Category Archive: Food

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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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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Jun 01

EODTR – La Placita Mexicatessen

The next in our series of articles on places to eat down San Bruno Avenue is La Placita Mexicatessen, one of the few Mexican places on San Bruno. Walking through the door, you are greeted with a very simple, traditional Mexican restaurant. We found two, warm faces behind the counter, owner Juanita Perez and her …

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May 30

All You Can Eat Breakfast in McLaren Park!

I am a big fan of breakfast. There is nothing better than eggs over easy, with some crunchy bacon and polished off with some syrup saturated pancakes. I also love being outdoors in the park, especially in the morning, when the air is fresh and the day is just starting. So imagine my delight to …

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May 02

EODTR Queen’s Louisiana Po-Boy Cafe

I am amazed it took me six months to walk through the door of Queen’s Louisiana Po-Boy Cafe (QLPBC) and yet, after our visit on a Wednesday, I returned only a few days later with the rest of my family. QLPBC is absolutely one of the gems of San Bruno Avenue and the Portola. If …

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Apr 25

Cuban art, music and food. Perfect party trio for the Portola

From the moment my family and I arrived at the Cuban party, held in the Portola this past Sunday, April 22nd, we knew we were in for a treat. Before you read any further, hit the play button below to listen to a recording of the music from the event and now i’ll go into detail. …

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