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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 online editor. I graduated from USC with a major in Spanish and a minor in journalism. Though my...  (More)

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Cal Ave shakeup: Tandoori Oven shutters; Pizza Studio moves in
Jul 17, 2014 8:06 am
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California Avenue fast-casual Indian joint Tandoori Oven has suddenly shuttered, with a curt handwritten sign appearing in the front window that reads, "Closed :(... More
Mex To Go closes in Menlo; replaced by Mama Coco
Jul 16, 2014 8:24 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,989

Longtime El Camino Real Mexican spot Mex To Go has closed and in its place, a new Mexican eatery called Mama Coco Cocina Mexicana opened its doors.

Mama Coco... More
Blue Bottle Coffee taps out of Lytton Gateway
Jul 15, 2014 8:50 am
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Third-wave coffee cult favorite Blue Bottle is no longer moving into Palo Alto's new Lytton Gateway building.

Communications... More
Gelato shop to open in Lytton Gateway
Jul 14, 2014 8:44 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 3,702

The first retail shop to open at Palo Alto's new Lytton Gateway building will be an independent gelato shop owned by a Palo Alto couple who originally hail from... More
Oren’s Hummus Mountain View: bigger, faster and opening Monday
Jul 9, 2014 9:37 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 8,900

The wait is over: Oren's Hummus, famed for its fresh, direct-from-Israel hummus, flavorful meat skewers and stuffed-to-the-gill pita sandwiches, will be opening... More
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