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PENINSULA FOODIST

Mountain View's Hangen Szechuan to close after 25 years

After more than two decades in the restaurant business, the owner of Hangen Szechuan in downtown Mountain View has decided to retire. Kent Yu will close his...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 24, 2018
Last comment by Unkown, 11 hours ago | 5 comments | 5470 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: A Relationship Test . . .

. . . try riding a tandem bicycle with your partner. My husband and I got a tandem over the weekend. We test drove it in a parking lot. Within 30 seconds it was...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by menlo mom, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 1141 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Food Party! SOS

Boo Food Partiers! I have to SOS on y’all. The Halloween menu includes Sliced Steak Sliders with Peppercorn Sauce. Flank steak? Hanger steak? What...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by Carnivore, 14 hours ago | 7 comments | 930 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Palo Alto Measures E, F and Z

I will vote yes on Z the school bond proposal and yes (reluctantly) on E the hotel tax increase for infrastructure/ I will vote no on Measure F asking Palo Alto...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 12, 2018
Last comment by Popalooza, on Oct 21, 2018 at 6:43 am | 7 comments | 2366 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Redwood City gets new brewery

Two local beer lovers have opened Ghostwood Beer Co. at 965 Brewster Ave. in Redwood City, serving traditional American craft-style...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 15, 2018
Last comment by Enjoy it, on Oct 18, 2018 at 1:54 pm | 11 comments | 6259 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Calafia closes in Palo Alto: 'The costs were greater than the take'

Google's first-ever chef, Charlie Ayers, closed Calafia Cafe this week after nine years of serving farm-to-table California cuisine at Town & Country Village...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 26, 2018
Last comment by easong, on Oct 17, 2018 at 9:32 pm | 44 comments | 14104 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Local Flavor – Lakes and Larders (part one)

Every so often I stumble upon a Bay Area hidden jewel; a place I’ve never been to where I find myself asking, “Why has no one ever said to go here?” ==B...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by Lauralies, on Oct 15, 2018 at 8:33 pm | 10 comments | 1229 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Su Hong Palo Alto to close in 2019

Come next year, the local legacy of Chinese restaurant Su Hong will cease to exist. Owner David King plans to close his Palo Alto restaurant next year and retire...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by bonny, on Oct 14, 2018 at 9:48 pm | 24 comments | 6819 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Are you fit for Community College?

(Written by Lori McCormick) I have written about this topic before but feel it is worth repeating. I love community colleges! For the right student, starting...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Sep. 27, 2018
Last comment by Jack Swagger, on Oct 13, 2018 at 3:21 am | 16 comments | 1895 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Los Altos' Voyageur du Temps closes

Voyageur du Temps has closed after four-and-a-half years of serving French and Japanese pastries in Los Altos. The 288 1st St. bakery closed on Sept. 18, according...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by Nutmac, on Oct 12, 2018 at 6:57 pm | 4 comments | 2452 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

I Will Vote No on Prop 10

Some residents locally and throughout the region have experienced very large rent increases in recent years. These increases often create emotional and financial...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by Class Act, on Oct 12, 2018 at 8:51 am | 83 comments | 3388 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

How To: Chickens, Compost and Fall Gardening

Backyard Chicken Basics Date: September 15, 2018 Time: 10:00-12:00pm Location: Lyngso Garden Materials, Inc. , 345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by Elle, on Oct 12, 2018 at 12:33 am | 2 comments | 2976 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Korean barbecue chain coming to Mountain View

Gen Korean BBQ House, where diners can grill their own all-you-can-eat meats, seafood and vegetables, is opening a new location in Mountain View. Gen Korean BBQ...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 4, 2018
Last comment by David, on Oct 11, 2018 at 9:22 pm | 4 comments | 3422 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Retirement Hot Potato!

The top three issues couples have are about sex, money and power. So today I’m going to write about money, specifically retirement. So much of the help you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by carolinewarren, on Oct 11, 2018 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 3285 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Midwife and the Baker quietly selling bread in Mountain View

Wednesday through Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Peninsulans can buy The Midwife and the Baker's fresh-milled sourdough breads and viennoiseries in Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 13, 2018
Last comment by Mary B, on Oct 10, 2018 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 4550 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Shake Shack forges local partnerships for Palo Alto outpost

When East Coast burger chain Shake Shack opens at Stanford Shopping...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 27, 2018
Last comment by Shake Shack Love, on Oct 9, 2018 at 5:12 pm |
9 comments | 5880 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Paris Baguette opens in Mountain View

Paris Baguette has opened its doors at 317 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. The opening comes two years after the international bakery chain took over the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 9, 2018 at 2:23 pm | 8 comments | 4217 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Oak + Violet to open in Menlo Park hotel

Oak + Violet, the restaurant inside Menlo Park's new Park James Hotel, will open for dinner on Monday, Oct. 8. The

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by to kali, on Oct 6, 2018 at 2:28 pm |
1 comment | 2678 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Buy Your Pumpkins On The Coast

It’s an annual outing at the Stec house to head to the coast and buy pumpkins for the season. Half Moon Bay and the San Mateo coast look great right now...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 1, 2018
Last comment by Options without the commercialism, on Oct 5, 2018 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 2003 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Joe & The Juice at Stanford Shopping Center

UPDATE: A third Joe & The Juice opened on Friday, Oct. 5, at 240 Hamilton Ave. in Palo Alto. Danish juice chain Joe & The Juice has opened No. 2...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 3, 2018
Last comment by Better, on Oct 4, 2018 at 11:37 pm | 2 comments | 2903 Views
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San Francisco's Urban Ritual boba pops up in Redwood City
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,477 views

Couples: A Relationship Test . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,141 views

Food Party! SOS
By Laura Stec | 7 comments | 930 views