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The <span>Best</span> of the San Francisco Bay Area

The Best of the San Francisco Bay Area

Discover San Mateo County & Silicon Valley from fun family events to Silicon Valley shopping and outdoor places to explore.

GREAT WINERIES TO VISIT DURING CALIFORNIA WINE MONTH

As some may know, September is California Wine Month! All month long, the entire state celebrates the annual harvest season with special events, wine tastings, classes, and more. One may immediately think “Wine Country”, but San Mateo County and Silicon Valley is home to numerous, award-winning…

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8 MUST-TRY RESTAURANTS FOR OUTDOOR DINING

We hope you’re hungry because restaurants in San Mateo County and Silicon Valley have recently reopened for outdoor dining! Our destination is packed to the brim with restaurants specializing in just about every type of cuisine, local and exotic. From craft breweries to northern Italian eateries…

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Bee Well - A story of Local Beekeepers

Our “As Fresh as it Gets” program features many partners around the San Mateo County and Silicon Valley region, all with the promise and passion of serving locally grown and fresh, farm-to-table products. Teri Butler, co-owner of Half Moon Honey, has her own reasons for joining the program and…

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SF Beer Week is Here!

SF Beer Week is celebrating its 12th Annual Anniversary and the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley area is once again joining in the fun! For those that may not be aware, SF Beer Week is a collection of events spanning multiple days, celebrating craft beer and the craft beer community. This year, Beer…

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San Mateo County – home to the Brussels sprout!

HISTORY The first planting of the Brussels sprout in California was in the 1920’s and significant production beginning in the 1940’s. Today, in San Mateo County, our farmers dedicate 788 acres to growing the Brussels sprout, and in 2018, it was the top vegetable grown in our county with a crop…

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Dominick Chirichillo – making wine since 1987

THE BEGINNING Dominick Chirichillo’s first wine memory took place in his grandfather’s basement in Staten Island, New York. He vividly remembers fighting with his cousins over who got to press the bar of his grandfather’s wine press when he was just two years old. Now, owner of Domenico Winery &…

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