For Woodside’s Tyler MacNiven, the journey house has integrated a 2,000-mile wander throughout Japan, an “Awesome Race” and business ventures ranging from movie generation to house food kits. He grew up lending a hand at his parents’ restaurant, Buck’s of Woodside, the nicely-liked nearby eatery. But soon after college or university, it seemed for a time as if MacNiven’s foreseeable future would be in vacation or enjoyment, or possibly a blend of the two.
MacNiven shares his unconventional trip back to the food entire world, and to Woodside, in an on line communicate on Feb. 5 hosted by the Woodside Arts & Culture Committee, part of the committee’s Initially Friday series.
MacNiven first made headlines as a high college university student who mounted a political-model campaign to “run” for admission to Stanford University. When it turned out that wasn’t in the cards, he attended the College of California, Santa Cruz. Submit-university, he backpacked the duration of Japan, a distance of 2000 miles, and created a documentary about the expertise. He later on produced travel documentaries about Iran, Cuba, India and Mongolia.
He also appeared on — and with teammate BJ Averell gained — the ninth period of the Television set show “The Incredible Race,” a fact display that put together journey and opposition.
Back in the Bay Place, he opened a cafe in San Francisco and co-founded food kit shipping and delivery assistance Sunshine Basket.