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By Elena Kadvany

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About this blog: I am a perpetually hungry twenty-something journalist, born and raised in Menlo Park and currently working at the Palo Alto Weekly as education and youth staff writer. I graduated from USC with a major in Spanish and a minor in jo...  (More)

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Now open: Bowl of Heaven in Mountain View
Mar 4, 2015 9:59 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 807

The acai-bowl trend continues on the Peninsula with the opening last month of Bowl of Heaven at Grant Park Plaza in Mountain View.

The... More
Ming’s to hold farewell auction
Feb 27, 2015 12:51 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 3,519

Love Ming's in Palo Alto so much that you want to take a piece of it home with you?

Well, now you can. The 58-year-old Chinese restaurant, which ... More
Kirk's Steakburgers sold to new owner
Feb 24, 2015 11:10 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 3,952

John Withers has owned Kirk's Steakburgers since 1996, when he bought the Palo Alto standby from the son of the original owner, Bill Sincere. Sincere opened the... More
Opening alert: Gong Cha in Palo Alto
Feb 23, 2015 4:09 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,613

Downtown Palo Alto got its second milk-tea shop in three months with the opening of Gong Cha in mid-February.

Gong Cha is a massive Taiwanese milk-tea chain... More
Cho's Los Altos finally opens
Feb 22, 2015 10:10 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 5,275

Fans of Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum have been anxiously awaiting the return of owner Cho Yu's famous potstickers and pork buns since the news came in December that he... More
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Ming’s to hold farewell auction
By Elena Kadvany | 13 comments | 3,519 views

A proposal for Monday Night's Office Cap Discussion
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Eggs and Bacon Walk Into a Bar
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 2,075 views

Gifts (that are not bought)
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,688 views

An injury
By Sally Torbey | 0 comments | 34 views