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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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June 30 could be sandwich shop Ike's Place's last day at Stanford
Jan 6, 2014 3:07 pm
Comments: 19 | Views: 18,299

Ike's Place – a popular Bay Area sandwich chain known for its massive menu, "dirty sauce" and sandwiches named after local celebrities – could be vacating... More
Silicon Valley Restaurant Week, Oct. 16-23
Oct 15, 2013 8:36 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 17,368

Silicon Valley Restaurant Week is similar to other cities' "Dine Out" events you might have heard of. For a week or... More
Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
Oct 16, 2013 12:19 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 16,674

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
Growing community roots
Oct 18, 2013 10:13 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 16,121

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
Menlo Hub owner evicted, restaurant closes
Jan 28, 2014 1:29 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 15,995

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
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