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PENINSULA FOODIST

Verve Coffee to start brewing in Palo Alto this Friday

Santa Cruz's Verve Coffee Roasters is opening its first Peninsula location in downtown Palo Alto this Friday, June 21. This cafe -- Verve's 12th overall -- has...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 18, 2019
Last comment by Love~the~Coffee~Journey, on Jun 25, 2019 at 12:35 pm | 8 comments | 3253 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Martins West closes after a decade in downtown Redwood City

Redwood City gastropub Martins West has closed after 10 years of serving whiskey, haggis and scotch eggs on Main Street. The restaurant's last day of business...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Brit, on Jun 25, 2019 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 2871 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Cap On? Cap Off? The Cities Respond

So, I spent the week opening bottles with lids made of one material (plastic, metal) and bottles made of another (glass, plastic) still wondering:

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 22, 2019
Last comment by reduce that footprint , on Jun 24, 2019 at 1:06 pm |
4 comments | 2641 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Spalti closes, to become Greek-Turkish restaurant

Editor's note: As of the week of May 13, Smyrna is now open for dinner only from 5-9 p.m. Longtime Palo Alto Italian restaurant Spalti has closed, and the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by Nice info, on Jun 24, 2019 at 9:35 am | 18 comments | 5477 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Everything you've always wanted to know ...

… about how global warming works but were afraid to ask For the next few blog posts, I thought it would be interesting to cover some of the basic science...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jun. 16, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 20, 2019 at 1:30 pm | 13 comments | 3016 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

A new home for deep dish: Palo Alto's Pizz'a Chicago to reopen next week

Editor's note: Pizz'a Chicago opened in its new location as of July 1, 2019. This will be the last weekend for diners to dig into deep-dish pizza at Pizz'a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Terry, on Jun 20, 2019 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 2690 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Summer travel: Is anything changing?

In the midst of this record-setting early June heat, following...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jun 19, 2019 at 2:04 pm | 16 comments | 2544 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Increase in Parental Romance = Happier Kids, Too

As parents, many of you spend a lot of time and energy thinking about what's best for your kids. In many families, kids are prioritized above one's partner. I believe...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 14, 2019 at 10:45 am | 5 comments | 3530 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

How Can We Fund Below Market Rate Housing for Low and Moderate Income Residents in the Region?

Most residents agree that the greatest housing shortages are with below market rate housing reserved for low and low/moderate income residents. This is true even...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 13, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 13, 2019 at 8:16 pm | 35 comments | 3163 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Natural wine bar Salvaje opens in Palo Alto

Natural, small-production wines from France to Chile, Sonoma to the Willamette Valley are on the menu at Salvaje in downtown Palo Alto, the city's first dedicated...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3718 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto Korean restaurant Maum snags first Michelin star

Maum, which brought modern, high-end Korean dining the Peninsula last summer, has won its first Michelin star, joining a small but growing group of South Bay restaurants...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 3, 2019
Last comment by Eater, on Jun 10, 2019 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 4760 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

The Grid Next Door

A post or two ago I wondered what you are doing about power outages. Some of you...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jun 10, 2019 at 3:22 pm | 11 comments | 2931 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's longtime Pizz'a Chicago to relocate

After nearly three decades of serving deep-dish pizza in Palo Alto, Pizz'a Chicago is relocating. A three-story mixed-use project has been proposed for the site...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 8, 2019
Last comment by Craig, on Jun 10, 2019 at 12:01 pm | 12 comments | 6497 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

The Best Time to Charge an EV

I was talking with my mom the other day about electric cars. Since I’d just written a blog post on our power grid, I reminded her not to charge her EV in the...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on May. 12, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jun 7, 2019 at 4:56 pm | 24 comments | 4850 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fenn Coffee opens inside Willows Market in Menlo Park

You can now get your morning coffee fix at The Willows Market in Menlo Park, where a new small-batch coffee bar has launched. Fenn Coffee is run by

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by Dhaval, on Jun 7, 2019 at 8:59 am |
2 comments | 3271 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

As Kneaded Bakery to pop up in Palo Alto this weekend

Sticky buns, bialys, chocolate chip brioche and other As Kneaded Bakery goods will be for sale this weekend at a pop-up in Palo Alto. Palo Alto native Iliana...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 6, 2019
Last comment by Linda, on Jun 6, 2019 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 3217 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

2019 Farmers Markets – Silicon Valley and San Jose

So you have a dinner party scheduled for Saturday night and want the freshest produce, but can’t go to the farmers market Saturday AM because you have other...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by What do you value?, on Jun 6, 2019 at 7:35 pm | 10 comments | 3313 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Calculate your EV mileage (custom for CA)

There was an interesting discussion in the comments of a recent blog post, and I thought it would...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jun 6, 2019 at 1:15 pm | 15 comments | 2699 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

UC Application Redesign

(written by Lori McCormick) The University of California application is getting a new look! The outdated application is being refreshed and new technologies...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Jun. 6, 2019
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Dig into pounds of crawfish at new Mountain View restaurant

Throw on a bib and dig into a bag of crawfish at Crawfish Bros, newly opened at 124 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. The restaurant recently replaced

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 31, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 5, 2019 at 4:32 pm |
12 comments | 8362 Views
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