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A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Joe Simitian talk: Listening to Trump's America: Bridging the Divide

In the wake of the Trump election, Joe Simitian--a Palo Alto native and currently County Supervisor--visited three counties that had swung to voting for Trump after...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Oct. 15, 2017
Last comment by Douglas Moran, 12 minutes ago | 27 comments | 1015 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Yes You Can! Making Pickles and Other Yummies

Some fabulous canning classes are coming up, sponsored by the University of California Cooperative Extension, and their Master Food Preserver program.

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 6, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, 5 hours ago |
1 comment | 3788 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

My Tomatoes Are Better Than Your Tomatoes

Hi from Michigan! I’m visiting Mom and she says hi. For dinner last night we had some Michigan tomatoes and corn and I have to say, and I’m not the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, 5 hours ago | 39 comments | 3046 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Recent Research for Wives to Keep Husbands from Straying

First, it’s interesting that the study didn’t take into account wives straying and how husbands can prevent that, but on to the research. “The...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 3257 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I Finished my Novel: Connect Two Hearts, and Musings

Thank you all for reading the excerpts I posted these last few months. I really appreciate the title suggestions you gave, too. I submitted Connect Two Hearts...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 2137 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 Anna Sanders, 5 hours ago | 42 comments | 10179 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Redwood City's Vesta named Michelin Bib Gourmand

Redwood City Italian eatery Vesta is the only Midpeninsula restaurant that retained its status in the Michelin guide's latest Bay Area Bib Gourmand list, which honors...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, 5 hours ago | 16 comments | 4545 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

San Francisco chef to open Menlo Park restaurant

Greg Kuzia-Carmel, who has cooked in the kitchens of notable restaurants from Per Se in New York to Cotogna, Quince and Outerlands in San Francisco, is opening a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, 5 hours ago | 23 comments | 6381 Views

COUPLE'S NET

The Science of Passionate Sex

There’s a very interesting article that came out recently in Scientific American called

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, 5 hours ago |
1 comment | 3595 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Cultivate Love, Gottman Style

Dr. John Gottman is best known for the extensive couples research he's conducted over many years at his institute in Seattle -- fondly known as the "Love Lab." Dr....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 423 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Local owner, manager to open Mountain View restaurant

The owner of Palo Alto Brewing Company and the former general manager of Scratch in Mountain View are teaming up to open a new venture: a Mountain View restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, 5 hours ago | 13 comments | 9650 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Two Palo Alto restaurants add meatless 'Impossible Burger'

Amongst the beef burgers with bacon and short ribs sliders on the menus of Gott's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, 5 hours ago |
3 comments | 6062 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

QBB opens in Mountain View

Ribs, brisket, pastrami and other barbecue fare is on the menu of

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, 5 hours ago |
13 comments | 5670 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto: Dumpling City replaces Valencia Asian Market

Valencia Asian Market, a casual Asian fusion eatery that opened on El Camino Real in Palo Alto in 2015, has shuttered and been replaced by a restaurant serving handmade...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, 5 hours ago | 7 comments | 3807 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Asa Restaurant opens in Los Altos

Asa Restaurant, a new Los Altos eatery from the owner of a longtime Saratoga restaurant, will open for dinner tonight, Aug. 24. Owner Andrew Welch said the 242...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 4788 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Nobu Palo Alto eyes next-door expansion

A place to see and be seen, Nobu's new Palo Alto outpost could soon expand. The restaurant,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Marie, 9 hours ago | 4 comments | 3036 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

I AM THE GOD OF HELL FIRE AND I BRING YOU

Fire I'll take you to burn Fire I'll take you to learn I'll see you burn!!! You fought hard and you saved and learned But all of it's going to...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, 15 hours ago | 35 comments | 2248 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Pain, Poverty, and Personhood in Silicon Valley

I am the wrong person to write this blog. Welcome to Stories of Hope, my new series on the Palo Alto Online. This blog has a very specific purpose, which...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by Ralph, on Oct 19, 2017 at 12:52 pm | 3 comments | 1992 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Umeboshi - The Macrobiotic Antibiotic

Continuing on with our tahini theme, today we combine this rich sesame paste with...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 19, 2017 at 7:04 am | 2 comments | 4196 Views

COUPLE'S NET

It’s Not Someone Else’s Responsibility to Honor My Marriage . . .

. . . It’s my responsibility. --David Duchovny David is right. It’s your responsibility to honor your marriage. What vows did you make? Are you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 19, 2017 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 2606 Views
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Nobu Palo Alto eyes next-door expansion
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 3,036 views

Are We Really Up To This?
By Aldis Petriceks | 3 comments | 1,634 views

Joe Simitian talk: Listening to Trump's America: Bridging the Divide
By Douglas Moran | 27 comments | 1,015 views

Couples: Cultivate Love, Gottman Style
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 423 views