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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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Yum Cha Palace opens in Menlo Park
Jan 29, 2017 1:40 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 16,637

New life has finally been breathed into the long-vacant space at 1039 El Camino Real in Menlo Park, the former home of Su Hong's sit-down restaurant, with Yum Cha... More
Mountain View's Shell Shock becomes East Street Tacos
Jan 27, 2017 3:18 pm
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After about two years of shucking oysters on Castro Street in Mountain View, the owner of Shell Shock... More
Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
Jan 17, 2017 12:19 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 26,555

Facing the end of a five-year lease and a rent increase that was hard to justify, fast-casual Indian eatery ... More
Mizu Sushi to replace Cocina Central in Mountain View
Jan 16, 2017 12:55 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 4,631

A San Jose sushi restaurant will replace Cocina Central at Mountain View's The Village at San Antonio Center, Cocina Central owner Randy Everman confirmed Monday.

Everman,... More
Celebrity chef pulls out of BFD Menlo Park; to reopen as new concept
Jan 11, 2017 4:12 pm
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==B UPDATE: Chris Vestal, who lives in Menlo Park, said he plans to open a restaurant at this location serving American-style cuisine with locally sourced ingredients.... More
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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