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RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Business openings, closings and more

Changes abound in the restaurant world: House of Bagels moves to Edgewood Plaza, Palo Alto gets a Pizza Studio and Simply...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 6, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 5093 Views

RESTAURANTS

From trendy transplants to the greatest comeback

In any given year in Palo Alto, restaurants come and restaurants go. But depending on who you ask, this year's turnover was...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 5, 2015 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1463 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pommard Deli gone?

Discovered that my fave sunny day deli beside Phils appears to be gone. Loved buying a sandwich and eating under the vines....

Original post made by Pommard Customer on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Pommard Customer, on Jan 16, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 851 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 2348 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 4917 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 3108 Views

RESTAURANTS

For the love of butter

Menlo Park native John Shelsta is a self-made chef who hopes to one day open his own restaurant with an in-house bakery on...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by theMulberryGuy, on Sep 11, 2015 at 5:09 am | 3 comments | 3480 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Gordon Biersch temporarily closes

Palo Alto's Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant has closed its doors for a dramatic renovation, while Whole Foods celebrates...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Dan, on Mar 7, 2016 at 2:26 am | 3 comments | 1187 Views

RESTAURANTS

Time and talent

As it settles into its cozy, 28-seat downtown Palo Alto home at Hamilton Avenue and Cowper Street, Thyme doesn't necessarily...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Tren, on May 13, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 1916 Views

RESTAURANTS

A novel approach

As the first U.S. restaurant from a multibillion-dollar Japanese chain, Yayoi Japanese Teishoku Restaurant on University...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Love Japan, on Jun 24, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 3 comments | 2265 Views

BOOKS

Is someone trying to tell us something?

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Original post made by Carol on Oct. 6, 2006
Last comment by Amy, on Dec 5, 2006 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 5978 Views

BOOKS

Critical fire conditions today in mountains, hills

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Original post made on Jul. 12, 2007
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 12, 2007 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 4898 Views

BOOKS

Goodbye Harry Potter

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Original post made by nat on Oct. 9, 2007
Last comment by natasha, on Oct 13, 2007 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 4568 Views

BOOKS

John Adams, David McCullough--Share the journey

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Original post made by Elizabeth Henin Misich on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by Elizabeth Henin Misich, on Jun 14, 2008 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 4062 Views

BOOKS

Second witness links Williams to Walgreens

The manager of the bar in the University Avenue restaurant Pasta? identified Donald Ray Williams as the man she saw climb...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by neighbor, on Jan 24, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 4356 Views

BOOKS

Residents could get $20,000 for disaster prep

A neighborhoods group is poised to assume a greater role in the City of Palo Alto's disaster planning and could receive a...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Jun 28, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments | 3464 Views

BOOKS

First they came for the hardcovers...

...and I didn't speak out because I didn't read hardcovers. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/amazon/8288204/Amazon-Kindle-ebooks-outsell-paperbacks.html...

Original post made by bookwork on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by RegretfulKindleOwner, on Feb 1, 2011 at 3:34 am | 3 comments | 2774 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto police arrest transient for prowling

Palo Alto police arrested a local transient Thursday morning after a resident reported that he was looking through her apartment...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Confused, on Mar 21, 2011 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 3173 Views

BOOKS

Old, but still kicking

"Old Ladies," by Nancy Huddleston Packer, John Daniel & Company, McKinleyville, Ca., 174 pp., $15 Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Earline Reid, on Nov 25, 2014 at 9:37 am | 3 comments | 7484 Views

BOOKS

Book Review: A Cuban redemption story

Stanford University law professor Paul Goldstein thinks that "if you scratch any of the lawyer heroes in contemporary fiction...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by It IS fiction, after all, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 7053 Views
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