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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 | 29588 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 | 18978 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 | 14733 Views


Small is a beautiful pizza

If you can walk to Napoletana Pizzeria, drop in for a genuine 12-inch Neapolitan pie, sit at the counter with a glass of...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on May 6, 2011 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 11244 Views


Mystic coffee

You will likely be gently welcomed by Parviz Rasti, in wire-rim glasses and a sweater, looking very much the college professor...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Oct 30, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 7 comments | 10736 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 | 10625 Views


Review: A winning blend

Mountain View must have done something right. The city now houses half a dozen excellent, reasonably priced Japanese restaurants,...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jenny Huang, on Oct 7, 2016 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 9747 Views


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 | 8529 Views


Review: La Fontaine an 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. For...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
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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


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 | 7979 Views


Linda's Parisian Burger is Back

Heads up to long-time MVers who remember and new-time MVers who may have only heard or read about them - one of our city's...

Original post made by Nick on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by James, on Sep 15, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 7767 Views


Weak start, strong finish

My first impression of the Terrone pizzeria-ristorante-bar was awful. On that initial visit, I ordered the farro calamari...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Valerie F, on Aug 13, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 7376 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 | 7108 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 | 7068 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 | 6638 Views


Portions fit for a cowboy

Los Charros, located next to the Holiday Inn on El Camino Real, could easily be mistaken for the hotel restaurant. In fact...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by John Q Public, on Aug 30, 2007 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 6542 Views


The stars are aligned for Chez TJ

When Americans think of Michelin, usually what comes to mind is the French company that makes tires under the roly-poly Michelin...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2007
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Dec 22, 2007 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 6395 Views


Evelyn auto shops booted for housing

Proposed projects for Evelyn Avenue are suddenly drawing the attention of downtown residents, who found out last week that...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2007
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 7, 2007 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 6318 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 | 6222 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 5,298 views

Response to Arguments Against Measure B
By Steve Levy | 13 comments | 899 views

Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 715 views