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Stirred, Never Shaken: The Definitive Guide to a Real Martini

Stirred, Never Shaken: The Definitive Guide to a Real Martini

I’ll be blunt: You’ve probably never had a real martini. Like the beloved hamburger, the martini is universally loved but instantly modified. The tradition of customizing could have more to do with pop culture and less to do with preference. Let’s look at what a…

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Cupertino’s Afuri Ramen + Dumplings Delights with Unique Take on Traditional Dish

Cupertino’s Afuri Ramen + Dumplings Delights with Unique Take on Traditional Dish

Silicon Valley’s ramen scene is in full swing. Although it was once difficult to find a decent bowl in the South Bay—outside of the neighborhood surrounding Mitsuwa Marketplace on San Jose’s West Side—seriously sumptuous noodle shops now proliferate the 408. While a strong group of…

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Calerrain Wines: A Rising Star on the Gilroy Scene

Calerrain Wines: A Rising Star on the Gilroy Scene

While the Calerrain wines has yet to bottle the fruits of its labor from the vineyard neighboring its months-old tasting room, the wines they have on offer cut a wide swath across the grape-growing regions of Santa Clara, San Benito and Monterey counties. Husband-and-wife winemakers…

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Tostadas Expands, Blue Bottle Comes to Santana Row and SVBC Taps Out

Tostadas Expands, Blue Bottle Comes to Santana Row and SVBC Taps Out

Though this will come as no surprise to Silicon Valley foodies, a shout-out to David Kinch’s Manresa is in order. The Los Gatos gastronomic beacon has been named the No. 3 restaurant in the world for 2020 by laliste.com, a French website that bases rankings…

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A Growing Family

A Growing Family

Sidle to either side of the bar window at Besson Family’s mini-barn tasting room, and a great view awaits. For those who are inside looking out, the window frames 20 acres of old vines that meander down to Uvas Creek. Those on the outside looking…

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Eat Well, and Healthy, on a Budget in the New Year

Eat Well, and Healthy, on a Budget in the New Year

The holidays done and the new year is upon us—it’s resolution time. With several months of cold weather ahead, comfort food might be tough to give up. Let’s look instead to trimming the extra fat from that credit card statement. One of the easiest ways…

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Winter Warmers to Help You Through the Holiday Season

Winter Warmers to Help You Through the Holiday Season

Cold weather begs for a warm cocktail. Hot toddies, Irish coffees, hot buttered rum—these seasonal favorites are well known for good reason. But the depth of warm cocktails is vast. Let’s dive into these warm winter wonders and get you up to speed on what…

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Local Wines Make a Great Holiday Gift

Local Wines Make a Great Holiday Gift

Those on the hunt for a last-minute gift may find their way to the bottle. A drink can help spur creativity, after all. And, of course, good drinks make for good presents. Whether one is in search of inspiration or just on the hunt for…

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New Campbell Restaurant Desi, Puts a Fresh Spin on Indian Favorites

New Campbell Restaurant Desi, Puts a Fresh Spin on Indian Favorites

The samosa chaat ($9) is the star dish at Desi, a very recently opened “contemporary, casual” Indian restaurant located just outside downtown Campbell. The potato-filled pastry is smothered in chana masala, chutney verde and a turnip salsa, and yet each individual flavor remains intact. When…

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Japanese Pop-Up Wren Finds Powerfuld Flavor in Select Ingredients

Japanese Pop-Up Wren Finds Powerfuld Flavor in Select Ingredients

Camino Brewing has become quite an incubator for San Jose’s burgeoning pop-up restaurant scene. From keto tacos to fried chicken (made by yours truly) to modern Filipino, there is always something exciting and tasty happening in their downtown taproom. One of my favorite pop-ups is Wren,…

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