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Shop Talk: New EPA shops are big local draw

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Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by MM, on Aug 14, 2008 at 8:38 pm | 4 comments | 12875 Views

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Documenting nature and time

While most see the Sacramento Valley as a flat and uninteresting place — miles and miles of open landscape, scattered trees...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 22, 2008 at 7:21 am | 4 comments | 4743 Views

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Shop Talk

SAN JOSE'S LOSS, PALO ALTO'S GAIN ... Ramona Street just got a bit hipper. Premier Boutique, San Jose's trendy little shoe...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by avi, on Feb 26, 2010 at 5:42 am | 4 comments | 6133 Views

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Shop Talk

SPAGO LEAVING TOWN . . . Spago, the high-end downtown Palo Alto restaurant known for its fine food and high prices, is pulling...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 31, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 4 comments | 5670 Views

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California Bill Calls For Ban On Shark Fins

Patron's at Ming's in Palo Alto chime in on CNN about the possibility of California banning shark fins. http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/politics/2011/09/04/lu-stout-shark-fin-ba...

Original post made by qq on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 8, 2011 at 12:05 pm | 4 comments | 3243 Views

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Chinese food delivery

Why don't Palo Alto Chinese restaurants deliver? In Mountain View and Redwood City and every other city in America there...

Original post made by hungry on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 23, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 4 comments | 3169 Views

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Tea, anyone?

To Tim Pham, the difference in quality between tea steeped from a paper bag and tea carefully brewed from loose leaf is broad...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 8, 2012 at 10:44 am | 4 comments | 5408 Views

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What happened to Culture?

Does anyone know what happened to Culture - the organic frozen yogurt shop on California Avenue? We went buy last week,...

Original post made by mmmmMom on Feb. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Sep 30, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 4 comments | 3107 Views

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How sweet it is

Fact: There is no such thing as a mulberry bush. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17357...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Marc, on Aug 22, 2012 at 8:27 am | 4 comments | 25033 Views

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Is Miyake Gone for Good?

It looks like the long-time, much-evolved sushi restaurant has closed its doors. Was it finally a victim of its own bad...

Original post made by Jan H on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 4 comments | 6542 Views

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Not just red meat and leafy vegetables

Palo Alto Grill runs like a clock, says our critic, who came away satisfied (and recommends the avocado corn dogs). Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Barbara Street, on Nov 17, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 4 comments | 28934 Views

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Review: The dough, re, mi's of pizza

On the Midpeninsula, there are more than 100 restaurants serving pizza between Menlo Park and Los Altos. The upshot is: Muscling...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 8, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 5092 Views

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Treading water

Opportunity knocked, opportunity not answered -- at least for now. That's Dale Benson's assessment of Sam's Chowder House...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by Illuminato, on Apr 21, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 4 comments | 4782 Views

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It's all about the curry

Chicken cutlet curry is the thing to get at Kobe Curry. They were out of it the night we visited. We had to be satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam REDDY, on Oct 6, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 1908 Views

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Shop Talk: Business openings, closings and more

Changes abound in the restaurant world: House of Bagels moves to Edgewood Plaza, Palo Alto gets a Pizza Studio and Simply...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 6, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 4 comments | 6046 Views

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Locavore hot spot

Local Union 271 opened in early April in downtown Palo Alto. It's spacious, communal, loud, open long hours -- and the food...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by local foodie, on May 2, 2016 at 10:55 am | 4 comments | 3668 Views

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Where to savor the end of summer

Summer is drawing to a close, but chances are the warm weather plans to stick around for another month of comfortable outdoor...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 3, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 4 comments | 3990 Views

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The final course

Food critic Sheila Himmel bids the Midpeninsula goodbye, fondly remembering her favorite eateries. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Regrettable, on Sep 4, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 4 comments | 3942 Views

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Tastes like the real thing

Located at 2464 W. El Camino Real, two-year-old Veggie Garden serves affordable vegan Chinese food in a clean, modern setting....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Foodie, on Oct 24, 2015 at 11:41 pm | 4 comments | 4807 Views

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Staying hot

In its thirteenth year of business, Cascal is still reviewer Dale Bentson's tip-of-the-tongue recommendation for a lively...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on May 21, 2016 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 2539 Views
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