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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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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
Menlo Hub owner evicted, restaurant closes
Jan 28, 2014 1:29 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 19,607

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
Update: Sam’s Chowder House in Palo Alto
Oct 8, 2013 11:41 am
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Sam's Chowder House, the Half Moon Bay waterfront establishment known for fresh fish and ocean views, recently announced it was... More
Local food pantries, meals for Thanksgiving
Nov 21, 2013 8:38 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 18,458

Here's a quick list (by no means complete) of local food pantries, soup kitchens, etc.:

Food Closet at the InnVision Opportunity Center: Distribution of... More
John Gurnee, previously at Wayfare Tavern, joins LB Steak in Menlo Park
Oct 25, 2013 1:33 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 16,222

John Gurnee, previously chef de cuisine at Wayfare Tavern in San Francisco, is now heading the kitchen at LB Steak in Menlo... More
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