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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 online editor. I graduated from USC with a major in Spanish and a minor in journalism. Though my...  (More)

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Steak Out in Mountain View becomes Bierhaus in name and spirit
Nov 21, 2013 12:41 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 30,732

Steak Out owner Mike Finley said that when he settled on a name for his Mountain View restaurant years ago, he wasn't completely happy with it.

"When I first... More
In the Weekly: juice, nitrogen ice cream & more
Oct 11, 2013 9:31 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 30,407

The Palo Alto Weekly's ShopTalk columnist, Daryl Savage, writes about local retail and restaurant news - openings, closings, etc. She reported many food-and-drink... More
Pressed Juicery opens at Stanford Shopping Center
Nov 18, 2013 2:18 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 29,808

Pressed Juicery opened today, Nov. 18, at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto.

Juice doubters might turn their noses up,... More
Updated: Blue Bottle Coffee moving in across from Palo Alto Caltrain
Oct 9, 2013 10:40 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 27,545

The flow of San Francisco restaurants to the Peninsula just refuses to quit. The latest transplant: Blue Bottle Coffee, a gourmet... More
Where to dine out on Thanksgiving
Nov 19, 2013 8:54 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 26,847

For those of you who don't enjoy cooking, prefer to eat out on Turkey Day or simply want to support restaurant staff working on the holiday, head to these local... More
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