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Empanadas, anyone?

Venga Empanadas in Redwood City offers at least 18 varieties of Argentine empanadas, both meat and veggie, along with a half-dozen...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Experienced Parent, on Jun 15, 2018 at 2:04 am | 6 comments | 3379 Views

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A Korean introduction

Despite its pedestrian storefront, So Gong Dong Tofu House is immensely popular and one of the only restaurants in the area...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by parent, on Jun 7, 2018 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 3207 Views

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Restaurant renaissance

New apartment buildings, high-profile companies and a flurry of startups have flooded Redwood City, fueling a growing restaurant...

Original post made on May. 24, 2018
Last comment by kitkat9, on May 25, 2018 at 2:28 pm | 12 comments | 5692 Views

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To go, with love

The owners of Kristi Marie's in Redwood City focus on organic, quality, homemade breakfast and lunch, served quickly but...

Original post made on May. 3, 2018
Last comment by Joanna O, on May 5, 2018 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 6101 Views

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The future is female

The Midpeninsula's dining scene is home to many women in leadership roles -- pastry chefs, sous chefs, managers and business...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2018
Last comment by Steven Gerrard, on Apr 30, 2018 at 11:32 am | 13 comments | 11170 Views

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Layers of flavors

While most dishes at Taste, a new Sichuan restaurant in downtown Palo Alto, originated in Sichuan, the menu does stray to...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by mkk, on Apr 21, 2018 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 3065 Views

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Weekly wins top prizes at statewide journalism contest

The Palo Alto Weekly's staff took home the top prizes in breaking news, education, business news, editorial comment and design...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by I am shocked the weekly won, on Apr 17, 2018 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 3734 Views

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Succulent seafood

In Redwood City, the Old Port Lobster Shack's lobster roll isn't quite up to Cape Cod standards, but it isn't that far behind....

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2018
Last comment by Cmr, on Mar 23, 2018 at 8:11 pm | 3 comments | 5614 Views

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Tea culture

Teaquation serves layered tea drinks with complex flavors and features ingredients that might be more commonly found at cocktail...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2018
Last comment by Brit, on Mar 23, 2018 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 4529 Views

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Mountain View gets new South Indian restaurant

Two family friends have opened a South Indian restaurant together in Mountain View. John Annachi and Suresh Seenichamy...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2018
Last comment by Chrusc, on Mar 17, 2018 at 9:36 pm | 3 comments | 1738 Views

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Not just another burger joint

The better burger wars are heating up in Palo Alto. Wahlburgers, which opened on University Avenue in November, has several...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by Jenny, on Feb 19, 2018 at 6:01 pm | 16 comments | 4680 Views

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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 | 5280 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 | 3871 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 | 4676 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 | 4336 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 | 3868 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 | 4134 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 | 4204 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 | 28513 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 | 6067 Views
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