For Woodside’s Tyler MacNiven, the journey dwelling has bundled a 2,000-mile wander across Japan, an “Amazing Race” and organization ventures ranging from film production to dwelling food kits. He grew up lending a hand at his parents’ restaurant, Buck’s of Woodside, the well-cherished nearby eatery. But after faculty, it looked for a time as if MacNiven’s foreseeable future would be in vacation or entertainment, or perhaps a blend of the two.
MacNiven shares his strange excursion again to the meals world, and to Woodside, in an online communicate on Feb. 5 hosted by the Woodside Arts & Society Committee, aspect of the committee’s Initial Friday collection.
MacNiven initially built headlines as a large college pupil who mounted a political-style campaign to “run” for admission to Stanford University. When it turned out that wasn’t in the playing cards, he attended the College of California, Santa Cruz. Put up-college or university, he backpacked the length of Japan, a length of 2000 miles, and established a documentary about the working experience. He afterwards made travel documentaries about Iran, Cuba, India and Mongolia.
He also appeared on — and with teammate BJ Averell received — the ninth time of the Television set clearly show “The Remarkable Race,” a actuality display that put together vacation and competition.
Back again in the Bay Region, he opened a restaurant in San Francisco and co-founded food package shipping service Solar Basket.