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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 | 19945 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 | 13497 Views

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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 | 8476 Views

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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 | 6028 Views

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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 | 5803 Views

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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 | 5421 Views

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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 Mike Laursen, on Aug 26, 2007 at 8:41 am | 3 comments | 5068 Views

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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 | 5055 Views

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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 | 5038 Views

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Kauai BBQ Grill - Closed?!?!

Does anyone know why Kauai BBQ Grill on Dana St closed down? I loved the Hawaiian BBQ food there and the other competitors...

Original post made by Thumper on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Kari, on Oct 13, 2007 at 10:39 am | 5 comments | 5019 Views

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Blue Sky Cafe

Would anyone like to see the Blue Sky Cafe again?? call 650-575-889or e mail chefbetty@sbcglobal.net...

Original post made by Betty Ewing on Jul. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4973 Views

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Just like the old country

Two swarthy guys wearing white jackets and paper hats greet you with heavy accents from behind the counter. A large menu...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by hurrr, on Oct 19, 2007 at 12:05 am | 3 comments | 4895 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 | 4720 Views

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More restuarants bite the dust

Pick Up Stix at El Camino and El Monte abruptly closed, and how I've heard that California Roadhouse is gone....

Original post made by GSB on Feb. 10, 2008
Last comment by Ago, on Feb 12, 2008 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 4595 Views

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Deedee's, KFC rejected by zoning

A proposed KFC with a drive-through at El Camino Real and Mariposa Street was rejected by zoning administrator Peter Gilli...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2008
Last comment by Annabelle, on Jan 21, 2008 at 10:25 pm | 1 comment | 4554 Views

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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 | 4457 Views

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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 | 4265 Views

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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 | 4191 Views

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The table will take your order now

California Roadhouse, the now-defunct bar and grill at 401 Castro Street, was going for an old-school image. But its replacement,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2008
Last comment by Steve Leung, on May 10, 2008 at 1:29 am | 1 comment | 4185 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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