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PENINSULA FOODIST

Downtown Mountain View gets new sushi bar

A sushi restaurant has opened inside Mervyn's Lounge in downtown Mountain View, replacing a boba shop. Umai Sushi Bar is serving udon, sushi rolls, nigiri, tonkatsu...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 22, 2019
There are no comments yet. 415 Views

COUPLE'S NET

The Four Stages of Competency*

I like to talk with my clients about the The Four Stages of Competency because it provides a simple structure for understanding where we are in therapy, personally...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 22, 2019
There are no comments yet. 395 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Chick-fil-A quietly starts delivering out of DoorDash kitchen in Redwood City

Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A has started delivering its chicken sandwiches and other fare on the Peninsula out of DoorDash's

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by So Proud of CFA, 9 hours ago |
62 comments | 10053 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

'Starting a restaurant was far more difficult than starting a tech company.' Palo Alto's Teaquation cafe to close

Downtown Palo Alto's Teaquation will close next week after four years of business. The 115 Hamilton Ave. cafe's last day of business will be Saturday, Nov. 30,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 21, 2019
Last comment by Tod, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 1390 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Hillsdale says hello to the modern mall food court with Shake Shack, The Refuge and Instagrammable dim sum

In the Bay Area, the stale, run-of-the-mill mall food court is swiftly becoming a thing of the past. This is particularly evident at Hillsdale Shopping Center...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by Ggnana, 17 hours ago | 12 comments | 9387 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Palo Altans and their Virtue Signaling

Self-righteous. Pretentious. Sanctimonious. The list of choice adjectives applied to people who take “eco-friendly” actions goes on. Why is it that we...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 17, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Nov 20, 2019 at 10:23 pm | 24 comments | 3084 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Peet's cafes in Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Los Altos to close Nov. 24

Three local Peet's Coffee & Tea locations in Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Los Altos will close this weekend. The cafes at 436 University Ave. in downtown Palo...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 18, 2019
Last comment by Two things, on Nov 19, 2019 at 9:27 pm | 15 comments | 4640 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mountain Mike's Pizza arrives in Menlo Park

A local franchise of Mountain Mike's Pizza is now open at 1001 El Camino Real in Menlo Park, the

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by Dave, on Nov 17, 2019 at 11:59 am |
11 comments | 3759 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Disposing of Disposables

Several comments on previous posts in this blog have pointed out that it wasn’t too long ago that we were much more accustomed to reusing things. For example:...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by Live/Eat Responsibly, on Nov 16, 2019 at 10:21 am | 24 comments | 3474 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Facing high kitchen turnover, Los Altos' The Post revamps majority of its menu

The Post has seen three chefs come and go since opening in downtown Los Altos in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Barroness, on Nov 16, 2019 at 9:26 am | 8 comments | 3850 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Revere Coffee and Tea shutters in Redwood City

After about a year and a half of business on Broadway Street in Redwood City, Revere Coffee and Tea has closed. Owner Lily Lai confirmed the closure. She said...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 14, 2019
Last comment by charles reilly, on Nov 15, 2019 at 4:08 am | 1 comment | 2154 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Portland's hyper-sustainable sushi restaurant is headed to Westfield Valley Fair

Portland, Oregon-based Bamboo Sushi, which has since 2008 laid claim to the title of the "world's first certified sustainable sushi restaurant," is coming...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Dave S., on Nov 12, 2019 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1780 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coffeebar opens public cafe on Facebook campus

Coffeebar's third Peninsula cafe opens today, Monday, Nov. 11, at Facebook in Menlo Park. Despite being on the social media giant's campus, the cafe is open to the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 11, 2019
Last comment by good good, on Nov 11, 2019 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1604 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

From Tokyo to Cupertino: Afuri Ramen's first California location debuts tonight

In a ramen world dominated by tonkotsu broths, Afuri Ramen + Dumpling takes the road less traveled. It's best known in Japan for its yuzu shio ramen, built from...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Nov 10, 2019 at 11:10 pm | 2 comments | 4010 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Online vs In-Store Shopping: Which wins?

Now that Halloween is over, ‘tis the season for holiday shopping. I’ve been wondering whether shopping in stores or online generates fewer emissions....

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 3, 2019
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 8, 2019 at 7:49 pm | 14 comments | 3825 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples Counseling, Al Pacino Style

I had the pleasure of listening to Pete Pearson of the Couple's Institute in Menlo Park talk about the importance of working as a team in couple's counseling....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 8, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2420 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Coupes: "I Don't Want to Say This to My Partner . . ."

I hear this phrase from clients on a regular basis. You don't want to say the hard things out loud. There are a number of reasons for this: I can't not know...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by aaronpressure, on Nov 6, 2019 at 12:17 am | 2 comments | 3204 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

A new home in Redwood City for Mademoiselle Colette's croissants

The third location of popular French patisserie Mademoiselle Colette soft opens in downtown Redwood City today, Monday, Oct. 7. Owner Debora Ferrand took over...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by Jill Bolton, on Nov 5, 2019 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 10565 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Hurtling into the 21st century. Or not.

I live from the past most of the time. I expect many of you do as well. What I mean by that is that our experience and expectations are largely colored by the past...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Oct. 27, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Nov 5, 2019 at 9:26 am | 6 comments | 3082 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Three Top Tips for a Tip Top Couple

Three Top Tips for a Tip Top Couple 1. Be a couple first and parents a close second. A husband once told me that his wife had gone from being a babe to having...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Easy Food Handlers, on Nov 5, 2019 at 1:36 am | 1 comment | 3188 Views
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