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Tier Factor: SV Dining Guide

Tier Factor: SV Dining Guide

Restaurants are reopening across Silicon Valley and newly vaccinated diners are looking for places to grab a drink with a friend, have an overdue date night, drop in for a quick bite or top off a meal with some sweets. This guide has all of…

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Tier Factor: The County’s Move To The Orange Tier And Warmer Weather Has Improved The Outlook For Local Restaurants. But Is It Enough?

Tier Factor: The County’s Move To The Orange Tier And Warmer Weather Has Improved The Outlook For Local Restaurants. But Is It Enough?

A few weeks ago, Jennifer Echeverri thought about selling her San Jose home to keep Habana Cuba, her restaurant of 19 years, afloat in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now that option has been pushed to the back of her mind, as Santa Clara…

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Must-See Events for Silicon Valley: Week of Apr. 21

Must-See Events for Silicon Valley: Week of Apr. 21

Chris Cain Band “Chris Cain? Now that boy can PLAY the guitar!” –B.B. King When it comes to blues, we are pretty lucky that Chris Cain calls San Jose home. Cain formed his first band here in 1986 and has since toured the world over…

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Must-See Events for Silicon Valley: Week of Apr. 14

Must-See Events for Silicon Valley: Week of Apr. 14

12th Annual Poetry Invitational This Thursday the San Jose Museum of Art presents the 12th Annual Poetry Invitational. In honor of National Poetry Month, three powerful San Jose poets have created new works inspired by current exhibitions at the San José Museum of Art. An…

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Must-See Events for Silicon Valley: Week of Apr. 7

Must-See Events for Silicon Valley: Week of Apr. 7

Still On Hold Artists have been expressing themselves with regard to the pandemic since day one. Even with a light at the end of this very long tunnel, there is a lot to be said and artists will be saying it for some time to…

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Must-See Events for Silicon Valley: Week of Mar. 31

Must-See Events for Silicon Valley: Week of Mar. 31

In-Person Event(ually) Thirteen months in and I am finally listing more in-person events than online events. This is not to say, Hey, go ham on resocializing, folks! On the contrary. I would prefer that you were more careful and extra vigilant. That spring sun is…

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Must-See Events for Silicon Valley: Week of Mar. 24

Must-See Events for Silicon Valley: Week of Mar. 24

Choruses, Canvases and Chapters I love it when organizations collaborate! L.A.-based Iranian-American artist Amir H. Fallah has the distinct pleasure of curating the first ICA X SJPL Artist Mix—a collaboration between the Institute of Contemporary Art San José and San José Public Libraries. The ICA…

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Must-See Events for Silicon Valley: Week of Mar. 17

Must-See Events for Silicon Valley: Week of Mar. 17

Rest In Pandemic Culinary Corner Bistro, one of my favorite San Jose restaurants, may be closing its doors this month. Once an always-packed lunch and dinner spot, the cost of trying to stay open is forcing them to reassess their brick-and-mortar business. This time last…

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Must-See Events for Silicon Valley: Week of Mar. 10

Must-See Events for Silicon Valley: Week of Mar. 10

Punk Rock Bingo Ever since the Cinebar fire on Jan. 7, there has been a fast-growing contingent of folks looking to help rebuild. Makes sense that one of this valley’s oldest dive bars would get the fundraising treatment through one of the world’s oldest gambles—bingo!…

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Silicon Valley Dining Guide: March 3

Silicon Valley Dining Guide: March 3

Santa Clara County may be on its way to legalizing indoor dining again soon, as cases and infection rates dip. That will be welcome news to restaurateurs that have spent the past year trying to eek by with limited seating outdoors. Until then, eateries are…

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