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By Anita Felicelli

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About this blog: I grew up in Palo Alto and now live in Mountain View with my husband, daughter and two corgis. After about a decade grappling with the law, first as a law student at UC Berkeley and then as a litigator around the Bay Area, I left ...  (More)

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Cijjo - Outstanding New Tapas Restaurant
Jan 24, 2014 5:41 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 3,568

One of my New Year's resolutions this year was to eat out less and cook more. But when I got an email from Mountain View's treasured restaurant expert Max Hauser... More
The Academy's Snub of "Inside Llewyn Davis"
Jan 18, 2014 8:34 am
Comments: 28 | Views: 4,634

The Oscar nominations were recently announced, and who got snubbed seems to be a bigger deal than who was nominated. In particular, I noticed much disappointment... More
Is "Her" a Response to "Lost in Translation"?
Jan 10, 2014 12:34 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 10,156

Note: In more straightforward reviews, I avoid spoiling potential viewers. However, this particular post contains spoilers. It is intended for people who either... More
Is Frozen the First Feminist Disney Movie?
Jan 3, 2014 4:41 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 31,931

In the last few months dealing with multiple bouts of the worst flu ever, we've been watching a lot of family-friendly animated movies on the Disney... More
Favorite Fiction and Television Storytelling of 2013
Dec 27, 2013 3:55 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 3,384

UNESCO reported that there were 292,037 books published in the United States in 2011. With the rise of self-publishing and an increasing number of small presses,... More
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