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Coming soon

This promises to be an exciting year for the Midpeninsula food-and-drink scene. Read about some of the much-anticipated and...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2018
Last comment by ChrisC, on Feb 11, 2018 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 6859 Views

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Rustic chic

The Village Bakery makes exceptional bread, pastries, cookies and other baked goods. Corporate efficiencies have a down side,...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2018
Last comment by Tried it twice, on Feb 3, 2018 at 5:43 am | 9 comments | 5774 Views

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Standout Shanghainese

The Shanghainese food at Chef Zhao Kitchen, which opened in Palo Alto's Edgewood Plaza last May, is delicious and well worth...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2018
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 2, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 9 comments | 6671 Views

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Where there's smoke ...

Three-month-old Quality Bourbons and Barbecue in Mountain View, known as QBB, trades on the heady interplay of smoked meat...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by midtown senior, on Jan 4, 2018 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 7135 Views

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Shop Talk: Halo, La Morenita to close; Verve Coffee to open

Read about the latest retail and restaurant news in this week's Shop Talk column, including a new cafe opening downtown next...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 28, 2017 at 10:28 pm | 2 comments | 5421 Views

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Urbane and unfussy

Both the front and back-of-the-house stand out at The Striped Pig, which opened in downtown Redwood City in 2015. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by GGinMP, on Dec 21, 2017 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 5478 Views

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High hopes

Many of Nobu's signature dishes and cocktails have stood the test of time, but the new Palo Alto location is still uneven...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by JLN, on Dec 7, 2017 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 7150 Views

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Health inspectors shut down popular restaurant

Santa Clara County health officials temporarily shut down Calafia Café & Market A Go-Go on Thursday after inspectors discovered...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 16, 2017 at 7:53 am | 46 comments | 33364 Views

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Shop Talk: New bakery opens; Chop & Pub

In the latest Shop Talk column, read about a new Palo Alto bakery and a booze-and-tapas establishment headed to Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Novelera, on Oct 16, 2017 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 7248 Views

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Shop Talk: More fitness; Copyamerica shutters

In this week's retail news in Palo Alto, Stanford Shopping Center is slated to get another workout option, a longtime printing...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by annette, on Sep 25, 2017 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 6323 Views

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PA council pushes ahead with broadband

In a long-awaited decision, the Palo Alto City Council voted 5-1 Monday night to pursue negotiations with Idaho-based 180...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
Last comment by Jaime, on Sep 25, 2017 at 12:23 am | 2 comments | 8879 Views

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Review: Passing the test of time

Il Fornaio has established a longtime comfort level with its customers in the 34 years it has been open in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 7347 Views

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All about that bird

Sure, you can have your cordon bleu or your piccata, but let's be honest: fried is how we really love our chicken. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by Tried it once, on Sep 14, 2017 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 4346 Views

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Crossroads cuisine

While there is an increasing number of Turkish and Middle Eastern restaurants in the area, most are indistinguishable from...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Los Altos resident , on Aug 17, 2017 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 5752 Views

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Something new (to eat) under the sun

Summer is always a busy time on the restaurant beat, and 2017 has been no different. Here's our roundup of the summer's new...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Aug 11, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 6540 Views

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Shop Talk: New Target store; Maum opens

In this week's retail news, Target is set to unlock the doors to its first store in East Palo Alto, a new Korean restaurant...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Zimmer, on Jul 29, 2017 at 1:45 pm | 16 comments | 22857 Views

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Woodside: Long-awaited Village Bakery & Cafe opens

A new spot for dinner and drinks in Woodside, The Village Bakery & Cafe, is set to open its doors Monday, July 24. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Irene Templeton, on Jul 25, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 12368 Views

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After 43 years, Hobee's Restaurant sold to new owners

The family who has owned Peninsula breakfast institution Hobee's Restaurant for 43 years sold the business to two longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 24, 2017 at 3:40 am | 17 comments | 26327 Views

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The third time is the charm for Stanford over UCLA

Stanford senior water polo player Maggie Steffens will likely win the Cutino Trophy as college's best female water polo player....

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2026 Views

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So much food, so little flavor

Sajj Mediterranean in Mountain View feels more like a fueling station than a restaurant. With two food trucks, five restaurant...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2017
Last comment by Damien, on Jul 11, 2017 at 12:29 am | 5 comments | 6830 Views
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