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Popeyes’ new fish sandwich is not worth the hype

Crystal Flores, Reporter | March 1, 2021
Popeyes’ new Cajun Flounder Sandwich is not worth the wait in line, unless you have a lot of time and enjoy spicy foods.
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Batch 22 Bakery aims to connect community with big portions and big hearts

Rahul Makhijani, Reporter | March 1, 2021
As quarantine and a summer of protest roiled society, Amy Wong, founder of Batch22 Bakery, was discovering a new way to enhance community — a shared love of food.
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Five fires, five owners: the century-long life of Los Gatos Meats & Smokehouse

Crystal Flores, Reporter | February 14, 2021
Serving since 1891, Los Gatos Meats & Smokehouse is the second oldest business in Los Gatos and the only location remaining after five others burned down.
“We want to show our culture with everything you know with food, architecture, and ambience. We hired a very professional interior designer called Greg Walter. He designed this for us,” said the chef Tyagi.

New Indian restaurant hopes to achieve golden service: a look at Aurum

Amy Chan, Reporter | February 4, 2021
Manish Tyagi opened Aurum in January with his partner Anupam Bhatia to deliver forgotten Indian flavors to Los Altos.
Pho Mai serves both Vietnamese and Filipino cuisine.

Pho Mai #1 Noodle House caters to late night clientele with friendly atmosphere

Jodi Wong, Staff Reporter | November 12, 2020
At 1 a.m., when most eateries are wiping down their last counters and locking their doors, the signs of Pho Mai #1 are still sporting neon outlines that fade to a warm ambiance inside the building, illuminating the diners hunched over tables or talking with friends. 
(Left) Cannoli coated with chocolate chips and pistachio flakes and covered with powdered sugar. (Right) A cinnamon bun topped off with walnuts.

Holy Cannoli whips up more than sweet treats with goals of community rehabilitation

Manveen Kaur Anand, Staff Reporter | November 10, 2020
In 2013, when Jamie Whitmire decided to pursue her passion for baking, she opened up her food truck selling cannolis and cupcakes. Seven years later, Whitmire turned Holy Cannoli into a brick and mortar restaurant in downtown San Jose.
The most popular drink: brown sugar milk tea.

International students find taste of home in Tiger Sugar, despite differences

Manveen Kaur Anand, Reporter | November 6, 2020

Tiger Sugar has opened doors all the way from Taiwan to Cupertino and De Anza College’s international students are finding a piece of their home right in the Bay Area. Tiger Sugar opened their first...

The final product (front view)

Halloween-inspired gingerbread house made from scratch

Crystal Flores, Reporter | October 26, 2020

While gingerbread houses are traditionally made around Christmas, there is no reason why they should not be made around Halloween. After not having luck finding a gingerbread house kit at Target,...

A drink selection from Paper Moon's Halloween menu

Opening during COVID-19: A glimpse into Paper Moon Cafe

Diana Piper, Staff Reporter | October 21, 2020

The day Jerry Wang, owner of Paper Moon Cafe in Downtown San Jose, got the keys to open his business, his investors and partners pulled out. It was March, COVID-19 was looming, and Santa Clara County...

Customers lined up behind a counter with the words

Downtown soul: new café builds community during lockdown

Heather Allen, Reporter | October 11, 2020

The line stretches for half a block down South First Street in downtown San Jose where sisters Be’anka Ashaolu and Jeronica Macey opened Nirvana Soul Coffee on Sept. 26.     Nirvana Soul...

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