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By Elena Kadvany

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About this blog: I am a perpetually hungry twenty-something journalist, born and raised in Menlo Park and currently working at the Palo Alto Weekly as education and youth staff writer. I graduated from USC with a major in Spanish and a minor in jo...  (More)

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Kirk's Steakburgers sold to new owner
Feb 24, 2015 11:10 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 2,792

John Withers has owned Kirk's Steakburgers since 1996, when he bought the Palo Alto standby from the son of the original owner, Bill Sincere. Sincere opened the... More
Opening alert: Gong Cha in Palo Alto
Feb 23, 2015 4:09 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,350

Downtown Palo Alto got its second milk-tea shop in three months with the opening of Gong Cha in mid-February.

Gong Cha is a massive Taiwanese milk-tea chain... More
Cho's Los Altos finally opens
Feb 22, 2015 10:10 am
Comments: 21 | Views: 4,425

Fans of Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum have been anxiously awaiting the return of owner Cho Yu's famous potstickers and pork buns since the news came in December that he... More
Cal Ave hair salon to split in half to open wine bar
Feb 13, 2015 10:26 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 5,793

Lori Romero has operated her hair salon, True Salon, at the corner of California Avenue and Birch Street in Palo Alto for a decade. Come... More
Opa! Greek restaurant to take over 140 University
Feb 12, 2015 1:25 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,431

Greek restaurant chain Opa! has laid claim to a major downtown Palo Alto corner space: 140 University Ave., most recently the... More
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