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PENINSULA FOODIST

Ferrari and Toyota: Meet the $15 sandwich from the restaurateurs behind Baumé

By Sara Hayden Palo Alto's Baumé offers fine dining meals that run hundreds of...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 5, 2021
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 8, 2021 at 4:14 pm |
2 comments | 7436 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"All marriages are happy. It's the living together afterward . . .

that causes all the trouble." - Raymond Hull Yesterday I came up with the “elevator pitch” for my nonfiction couples graphic ‘novel’...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3622 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

My Toyota is on life support

Is it just me or does it seem like a lot of people are looking at EVs these days? A neighbor of mine who got a Kia Niro a few weeks ago remarked with some surprise:...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Oct. 31, 2021
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Nov 6, 2021 at 1:32 pm | 14 comments | 7011 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Chef Martin Yan talks wok hei and noodles for longevity in a climate crisis

By Sara Hayden I'm waiting on a feature-length biopic movie of

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 3, 2021
Last comment by Birdnscrap, on Nov 3, 2021 at 2:44 pm |
1 comment | 3335 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Not for tourists: 10 Silicon Valley hotel restaurants locals love

By Sara Hayden Looking for a staycation? Whether you're staying overnight or popping in for a drink or a meal, there are plenty of delicious hotel restaurant...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 27, 2021
Last comment by Ahmad Hussein, on Nov 2, 2021 at 1:05 pm | 3 comments | 9711 Views

COUPLE'S NET

My Halloween Trauma Lingers

On Halloween, in broad daylight, when I was 10 years old, a man in a Camaro tried to lure me into his car with candy. Fortunately, I knew about Stanger Danger...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 29, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 2, 2021 at 8:44 am | 3 comments | 7025 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Why COP26 matters and what to look for

The “Conference of Parties” international climate convention happens every year. But this one, COP26 in Glasgow from Oct 31 - Nov 12, is particularly...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Oct. 24, 2021
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 30, 2021 at 11:39 am | 6 comments | 6600 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

From Illinois farm town to Bay Area Michelin restaurants: Chez TJ pastry chef Cheyenne Meyer makes edible art

By Sara Hayden "I don't even have a sweet tooth," pastry chef Cheyenne Meyer says. "Actually I prefer savory food to eat. I just love working...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5820 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Jumping on a bandwagon that ends up breaking down

This is the environmental way to go. This is the solution to managing our traffic problems. This is the appropriate way to use -- and save -- energy in our community....

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Oct. 21, 2021
Last comment by Amyra Patel, on Oct 27, 2021 at 12:35 pm | 22 comments | 6613 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Home brews to home base: Brewing With Brothas aims to open East Palo Alto taproom

By Sara Hayden During his birthday camping trip, Denzel Jackson woke up at 5 a.m. and spent the morning fishing with RiSean "Bookie" Tinsley....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 21, 2021
Last comment by eileen+, on Oct 24, 2021 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 6676 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong . . .

. . . is to think you control it." -John Steinbeck Steinbeck makes a great point; we control almost nothing, whether on a journey or in marriage. We have...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5592 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Using heat pump specs to answer your common sense questions

In this last post of a mini-

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Oct. 17, 2021
Last comment by DJ, on Oct 21, 2021 at 9:53 pm |
11 comments | 7460 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Stroll the streets of Paris on the Peninsula with Bon Marché

By Sara Hayden A French-inspired outdoor market is coming to Menlo Park. Bon Marché will feature more than a dozen vendors for fresh produce, flowers,...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 15, 2021
Last comment by Gracie, on Oct 20, 2021 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 16462 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Democracy and our police departments

"Democracy is very fragile," David Kennedy, noted historian and emeritus professor at Stanford, said a couple of years ago at a class of his I attended. The loss...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Oct. 13, 2021
Last comment by R. Cavendish, on Oct 19, 2021 at 1:06 pm | 15 comments | 5918 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"To keep your marriage brimming . . .

. . . With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong, admit it; Whenever you're right, shut up." - Ogden Nash Is it harder to admit it when you’re...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 15, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5206 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Seeing stars: Peninsula restaurants shine in the 2021 Michelin Guide

By Sara Hayden As a food writer, I feel like I’m expected to cover the Michelin Guide, a longstanding publication that rates dining experiences, originating...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by judywharris, on Oct 14, 2021 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 7853 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Made from scratch: Mezzaluna chef chats career and seaside Italian fare

By Sara Hayden Nearly 30 years ago, José Dolores Marquez, Giovanni Marzocca and Roberto Pugliese drove from "over the hill" toward the...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2472 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Your electric panel

Can you convert your gas furnace to an electric heat pump? How much space is in your panel? There's more than you might think! This is the second in a three-part...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Oct. 10, 2021
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Oct 14, 2021 at 1:39 pm | 8 comments | 8611 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"When you make the sacrifice in marriage . . .

. . . you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship." - Joseph Campbell Well said! Other ways of saying it: Secure Attachment. Two-person...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 13, 2021 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 7050 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Is PAMF running amok?

I don't want to write this, but problems at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation are still increasing. For years I have been a very happy patient at their Palo Alto...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by P2L1, on Oct 12, 2021 at 6:53 pm | 47 comments | 14089 Views
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