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PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Aroy Thai Bistro in Palo Alto

Aroy Thai Bistro, a new downtown Palo Alto restaurant from the owner of neighboring Thaiphoon, is now open at 320 University Ave. Aroy's menu is typical of a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 28, 2016
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Gochi reopens in Mountain View

Mountain View favorite Gochi Japanese Fusion Tapas has officially reopened in a new location after...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 22, 2016
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Borrone MarketBar hosts pop-up, eyes late 2016 return

Cafe Borrone's shuttered sister restaurant, Borrone MarketBar, is returning briefly (again) for...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 22, 2016
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Tout Sweet closing Palo Alto location

Tout Sweet Pâtisserie, the high-end bakery from Top Chef desserts winner Yigit Pura at Town &...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 23, 2016
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True Food Kitchen announces Palo Alto opening

Health-forward restaurant chain True Food Kitchen will open its first Northern California location at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto on Oct. 4, the company...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 26, 2016
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Opening alert: Go Fish Poke Bar in Palo Alto

In case you need another local poké option, Go Fish Poke...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 24, 2016
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Redwood City: Donato Enoteca owner opens wine bar, cafe

The owner of Redwood City Italian restaurant Donato Enoteca is opening a wine bar, retail...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 31, 2016
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Palo Alto's Sundance makes '100 Best Steakhouses in America' list

Palo Alto's venerable Sundance The Steakhouse has been named one of the top 100 steakhouses in the country by online-reservations company OpenTable. The classic...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 2, 2016
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Nobu confirmed to open in Palo Alto

"It's time to put the rumors to rest," Seth McDaniels, general manager of Palo Alto's The Epiphany Hotel said in a statement. Renowned Japanese restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 28, 2016
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Holiday food-and-drink goings on

Check out several upcoming holiday events of note on the Midpeninsula, from the return of two popular pop-ups to a latke cooking competition. This list will continue...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 16, 2016
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Opening alert: Minamoto Kitchoan at Stanford Shopping Center

An outpost of Minamoto Kitchoan, an international Japanese dessert chain, is now open at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Also called K. Minamoto, the new...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 9, 2017
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Bonsai Japanese restaurant reopens in Ladera

Five months after closing its doors on El Camino Real near Atherton, Bonsai Japanese Cuisine has reopened in a new location at the Ladera Country Shopper on Alpine...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 2, 2017
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SF Beer Week hits the Midpeninsula

SF Beer Week is returning to the Bay Area this Friday, Feb. 10, through Feb. 19, with several events scheduled at breweries, bars and restaurants on the Midpeninsula....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 7, 2017
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UPDATE: Barbecue truck no longer at Pace Gallery

UPDATE: ==I As of Friday, March 10, Meat Locker is no longer operating at the Pace Gallery. Meat Locker owner Brad Lyons said there was a "misunderstanding...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 9, 2017
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Chez TJ, Tied House team up for mixed-use project

UPDATE: ==I The Mountain View City Council discussed this project on Tuesday, June 14. Read a recap of the meeting from the Mountain View Voice

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 4, 2017
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Stein's to expand to Cupertino

Four years after opening in downtown Mountain View, Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant is set to open a second outpost in Cupertino later this month. Steins...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 8, 2017
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Nobu Hospitality to manage Palo Alto's Epiphany Hotel

Nearly three weeks after the much-anticipated opening of high-end Japanese restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 27, 2017
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Asa Restaurant opens in Los Altos

Asa Restaurant, a new Los Altos eatery from the owner of a longtime Saratoga restaurant, will open for dinner tonight, Aug. 24. Owner Andrew Welch said the 242...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 24, 2017
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Chef Yotam Ottolenghi to speak in Palo Alto

Yotam Ottolenghi, the Israeli-born chef who has made a name for himself with numerous cookbooks and eateries in London, is coming to Palo Alto in October. Ottolenghi...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 25, 2017
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Queen Bee Ice Cream shutters

After seven years of business, Queen Bee Ice Cream at Marsh Manor Shopping Center in Redwood City will close its doors today, Sunday, Oct. 29. Owner DeAndra Axlund...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 29, 2017
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