Archive for March, 2010

Psycho Donuts to appear on new Food Network show

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Psycho Donuts at 2006 South Winchester Boulevard will be featured in a new Food Network show.

Food Network host Adam Gertler will be filming a segment at Psycho Donuts on Monday, April 5 for the upcoming Food Network show “Kid in a Candy Store”. Psycho Donuts will be open to the public all day, as usual. People who wish to appear on this future broadcast should arrive between noon and 1pm (a signed waiver will be required, minors must be accompanied by adult). The details are subject to change and Psycho Donuts advises those interested to watch their Facebook Event Page or Psycho Blog for more details.

Neighborhood Business District Overlay planned for Winchester Boulevard

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

The City of San Jose Planning Division and Winchester Neighborhood Action Coalition (NAC) are sponsoring a community meeting on Thursday, March 25, about a proposed General Plan amendment to add a Neighborhood Business District Overlay to Winchester Boulevard, generally from Stevens Creek Boulevard to Hamilton Avenue. The meeting will be held at the Winchester Mystery House from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.

Business District Overlay

The Neighborhood Business District Overlay would facilitate new businesses on the corridor. The overlay does not change the land use designations nor zoning districts. If approved, most ground floor businesses would have a reduced parking requirement and additional signage.

These changes will be described at the meeting and residents will have an opportunity to ask questions.

For more information, you can contact Laurel Prevetti, City of San Jose Department of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement at (408) 535-7901 or laurel.prevetti@sanjoseca.gov.

Kãama Lounge Opening This Month

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

Kaama Lounge will be opening later this month at 385 South Winchester Boulevard at the old Fuel Restaurant and Lounge.

Kaama Lounge opening March 2010

Kaama Lounge opening March 2010

Kãama’s menu is a recreation of comfort foods from around the world. Kãama features award winning Chef Matt Mermod. Mermod previously worked at Bleaux Magnolia in Napa Valley.

Kãama is a versatile venue across from Santana Row, able to accomodate large private events to parties of two.

SanJose.com reports that Kãama will open on March 18.

Psycho Donuts Birthday Event

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Psycho Donuts at 2006 South Winchester Boulevard is celebrating its first year anniversary with the return of discontinued donuts, contests, and musical events on Saturday, March 6.

Psycho Donuts opened last year amongst much controversy. Mental heath advocates complained about the names of some of the donut creations and some of the decor. Psycho Donuts responded by renaming some of the donuts and adopting a more “rock and roll” theme.

Psycho KorKaraoke will at 10am. The winner of the Donut Guy Naming Contest will be announced at 11am, and the winner of the #1 Psycho Fan Contest will be announced at 1pm. Musical group Picture Atlantic will perform at 1:30pm.

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