FOOD & DRINK
New Artisan Bakery Opens in Santa Clara With Some Award Winning Dishes
Croissanté, a new artisan bakery, recently opened in Santa Clara. The pastries are super delicious and a nice addition to the Mission City culinary scene. They offer a wide variety of delectable concoctions ranging from sweet to savory. Don’t be surprised if Croissante is a bustling place very soon.
This Beloved Local Donut Shop From 1959 Lands at #8 on Yelp's Top 100 Donut Shops in America
In the vast and tasty world of American donuts, Yelp's annual top 100 list reigns supreme. Joining this elite group isn't easy; it requires exceptional quality, creativity, customer service, and a unique flair that elevates a shop to a donut destination.
P.F. Chang’s is closing another Bay Area restaurant
Asian fusion chain P.F. Chang’s is closing its Walnut Creek restaurant.
Winchester Mystery House announces 100-year anniversary events
Celebrate the famous Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, CA, as it celebrates 100 years since opening its doors to tours on June 30, 1923.
DoorDash ghost kitchen turns San Jose into testing ground
An opportunity to try new restaurant menus beyond a brick and mortar location is a hot concept in Silicon Valley. DoorDash plans to operate a ghost kitchen at The Plant Shopping Center off Curtner Avenue in San Jose. This pickup- and delivery-only service model lets fledgling and out-of-area restaurants test new markets while avoiding the time and expense of opening their own storefronts. Previous restaurant partners have been located in San Francisco and Southern California. DoorDash Kitchens also creates jobs for cooking staff and supervisors who oversee delivery and pickup orders.
How did sideshows begin, and how did they get so out of hand?
(KRON) — The first Bay Area sideshows took place in the parking lot of a McDonald’s, across the street from Oakland’s Eastmont Mall. They involved young men, some drug dealers, flush with cash showing off their flashy cars while locals from the neighborhood gathered to watch. That is according to Daryl Anderson, better known by […]
South Bay animal shelter critically overcrowded, seeking help
SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Animal Services and Care Center is currently facing a critical situation as it has reached its capacity to care for animals – some pets are even being turned away due to the overcrowding. The animal center, which typically cares for 400 to...
Will the Bay Area Soon See Amsterdam-Style Cannabis Coffee Shops?
California's full Assembly has recently voted to pass legislation that could significantly change the way cannabis is consumed within the state. The proposed change would allow the creation of marijuana consumption lounges or cafes that can serve freshly made food and beverages, including marijuana-infused products, and host live events, as reported by The Marijuana Herald. This move is inspired by the popular cannabis cafes in Amsterdam, where tourists and residents alike can enjoy cannabis products in a social setting along with food and entertainment.
Popular Brazilian Steakhouse Plans to Launch New Bay Area Location This Year
Picture this: the perfect steak, sizzling just for you. Sounds good. Let's face it, after a hard day, you deserve to indulge in some prime cuts. Well, good news - a new Brazilian steakhouse is coming to town, promising all that and more.
An Afternoon of Blues and R&B at St. James Park
Ranging from the blues to soul, this event should bring in a lot of music lovers: because J.C. Smith and Noah and the Arkiteks are coming to the Levitt Pavilion. Guitarist and singer J.C. Smith started his band in San Francisco and has been paving the way since the 2000s revitalizing the blues sound throughout the Bay Area. The funky Noah and the Arkiteks started off more recently in San Jose, in the 2010s, covering classic songs like Chaka Khan’s “Tell Me Something Good” and Stevie Wonder’s “Master Blaster” and are bringing that old school soul sound to the good people of San Jose.
Summer Concert Series in Los Altos
The city of Los Altos Parks & Recreation Department is thrilled to host the Summer Concert Series for the first time since 2019. Variety of musical genres and performers throughout the summer. Concerts will be rotated between the Grant Park Soccer Field and Hillview Soccer Field, please refer to the...
Blog: Redwood City's Other Theater
In the almost forgotten days of yesteryear, there used to be single-screen movie theaters in buildings that, at times, almost seemed like works of art. Elaborate marquees designed to catch your attention and sparkle at night would draw you to the house of illusion and fantasy. Inside, the walls were...
Drag storytime returns to South Bay bookstore after hecklers disrupted 2022 event
In the City of Campbell, triumphant progress was made inside the doors of a local bookstore in a tale of drag storytime resilience.
The rise of the SHAGWORM shirt
Would you wear a SHAGWORM shirt? When ResEd announced the new neighborhood names last month, several students were quick to point out that the new neighborhood acronym – which used to spell “STANFORD” – now spells “SHAGWORM.” Students also discovered that SHAGWORM can be scrambled into an unsavory counterpart: “WHORGASM.” Several Fizz posts, a Stanford Daily video interview and a lot of student laughs later, the SHAGWORM/WHORGASM discourse has reached a new stage: merchandise.
Menlo Park school district's new wellness ambassadors are friendly, furry and four-legged
Five puppies join inaugural therapy dog program to help address growing mental health crisis in American children. The bell rings and classroom doors swing open, unleashing a flood of students into the hallways of Hillview Middle School. Duke, one of the newest additions to the Menlo Park campus, is also...
Bay Area Krispy Kreme, Dunkin' stores giving away doughnuts for National Doughnut Day
Popular chains Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' Donuts are celebrating National Doughnut Day with free doughnuts.
3 Bay Area spots listed in Yelp's top donut shops for 2023
(KRON) — It’s National Donut Day! Perhaps you are looking to treat yourself with a sweet snack to get this weekend started. Here’s a list of places you might want to check out. Yelp released its list of the Top 100 U.S. Donut Shops. Three of those listed in its top 100 ranking are here […]
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