Category Archive: Food

Nov 16

Flowery Fruit & Cake Creations At New(ish) Bakery

It’s Cheap, It’s Nice & Most Importantly, It’s Good! I’ll just come right out and admit it, I turned my nose up at Fancy Wheat Field Bakery before it moved into its new location, the cramped old space serving hotdog filled pastries wasn’t calling my name. That all changed several months back when a neighbor …

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Apr 21

Earth Day Celebration Saturday: Plant Sale, Portola Green Planning & Ice Cream!

This Saturday, April 22nd, is Earth Day and to celebrate there will be a celebration at Burrows Pocket Park tomorrow (San Bruno Ave & Burrows Street). The event is being co-sponsored by community volunteers from the Portola Neighborhood Association Portola Urban Greening and Goettingen Neighbors Group. This will be a great opportunity to learn more …

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Mar 17

Happy St. Patty’s Day, Music & Food Pop-Up Tonight At F.D.R.

Looking for somewhere local to wear your green tonight? F.D.R. is having a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration today starting at 3pm and going to 11 pm.  Here are the details:   We’ll be tapping our delicious Irish Red Ale to kick off our Saint Patrick’s Day festivities, then you can get your Corned Beef and …

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Nov 24

15th annual Portola holiday party

Today is Thanksgiving and from now on it feels like the year is winding down as we hit many different holidays through to the New Year. There is one wonderful event in the Portola that brings the neighborhood to the table for a dinner to celebrate this time of year. In it’s 15th year, the …

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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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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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