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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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Openings: Big Bites in Mountain View
Oct 7, 2013 11:40 am
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A new Vietnamese restaurant joined the ranks in Mountain View in late September: Big Bites, serving typical fare of noodle bowls, pho, banh mi's and more. Big Bites... More
Hunan Garden to be reborn as Mandarin Roots
May 21, 2014 2:56 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 8,237

Fans of Palo Alto's long-standing Chinese restaurant Hunan Garden on El Camino Real might have despaired when signs suddenly went up in the windows indicating the... More
Off the Grid Menlo Park opening night lineup
Feb 10, 2014 12:30 pm
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Off the Grid is moving full steam ahead in Menlo Park, with a launch date set for Wednesday, Feb. 19. Despite vehement opposition from many local business owners,... More
Borrone MarketBar soft opens in Menlo
Feb 19, 2014 10:58 am
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Borrone MarketBar, the next-door brainchild eatery from Cafe Borrone owners Marina Borrone and Josh Pebbles, soft opened last week and is continuing with limited... More
Stanford campus Ike's Place to close June 15
Apr 28, 2014 9:05 am
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The fate of sandwich-cult-favorite Ike's Place at Stanford University has been decided: its last day of operations in the Huang Engineering... More
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