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Gelato shop to open in Lytton Gateway

The first retail shop to open at Palo Alto's new Lytton Gateway building will be an independent gelato shop owned by a Palo Alto couple who originally hail from...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by Bru, 15 hours ago | 5 comments | 3011 Views

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Menlo family brings Tahoe breakfast favorite to Marsh Manor

It's a familiar journey for many Bay Area families. You pack the car to the gills with everyone's snow (or summer) gear, wake up bright and early and hit the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Shila Morris, on Aug 18, 2014 at 11:40 am | 6 comments | 4932 Views

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Blue Bottle Coffee moving into historic Varsity Theatre

After passing on Lytton Gateway, Blue Bottle Coffee has quickly laid claim to a new downtown Palo Alto space: the historic Varsity Theatre, which property owner...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Aug 11, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments | 6161 Views

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Chez Franc launches food truck – and Kickstarter campaign

Haute hot dog eatery Chez Franc, facing unanticipated delays on opening a brick-and-mortar restaurant at 415 California Ave. in Palo Alto, is officially going mobile...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Desmo, on Aug 11, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 2 comments | 1839 Views

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Three Seasons launches banh mi cart in downtown Palo Alto

San Francisco is well known for its pop-up culture. There might be a barbecue stand in a coffee shop one afternoon or a donut shop inside a bar another. The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Ms Veggie, on Aug 6, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 1602 Views

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Alexander’s Steakhouse opening a Mountain View bakery

Alexander's Steakhouse – which operates two restaurants of that name in San Francisco and Cupertino as well as The Sea by...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Amelia, on Aug 5, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 6 comments | 8266 Views

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Rangoon Ruby #2 now open

Downtown Palo Alto's only Burmese restaurant, Rangoon Ruby, has enjoyed such success...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1686 Views

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June 30 could be sandwich shop Ike's Place's last day at Stanford

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...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by capt obvious, on Aug 1, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 19 comments | 17908 Views

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What local restaurants do you miss the most?

In light of the seemingly endless ebb and flow of restaurant closures and openings on the Peninsula, from years-long standbys to short-lived stints, I've long wanted...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Agnes Brydges, on Jul 30, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 31 comments | 3505 Views

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Scott’s Seafood Mountain View to close, reopen as new concept

A changing of the helm at Scott's Seafood Mountain View will result in the closure of the Castro Street seafood spot and the opening...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Agnes Brydges, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 14 comments | 5139 Views

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Carefully curated restaurant delivery company expands to Peninsula

Yet another San Francisco food delivery startup has expanded to the Peninsula, hoping to offer a more exclusive, carefully curated service in a very saturated market. Caviar,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by I like Roses, on Jul 30, 2014 at 12:30 am | 8 comments | 4865 Views

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Acai bowls, headed to downtown Palo Alto

A 23-year-old Menlo Park native is teaming up with a college friend to bring acai bowls, smoothies, house-made nut milks and all-around health food to downtown Palo...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Connie, on Jul 28, 2014 at 10:43 am | 4 comments | 3340 Views

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Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto

One artisan chocolate store moves out and another one takes its place: Timothy Adams Chocolate, an independent chocolate operation run by a couple from Sausalito,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Delicious!, on Jul 26, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 4 comments | 3237 Views

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Cafe chain moving into vacated Bargain Box space in Palo Alto

South Bay bakery/café chain Le Boulanger has snagged the California Avenue spaces vacated by two longtime tenants, 58-year-old thrift store

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Steve in Menlo, on Jul 22, 2014 at 7:12 pm |
8 comments | 2087 Views

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Mex To Go closes in Menlo; replaced by Mama Coco

Longtime El Camino Real Mexican spot Mex To Go has closed and in its place, a new Mexican eatery called Mama Coco Cocina Mexicana opened its doors. Mama Coco...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Sarah, on Jul 20, 2014 at 12:39 am | 2 comments | 1636 Views

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Voyageur du Temps, Los Altos' time-traveling cafe

A time-traveling cafe has opened in Los Altos. You heard me right. Voyageur du Temps (time traveler in French) recently opened its doors at 288 1st St., serving...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by serena, on Jul 19, 2014 at 12:17 am | 1 comment | 24116 Views

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Oren’s Hummus Mountain View: bigger, faster and opening Monday

The wait is over: Oren's Hummus, famed for its fresh, direct-from-Israel hummus, flavorful meat skewers and stuffed-to-the-gill pita sandwiches, will be opening...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 17, 2014 at 2:09 pm | 15 comments | 8070 Views

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Cal Ave shakeup: Tandoori Oven shutters; Pizza Studio moves in

California Avenue fast-casual Indian joint Tandoori Oven has suddenly shuttered, with a curt handwritten sign appearing in the front window that reads, "Closed :(...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1819 Views

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Amber India empire expands into Los Altos

The locally born Amber India empire is making big moves this year, with a three-level restaurant that can accommodate almost 300 people slated to open at 4926 El...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Janna Wilbur, on Jul 16, 2014 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1700 Views

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Blue Bottle Coffee taps out of Lytton Gateway

Third-wave coffee cult favorite Blue Bottle is no longer moving into Palo Alto's new Lytton Gateway building. Communications...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 15, 2014 at 9:54 pm | 3 comments | 2110 Views
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