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Lutticken's owner opens Main & Elm in Redwood City

The owner of Lutticken's in Menlo Park has taken over a Redwood City coffee shop, transforming it into a full restaurant. Bob Lutticken, who lives in Redwood...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by resident, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 945 Views

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Turn Bar & Grill, coming soon to Los Altos

Two lifelong Los Altos residents, one who has long dreamed of opening his own restaurant, are behind Turn Bar & Grill,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Dave Thompson, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 2934 Views

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Calave wine bar opens in Palo Alto

One block of California Avenue is returning to its boozy roots with the opening of Calave, a wine bar that occupies the site once home to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Remember literacy?, 9 hours ago | 7 comments | 1942 Views

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Chez Franc calls it quits in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's only high-end hot dog eatery, Chez Franc, closed its doors for good after dinner on...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by julie, on Jun 30, 2015 at 2:00 am | 61 comments | 7896 Views

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La Boulange Palo Alto to close

Starbucks announced Tuesday that it will be closing all of its 23 La Boulange locations, including one in downtown Palo Alto, describing the cafes as "not sustainable...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Meh, on Jun 28, 2015 at 4:14 pm | 19 comments | 3862 Views

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Downtown Menlo Park gets a French patisserie

A woman raised in France who later graduated from Le Cordon Bleu and now lives in Atherton is opening her own patisserie in the former home of Sugar Shack on Santa...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Bunyip, on Jun 28, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 10 comments | 4328 Views

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Menlo Park's Borrone MarketBar shutters

Borrone MarketBar, the latest restaurant project from the Borrone family that opened next door...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by BLS, on Jun 23, 2015 at 8:44 am | 5 comments | 2538 Views

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SMIP Ranch's CSA program returns

Want to nosh on "hyper-seasonal," organic (duh), harvested-the-same-day produce from the farm that supplies Michelin-starred The Village Pub in Woodside and Mayfield...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2456 Views

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Pop Tea Bar replaces Beans n' Bites cafe

Palo Alto got yet another milk-tea shop this week with the opening of Pop Tea Bar at 456 Cambridge Ave., the former home of Beans n' Bites and before that, 3 G's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Grace, on Jun 18, 2015 at 10:42 am | 3 comments | 1640 Views

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Ike's Place to open in Palo Alto

The "Doomsday," "Kryptonite," "Pastrami-Charmed Life" and "Steph Curry One" will soon be coming to Palo Alto. In case you're unfamiliar, that means cult favorite...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 13, 2015
Last comment by Menloshopper, on Jun 18, 2015 at 10:21 am | 14 comments | 4187 Views

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Meal delivery startup ‘relaunches’ with new concept, Bay Area chef

Three years ago, Gobble was an online meal delivery company born out of a Stanford University graduate's observation (and personal experience)...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Patty, on Jun 18, 2015 at 7:52 am | 2 comments | 5241 Views

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Asian-fusion restaurant headed to Menlo Park

Banana Leaf, an Asian-fusion restaurant in Milpitas, has snagged the former Menlo Hub location in Menlo Park for a second location. The owners of Banana Leaf...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jun 17, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 1966 Views

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Draeger's Los Altos eyes upgrades, expansion

UPDATE: ==I The Los Altos Planning and Transportation Commission gave its unanimous approval to this project on May 21. Draeger's owner Richard Draeger said...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Barb , on Jun 14, 2015 at 4:12 pm | 6 comments | 5499 Views

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Menlo Park's Bistro Vida gets a Michelin-starred French chef

Here's a first: A Michelin-starred chef from Paris is coming to Menlo Park this month to work a two-year stint at downtown French restaurant

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Pat, on Jun 12, 2015 at 5:15 pm |
13 comments | 6571 Views

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Talk: 'The Science of Booze' in Palo Alto

Get a dose of science with your evening cocktail Thursday, June 11, in Palo Alto. Adam Rogers, author of "

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2600 Views

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Palo Alto Brewing Co. celebrates its fifth birthday

Palo Alto Brewing Company is celebrating its fifth year of business in appropriately hoppy style with a birthday IPA, released on draft only at select locations...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cassie, on May 24, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 5 comments | 8591 Views

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Howie's Artisan Pizza expands to Redwood City

After five years of serving up pies at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto, Howie's Artisan Pizza owner Howie Bulka decided it was time to serve the city he has...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by J, on May 11, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 9 comments | 3890 Views

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Palo Alto, Los Altos farmers markets reopen

It's that time of year: The downtown Palo Alto and Los Altos farmers markets are both reopening for the season this week. The

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on May 8, 2015 at 7:01 am |
3 comments | 2787 Views

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Scott's Seafood Palo Alto to close in March

After more than a decade of serving seafood at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto, Scott's Seafood will close its doors for good on March 8. Owner Steve Mayer...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by vincdejuanhk, on May 4, 2015 at 11:39 pm | 28 comments | 12942 Views

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Opening alert: Opa! in Palo Alto

Opa!, a Bay Area restaurant chain that champions "authentic Greek cuisine," opened Monday in downtown Palo Alto. Opa! is now...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ottoman, on May 3, 2015 at 7:46 am | 12 comments | 3470 Views
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