Articles by Misa Shakuma

The Foodie’s Gift Guide to the South Bay

The Foodie’s Gift Guide to the South Bay

What to get for the foodie who’s eaten everything? We’ve rounded up some of the best of what South Bay food artisans have to offer, all of which make excellent gifts. With everything from bacon-toffee chocolate to handmade red velvet macarons, there’s bound to be something exciting for even the Grinchiest food lover.

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2013 Michelin Guide Rates a Bevy of South Bay Restaurants

2013 Michelin Guide Rates a Bevy of South Bay Restaurants

Here’s a look at the South Bay and Peninsula establishments that made the cut in the prestigious Michelin Guide’s one and two-star categories. (Perhaps next year we’ll see some of these rise up and join The French Laundry and The Restaurant at Meadowood in the crème de la crème three-star club?)

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Food Truck Profile: Soulnese

Food Truck Profile: Soulnese

Soulnese is the brainchild of the Fan brothers and their two childhood friends. Passionate about fine cuisine and preserving the traditional flavors of the comfort foods they grew up with, the San Jose natives decided to launch the Soulnese truck.

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Eat What You Are

Eat What You Are

Taylor-Poleskey took some time out from her dissertation research in Germany to muse over the intersections between food, history, culture and politics that are very much relevant to today’s world.

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Food Truck: Le Bon de Cuisine

Food Truck: Le Bon de Cuisine

After working in the kitchens of various bistros and restaurants, Jeffrey Nguyen, the 21-year-old owner and chef of Le Bon de Cuisine food truck, sought to do something more. Lacking the capital to open his own restaurant, he invested his savings instead in a beat-up, yet functional, food truck.

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Stage Preview: Buried Child

Stage Preview: Buried Child

Beginning Feb. 15, San Jose Stage Company takes on Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize—winning Buried Child. Written during the economic slump of the 1970s, the semiautobiographical play explores the decay of the American Dream through the eyes of a struggling rural farm family.

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Preview: Becoming Britney

Preview: Becoming Britney

Inspired by the head-shaving incident of a certain pop star, Becoming Britney is not a typical musical. Featuring original numbers that pay homage to everything from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Annie, the show is essentially what would happen if the Britney Spears E! True Hollywood Story went to Broadway.

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2012 Winter KraftBrew Beer Fest

2012 Winter KraftBrew Beer Fest

This Saturday marks the 2012 Winter KraftBrew Beer Fest, a welcome opportunity to shake off those winter doldrums.

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Ballet San Jose

Ballet San Jose

Ballet San Jose’s 2012 season features three programs with a diverse repertoire that includes traditional and modern works, as well a number of notable company premieres.

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Winter Jazz Festival

Winter Jazz Festival

San Jose Jazz fans won’t have to wait long to get their fix with the debut of the organization’s 2012 Winter Fest, an encore to the popular summer series.

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