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Emerging star on Castro

A mechanical engineer by training, Hasan Yildiz has a passion for food that has led him on a quest to cook and learn. After...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Aug 17, 2013 at 8:10 am | 1 comment | 2071 Views


No ice for this ice cream

Yet another ice cream shop in Palo Alto? It's a crowded field, but it would be wrong to dismiss Scoop Microcreamery, a small-batch,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Nov 7, 2013 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 5334 Views


A vegetarian oasis

Six blocks southeast of Castro Street, Yam Leaf Bistro is like a time-out. No fighting for parking, no scrum of restaurants...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1605 Views


The star incubator

George Aviet is a carpenter, electrician, plumber, janitor, cabinet-maker, painter and visionary -- and the owner of Chez...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Seda, on Feb 11, 2014 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 5313 Views


Sorry to see Buda Thai closing after April 25th

Buda Thai was a welcome addition to the North Whisman neighborhood a few years ago and have been serving up delicious, family-inspired...

Original post made by NW Resident on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Apr 23, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1319 Views


Farm to play

Once upon a time, downtown Los Altos was all about antiques and senior citizens. Now, if you don't have small children and...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Meridith, on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1120 Views


Old treat with a new twist

In the midst of getting her doctorate degree in immunology from Stanford University, Lori Phillips began experimenting with...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 6282 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 | 1600 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 | 1002 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 | 789 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 | 2677 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 | 2300 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 | 789 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 | 575 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 | 2821 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 | 316 Views


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 | 1016 Views


Boundary options whittled down

A committee formed by the Los Altos School District to analyze various scenarios for boundary changes made some headway Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 31, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on May 31, 2007 at 8:52 pm | 1 comment | 5660 Views


Turning off gang infatuation: Intervention starts in middle school with special counselors

<I>Editor's Note: The colors and paraphernalia of local gangs are showing up more frequently in local middle schools, a phenomenon...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jun 7, 2007 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 5501 Views


MVLA picks new trustee

Joseph Mitchner, a Mountain View resident and self-described finance "nerd," has been appointed to the Mountain View-Los...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 6, 2007 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 5052 Views
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