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PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto: Bird Dog adds lunch service

Downtown Palo Alto restaurant Bird Dog has settled into serving weekday lunch after...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by Dif'rent strokes, on Jul 11, 2017 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 3154 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Leftover Love

I love leftovers. You know, sloppy seconds. Stop - I'm back talking food. While some eaters have a strong aversion to eating day one food on day two, I welcome...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by hppyromz, on Jul 10, 2017 at 3:39 am | 6 comments | 85633 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

They Are the Lucky Ones

I’ve spent the past seven and a half years working in sales and marketing in senior retirement communities. And for seven and a quarter of them I’ve purposely...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by hppyromz, on Jul 10, 2017 at 3:22 am | 3 comments | 1535 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Juniors: College application planning

(Written by Lori McCormick) High school juniors who are planning on applying to four-year colleges are starting to hear the buzz about getting prepared for their...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Ashish, on Jul 10, 2017 at 1:53 am | 5 comments | 4305 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Update on Martins Beach

If you’ve been Food Partying! for awhile, you know we're following People vs Darth Vader - lawsuits involving Half Moon Bay and The Food Party’s! favorite...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jul 8, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 3873 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Mama Rossotti to Roadhouse in the Sky

I guess you’d call me a Rossotti regular. I greet the bartenders by name, and other Zott’s say hi when I arrive. For years I’ve backyarded birthdays,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Joel, on Jul 8, 2017 at 2:41 pm | 20 comments | 3777 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Development policy: "The Market" and regulation

Neo-liberal, Libertarian, Ayn Rand-ian, Progressive. Mr. X seemed to shift seamlessly and sincerely between these...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by margaret heath, on Jul 7, 2017 at 1:46 pm | 11 comments | 2131 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Restaurant brings high-end, private dining to Palo Alto

Maum, a Korean restaurant that was supposed to open for years in the former Apple Store on University Avenue in Palo Alto, has quietly opened just blocks away at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Rag, on Jul 7, 2017 at 9:43 am | 16 comments | 3710 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Milk tea chain headed to Midtown Palo Alto

Bay Area milk-tea chain Teaspoon is opening a new location at the Midtown Shopping Center on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto. Teaspoon is in the midst of remodeling...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by midtown Visitor, on Jul 7, 2017 at 5:49 am | 6 comments | 2628 Views

COUPLE'S NET

An Excerpt from My Novel

Hey Readers, Here's an excerpt from my novel, which I still have not named. If you have any name ideas, let me know! The story is a romance and our heroine is...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sasa23, on Jul 6, 2017 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 1363 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Blue Bottle adds coffee 'cocktails' in Palo Alto

Blue Bottle Coffee in downtown Palo Alto is now serving special non-alcoholic coffee drinks that mimic...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 5, 2017 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 3088 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Favorite Maxims to Live By in 2017

These all come from Napoleon Hill, one of the fathers of positive thinking born October 26, 1883 in Virginia. Over 20 million copies of his book “Think and Grow...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Asha, on Jun 30, 2017 at 11:58 pm | 4 comments | 1600 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

How to entertain a baby

Recently a few new parents have asked me for recommendations on how to entertain their little ones. Some already go to gym classes, storytimes, yoga classes, and...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 30, 2017 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 1129 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Asian Box chef opens gluten-free bakery

Grace Nguyen, the executive chef of fast-casual eatery Asian Box, has opened a new concept in Palo Alto: a gluten-free bakery where, according to CEO Frank...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Bette, on Jun 29, 2017 at 5:54 pm | 4 comments | 3040 Views

COUPLE'S NET

We’ve Been Married About a Year . . .

. . . and things aren’t going all that well. I hear this often when clients call for couples counseling. They seem surprised to be in that boat, and wonder...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jun 29, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 7 comments | 1854 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Love Comes Quietly

Love comes quietly, Finally drops around me, On me, in the old way. What did I know, Thinking myself able to go alone All the way? - Robert Creely Are...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1295 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

We Sushi food truck to open restaurant in Menlo Park

Editor's note: This story was updated to correct the owner's last name, which is Wu, not Yu. We Sushi, which claims to be the Bay Area's first sushi food...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jun 29, 2017 at 8:08 am | 7 comments | 11885 Views

AD LIBS

Ad Libs: 'Wild Heart of One Bird Singing'

She lived in a fishing village; she created illustrations of amphipods for the National Museum of Natural Sciences of Canada; she's rather fond of birds. That's...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 29, 2017 at 1:34 am | 2 comments | 5029 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Fast Tony's Chicken at Town & Country Village

A local chef whose father hails from Tennessee and his mother from Texas is opening a fried chicken restaurant at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto. Tony...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jun 29, 2017 at 12:24 am | 15 comments | 4812 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Rolled ice cream coming to Mountain View

The latest frozen sweets craze — Thai-style rolled ice cream — will soon touch down in Mountain View. Icicles, which serves fresh rolled ice cream...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 28, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 6 comments | 4738 Views
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Bonchon soft opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 2,632 views

California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
By Douglas Moran | 27 comments | 2,415 views

Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 637 views

Oh, My Aching Knees
By Max Greenberg | 3 comments | 327 views

 

Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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