San Jose - Food & Drinks
Taiwanese dessert shop Meet Fresh, local Umai Savory Hot Dogs among new eateries at San Jose's Westfield Oakridge mall
Six new eateries are opening at the Westfield Oakridge mall in San Jose. Meet Fresh and Mrs. Fields have already opened, soon to be joined by Cold Stone Creamery, Popeyes, Slater’s 50/50 and Umai Hot Dogs.
The 61-year-old Longhorn Charcoal Pit, at the corner of Fremont Avenue and Saratoga-Sunnyvale Road in Sunnyvale, is no longer serving its tasty steak sandwiches after closing down the restaurant permanently on Sunday.
Brunch is a way of life in many parts of the Bay Area, and it is taken very seriously by the locals. In the South Bay, there's a booming brunch scene with everything from chicken and waffles to stellar Benedicts and avocado toasts.
San Jose has shut down Agave Sports Bar & Grill after a fatal accident, a double shooting and months of investigation into alleged lockdown-violation parties, prostitution and drug use there, the city's police department said Thursday.
The 2021 Michelin Guide for California is out, and it includes nine new additions in the Bay Area – including three restaurants in the South Bay. Eleven East Bay and South Bay eateries also made the Bib Gourmand list of un-starred but great-value restaurants.
A few choice streets in Palo Alto have been closed for more than a year, and now one of them is about to reopen much to the dismay of some business owners who have enjoyed the walk-up traffic the closure has provided.
When Selby’s (on El Camino Real on the Redwood City-Atherton border) first opened in July of 2019, the restaurant’s signature burger with a huge price tag definitely raised eyebrows and curiosity across the Bay Area.
The South Bay Area is home to no shortage of world cuisine and specialty drinks, with boba tea arguably among its strong points. Hoodline visits two of the area's newest boba spots that fans of these beloved drinks will want to check out this summer.
The famous Los Angeles-area 24-hour Jewish delicatessen, Canter’s Deli, which has locations in Pasadena, Santa Monica, and its flagship on Fairfax Avenue in LA, is now serving its iconic food here in the Bay Area thanks to a new partnership with DoorDash.
Peruvian restaurant La Costanera, hit by partying thieves during lockdown, is back at a new spot overlooking the water in Half Moon Bay
Michelin-recognized Peruvian restaurant La Costanera, which closed in March 2020 after a decade in Montara, is reopening in an all-new Half Moon Bay location this Thursday, June 3.
East Bay boba pioneer, San Jose Mexican eatery among 25 restaurants chosen nationally for historic preservation grants
Two Bay Area restaurants are among just 25 in the country to receive special grants from the National Trust for Historic Preservation to help historic eateries survive the pandemic. The East Bay's oldest boba tea shop, Sweetheart Cafe & Tea in Oakland, and Mexican restaurant Casa Vicky in San Jose both won grants under the program.