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'We didn't rebound': After 10 years in Menlo Park, The Refuge will close on Friday

The Refuge, home to Menlo Park's most renowned pastrami and Belgian beer offerings, will be closing its location there on...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2023
Last comment by Chip, on Jan 18, 2023 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 2652 Views

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Comings and goings: Cocoa & Butter and Wahlburgers shutter, Tootsie's reopens and more

As the end of 2022 nears, the local dining scene is in a state of flux. Two eateries have recently closed, a popular East...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2022
Last comment by Alex LoCoCo, on Dec 4, 2022 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

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French chef reopens Palo Alto cafe following pandemic shutdown

After a nearly three-year hiatus, The Redwood, a cafe at Avenidas in downtown Palo Alto, reopened its doors Monday, Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2022
Last comment by Green Gables, on Oct 7, 2022 at 6:12 am | 2 comments | 4714 Views

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Construction worker dies after fall downtown

A construction worker who fell into a shaft at a downtown Palo Alto construction site died early Wednesday morning, Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2022
Last comment by Sean McIntyre, on Sep 1, 2022 at 3:58 pm | 5 comments | 13503 Views

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Vegan variety: 10 Peninsula eateries serving up plant-based fare

From vegan sushi rolls to dairy-free ice cream, there’s no shortage of options for plant-based eaters. Here's some plant-based...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2022
Last comment by Darby Daniels, on Jul 29, 2022 at 8:24 am | 2 comments | 4864 Views

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Boichik Bagels lures community investors to prepurchase thousands of bagels

In a region filled with tech unicorns and initial public offerings, Silicon Valley's most sought-after investment opportunity...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3351 Views

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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 | 15266 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 | 11000 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. 5212 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 | 3809 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 | 6287 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 | 7514 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 | 11689 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 | 8664 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 | 12183 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. 6601 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 | 19231 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 | 31148 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 | 14376 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 | 3967 Views
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