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Cajun Bistro 7 Fueses Louisiana and Laos

Cajun Bistro 7 Fueses Louisiana and Laos

Crawfish boils are hardly a new concept. They are a longstanding Louisiana tradition. More recently, chefs have turned this informal backyard buffet into a menu item, and dozens of restaurants now offer up a menagerie of shellfish, sausage and veggies in a spicy broth. The…

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Funny Farm Raises the Bar on Bar Bites

Funny Farm Raises the Bar on Bar Bites

Bar food is an oft-overlooked part of the foodie world. Pub bites are frequently deemed unsophisticated and unworthy of critique. It’s true, a run-of-the-mill plate of loaded potato skins or fried mozzarella sticks isn’t so much culinary masterpiece as it is a crude means to…

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Five to Watch: May 2018

Five to Watch: May 2018

Six months is usually considered the earliest a new restaurant, bar or coffeeshop can receive a fair review. Each month, Metro spotlights five of the newest places we think are worth a look-see. Cinnaholic 115 E San Carlos St, San Jose. 408.351.5400.  This purveyor of…

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Cinco De Mayo’s Authentic Eats

Cinco De Mayo’s Authentic Eats

Cinco De Mayo may conjure images of college students engaging in acts of cultural appropriation while scarfing bland tacos and swilling cheap cerveza. But don’t let those gringos ruin the party. Silicon Valley’s many Mexican kitchens have far more to offer than carne and Corona….

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Spring Dining: Eating Outside in Silicon Valley

Spring Dining: Eating Outside in Silicon Valley

It’s time once again to turn off the pilot lights and break out those bulky window air conditioning units—or, just get out of the house entirely and grab a bite or a cocktail at one of Silicon Valley’s many amazing restaurant patios. Find but a…

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Spring Dining: Culinary Classics and Newfound Favorites

Spring Dining: Culinary Classics and Newfound Favorites

The annual spring cleaning ritual is not unique to any one culture or religion. There’s the yearly Iranian tradition known as the “shaking of the house,” and the Jewish practice of getting the kitchen spick-and-span before Passover, and more. Any productive tidying session will inevitably…

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Five to Watch: April

Five to Watch: April

Six months is usually considered the earliest a new restaurant, bar or coffeeshop can receive a fair review. Each month, Metro spotlights five of the newest places we think are worth a look-see. Habana Cuba 387 S 1st St, San Jose. 408.998.2822 This iconic San…

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The Legal Weed Revolution is Revolutionizing Edibles

The Legal Weed Revolution is Revolutionizing Edibles

Eating weed is nothing new. Humans have been ingesting cannabis-infused food for millennia: from the ancient Indian preparation of bhang through the hashish eaters mentioned in 1001 Nights, on to the magic brownies whipped up by the totally baked bakers of the 1960s and the…

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The Water Buffalo-Fueled Morsey’s Farmhouse is a Bit Rich

The Water Buffalo-Fueled Morsey’s Farmhouse is a Bit Rich

The front door of Morsey’s Farmhouse leads directly to a brightly lit case filled with macarons, chocolate truffles and pastries. Kal and Yulia Morsey, the owners, are smart to draw your attention to all these sweets. Along with the gelato bar, dessert is the star…

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Silicon Valley Dining: Get Eggs-cited for Breakfast

Silicon Valley Dining: Get Eggs-cited for Breakfast

Spring has sprung and the crisp yet warmer air is filled with the fragrance of fresh flowers and fried eggs. Indeed, the egg is not merely a symbol of nature’s perennial rebirth, it is also a delicious breakfast food. It can be scrambled, cooked over-easy,…

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