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PENINSULA FOODIST

Joe & The Juice is headed to Palo Alto

A Danish juice and coffee chain in the midst of a significant expansion effort in the United States is planning to open an outpost in downtown Palo Alto this fall,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by Sara, 51 minutes ago | 3 comments | 3314 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mademoiselle Colette opens second location in Palo Alto

The owner of Menlo Park patisserie Mademoiselle Colette soft opened her second location on Friday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by balvinderss, 4 hours ago | 10 comments | 5364 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Reading by flashlight

We all know that reading books and bedtime go together very well. Books can help kids sit still and unwind after a long day of running around. I used to read to...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 1514 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Don't be a ghost

As a parent it's easy to become a "ghost." As this post addresses, someone who buys groceries, puts laundry away,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 474 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Joe Simitian talk: Listening to Trump's America: Bridging the Divide

In the wake of the Trump election, Joe Simitian--a Palo Alto native and currently County Supervisor--visited three counties that had swung to voting for Trump after...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Oct. 15, 2017
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, 5 hours ago | 6 comments | 446 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

I AM THE GOD OF HELL FIRE AND I BRING YOU

Fire I'll take you to burn Fire I'll take you to learn I'll see you burn!!! You fought hard and you saved and learned But all of it's going to...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, 5 hours ago | 21 comments | 1387 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Soil – A Thing of the Past?

I spent last year researching people growing food in cities ...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by neazzy, 11 hours ago | 6 comments | 2094 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Are We Really Up To This?

“Are you really up to this?” That was Liliko Ngata, 41, on a recent Saturday afternoon in East Palo Alto. Liliko and I were at Project WeHOPE (a local homeless...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by SP, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 799 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Oh, My Aching Knees

About 2 years ago I started having knee pain in both knees. I have been a regular player at the Ross Rd YMCA pickup basketball games at lunchtime and Saturday mornings...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Steve Ludington, on Oct 15, 2017 at 12:56 pm | 16 comments | 1297 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Redwood City's Vesta named Michelin Bib Gourmand

Redwood City Italian eatery Vesta is the only Midpeninsula restaurant that retained its status in the Michelin guide's latest Bay Area Bib Gourmand list, which honors...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Lawman, on Oct 12, 2017 at 6:42 pm | 15 comments | 4290 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Pain, Poverty, and Personhood in Silicon Valley

I am the wrong person to write this blog. Welcome to Stories of Hope, my new series on the Palo Alto Online. This blog has a very specific purpose, which...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by Girts Silins, on Oct 9, 2017 at 9:38 pm | 1 comment | 1828 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

What local restaurants do you miss the most?

In light of the seemingly endless ebb and flow of restaurant closures and openings on the Peninsula, from years-long standbys to short-lived stints, I've long wanted...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cece, on Oct 9, 2017 at 7:14 pm | 40 comments | 21675 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Chop & Pub to open in Mountain View

A new establishment focused on booze and small plates is set to open soon in downtown Mountain View. Owner Chau Le hopes to open Chop & Pub at 124 Castro...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2258 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

World’s Most Expensive Foods, or What to Do with All That Extra Cash

Tax Day a’-cometh. I don’t have to pay this year though. I own my own business, and so does the president, and since he doesn’t pay, I’ll...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by sidd, on Oct 6, 2017 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 4906 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Tuts Bakery & Cafe in Palo Alto

Coffee from Santa Cruz's Verve, fresh-baked bread and tartines are among the menu items at the newly opened Tuts Bakery & Cafe in downtown Palo Alto. Tuts...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Oct 5, 2017 at 11:53 pm | 1 comment | 2062 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Avocados and Milk

A client of mine sent this joke to me (thank you!), and I want to share it and briefly comment on it:      A wife asks her husband, "Could...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1383 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Draeger's Los Altos eyes upgrades, expansion

UPDATE: ==I The Los Altos Planning and Transportation Commission gave its unanimous approval to this project on May 21. Draeger's owner Richard Draeger said...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Gladys, on Oct 4, 2017 at 6:35 pm | 7 comments | 16514 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Lemonade to open in Palo Alto June 24

A new location of Lemonade, a fast-casual, healthy restaurant chain based in Southern California, will open its doors in downtown Palo Alto this Friday, June 24. Lemonade...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Johnathan , on Oct 4, 2017 at 1:33 pm | 6 comments | 30093 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

College Interviews

College interviews are a perfect opportunity for you to find out more about the college and for the college interviewer to learn more about you. I recently asked...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Oct 3, 2017 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 2238 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

"Instead I held you"

There is a beautiful post that I frequently see online. "Instead I held you" is about a parent choosing to hold their...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by PAPUClarifications, on Oct 2, 2017 at 2:19 pm | 8 comments | 1322 Views
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Mademoiselle Colette opens second location in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 10 comments | 5,364 views

I AM THE GOD OF HELL FIRE AND I BRING YOU
By Laura Stec | 21 comments | 1,387 views

Are We Really Up To This?
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 799 views

Couples: Initiators and Implementors
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 712 views

Joe Simitian talk: Listening to Trump's America: Bridging the Divide
By Douglas Moran | 6 comments | 446 views