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Eating Out - April 15, 2022

Branching out

Menlo Park woman brings flower and cheese board business to Salvaje, Manresa Bread expands and Ettan chef opens eatery in Los Altos

by Julia Brown and Anthony Shu

Three Peninsula business owners are starting new local endeavors. Manresa Bread's latest location in Palo Alto was set to open on Friday, April 15, while Srijith Gopinathan and Ayesha Thapar of Ettan in Palo Alto have opened a more relaxed establishment named Little Blue Door at Los Altos' gourmet food hall State Street Market. And Feast and Floral, a Palo Alto-based catering business focused on flowers and cheese boards, is opening at the downtown wine bar Salvaje this summer.

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