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Lure + Till opens in downtown Palo Alto

The new Epiphany Hotel opened its doors in downtown Palo Alto at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 16, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Mar 23, 2014 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 153211 Views

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Food & drink goings on

Local food and drink events around town in the next few weeks: Christopher Kimball at Books Inc. Mountain View

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 4, 2013
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Food & drink goings on

Local food and drink events around town in the next few weeks: Beer specials at Tied House Starting Wednesday, Oct. 30, Tied House...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 28, 2013
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Expanded California Avenue farmers market kicking off Sunday

The California Avenue Farmers' Market is set to expand this weekend, an unexpected boon from the city's massive streetscape project for the street, which

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Gus L., on Mar 25, 2014 at 6:49 am |
7 comments | 111174 Views

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Where to dine out on Thanksgiving

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...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Brenna, on Oct 4, 2016 at 10:49 am | 8 comments | 104782 Views

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John Tucci of Gordon Biersch Palo Alto to open his own brewery

John Tucci, veteran brewmaster of Gordon Biersch Palo Alto, is moving on after 16 years with the company to open his own brewery in South San Francisco later this...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Beer Expert, on May 29, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 100434 Views

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Custom pizza joint on its way to Mountain View

Mountain View's San Antonio Center has become a hotbed for...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by David V, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:33 am | 8 comments | 99170 Views

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Sam's Chowder House opening Monday in Palo Alto

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...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Nov 14, 2013 at 8:29 am | 16 comments | 86751 Views

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Voyageur du Temps, Los Altos' time-traveling cafe

A time-traveling cafe has opened in Los Altos. You heard me right. Voyageur du Temps (time traveler in French) recently opened its doors at 288 1st St., serving...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Luz, on May 15, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 83912 Views

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Blue Bottle Coffee moving into historic Varsity Theatre

After passing on Lytton Gateway, Blue Bottle Coffee has quickly laid claim to a new downtown Palo Alto space: the historic Varsity Theatre, which property owner...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Excited Citizen, on Aug 25, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 6 comments | 80168 Views

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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are giving $100,000 to each of their eight favorite restaurants

When Seiko Alba got an email from Mark Zuckerberg in late March, she was sure it was a scam. The Facebook CEO, a regular at her Palo Alto Japanese restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 11, 2020
Last comment by David B, Karpf, MD, on Jun 14, 2020 at 3:00 pm | 104 comments | 73035 Views

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Los Altos standby The Boardwalk to close after 38 years

After 38 years of serving classic burgers, pizza and cold beers in a comfortably unpretentious setting, The Boardwalk in Los Altos is closing its doors. Michele...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tom Mueller , on Jul 10, 2016 at 8:02 pm | 33 comments | 66065 Views

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What happened to Terrone?

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,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by pablo, on Nov 16, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 3 comments | 62493 Views

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Updated: Blue Bottle Coffee moving in across from Palo Alto Caltrain

The flow of San Francisco restaurants to the Peninsula just refuses to quit. The latest transplant: Blue Bottle Coffee, a gourmet...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by maditalian_1492, on May 1, 2014 at 8:29 pm | 4 comments | 62476 Views

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Menlo Hub owner evicted, restaurant closes

Menlo Hub at 1029 El Camino Real in Menlo Park has closed, with the owner in major debt to the landlord. Owner Mehmet Erkus said he was behind rent for about...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Harry, on Jun 5, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 18 comments | 61735 Views

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In the Weekly: juice, nitrogen ice cream & more

The Palo Alto Weekly's ShopTalk columnist, Daryl Savage, writes about local retail and restaurant news - openings, closings, etc. She reported many food-and-drink...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by saww, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 6 comments | 61472 Views

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Pressed Juicery opens at Stanford Shopping Center

Pressed Juicery opened today, Nov. 18, at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Juice doubters might turn their noses up,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Nov 19, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 4 comments | 61298 Views

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Steak Out in Mountain View becomes Bierhaus in name and spirit

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...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Nov 22, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 59223 Views

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Downtown Palo Alto?s Sabrosa Taqueria shutters

Sabrosa Taqueria at 448 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto has closed its doors, signaling the end of an...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Adrian , on May 14, 2014 at 11:05 pm | 2 comments | 59192 Views

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Su Hong Menlo Park changes hands after 38 years

Su Hong To Go in Menlo Park, the longtime takeout Chinese-food favorite of generations of customers, has been sold, owner Bee King confirmed Monday. King, who...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by David King, on Sep 22, 2017 at 10:08 pm | 28 comments | 59018 Views
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