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Chef Liu reverting to Mervyn's restaurant; historic lounge closing for now

A memory of many longtime Mountain-View residents is Mervyn's "Fine Foods" ("For Delightful Dining . . . and Cocktails"),...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 12, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 1705 Views

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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 | 3172 Views

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Sleek, snazzy, cool

Although my visits didn't start off well, the food was mighty impressive. Bold, expressive flavors without the mask of over...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mountain View, on Jun 20, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 2823 Views

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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 | 197 Views

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Momoya please

There's more than one place in Mountain View to get a good plate of sushi. But not all of them can boast eight years of faithful...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Momoya customer, on Apr 29, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 161 Views

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Notes on Dickey's BBQ (Bailey Park)

No doubt some regular customers know this place better -- I just recently tried it, after seeing it for a long time -- but...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 371 Views

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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 | 232 Views

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Around the world, one plate at a time

If you Google the word "Cijjo" you get the restaurant in Mountain View, and only the restaurant in Mountain View. That is...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Apr 5, 2014 at 10:33 am | 5 comments | 973 Views

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Doppio Zero: Authentic Naples pizza comes to Castro St.

(Mycophile Alert! FRESH Boletes on one pizza! More in * paragraph below.) I've seen the future of pizza in downtown...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Feb. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1063 Views

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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 | 2129 Views

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Longtime dim sum spot, Cho's on California Avenue, to close

Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum, a 35-year-old hole-in-the-wall Chinese restaurant on California Avenue, will be serving potstickers,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by RESIDENT, on Jan 30, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 4 comments | 2169 Views

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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 | 13503 Views

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Palo Alto's dining renaissance

There's a generally held perception that the Peninsula dining scene is dead. But a walk through downtown Palo Alto on any...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by just me, on Jan 18, 2014 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 4721 Views

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Downtown MV restaurant news, and "Neapolitan" pizza craze

Note: Thanksgiving week, Ava's new full Deli at 340 Castro will feature traditional Thanksgiving dishes for take-out, maybe...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by fc, on Jan 14, 2014 at 11:59 am | 4 comments | 1699 Views

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Driver killed on Interstate 280

A two-vehicle collision on Sunday, Jan. 5, caused one vehicle to split in two and a second to overturn on Interstate 280,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by AC, on Jan 7, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 4 comments | 3020 Views

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Report on Cijjo restaurant and lounge

Cijjo ("sy-joe") is a new a-la-carte small-plates and wine-bar restaurant at 246 Castro St. that opened the day after Christmas....

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jan. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1542 Views

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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 | 19951 Views

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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 | 960 Views

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The dough, re, mi's of pizza

According to pizza.com, there are more than 61,000 pizzerias in the United States. Americans eat about 100 acres of pizza...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Kath, on Nov 21, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 1014 Views

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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 | 4134 Views
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