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INVEST & INNOVATE

Keeping Palo Alto a Desirable Place to Live and Work

Despite what the majority of Town Square posters say, we know that Palo Alto is a very desirable place to live and work from the perspective of new residents and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 29, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 40 comments | 41894 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Local food pantries, meals for Thanksgiving

Here's a quick list (by no means complete) of local food pantries, soup kitchens, etc.: Food Closet at the InnVision Opportunity Center: Distribution of...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Thanksgiving 2015, on Nov 17, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 41732 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Her Latest Lesbian Lover is the Wife of one our Mutual Male Friends

Jerry posted what you will read below as a comment on my previous column, and a discussion ensued there. Because there are so many layers to it, and many are common...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Aug 2, 2015 at 10:41 am | 11 comments | 41679 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Visiting Bucknell, Dickinson, Franklin and Marshall, Gettysburg, and Ursinus

(Written by John Raftrey) Recently I visited colleges in Central Pennsylvania and Philadelphia with members of the Higher Education Consultants Association, the...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 11, 2016 at 8:12 pm | 11 comments | 41350 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley

A burger made entirely from plants at a Redwood City startup has been making waves at select restaurants in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York — and now,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 28, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 23 comments | 41246 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Tokyo ramen shop to open first U.S. outpost in Palo Alto

Ramen Nagi, a Tokyo-born string of ramen shops, is planning to open its first United States location in downtown Palo Alto. Ramen Nagi has filed planning applications...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by David T, on Sep 27, 2017 at 7:19 pm | 41 comments | 40877 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Chez Franc calls it quits in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's only high-end hot dog eatery, Chez Franc, closed its doors for good after dinner on...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Steph, on May 30, 2016 at 4:58 am | 63 comments | 40802 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Update: Sam?s Chowder House in Palo Alto

Sam's Chowder House, the Half Moon Bay waterfront establishment known for fresh fish and ocean views, recently announced it was...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by love-to-eat, on Oct 10, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 40734 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mountain View's Doppio Zero expands

Italian restaurant and pizzeria Doppio Zero, which opened on Castro Street in Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Yasmin, on Sep 1, 2016 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 40633 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Chef David Gingrass hops on board with Pacific Catch

David Gingrass ? previously of the now-shuttered Hawthorne Lane in San Francisco, Wolfgang Puck's Postrio, and Spago in Los Angeles ? is stepping away from the white...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Mar 18, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 40496 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Noodle Talk to open in Los Altos

A Sunnyvale Chinese restaurant called Noodle Talk looks to be opening a second location at Village Court Shopping Center in Los Altos. New signage and a "coming...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Poke Lover, on Aug 16, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 5 comments | 40209 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Why Don’t More Companies Move or Expand Outside the Bay Area

Some companies have moved or expanded elsewhere. And some residents have moved away to escape the high housing costs. But this has not stopped the region and peninsula...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 18, 2016 at 4:30 pm | 44 comments | 40169 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Cheesecake Factory Palo Alto to close

After more than a decade of serving its vast menu at 375 University Ave. in Palo Alto, The Cheesecake Factory will close in May. Alethea Rowe, senior director...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 9, 2018
Last comment by Leah, on Jun 21, 2018 at 11:55 am | 38 comments | 40106 Views

COUPLE'S NET

My Son Turned 20

I'm so proud of him. He's thoughtful and kind, and has a great group of longtime friends that he listens to and supports. He treats his girlfriend and her family...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by flamingo123, on Aug 10, 2016 at 10:35 pm | 6 comments | 39781 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain

Downtown Palo Alto seafood restaurant Sam's Chowder House has been sold to a Boston-based...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 27 comments | 39700 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

When dining meets tech

Two articles I saw this week prompted me to think about the role that technology plays in eating out. The first,

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:57 pm |
4 comments | 39692 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's last dive bar, the beloved Nut House, calls it quits for now. 'We just can't afford it anymore.'

Barely two months ago, the 49-year-old Antonio's Nut House reopened triumphantly after a monthslong closure with a new outdoor patio, new chef in the kitchen and...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 21, 2020
Last comment by Mike , on Aug 28, 2020 at 7:09 pm | 9 comments | 39689 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto: Gordon Biersch reopens as Dan Gordon's

Almost three decades since Dan Gordon opened the first Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant in downtown Palo Alto, he's revamped and reopened the brew-centric restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by Jaime, on Oct 6, 2016 at 6:45 pm | 8 comments | 39472 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Michelin stars: Madera, Village Pub, Baumé, Chez TJ

Four local eateries held onto their Michelin-starred hats this year, making it onto the 2014 edition of the annual restaurant guide.

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Oct 23, 2013 at 6:51 pm |
2 comments | 39470 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Out with the old, in with the new: Mountain View eats in 2014

Mountain View, particularly Castro Street, is slated to get a slew of new eateries in 2014. Cijjo Restaurant and Lounge (pronounced sy-joe), a contemporary,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Probably74, on Jan 13, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 39459 Views
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