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San Antonio redevelopment's next phase moves forward

The largest shopping center redevelopment in decades came closer to fruition Tuesday night when the City Council expressed...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Dec 20, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 117 comments | 29586 Views


Mountain View set to OK Chik-Fil-A

Fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A is hoping to expand into the Bay Area with a new location in Mountain View, though the company's...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by nutile1011, on Jul 26, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 59 comments | 4547 Views


Mountain View location of uWink closes

The high-tech restaurant on Castro Street that promised to bring "social gaming" to Silicon Valley eaters has closed its...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Francois, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:43 am | 38 comments | 4709 Views


uWink restaurant chain struggles financially

Suffering from "serious liquidity issues," according to analysts, uWink has officially removed itself from the stock market...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Joe K, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 38 comments | 6211 Views


Esther's busted for bread recycling bin

After promising a $1,000-a-day fine on Esther's German Bakery for using a private company to recycle old bread, the city...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daniel P., on Mar 17, 2013 at 11:45 am | 31 comments | 7978 Views


Country Gourmet to close

After 30 years in business, Mountain View's Country Gourmet restaurant is set to close on Sunday, May 19. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 10, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 30 comments | 6220 Views


Taqueria La Bamba evicted, La Costena relocates

After a court dispute with an affordable housing developer over relocation expenses, Taqueria La Bamba is being evicted this...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by onetimeresident, on Jan 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 27 comments | 18977 Views


Smoking ban takes effect Tuesday

A new ban on smoking near publicly accessible buildings and outdoor dining areas goes into effect Tuesday, May 15, which...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tiffany moving from SoCal 9/2012, on Sep 3, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 19 comments | 4297 Views


Allow food trucks downtown?

Increasingly popular food trucks serving gourmet and exotic foods could either add spice to Mountain View's thriving downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by AK, on Jan 27, 2013 at 11:04 am | 18 comments | 4750 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 | 5149 Views



The Best of Mountain View 2010, "Food & Drink" category. Read the full story here

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Joseph, on Aug 12, 2011 at 8:56 am | 14 comments | 8024 Views


Neighbors frothing over beer garden plan

A handful of condo dwellers on Bryant Street have so far been successful in blocking a new restaurant and beer garden proposed...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by smadison, on Jun 4, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 12 comments | 5301 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 | 5970 Views


Steins Beer Garden OK'd by City Council

Elation filled the City Council chambers Tuesday evening when the council approved a German-themed restaurant and beer garden...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by haoleboy, on Jul 13, 2012 at 9:21 am | 11 comments | 3863 Views


Beer garden brewing up nicely

An ambitious plan to open a beer garden is becoming reality downtown at the corner of Villa and Bryant streets. Steins Beer...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Muriel, on Jan 12, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 10 comments | 5097 Views


affordable favorites?

What are your favorite good, inexpensive local places to eat, that are not noisy and not fast food? ...

Original post made by thrifty on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by MVbuyer, on Jul 3, 2008 at 2:28 pm | 10 comments | 5493 Views


Anyone tried UWink yet?

Heard that this restaurant is open and fun? Anyone tried it yet?...

Original post made by PA Resident on Sep. 14, 2008
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Oct 5, 2008 at 2:18 am | 9 comments | 4853 Views


Food trucks get green light

The city's 57-year-old food truck ordinance got a revamp Tuesday night, ending an unwritten agreement that had been keeping...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Rodger, on Jun 1, 2013 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 4637 Views


McDonald's charging too much?

At the McDonald's yesterday morning (El Camino & El Monte Rd) I ordered a #7 which, on the menu, was listed at "$4.19 plus...

Original post made by chuck mckellar on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by sean, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:30 am | 8 comments | 5305 Views


A classic in need of updating

On a recent, cool spring evening I rushed into Ristorante Don Giovanni Cucina Italiana on Castro Street. I was running embarrassingly...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Joanne, on May 30, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 7 comments | 4121 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 4,357 views

Response to Arguments Against Measure B
By Steve Levy | 12 comments | 818 views

Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 679 views