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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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What restaurants are open on Christmas day?
Dec 23, 2013 9:33 am
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For those who don't celebrate Christmas or want to mark it with an impromptu meal out, here's a by-no-means-exhaustive list of local restaurants open on the holiday.... More
Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
Oct 16, 2013 12:19 pm
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Michelin Guide announced its annual list of San Francisco Bay Area and Wine Country Bib Gourmand restaurants, a designation that denotes high-quality food at a... More
Silicon Valley Restaurant Week, Oct. 16-23
Oct 15, 2013 8:36 am
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Silicon Valley Restaurant Week is similar to other cities' "Dine Out" events you might have heard of. For a week or... More
Menlo Hub owner evicted, restaurant closes
Jan 28, 2014 1:29 pm
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Menlo Hub at 1029 El Camino Real in Menlo Park has closed, with the owner in major debt to the landlord.

Owner Mehmet Erkus said he was behind rent for about... More
Growing community roots
Oct 18, 2013 10:13 am
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Two Stanford students – one who has spent summers working in a Modesto canning factory and with a global anti- hunger nonprofit in Uganda; the other, an American... More
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