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Shalala hits all the right notes

Umami. It is the fifth taste, most easily translated from Japanese as savoriness, which, in addition to sweet, salty, sour,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 12, 2011 at 11:34 pm | 4 comments | 6388 Views

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Fabulous prefab

Mountain View may soon be the only Bay Area city to have a genuine 1930s-era prefab diner, trucked out from the East Coast...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2007
Last comment by Roger, on Jun 24, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 4 comments | 8859 Views

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Downtown MV restaurant news, and "Neapolitan" pizza craze

Note: Thanksgiving week, Ava's new full Deli at 340 Castro will feature traditional Thanksgiving dishes for take-out, maybe...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by fc, on Jan 14, 2014 at 11:59 am | 4 comments | 5000 Views

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Where pizza calls, lasagna answers

My mother never made lasagna. We ate spaghetti Bolognese every Thursday, although we just called it noodles with meat sauce....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Lina, on Sep 19, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 6855 Views

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The Best of Mountain View 2015

What is it that makes Mountain View so special, that sets it apart from Anytown, USA? Our readers know that, in addition...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Aug 1, 2015 at 11:06 am | 4 comments | 21499 Views

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Kitchen fire damages Spice Island Cafe

The Spice Island Cafe on Hope Street in downtown Mountain View was damaged in a one-alarm fire Saturday morning, according...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Liz, on Aug 28, 2009 at 5:43 am | 4 comments | 7970 Views

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Pretty on the outside

The recently reopened British Bankers Club in Menlo Park has all the elements of a destination restaurant, except for the...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by It wasn't pulled, on Jun 29, 2017 at 1:40 pm | 4 comments | 4215 Views

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Chef Liu reverting to Mervyn's restaurant; historic lounge closing for now

A memory of many longtime Mountain-View residents is Mervyn's "Fine Foods" ("For Delightful Dining . . . and Cocktails"),...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 12, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 8905 Views

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Fighting the law with free foie gras

Animal rights activists are up in arms over a local chef's decision to continue serving foie gras despite a new state law...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 23, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 4 comments | 3336 Views

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Bites and bytes

Even from across the street you can't miss the light show flickering within uWink, the high-tech eatery that opened on the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Nick, on Jan 26, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 4 comments | 5788 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 | 4158 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 | 5002 Views

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Cantonese comfort food

Cooking Papa, now in Mountain View, conjures the pace and Cantonese comfort foods of busy restaurants in Hong Kong. With...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Apr 10, 2015 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 7189 Views

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Korean classics

If your knowledge of Korean food starts and ends at kimchi, then Song Pa in Mountain View offers an easy introduction; if...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 11, 2016 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 5907 Views

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Not just another ramen shop

Rice bowls and noodle soups under $13 are Kumino's primary currency, yet this is absolutely not just another ramen shop....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Scott, on Apr 1, 2016 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 7937 Views

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Credit, debit card info breach reported at P.F. Changs

A P.F. Chang's China Bistro restaurant in Palo Alto is one of 33 of the chain's outlets where credit and debit card information...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by md, on Aug 6, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 3 comments | 5703 Views

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Restaurants: Best of Mountain View 2012

In Lane 1, we have readers' top picks for the best restaurants in town. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5998...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 27, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 8490 Views

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El Monte Fish N Chips

where the old quiznos used to be near cvs. opened today anyone tried it?...

Original post made by sean on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by fish n chips, on Jun 5, 2010 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 4154 Views

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Just like the old country

Two swarthy guys wearing white jackets and paper hats greet you with heavy accents from behind the counter. A large menu...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by hurrr, on Oct 19, 2007 at 12:05 am | 3 comments | 7917 Views

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Clap your hands for papusas

It's easy to miss Rincon Sabroso. This small and low-key Mexican restaurant is all but hidden alongside empty storefronts...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by sean, on May 5, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 3 comments | 5247 Views
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