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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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Sam's Chowder House opening Monday in Palo Alto
Nov 8, 2013 11:10 am
Comments: 16 | Views: 24,572

University Avenue in Palo Alto is finally getting a full-fledged seafood spot with Sam's Chowder House, opening Monday, Nov. 11.

The second outpost of the Half... More
What happened to Terrone?
Nov 13, 2013 3:15 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 23,676

Some detail-oriented diners might have noticed that Terrone, the "pizzeria-ristorante-bar" that opened in February this year at 448 S. California Ave. in Palo Alto,... More
Update: International Korean chain moving into vacated Apple Store space
Nov 27, 2013 8:24 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 22,699

A Korean restaurant chain with locations in South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, China, Japan, London and Los Angeles is moving into the old downtown Palo Alto Apple... More
Steak Out in Mountain View becomes Bierhaus in name and spirit
Nov 21, 2013 12:41 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 22,682

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
Where to dine out on Thanksgiving
Nov 19, 2013 8:54 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 21,782

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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