I love a good food story, particularly when it comes to the hows and whys of food producers doing what they do. Whether we're talking about small-business foodcrafters, farmers, chefs, or restauranteurs, the "why" often comes down to two things: a love of food and a desire to share what you make or grow with … Continue reading Eat Local: Redwood City Restaurant Week
Last month I received a nice surprise via email: an invitation from Kye Michael, who handles marketing and social media for LV Mar in Redwood City, inviting me to dinner at the restaurant. Not just any dinner, mind you -- but Viajando by LV Mar, Destination: Mexico, a celebration of Mexican food and culture that … Continue reading Eat Local: Do You Viajando?
The first time I went to LV Mar -- Chef Manuel Martinez' upscale, contemporary Latin restaurant in Redwood City -- I walked in on a private party. I was headed to Vesta with a friend on a cool November night, the week before Thanksgiving, when we walked by LV Mar and saw that window signs … Continue reading Eat Local: LV Mar