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Wedding Cakes – Moonside Bakery

Written by Terry Plank on . Posted in Resources - Half Moon Bay Coastside, Wedding Tips

Moonside Bakery is a European-style bakery located in the heart of downtown Half Moon Bay. Their wedding cakes are made with only the finest, freshest ingredients and they offer a wide variety of flavor and style options to suit your needs.

Their certified master pastry chef and owner, Thomas Grauke, will sit down with you to explain the delicious possibilities available for your special day. His general style is classical, but he has created many different styles of wedding cakes and is open to ideas to accommodate your personal style.

Moonside Bakery offers cake flavor options of dense chocolate which they suggest complimenting with their delicious chocolate canache filling, white sponge which is a more traditional layer to compliment any filling, chocolate sponge cake which is both delicious and moist and carrot cake with carrots, pecans, walnuts and filled with cream cheese filling.

Their fresh fruit fillings include strawberry, lemon, and raspberry or you can choose from several mousse options of chocolate, mocha, mascarpone cheese or hazelnut.

Then to finish it you can select either white chocolate buttercreme or whipped crème icing and/or topped with fresh fruit.

Whatever your style and taste, Moonside Bakery will provide a special, fresh compliment for your wedding cake.

For more information visit, or call 650-726-9070 to make an appointment.

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Reception Location – Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

Written by Terry Plank on . Posted in Reception Locations & Dining

The Half Moon Bay Brewing Company is located in scenic Princeton Harbor just 30 miles south of San Francisco. The Half Moon Bay Brewing Company is a warm and friendly oceanfront restaurant and brew pub situated on Pillar Point Harbor. Its picturesque views, comfortable atmosphere and delicious food offers a great location for a special, relaxed reception dinner alternative.

Their seafood menu is designated as “seafood watch safe”, which means their seafood is designated as sustainable and environmentally healthy and not listed as threatening to a species or habitat.

They have many banquet options to choose from which range from the Pillar Point Tapas Buffet, to the Princeton and Harbor Sunset Buffets to seated dinner options, the Princeton Plated or the 4 Course Plated Dinner. Whatever your taste buds or budget, the Half Moon Bay Brewing Company can accommodate your special event.

For more information and to fill out their banquet inquiry form visit

Best Regards,

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Wedding Hair and Makeup Services – Mizu Salon

Written by Terry Plank on . Posted in Resources - Half Moon Bay Coastside, Wedding Tips

Your wedding day is one of the most special days of your life and you will want to look your best. Mizu Salon is a full service hair and makeup salon with two locations in Half Moon Bay and El Granada. Their experts provide complete wedding hair and makeup services and are able to bring out your natural beauty for the bride as well as the bridal party.

Mizo Salon offers a full range of professional services including designer hairstyles, brow shaping and customized makeup. They can accommodate a special look from casual to more formal creations specific to your needs.

Their services are available at either of their Mizu Salon locations, the wedding location, your hotel room or in your own home.

Complimentary consultation is required with a trial run recommended. During consultation skin condition, brow shaping, hair cut and color will all be considered as preparation for the wedding day.

For more information on their specialty packages for the bride or the entire wedding party, contact Carla at 650-245-6124 or visit

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