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Singing at your supper

Mountain View's Vaso Azzurro distinguishes itself with quality Italian dishes, large portions, reasonable prices, attentive...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 18, 2015 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1122 Views

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Plan to limit Cal Ave chain stores gains momentum

Palo Alto's push to limit chain stores in its eclectic "second downtown" gained steam Wednesday night when the city's planning...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:43 pm | 32 comments | 3833 Views

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A bittersweet union

Affogatos prove that opposites do, indeed, attract. They bring hot and cold, sweet and bitter together in holy, delicious...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jul 10, 2015 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 2090 Views

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Locavore hot spot

Local Union 271 opened in early April in downtown Palo Alto. It's spacious, communal, loud, open long hours -- and the food...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by andrew rich, on Jun 19, 2015 at 12:29 pm | 3 comments | 1689 Views

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Starbucks to close all 23 La Boulange locations

Well, that is unfortunate.. ...

Original post made by Slow Down on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by agree with Tim, on Jun 17, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 11 comments | 418 Views

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Cantonese comfort food

Cooking Papa, now in Mountain View, conjures the pace and Cantonese comfort foods of busy restaurants in Hong Kong. With...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by huh?, on May 8, 2015 at 6:53 pm | 10 comments | 3393 Views

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Shop Talk: Belcampo Meat Co. serves up bone broth and more

Town & Country Village's Belcampo Meat Co. can't keep enough bone broth in stock; lard and lardo are other top sellers. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on May 8, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 1654 Views

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Taco shop with a twist

Worlds collide at Valencia Asian Market, which serves Mexican classics like burritos and tacos alongside Chinese BBQ pork...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by GunnBarrel , on May 7, 2015 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 2766 Views

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Glassy, glossy Quattro

The Quattro restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel in East Palo Alto is exactly what one would expect from one of the world's...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by daisyk, on May 4, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 1 comment | 770 Views

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The happiest of hours

Happy hour: the best time of day whether you're hungry, thirsty, looking to save a few bucks — or all three. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Vino Locale, on Apr 24, 2015 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 431 Views

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Back to basics burgers

No milkshakes. No drive-thru. No breakfast, chicken, fish or coffee. Five Guys is tightly focused on burgers and fries. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 16, 2015 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 437 Views

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Off the Grid bringing food trucks to Palo Alto

Bay Area food-truck market operator Off the Grid is setting up shop in Palo Alto this month, helping to fill a mobile-eats...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 23, 2015 at 12:19 pm | 5 comments | 9117 Views

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Shop Talk: Doughnuts shops duel, happy feet get happier

Happy Donuts and L&L Hawaiian Barbecue go head-to-head on doughnut sales, Addison Antique closes and Happy Feet Foot Spa...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 16, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 1801 Views

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Restaurant review: In Gott's we trust

Just another burger stand or something iconic? Restaurant reviewer Dale Bentson gives his verdict on the Niman Ranch beef...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Bleh, on Mar 14, 2015 at 12:44 pm | 15 comments | 4490 Views

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Superfruit smoothies

The açaí-bowl trend has touched down in the Peninsula over the last several months with the opening of Bare Bowls in downtown...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 13, 2015 at 7:38 am | 1 comment | 2897 Views

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La bella vita: Care and taste abound at Arte Ristorante

From zuppa to pesce, the menu at 3-month-old Arte Ristorante in downtown Palo Alto is easy to scan on one page. The owners,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Judeeeeee, on Mar 5, 2015 at 5:40 pm | 5 comments | 4258 Views

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Shop Talk: The Menu closes, BHuman to open

Organic Indian restaurant The Menu shutters, Vintage Empire thrives in Mountain View and unusual new business BHuman heats...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2015
Last comment by Do, on Feb 17, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 5 comments | 3097 Views

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Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe comes to Palo Alto, Farmigo adds new pickup location

In this week's retail news, San Jose's popular breakfast-and-lunch restaurant Bill Cafe comes to Midtown Palo Alto, and Farmigo...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Angela, on Feb 5, 2015 at 11:47 am | 18 comments | 4342 Views

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Small venue, huge flavors: Revelation-inducing burritos and artful tacos abound at Taqueria La Cazuela

On the first day of preparation before each school year begins, Principal Tami Espinosa of Brentwood Academy in East Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Michael, on Jan 17, 2015 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 981 Views

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Small venue, huge flavors

East Palo Alto's Taqueria La Cazuela serves fresh, flavorful dishes without fanfare. Among the house specialties: enchiladas...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Happy on this side of 101, on Jan 17, 2015 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 2727 Views
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