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Locally Harvestable Sea Vegetables

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Great Songs About Food

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Delicious Restaurants at the Milpitas Square Mall

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Local Brewpubs

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Greek Restaurants

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Great Vacation Drinks

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Good Vegetarian Restaurants

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Reasons to Eat Meat

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Iconic Silicon Valley Restaurants

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Tastes of Summer

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Top Italian Restaurants

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Great Summer Wines That Aren't Chardonnay

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Top Downtown Campbell Restaurants

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Great Ice Cream Shops

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Ways to Spend Your Tax Rebate on Food

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Great Hotel Restaurants

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Great Foods For a Picnic

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Beef-centric Restaurants For Father's Day

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Hidden Restaurants

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Great Cheese Shops

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Great Kebab Restaurants

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South Indian Restaurants

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Top Sushi Bars

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Edible Bugs

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Great Restaurant Restrooms

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Restaurants in Mountain View

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New Restaurants

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Restaurants with outdoor dining.

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Delicious delis and markets.

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Good drunk foods.

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Great falafel shops.

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Specialty food markets.

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Trader Joe's foods.

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Food products you should make at home.

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Things you should have eaten.

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Places to get your soup on.

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Great fake meat.

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Ramen restaurants.

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Restaurants near HP Pavilion.

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Reasons to reconsider your restaurant choice.

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Fast-food chains that don't suck.

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Sugar alternatives.

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Barley wines.

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Luxury restaurants.

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Pumpkin facts.

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Reasons to give up the bottle.

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Steakhouses.

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Homegrown Silicon Valley foods.

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Oyster bars.

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Food trends that must die.

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Late summer crops worth savoring.

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Essential kitchen tools.

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In-flight snacks.

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Summertime wines.

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Habits of highly successful cafes.

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Ice cream shops.

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Great places to get it to go.

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Chaat restaurants.

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Summer drinks.

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Sandwich makers.

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Classic bum wines.

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Taco trucks.

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Grills.

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Redwood City restaurants.

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Food mags.

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Ethiopian restaurants.

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Pizza joints.

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Vegetarian restaurants.

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Multiethnic restaurants.

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Indian restaurants.

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Macrobrews in microbrew clothing.

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Italian restaurants.

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Five great restaurant bars.

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Persian restaurants.

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Food sites with attitude.

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Restaurants with outdoor dining.

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Specialty markets.

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Great business lunches.

5 Things to Love: Best food movies
Five succulent examples of hardcore food porn.

5 Things to Love: Farmers markets
Get the best of what the season has to offer.

5 Things to Love: Restaurants for post-Valentine's Day dining
V.D. came and went and you didn't make dinner reservations and now everything's booked. Dining out on V.D. is too crowded anyway. We've found five romantic restaurants to check out after the smoke has cleared.

5 Things to Love: Places to sit on the floor
Feeling low about Valentine's Day? Dine with a group of friends on cushions, low stools or tatami mats.

5 Things to Love: Restaurants with great sake
We've found five places that offer premium sake.

5 Things to Love: Warming foods
Try a little Chinese wisdom to warm you up.

5 Things to Love: Aphrodisiacs
While scientists question the ability of food to loosen the libido, why not conduct some Valentine's Day experiments of your own with the five aphrodisiacs we've chosen?

5 Things to Love: New restaurants worth trying in '07
All of a sudden a lot of new restaurants are popping up.

5 Things to Love: Great Asian food malls
Whatever you call them—minimalls, strip malls, shopping centers—these places contain some of the best Asian dining in Silicon Valley.

5 Things to Love: Restaurants up above it all
If the holidays have you feeling like you need to head to the hills and get away from it all, consider a meal at one of these top spots.

5 Things to Love: Vegetarian restaurants
These restaurants will help you feel lighter and counteract all that overindulging.

5 Things to Love: South Bay caterers
Instead of spending days in the kitchen for your holiday dinner, hire someone else to do it.

5 Things to Love: The most interesting restaurant debuts of 2006
In restaurant-crowded Santana Row, newcomer Tanglewood is a standout.

5 Things to Love: Winter fruits
Just because it's cold outside doesn't mean you have to stop eating fruit.

5 Things to Love: Restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner
A home-cooked Thanksgiving dinner is great, but if you're too busy or don't feel like cooking, try one of these restaurants on turkey day.

5 Things to Love: Places to celebrate the GOP's defeat
In your face, Bush!

5 Things to Love: Alternatives to Butterball Turkeys
Why not try serving the good stuff this Thanksgiving?

5 Things to Love: Sources for cold weather brew
Seasonal winter ales, bocks and barley wines to take the chill off.

5 Things to Love: Frightening foods
Hot Pockets didn't make the list, but bagged spinach sure did.

5 Things to Love: Top Bakeries
Be prepared for all those holiday parties parties and visiting family with a few great desserts from these great bakeries.

5 Things to Love: Restaurants With Private Dining Rooms
For fancy family get-togethers or posh holiday work parties.

5 Things to Love: Old-school (and Still Cool) Restaurants
Restaurants that have not faded with age.

5 Things to Love: Spinach Alternatives
Thanks to E. coli.

5 Things to Love: Sources for Good Portuguese Food
While most people would be hard pressed to name more than one Portuguese eatery, Silicon Valley has more than a few.

5 Things to Love: Homegrown Specialty Grocery Stores
We've found five alternatives to Whole Foods.

5 Things to Love: Great Diners
Five of Silicon Valley's top coffee shops.

5 Things to Love: Thai Restaurants
Thai food may not have the exoticism it did 20 years ago, but it can still be quite good.

5 Things to Love: Reasons to Keep Drinking
Research has shown wine and beer to have substantial health benefits. So drink up. It's good for you.

5 Things to Love: Kid-Friendly Restaurants
Five restaurants where kids can be loud and messy and you still eat a decent meal.

5 Things to Love: Great Tastes of Silicon Valley
Five suggestions that will leave good tastes in the mouths of your family and friends from back home in the Midwest.

5 Things to Love: Places to Eat And Chill Out
Five chilly suggestions for when the next heat wave strikes.

5 Things to Love: Great Ice Cream Shops
The recent spate of hot weather makes it all the more important to make ice cream a regular part of your diet.

5 Things to Love: Fruits You Should Get to Know Better
Apples, strawberries and oranges are great and all but how about trying something a little different?

5 Things to Love: Good Pizzerias
Pizza is so simple. Dough. Some cheese. A little sauce, a few toppings and some quality time in the oven. But not every place does it well. We've found five that do.

5 Things to Love: Good Los Gatos Breakfast Joints
Los Gatos is blessed with beautiful homes, beautiful people, gorgeous mountain views and more than its fair share of good breakfast options.

5 Things to Love: Good Sources for Take-out Food
Consider our recommendations for take-out.

5 Things to Love: Ethnic Supermarkets
That single 'ethnic foods' aisle in Safeway looks pretty weak compared to these five ethnic superstores.

5 Things to Love: Top Local Wineries
Not all of the Golden State's best wineries are in the Napa Valley.

5 Things to Love: Great Brewpubs
Summertime is brew time.

5 Things to Love: Great Barbecue Joints
Restaurants where you can get your summer barbecue fix.

5 Things to Love: Reasons Not to Drink Bottled Water
Tap water is better.

5 Things to Love: Japanese Restaurants
Five izakaya-style restaurants.

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Restaurants With Outdoor Dining.

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Restaurants Serving Mother's Day Brunch.

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Spring Vegetables You Should Plant Now.

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Earthquake Preparedness Foods.

5 Things to Love: Good Mexican Restaurants
Mexican food is perfect this season because it reminds us of warm weather.

5 Things to Love: The Great Outdoors
Some prime wild foods to sample, from wild mushrooms to seaweed and truffles.

Food News: 5 Things to Love
5 Things surveys Spring Crops.

5 Things to Love: Wine-loving Restaurants
Five restaurants that offer special wine-tasting events and menus.

5 Italian Take-out restaurants—San Jose, Saratoga and Palo Alto
These take-out restaurants are readymade for fans of 'The Sopranos.'

5 Tri-Tip Restaurants in San Jose and Morgan Hill
Grilled tri-tip tips for meat lovers looking for a slice of sirloin heaven.

5 Essential Cookbooks
From 'The Joy of Cooking' to 'The Essential Cuisines of Mexico'—five cookbooks no home chef should be without.

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Edible Flowers.

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Good Sushi Restaurants.

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Restaurants Guaranteed To Impress.

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Aphrodisiacs for a Steamy Valentine's Day.

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Your Expense Account.

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Foods for Inner Warmth.

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National Food Days.

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Stett's Top 10 Dishes of 2005: Part 2.

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Stett's Top 10 Dishes of 2005: Part 1.

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Candy Canes.

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Out of Town Restaurants.

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Habits of Highly Successful Waiters.

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Habits Of Highly Irritating Waiters.

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Foods That Make You Smart.

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Places to Feast Without The Fuss.

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Golf Course Grills.

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Golf Course Grills.

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Food Gift Ideas.

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Great Food Websites.

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Bubble Tea Shops.

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Dog-Friendly Restaurants.

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Good Korean Restaurants.

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Farmers Markets.

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Heirloom Tomato Varieties.

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Great Falafel Restaurants.

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Ways to Eat Your '5 a day.'

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Great Sandwich Shops.

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Things to Do With Zucchini.

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Wine Bars.

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Great Burger Joints.

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Big Sur Restaurants.

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Restaurants Near the HP Pavilion.

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Ice Cream Shops.

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Global Barbecue Restaurants.

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Malaysian Restaurants.

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Special Occasion Restaurants.

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Foods to Eat While Driving.

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Halal Restaurants.

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Great Camping Foods.

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Restaurants Open Late.

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Time-Proven Silicon Valley Restaurants.

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Salmon Alternatives.

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Great Songs About Food.

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Spring Crops.

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Picnic Spots.

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Great Dim Sum Restaurants.

5 Reasons Not to Buy Farmed Salmon
Stick with the wild fish.

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Farmers' Markets.

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Great Mexican Restaurants.

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Hawaiian-style restaurants.

5 Local CSAs
Community supported agriculture is becoming increasingly important to the continued existence of smaller farms.

5 Alternative Wine Varieties
Part of what's fun about drinking wine is discovering new kinds of wine.

5 Places
Crab Cake Spots.

5 Must-Haves
Inside Your Fridge.

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Romantic Restaurants.

5 Great Movies About Food
A lot of movies treat food as a prop, so we've found five where food plays a more central, if not starring, role.

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Good Burger Joints.

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Vegetarian restaurants.

5 Top Dishes From 2004
Here's to a new year of more good food.

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Party Like It's 2005.

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Five establishments that serve food and libation hearthside during the California winter.

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New Restaurants of '04.

5 Rooms With a View
Silicon Valley boasts a few restaurants where the view enhances the food, or maybe it's the other way around.

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Brewpubs.

5 Reasons to Love
Half Moon Bay.

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Seasonal 'shrooms.

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Cold Weather Veggies.

5 Places to Love
Thanksgiving.

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Salmon.

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Your Expense Account.


A weekly top-five list in a variety of categories, such as top-five sushi restaurants or top-five summer fruits. Selected by Metro's food editor, Stett Holbrook.