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Zume Pizza lays off 172 workers in Mountain View

Zume Pizza, the Mountain View startup premised on pizza-baking robots, announced this week it was terminating most of its...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by DC, on Jan 15, 2020 at 6:07 pm | 18 comments | 14373 Views

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Facing closure due to chemical contamination, Tied House calls it quits

Mountain View's long-standing brew pub, Tied House, abruptly closed over the weekend after owner Louis Jemison received "disappointing"...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 1, 2020 at 5:28 pm | 3 comments | 2674 Views

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Mountain View's Le Plonc pairs lesser-known wines with populist foods

Le Plonc, the 18-month-old wine bar on Castro Street in Mountain View, has created a stylish space and accessible menu that...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Happy Hour, on Nov 16, 2019 at 6:39 am | 2 comments | 2343 Views

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Your food is here. It's from a restaurant that doesn't exist.

Virtual restaurants, which live on mobile delivery apps and operate out of the kitchens of brick-and-mortar restaurants,...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by We are the car-less generation, on Nov 15, 2019 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 4532 Views

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Historic Alpine Inn reopening in Portola Valley on Friday

Two private parties at the historic Alpine Inn, a Portola Valley institution that was recently sold and closed for renovation,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by False Narrative, on Aug 13, 2019 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 2369 Views

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Stay for the dumplings

A tiny hole-in-the-wall restaurant three doors down from El Camino Real on Broadway Street in Redwood City, i Dumpling serves...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by Mozza, on Mar 22, 2019 at 11:51 pm | 1 comment | 1715 Views

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Woman arrested for alleged vodka robbery

A 23-year-old Santa Clara woman was arrested last week after she allegedly stole liquor from a Mountain View strip mall and...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by No Armed guards at dispensaries, on Mar 11, 2019 at 10:50 am | 17 comments | 4284 Views

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Rise of the ramen bots

While there's no shortage of excellent ramen restaurants downtown, some Mountain View tech workers have come to love a new...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Now we're a community!, on Feb 4, 2019 at 4:12 pm | 12 comments | 13602 Views

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A farewell to forks

Longtime restaurant critic Dale Bentson pens his final piece for the Voice after 18 years of reviewing Peninsula eateries. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by dollarbin, on Jan 22, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 6395 Views

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Man found dead in car outside McDonald's

A man in his 20s was found dead in a vehicle parked outside a McDonald's on Friday morning, according to Mountain View police. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by I blame Obama , on Jan 1, 2019 at 1:03 pm | 11 comments | 8759 Views

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Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum closing after 39 years

Fans of Cho's unassuming potstickers and pork buns panicked in 2014, when the owners of the longtime Palo Alto Chinese restaurant...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2018
Last comment by Jane G, on Dec 8, 2018 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1392 Views

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World cuisine on wheels

The streets of Mountain View increasingly are a culinary melting pot. Alongside the abundance of taco trucks is a steadily...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by Love Georgian cuisine, on Oct 25, 2018 at 2:09 pm | 4 comments | 4179 Views

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Tied House won't close anytime soon

On the brink of being razed last year, downtown Mountain View's longstanding brewery Tied House is now rebounding with gusto....

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 19, 2018 at 12:29 pm | 6 comments | 5471 Views

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Mountain View's last straw

A small crowd gathered around a dirty, 2-liter bottle filled to the brim with shiny plastic objects at the Monterey Bay Aquarium....

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2018
Last comment by Whelp..., on Sep 4, 2018 at 4:53 pm | 19 comments | 7822 Views

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Bierhaus owner sues his landlords

The owner of the Castro Street pub Bierhaus filed a lawsuit this week against his landlords, alleging they are violating...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by robstar, on Aug 26, 2018 at 10:35 am | 17 comments | 8561 Views

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Camper readies for Labor Day opening

Chef Greg Kuzia-Carmel, who has cooked in some of San Francisco's top kitchens, and managing partner Logan Levant, former...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2018
Last comment by Sal, on Aug 23, 2018 at 9:59 pm | 1 comment | 2017 Views

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The art of smoking meat

Alice's Smokehouse in Mountain View can't compete with Austin's famed Franklin Barbeque or Memphis' Central BBQ. But it does...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2018
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 29, 2018 at 1:16 pm | 4 comments | 4127 Views

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Morocco's owner sues landlord over closure

The owner of the now-closed downtown restaurant Morocco's is suing his old landlords, blaming them for driving him out of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2018
Last comment by JAdamson, on Jul 10, 2018 at 12:25 am | 25 comments | 6523 Views

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Breaking from the herd

Kal Morsey is obsessed with water buffalo. The Egyptian native, one-time commodities trader and longtime Los Altos Hills...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2018
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 3, 2018 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 2782 Views

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The future is female

The Midpeninsula's dining scene is home to many women in leadership roles -- pastry chefs, sous chefs, managers and business...

Original post made on May. 1, 2018
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Short story writers wanted!

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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