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THE FOOD PARTY!Eat Out. Alone. In Public? NEVER!
I took myself out to dinner recently?. alone. It's nothing new; I eat alone often. I guess if I didn't, I'd be a whole lot skinnier from all the missed meals. Hmmmm? I...Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Gordon J., on Mar 11, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 20 comments | 55059 Views
COUPLE'S NET"What Did You Do?"
On a recent warm fall afternoon, I notice a man riding his bike with a huge mixed bouquet of flowers in his basket. I watch as he turns north from Willow onto Middlefield,...Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 54760 Views
COUPLE'S NETA World Series Example: Be Explicit
Game one, second inning; St. Louis's Wainwright pitching, high pop up. Looks like he signals that he'll catch it. Catcher Molina comes running up, but defers to...Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:11 am | 4 comments | 54520 Views
COUPLE'S NET"I" Statements that are Actually "You" Statements
No, that's not a typo. I hear these a lot when I encourage partners to use "I statements" or to share how s/he is feeling. Here are examples of what to...Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 16, 2013
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PENINSULA FOODISTFacing monthslong closure due to chemical contamination, Mountain View brewery Tied House calls it quits
Mountain View's longstanding Tied House abruptly closed over the weekend after owner Louis Jemison received "disappointing" news about a lengthy, required...Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 23, 2019
Last comment by hleatherjackets, on Mar 20, 2020 at 12:18 pm | 30 comments | 53990 Views
COUPLE'S NETHere Come the Holidays: Get Couple-Ready
While this may be a time of family, love, thanks, giving, cheer, good food, and relaxing around the fireplace with good friends, it also may be a time of stress,...Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 53972 Views
PENINSULA FOODISTEating for a cause
On Tuesday, Oct. 15, participating restaurants in Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Redwood City, Portola Valley, Los Altos and beyond will donate 10 percent of your meal to...Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 53500 Views
COUPLE'S NETDevices are Definitely Not Sexy
They may look sexy, but they are a turn-off to your partner. S/he looks over to give you a "Hey, how about it?" look, and you miss it completely because you're looking...Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 4, 2013 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 53464 Views
PENINSULA FOODISTTava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
Facing the end of a five-year lease and a rent increase that was hard to justify, fast-casual Indian eateryOriginal post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Julia, on Feb 2, 2017 at 12:24 pm | 18 comments | 53261 Views
COUPLE'S NETIn-laws to Love, or In-laws from Hell?
I fell in love today. It was not with my husband (this time). It was with a Macintosh computer. It happened once before; I can barely remember the year: it was a...Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 25, 2014 at 8:12 am | 3 comments | 52910 Views
A PRAGMATIST'S TAKECan Palo Alto Afford the Vanity of its Ruling Elite? Part 1 of an infinite series: Intro and Fiber-to-the-Premises
"Ruling elite" in the title is meant to provoke thought about how far the priorities of the decision-makers diverge from those of the typical resident. One of the...Original post made by Douglas Moran on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Nov 6, 2013 at 5:56 pm | 37 comments | 52779 Views
COUPLE'S NETGo Ahead, Have a Fight
Many disagreements come about because we don't understand our partner's intention, and s/he does not anticipate the impact that action or behavior will have on me....Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Martha, on Oct 22, 2013 at 1:46 am | 3 comments | 52698 Views
PENINSULA FOODISTWhat restaurants are open on Christmas day?
For those who don't celebrate Christmas or want to mark it with an impromptu meal out, here's a by-no-means-exhaustive list of local restaurants open on the holiday....Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Dec 18, 2015 at 10:01 am | 18 comments | 52687 Views
THE FOOD PARTY!Eat Anything You Want Except For Two Days A Week Diet
Happy New Year! Here we go again. Let me guess, your New Year's resolution is to: 1) Exercise more (OR) 2) Lose weight No news there. 80% of all...Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by summy, on Jul 9, 2016 at 8:46 am | 10 comments | 52666 Views
PENINSULA FOODISTSmitten Ice Cream on its way to Los Altos Whole Foods
"I'm pretty much obsessed with ice cream," said Robyn Goldman, founder of San Francisco-based Smitten Ice Cream. That much is obvious,...Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Marlene, on Dec 13, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 8 comments | 52618 Views
A TEEN'S PALO ALTOMy thoughts on the anti-Asian attacks
Attacks against Asians in California, in 2021 alone: On January 28, 2021, an elderly Thai-American man, Vicha Ratanapakdee, was assaulted in San Francisco, later...Original post made by Jessica Zang on Mar. 19, 2021
Last comment by Tui Ngyuen, on Mar 24, 2021 at 3:54 am | 82 comments | 52531 Views
COUPLE'S NETTips, Experiments, etc.
If you're like me, and most people, your first answer to what is missing in your relationship is to look at what your partner is or isn't doing. And it's certainly...Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 9, 2013 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 52272 Views
PENINSULA FOODISTIndian street food and ... bitcoins?
Palo Alto now has a grand total of two eateries where diners can pay with notorious e-currency bitcoins, withOriginal post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Delilah, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 4 comments | 52119 Views
COUPLE'S NETAre You Communicating More or Less?
Isn't it true that everywhere we go these days people are talking, texting, scrolling and swiping on devices? I find myself wondering if we had this much to say...Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 8, 2014
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PENINSULA FOODISTHunan Garden to be reborn as Mandarin Roots
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...Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by long-time fan, on Jun 8, 2014 at 7:52 am | 21 comments | 51629 Views
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