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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 | 4850 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 | 4755 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Italy By The Bay

I am not a native to Italy, but I got there as quick as I could. Last year we did a culinary tour around the country, including a stop to

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 25, 2017
Last comment by honda kim thanh, on Jun 28, 2017 at 1:32 am |
5 comments | 2271 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View

Fans of longtime Mountain View Chinese restaurant Fu Lam Mum have likely noticed that the restaurant recently closed for remodeling. Have no fear: Owner Ben Quan...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 27, 2017 at 9:22 pm | 14 comments | 8509 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Chickery coming to Palo Alto

A Washington D.C.-based chicken franchise will be opening its first West Coast location in Palo Alto this summer, the company announced Wednesday. The Chickery...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 25, 2017 at 11:46 am | 12 comments | 6253 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Post to bring comfort food, cocktails to Los Altos

The Post, a new restaurant opening on Main Street in downtown Los Altos, will serve "comfort food you can feel good about," owner Vickie Breslin said in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 23, 2017 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 3321 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

I Still Call It Rossotti's

It's a Wednesday evening at 5pm and where to go in Portola Valley / Woodside for a happy hour drink in the sun? There are only two places, the first being the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jean Van Buskirk, on Jun 23, 2017 at 7:33 pm | 41 comments | 40084 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Time To Get Stoned

You know it feels great when you indulge, and the season is short. It's time to enjoy our local stone fruit. Just coming into harvest, the season ends as soon...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by gt stoned, on Jun 23, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 3009 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Joining in

As a parent of young children, I hear a lot about how important it is to "join in." How we parents should not only take photos of our kids but get in...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1131 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
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Pieology Palo Alto closes

Fast-casual custom pizza chain Pieology has suddenly closed its Palo Alto location. A sign recently appeared in the windows that reads: "This location is closed." {IMG...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jun 22, 2017 at 2:22 am | 9 comments | 3819 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

My Quality of Life on this Father's Day

My family and I are blessed with good health. My quality of life is enhanced by 40 wonderful years with my wife Nancy. Today on FaceTime I was reminded of how much...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 18, 2017
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 21, 2017 at 4:31 pm | 3 comments | 2141 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

New Japanese restaurant to replace Akasaka in Menlo Park

Longtime Menlo Park sushi restaurant Akasaka has been sold to new owners, who plan to open another traditional Japanese restaurant in its place next week. Jeffrey...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Carol, on Jun 21, 2017 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 2924 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

One-seating Japanese restaurant now open in Los Altos

At Hiroshi in downtown Los Altos, there is one seating of eight people each evening, no printed menu and a price per head upwards of $400. Owner and namesake...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by not nuts, on Jun 18, 2017 at 9:47 pm | 7 comments | 7597 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

California Economic Trends and Policy Implications

Between 2012 and 2016 California captured 17.1% of U.S. job growth and 23.6% of U.S. GDP growth. While the Bay Area was the growth leader, the rest of the state...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 16, 2017 at 8:38 pm | 17 comments | 4500 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Getting out of the house

After our first trip to Gilroy Gardens as a family of five, I realized that some days with a newborn are just easier spent out of our home. So, while my husband...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 16, 2017 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 1568 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Kali Greek Kitchen set to open on Cal Ave

UPDATE: Kali Greek Kitchen officially opened on Thursday, June 22. Palo Alto's California Avenue has a new dining option: Kali Greek Kitchen, a fast-casual...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Ken B, on Jun 16, 2017 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 4423 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

More Places to Eat and Drink in the Sun

Last year, we did a popular blog, Places to Eat and Drink in...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Charlene Margot, on Jun 15, 2017 at 6:23 pm |
4 comments | 2748 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Local Hotspots – Where to Eat and Drink in the Sun

If you prefer a bright breakfast, a shining sandwich, or radiant ratatouille, there is common love between us. Hello sunbeam. We are the solar–powered Food...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by JCL, on Jun 15, 2017 at 2:01 pm | 13 comments | 18800 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Our first trip to Gilroy Gardens as a family of five

We weren't sure how adding a newborn to the mix would change our experience at places like Gilroy Gardens. Before we went as a family of five I was planning to...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 13, 2017 at 2:02 pm | 4 comments | 2095 Views
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California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
By Douglas Moran | 27 comments | 2,481 views

Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 795 views

Oh, My Aching Knees
By Max Greenberg | 11 comments | 445 views

Love is a Verb
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 331 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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