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Happy Donuts to close on Friday

It's the only place in Palo Alto were one can hang out or satisfy a 3 a.m. craving, and the Happy Donuts at 3916 El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jle, on Dec 14, 2016 at 1:15 pm | 54 comments | 50233 Views

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Shop Talk: Anatolian Kitchen gets TV chef; a look at Vina Enoteca

In this week's Shop Talk column, Daryl Savage takes a closer look at new Italian restaurant Vina Enoteca, and talks to the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by M. Bülent SÜALP, on Dec 8, 2016 at 10:45 pm | 2 comments | 6645 Views

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Shop Talk: Olive Garden's future uncertain, Loving Hut closes

Timothy Adams Chocolates goes pink in a big way, Loving Hut makes way for T4, and the future of Olive Garden in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by downtown resident, on Dec 8, 2016 at 5:02 pm | 11 comments | 7584 Views

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Persian delights

At Kolbeh in Mountain View, there are enticing appetizers, delicious kabobs, delightful wraps, earthy soups, redolent salads,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Nov 28, 2016 at 3:26 am | 1 comment | 4168 Views

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Thanksgiving Out? Without Needing a Mint

Suggestions?...

Original post made by Hungry and Tired on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Hungry and Tired, on Nov 25, 2016 at 10:24 am | 4 comments | 790 Views

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Shop Talk: knitting Marine; Masa Sushi closes; Vina Enoteca opens

In this week's retail news in Palo Alto, columnist Daryl Savage reports on an Avenidas knitting group, the closure of the...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by Rocco Scordella, on Nov 22, 2016 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 7425 Views

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A newish Jewish experience

Nourish: A Newish Jewish Cafe, the new dining option at the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto, serves "Jewish cuisine with...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto, on Nov 14, 2016 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 3982 Views

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Rustic and refined

At iTalico, California Avenue's new Italian addition to its growing restaurant repertoire, comfort food has an edge. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by lxtics, on Nov 5, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 4473 Views

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Shop Talk: Mayfield Bakery refocuses; new Anthropologie to open

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about a Palo Alto sixth grader designing bandanas and bowties for dogs; a new focus...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Moira, on Nov 1, 2016 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 3889 Views

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A Scottish primer

Martins West Gastropub in Redwood City is all about Scotland, from the haggis on a stick to delectable fish and chips. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Not a Scot, but..., on Oct 27, 2016 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 3813 Views

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Shop Talk: Caffe Riace reinvents itself

This week's Shop Talk column features information on the revamp of established, authentic Italian restaurant Caffe Riace. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by Rebecca Sanders, on Oct 19, 2016 at 9:33 am | 15 comments | 7887 Views

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Shop Talk: Caffe Riace reinvents itself

This week's Shop Talk column features information on the revamp of established, authentic Italian restaurant Caffe Riace. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Ditto, on Oct 14, 2016 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 5162 Views

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Korean classics

If your knowledge of Korean food starts and ends at kimchi, then Song Pa in Mountain View offers an easy introduction; if...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Oct 10, 2016 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 4112 Views

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Social theater: 'Dating Chronicles'

Would your adventures in dating make good theater? Justin Taylor Nixon, Kate Ryan and Fuse Theatre are putting together a...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2016
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Dive bar taqueria

The advantage of the setup of Taqueria Azteca, located inside California Avenue dive bar Antonio's Nut House, is that you...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2016
Last comment by The Story, on Sep 19, 2016 at 12:42 pm | 5 comments | 3759 Views

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Shop Talk: Palo Alto Breakfast House closes and more

This week's column features news on Palo Alto Breakfast House's closure, as well as a mysterious bake shop that might open...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by Office, not Bakery, on Sep 15, 2016 at 5:51 pm | 4 comments | 15698 Views

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Veg out

Meat-free fare is easily found -- and taken to the next level -- on the Midpeninsula, with local chefs cooking up modern...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2016
Last comment by Bad night or turn?, on Aug 27, 2016 at 11:31 pm | 2 comments | 4929 Views

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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant

A former head sommelier and sous chef from three Michelin-starred The French Laundry in Yountville are opening a restaurant...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by midtown, on Aug 25, 2016 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 2956 Views

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Menlo Park natives return to launch 'foodie' startup

Kenzo Nakamura and Keisuke Teeple spent their formative years growing up in Menlo Park. Around January, they found their...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Daniel Tafoya, on Aug 17, 2016 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 8450 Views

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All you can eat, vegan-style

Buffets usually trigger thoughts of tepid chicken and runny scrambled eggs. This is not the case at downtown Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Vegetarian, on Aug 14, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 9 comments | 7597 Views
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The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.

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