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A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

What is a "ton" of carbon dioxide anyway?

When I first started reading about climate change and all of the carbon dioxide emissions, I wondered what they meant by a “ton” of carbon dioxide, or...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Dec 8, 2019 at 9:29 am | 15 comments | 4692 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Su Hong Palo Alto's last day of business will be Sept. 29

The owner of Su Hong Palo Alto gave its generations of diners plenty of notice about his plans to close the restaurant,

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by Larry, on Dec 4, 2019 at 10:39 pm |
22 comments | 10612 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Build your own noodle soup at SH Noodle House in Mountain View

A Chinese restaurant with a build-your-own noodle soup menu is now open at 2101 Showers Drive in Mountain View, across from the San Antonio Caltrain station. ?SH...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 2, 2019
Last comment by Nearby neighbor, on Dec 2, 2019 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 2947 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Is our carbon-free electricity really carbon-free?

One of the most important steps we can take to cut our greenhouse gas emissions is to transition to clean power. Our local power providers are moving aggressively...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 24, 2019
Last comment by Tom, on Dec 1, 2019 at 11:14 am | 18 comments | 6533 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 Nicholi tesla, on Dec 1, 2019 at 9:36 am | 13 comments | 16886 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: 10 Tips for the Holidays

These holiday tips are not rocket science. Nonetheless, they are important reminders for good self-care and pacing through the holidays. 1. Make a list of your...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 29, 2019
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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
Last comment by Seder Smith, on Nov 28, 2019 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 6743 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 Yassie, on Nov 27, 2019 at 7:42 pm | 18 comments | 7735 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 Allie, on Nov 27, 2019 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 3700 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Taiwanese desserts shop opens in Mountain View

Taiwanese shaved snow, milk tea and baked goods are on the menu at the newly opened Oh! Honey Snow Ice in Mountain View. The sweets shop is located at 1030 Castro...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by Dan, on Nov 25, 2019 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 10011 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, on Nov 22, 2019 at 5:41 am |
61 comments | 14365 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 | 5515 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 | 4936 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 | 5681 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 | 3549 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 | 3020 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 | 2759 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 | 5699 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 | 6418 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 | 4469 Views
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