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PENINSULA FOODIST

Salt & Straw Palo Alto to open Nov. 23

Portland ice cream darling Salt & Straw will open at 250 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 23. Salt & Straw...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 6057 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Trials of My Grandmother

There was no single change which confirmed, to my mind, that my grandmother had suffered a stroke. She had, of course, but I had been trying to see things...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by Mindfulreader, on Nov 16, 2018 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 2412 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Lakes and Larders (part 2)

In Lakes and Larders part 1, we wrote about a special wine country lake...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 14, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1981 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

The Death Conversation

==I In this post, we'll be taking a break from our continuing series on Ada's Cafe, and returning to a particularly important theme in my own life, and in the life...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Aug. 27, 2018
Last comment by Art Star, on Nov 12, 2018 at 1:49 am | 2 comments | 2386 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 Common sense, on Nov 11, 2018 at 1:29 pm | 11 comments | 2611 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Balsamic Vinegar + Foodprint Footprints

Well well, well…Halloween sure was fun wasn’t it? Here’s a few more pictures of Sammy and Riley’s big Halloween...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 1, 2018
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 8, 2018 at 7:30 am | 2 comments | 1802 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 Hank Lawrence, on Nov 5, 2018 at 1:04 pm |
12 comments | 10176 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 NO on Measure Z, Approve a Better Bond, on Nov 3, 2018 at 8:01 pm | 8 comments | 3631 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Grill closes for revamp

After about eight years of operating at the Stanford Park Hotel in Menlo Park, Menlo Grill has closed temporarily for a refresh. General Manager Patrick Lane...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 3, 2018 at 7:05 pm | 4 comments | 3162 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Love, Justice, and Ada's Cafe

Few things are truly indispensable in life. Or even important, for that matter. True, I often act with the opposite perspective—placing status or looks on...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by Votethemout, on Nov 2, 2018 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 2165 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The most common restaurant health violation in Santa Clara County? Vermin.

In the last six months, four restaurants in Mountain View and five in Palo Alto were shut down by the Santa Clara County Department of Environmental Health due to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by hilary, on Oct 31, 2018 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 3042 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

ACK! You Still Need Food For the Halloween Party!

I spent the day cooking for Riley and Sammy’s Halloween Party. Here’s the menu. Halloween Twice Baked Potatoes Mummies...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 30, 2018 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1521 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Flights to open in Mountain View Oct. 27

Tapas-style restaurant Flights will open its doors at 800 California...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 24, 2018
Last comment by Willful Ignorace, on Oct 30, 2018 at 9:30 am | 8 comments | 3822 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

'Brand new and same old:' Woodside Deli reopens in Redwood City

Longtime sandwich favorite Woodside Deli officially reopened in Redwood City Thursday after

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by Kevin Thompson, on Oct 28, 2018 at 6:22 pm |
3 comments | 4261 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Time to Send a Message

Of sadness, solidarity and support to our brothers and sisters in Squirrel Hill and Jewish communities everywhere And follow George Will and Tom Friedman in saying whatever...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 27, 2018
There are no comments yet. 0 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 Laura Stec, on Oct 24, 2018 at 10:48 pm | 10 comments | 2187 Views

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, on Oct 22, 2018 at 5:34 pm | 5 comments | 6469 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, on Oct 22, 2018 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 2501 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 | 8037 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 | 15768 Views
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Camper opens for lunch in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 12 comments | 3,948 views

Couples: Child Loss, "No U-Turn at Mercy Street"
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 965 views