of Candyland or perhaps Count Chocula’s new pet bird (made of marshmallow, of course). But in real life, the playful name is better understood as the name of a dessert shop that offers chocolate, but many other sweets, too.

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Former Napster CEO Aims to End Homelessness in Five Years

Former Napster CEO Aims to End Homelessness in Five Years

“We really never want to call ourselves a “program” because that implies curfews and drug tests and other restrictions. We do something completely different.”

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Psycho Donut’s Offers ‘Toe Jam’ Doughnut, Benefit Party for Bigfoot Discovery Museum

Psycho Donut’s Offers ‘Toe Jam’ Doughnut, Benefit Party for Bigfoot Discovery Museum

Psycho Donuts in Campbell is hosting the Bigfoot Event art show to benefit the Bigfoot Discovery Museum on April 12, with more than 22 artists selling their Bigfoot-inspired pieces. The Bigfoot Discovery Museum in Felton, near Santa Cruz, was opened by Michael Rugg and Paula…

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San Jose Skate to Close in May

San Jose Skate to Close in May

Due to waning interest in skating and accompanying lower revenues, San Jose Skate has decided that closure of the rink is the best option.

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Review: Ciano’s Modern Latin Flavors Delivers Attractive Cuisine

Review: Ciano’s Modern Latin Flavors Delivers Attractive Cuisine

If a restaurant could ever be said to have plumage, the bold-hued decor of Ciano’s Modern Latin Flavors would qualify. It’s much like the presentation of the food at Ciano’s: dishes are plated attractively, with obvious attention paid to highlighting the ingredients’ colors and textures, but it’s not over the top.

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What?! Lil’ Jon and T-Pain Arrive at Silicon Valley Night Clubs This Week

What?! Lil’ Jon and T-Pain Arrive at Silicon Valley Night Clubs This Week

In an odd coincidence, two of the biggest hip-hop artists of the past decade pop up at Silicon Valley night clubs this week.

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Local Restaurants Grapple with Lime Shortage

Local Restaurants Grapple with Lime Shortage

Every day, Mezcal’s back-of-the-house staff squeezes fresh lime juice for margaritas. But for the suddenly inflated price of the tropically grown citrus, they may as well be extracting liquid gold, says Adolfo Gomez, owner of the downtown San Jose Mexican bistro.

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