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Voya brings glitz to North Bayshore

Promising newcomer Voya is a glamorous addition to North Bayshore, but inconsistencies mar the Latin American menu at this...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2015
Last comment by Danilo, on Nov 8, 2015 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 1090 Views


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. 26, 2015
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 27, 2015 at 9:56 am | 3 comments | 915 Views


Love and burgers

Romance is a funny thing. Customers are showing a lot of love for J Love Burger on Castro Street in downtown Mountain View....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by dollarbin, on Sep 21, 2015 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 326 Views


Love and burgers

Mountain View's J Love Burger offers tasty, Japanese-style burgers in a no-frills interior on Castro Street. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Sep 19, 2015 at 8:11 am | 1 comment | 2838 Views


The Best of Mountain View 2015

What is it that makes Mountain View so special, that sets it apart from Anytown, USA? Our readers know that, in addition...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Aug 1, 2015 at 11:06 am | 3 comments | 9977 Views


Sing for your supper

Restaurant row is now more ubiquitous to the Bay Area than auto row, and few are more prominent than Castro Street in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 17, 2015 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 585 Views


Downtown MV restaurant news: Mervyn's, Gochi

1. Mervyn's restaurant has reopened at 236 Castro. This is a historic development with modern spin. Longtime downtown...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 16, 2015 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 811 Views


A bittersweet union

Affogatos prove that opposites do, indeed, attract. They bring together hot and cold, sweet and bitter in holy, delicious...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by K, on Jul 13, 2015 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 2305 Views


Fabulous prefab

Mountain View may soon be the only Bay Area city to have a genuine 1930s-era prefab diner, trucked out from the East Coast...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2007
Last comment by Roger, on Jun 24, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 4 comments | 5975 Views


Wiener takes all

At Chez Franc on California Avenue in Palo Alto, the house-made franks are top notch. The double-cheeseburger's great, too. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by O-pen O-pen O-pen, on Apr 18, 2015 at 6:47 am | 1 comment | 2686 Views


Cantonese comfort food

Cooking Papa, now in Mountain View, conjures the pace and Cantonese comfort foods of busy restaurants in Hong Kong. With...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Apr 10, 2015 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 2267 Views


State sets new water restrictions for urban areas

California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Tuesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Conservative, on Mar 31, 2015 at 6:21 am | 16 comments | 4017 Views


From Palo Alto to State Bird

Stuart Brioza might not work with food at all if it weren't for two Palo Alto restaurants and one East Palo Alto pepper farm. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Mar 28, 2015 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 801 Views


Luscious kebabs, delicate curries

When it comes to kebabs, many think of chewy, marinated squares of meat, grilled on a stick. Yet at Zareen's, a contemporary...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by Benjamin Moore, on Mar 2, 2015 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 9236 Views


Mountain View La Panotiq set to open Monday

For a year or more, two new specialty bakeries were pending in downtown Mountain View. Alexander's Patisserie (209 Castro)...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Baxman, on Jan 21, 2015 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 2138 Views


Games and grub

A San Mateo native, Vinny Ferrando has been a Bay Area sports fan for as long as he can remember. Practically raised at Candlestick...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Kari Hendricks , on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 4716 Views


Let them eat cake

One bite of a kouign-amann from Alexander's Patisserie will dispel any doubts you may have about the quality of a French...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Nov 15, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 4341 Views


Classic comfort food — minus the meat

If the idea of veggie proteins gets your mouth watering, have I got the place for you. While tempeh, soy and seitan may not...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Julie Lovins, on Oct 31, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 1009 Views


MV restaurant fined over unpaid overtime wages

Xanh Restaurant in Mountain View will be paying more than $90,000 to employees after a U.S. Department of Labor investigation...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Geek, on Oct 20, 2014 at 9:02 am | 11 comments | 4980 Views


Alexander's new pastry venture to open in MV Oct. 16

Alexander's Patisserie, now under construction at 209 Castro St. in downtown MV, is scheduled to open Thursday October 16,...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 1608 Views
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