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Downtown Mountain View restaurant faced multiple closures after health inspectors found rats and cockroaches in the kitchen

Biryaniz, an Indian restaurant in downtown Mountain View, has been temporarily shut down three times in the last three years...

Original post made on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by Basha, on May 14, 2021 at 7:18 pm | 5 comments | 230203 Views

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No cars in sight: Castro Street closed to traffic for outdoor dining

A long stretch of Mountain View's vibrant downtown was cut off to vehicle traffic Monday, marking the beginning of a monthslong...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 21, 2020 at 1:41 pm | 116 comments | 36486 Views

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San Antonio redevelopment's next phase moves forward

The largest shopping center redevelopment in decades came closer to fruition Tuesday night when the City Council expressed...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Dec 20, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 117 comments | 34698 Views

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Taqueria La Bamba evicted, La Costena relocates

After a court dispute with an affordable housing developer over relocation expenses, Taqueria La Bamba is being evicted this...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by onetimeresident, on Jan 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 26 comments | 27594 Views

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Bierhaus owner sees trouble brewing

Mike Finley's downtown beer garden Bierhaus is considered one of Castro Street's most successful businesses. But then why...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 15, 2018 at 3:04 pm | 58 comments | 25915 Views

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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 | 23212 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 | 22392 Views

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Luscious kebabs, delicate curries

When it comes to kebabs, many think of chewy, marinated squares of meat, grilled on a stick. Yet at Zareen's, a contemporary...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by Benjamin Moore, on Mar 2, 2015 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 19473 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 | 18942 Views

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The star incubator

George Aviet is a carpenter, electrician, plumber, janitor, cabinet-maker, painter and visionary -- and the owner of Chez...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Seda, on Feb 11, 2014 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 16375 Views

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Review: A winning blend

Mountain View must have done something right. The city now houses half a dozen excellent, reasonably priced Japanese restaurants,...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jenny Huang, on Oct 7, 2016 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 16141 Views

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Esther's busted for bread recycling bin

After promising a $1,000-a-day fine on Esther's German Bakery for using a private company to recycle old bread, the city...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daniel P., on Mar 17, 2013 at 11:45 am | 31 comments | 14922 Views

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Small is a beautiful pizza

If you can walk to Napoletana Pizzeria, drop in for a genuine 12-inch Neapolitan pie, sit at the counter with a glass of...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on May 6, 2011 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 14827 Views

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Palo Alto's dining renaissance

There's a generally held perception that the Peninsula dining scene is dead. But a walk through downtown Palo Alto on any...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by just me, on Jan 18, 2014 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 14371 Views

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First-ever Peninsula Restaurant Week kicks off with 102 eateries

From May 14-22, more than 100 restaurants, bakeries and eateries of all stripes along the Peninsula are offering prix fixe...

Original post made on May. 14, 2021
Last comment by Ray, on May 14, 2021 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 14050 Views

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Linda's Parisian Burger is Back

Heads up to long-time MVers who remember and new-time MVers who may have only heard or read about them - one of our city's...

Original post made by Nick on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by James, on Sep 15, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 14042 Views

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Mystic coffee

You will likely be gently welcomed by Parviz Rasti, in wire-rim glasses and a sweater, looking very much the college professor...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Oct 30, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 7 comments | 13934 Views

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Tents must come down, city says, as restaurants, customers push back

The city notified businesses that they need to remove temporary tent structures for fire code reasons. Some restaurant owners...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Aug 25, 2022 at 10:28 pm | 22 comments | 13645 Views

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Lots of blame over restaurant's closure

The owners of Morocco's restaurant are alleging they were forced out after their landlord essentially doubled their monthly...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Richard Kent, on Aug 1, 2017 at 10:46 pm | 30 comments | 13282 Views

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Review: La Fontaine an emerging star on Castro

A mechanical engineer by training, Hasan Yildiz has a passion for food that has led him on a quest to cook and learn. For...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
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