Category Archive: Food

May 26

F.D.R. Brewery Opens (Softly) To A Crowd

To the delight of many eager neighbors, Ferment Drink Repeat swung open their taproom doors to a thirsty crowd yesterday. The “soft opening” was a huge milestone for the team behind the nanobrewery project, which started almost 2.5 years ago.  The community came out in droves to show support for the new business on San …

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Feb 10

The Chronicle Tells the Story of Breakfast At Tiffany’s & Portola Community Involvement

When we were looking for a new home two years ago, one of the characteristics of the Portola that attracted us was the high level of community involvement.  As most of us know, there are a lot of dedicated and passionate people involved here.  A fact, reinforced by the numerous community groups serving this small …

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Nov 03

Free Super Hip Coffee Wednesday!

Portola’s best garage turned coffee shop turns two years old tomorrow (Wednesday 11/4). To celebrate, Four Barrel will be serving up free coffee all day at their Portola location at 1 Burrows St.  Unfortunately the delicious pastries won’t be free tomorrow but perhaps if you bring a candle and sing to Trevor he might cut …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2015/11/happy-birthday-four-barrel-free-coffee/

Aug 19

ferment drink repeat comes to the Portola!

Ok, ok. It’s been a LONG while since we last updated the Planet. It has been a very busy year for the editor. But something just popped up on our radar which could not go unmentioned. Yip. Currently ferment.drink.repeat is working on securing a space on San Bruno Avenue to bring us all local beer! …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2014/08/ferment-drink-repeat-comes-portola/

Nov 19

12th Annual Portola Neighbors Holiday Dinner

We’ve just received word about this years Portola festive feast. The very much loved local, Joan Loeffler, just sent us the following invite.   Mark your calendar for a festive evening of hearty food, holiday music and good cheer! PORTOLA & all neighbors who want to come. It is always fun. Larry Zabo will delight …

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Oct 11

After 35 years, Breakfast at Tiffany’s closes

With a heavy heart, the Portola Planet informs its neighbors that the popular breakfast and lunch restaurant on San Bruno Avenue, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, has closed due to the passing of it’s owner and chef, Gerald Adan. Posted on the windows of the business is a very emotional message from Gerald’s sister, April. I met April …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2013/10/35-years-breakfast-tiffanys-closes/

Oct 10

Planet Scoop! Four Barrel to open in the Portola on Saturday 26th Oct

Yes, you heard it here first. We just got off the phone with Four Barrel and they’ve told us they will be opening their Portola coffee shop on Saturday 26th October. Finally, we get an awesome coffee shop to our neighborhood and finally I can tell people when we are getting it. Over the past …

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Sep 25

Four Barrel soon to open location in the Portola!

San Francisco and the bay area is famous for food. But coffee comes a close second. With big brands like Peet’s Coffee in Berkeley to exquisite San Francisco coffee companies that are fully embracing responsible sourcing, environmentally friendly stores and high quality products. Four Barrel coffee is one of these companies and is driving the city’s most interesting and modern approach to the …

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