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A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Can Americans Be Green?

If you think the online comments in this paper can get snarky, you should read some of the popular climate authors. For example: “==I Rich people emit more carbon,...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Feb. 9, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Feb 16, 2019 at 10:25 am | 13 comments | 2650 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Tahini is HOT

Tahini is hot. This cousin to peanut butter has a similar consistency, but because it’s made from seeds and not nuts, it's a perfect alternative for folks...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 9, 2019
Last comment by sequoiadean, on Feb 15, 2019 at 8:35 am | 2 comments | 2148 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Los Altos's Honcho Bar to close Feb. 14

After three years of serving beer, wine and low-proof cocktails at 235 1st St. in Los Altos, Honcho Bar will close its doors this Thursday, Feb. 14. "It's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Wait...the cost comment, on Feb 14, 2019 at 5:42 am | 1 comment | 3214 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Tacos and avocado toast: Palo Alto's Backyard Brew adds food menu

Tacos, waffles and avocado toast with za'atar now on the menu at Backyard Brew in Palo Alto. The 444 California Ave. cafe started serving food on Jan. 1, said...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 23, 2019
Last comment by Starbucks Closures, on Feb 13, 2019 at 11:26 pm | 7 comments | 6696 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Superhot Hot Pot & Korean BBQ opens in Mountain View

The menu at Superhot Hot Pot & Korean BBQ is extensive, to say the least. Udon, ramen and biang biang noodles. Beef tripe, popcorn chicken and spicy lamb....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by You're not supposed to, on Feb 13, 2019 at 6:09 am | 7 comments | 6425 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Average Palo Alto

One of the things I find very encouraging about climate is that there is a small set of things that we can all do to have a big positive impact on climate change....

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Feb. 4, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Feb 12, 2019 at 10:45 am | 22 comments | 4054 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Park: Mountain Mike's Pizza takes over former Applewood space

The space that was for decades home to Applewood Pizza in Menlo Park will...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Ramone, on Feb 10, 2019 at 8:14 pm | 8 comments | 2565 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 Aaron, on Feb 9, 2019 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 4188 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Jesse Cool brings in new partner at Flea St. Cafe in Menlo Park

Four years ago, Michael Biesemeyer stood outside Flea St. Cafe in Menlo Park and told a server, "Some day, I'm going to own this place." And now, owner...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 17, 2018
Last comment by Gerry, on Feb 5, 2019 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 4597 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Food Party! 2019 - Here We Go Again

Well hello again. Happy Not-So-New Year. We took a little Food Party! break after holidays to regroup and clean out. I like the Dry January idea, but didn’t...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Reader XYZ, on Feb 4, 2019 at 4:09 pm | 5 comments | 2718 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Babka bakery to open Thursday in Palo Alto

Come Thursday, Dec. 13, Palo Alto will get its very own babkery: a dedicated babka bakery. Owner-namesake Ayelet Nuchi is opening Babka by Ayelet at Town &...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by Flip, on Feb 4, 2019 at 1:50 pm | 13 comments | 10196 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Longtime Indian restaurant Janta to close in Palo Alto

Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct conflicting information about what prompted Janta's closure. Longtime family-run Indian restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by Cat C, on Feb 3, 2019 at 9:50 pm | 22 comments | 8069 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Boba Guys arrives in Palo Alto

If you build the boba shop, they will come. San Francisco-born Boba Guys soft opened its 15th location at Town & County Village in Palo Alto on Tuesday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Lactose Intolerant Asian, on Feb 3, 2019 at 9:40 pm | 8 comments | 8237 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Menopause and Post-Menopause Group Starting

There are three stages of life for women: maiden, mother and wise woman. We’ll talk about wise women opportunities and transitions; physical, emotional, mental...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 25, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3833 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Poke House replaces pokéLOVE at Town & Country Village

In 2019, one fast-casual poke eatery begets another. Poke House has replaced pokéLOVE at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto. pokéLOVE closed...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 21, 2019
Last comment by traveler, on Jan 23, 2019 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 3880 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Barcelona tapas restaurant coming to Palo Alto

The owners of Telefèric Barcelona, who run three well-known restaurants in Barcelona, Spain and a fourth in Walnut Creek, are opening a new location in Palo...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by awatkins, on Jan 22, 2019 at 3:49 pm | 16 comments | 11302 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: "When Good People Have Affairs" by Mira Kirshenbaum

Affairs are so painful for couples (I know that's a huge understatement). The desire to understand and the internal pressure of deciding what to do in the wake...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 18, 2019 at 7:38 am | 3 comments | 5013 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 Word Link, on Jan 18, 2019 at 5:40 am | 6 comments | 5225 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 free scary games, on Jan 17, 2019 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 3316 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 adamschule85, on Jan 17, 2019 at 10:21 pm | 10 comments | 5390 Views
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Best of Mountain View ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Mountain View" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 27th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of the Mountain View Voice.

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