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Palo Alto's long-standing sports bar The Old Pro to close June 19

Originally opening in 1964, The Old Pro has long served as Palo Alto's classic sports bar, even as Silicon Valley sprung...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2022
Last comment by John Donegan, on Jun 5, 2022 at 10:19 am | 6 comments | 12517 Views

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New life eyed for the historic Nut House building

A proposal to partially demolish and rehabilitate a building that once housed Antonio's Nut House and, before that, a Safeway...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jun 1, 2022 at 6:19 pm | 5 comments | 9099 Views

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Peninsula Restaurant Week is back, showcasing a diverse food and dining scene

With spring in full swing and the economy starting to rebound, local restaurateurs are welcoming diners for Peninsula Restaurant...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3854 Views

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Mom-and-pop Cocoa & Butter turns to the community for help

A new bakery and cafe occupies the sky-high glass walls of 383 University Ave. in Palo Alto, the towering space previously...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2022
Last comment by Alex LoCoCo, on Apr 30, 2022 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 2844 Views

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Worried about Ukrainian co-workers, Silicon Valley tech companies mobilize to aid refugees and the war effort

Silicon Valley CEOs have strong ties with Ukraine, where many of their employees are currently based. They share their thoughts...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Mar 25, 2022 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 4957 Views

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Palo Alto's Cal. Ave. district welcomes Local Kitchens, prepares for Naschmarkt

In Palo Alto's California Avenue neighborhood, Anatolian Kitchen will be replaced by an Austrian-themed restaurant. Around...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2022
Last comment by mjh, on Feb 22, 2022 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 6490 Views

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Labor of loaf: Manresa Bread expands to Palo Alto

Manresa Bread is expanding to Palo Alto's Town & Country Village this spring. This marks the fourth location for the institution...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2022
Last comment by Bob's, on Jan 20, 2022 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 10397 Views

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Winter holiday feasts: 21 Peninsula eateries where you can celebrate the season

Whether you want to enjoy a longtime favorite or try something new, we have a few ideas to whet your appetite as we step...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2021
Last comment by Joel, on Dec 9, 2021 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 7715 Views

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Cool Cafe at Stanford's Cantor Arts Center closes after 20 years

After a hiatus during the pandemic, the Cool Cafe is closing at Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center. Helmed by educator...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by PA Community Advocate, on Oct 1, 2021 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 11189 Views

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Chez TJ alums launch Emerald Hour with Iberian-inspired fare, fresh cocktails

Justin Rodriguez and Jarad Gallagher are bringing flavors reminiscent of dishes they tasted during a road trip through Spain...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6085 Views

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Spate of ADA lawsuits hits hundreds of local businesses still reeling from pandemic

Things were looking pretty good last month for Tai Pan, a downtown Palo Alto restaurant known for its Cantonese dim sum....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2021
Last comment by Virginia Smedberg, on Aug 14, 2021 at 11:36 pm | 26 comments | 17686 Views

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The Counter plans to close Palo Alto site after 15 years

After serving up custom-made gourmet burgers in Palo Alto since 2006, The Counter is closing its doors at 369 California...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2021
Last comment by larryncelia, on Jul 18, 2021 at 11:57 am | 25 comments | 29341 Views

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First-ever Peninsula Restaurant Week features specials from 102 eateries

From May 14-22, more than 100 restaurants, bakeries and eateries of all stripes along the Peninsula are offering prix fixe...

Original post made on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by ihatenpr, on May 13, 2021 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 13422 Views

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Local roots and global dreams: The Song Gardeners grow their sound

The Song Gardeners (Mary Gospe and Corrie Dunn) have been hard at work writing, recording and releasing original songs with...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Abby Ahrens, on Apr 9, 2021 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 3383 Views

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To rescue restaurants, this new campaign asks people to pledge to spend $25 per week on takeout

Restaurant Rescue hopes it will help bolster Palo Alto and East Palo Alto eateries that have suffered losses during the COVID-19...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2021
Last comment by MM, on Feb 19, 2021 at 3:30 pm | 6 comments | 11249 Views

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Tyler MacNiven returns to his Woodside roots via a long, adventurous route

For Woodside's Tyler MacNiven, the journey home has included a 2000-mile walk across Japan, an "Amazing Race" and diverse...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2021
Last comment by Ron Wolf, on Feb 5, 2021 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 3373 Views

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Tasty against all odds: Our nine most memorable meals of 2020

The nine meals on this list were noteworthy in more than one way: They were delicious in their own right but also represented...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2020
Last comment by Jacqueline Campbell , on Dec 30, 2020 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 10554 Views

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Ada's Cafe, which hires people with disabilities, has temporarily closed. The business and mission face mounting COVID-19 hurdles.

Ada's Cafe in Palo Alto, which employs people with disabilities, is barely treading water amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A local...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2020
Last comment by John, on Dec 29, 2020 at 2:22 am | 4 comments | 11869 Views

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The 2020 vintage: How Peninsula wineries are struggling — and innovating — during the pandemic

Local wineries are still grappling with the losses brought on by the pandemic while thinking creatively about how to draw...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Dec 11, 2020 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 53068 Views

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Still need a Thanksgiving meal? Help our PA restaurants!

Delicious take-out Thanksgiving meals are available from Palo Alto restaurants! Indoor dining is currently off-limits...

Original post made by Jan Altman on Nov. 24, 2020
There are no comments yet. 806 Views
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