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Mixx, Scott's Seafood replacement, opens in Mountain View

Mixx, the casual fusion restaurant replacing Scott's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by JeffM, 20 hours ago |
4 comments | 2590 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 Belinda, on Sep 16, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 8 comments | 9112 Views

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Company partners with Coupa Cafe to launch mobile payment app

I wrote about Downtown, a Palo Alto app started by a group of foreign entrepreneurs, when they

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by A Real Luddite, on Sep 16, 2014 at 12:14 pm |
5 comments | 1692 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 Kelly H, on Sep 11, 2014 at 9:38 pm | 15 comments | 6030 Views

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Old Pro owner takes over University Cafe, plans revamp

Downtown Palo Alto's University Café will be closing this Sunday, Sept. 7, for brief renovations, the first step in a larger revamp planned by new ownership. Steve...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sylvia, on Sep 11, 2014 at 11:38 am | 11 comments | 3335 Views

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September food and drink goings on

September is chock full of excellent food and drink events up and down the Peninsula, from the annual Mountain View Art & Wine Festival to a sausage making class...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by jmal, on Sep 5, 2014 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 2579 Views

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Palo Alto quietly gets new evening food truck market

Palo Alto quietly got a new dinner-time food truck option late last month, filling the hole left by popular Edgewood Eats' closure in 2013.

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Aug 29, 2014 at 12:31 pm |
5 comments | 4391 Views

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David's Tea: now open in downtown Palo Alto

David's Tea, a massive organic tea chain company that got its start in Toronto, Canada, in 2008, opened its sixth Bay Area location today, Aug. 23, in downtown Palo...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Wendie, on Aug 26, 2014 at 7:02 pm | 6 comments | 3693 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 Excited Citizen, on Aug 25, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 6 comments | 15796 Views

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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, on Aug 20, 2014 at 11:42 pm | 5 comments | 3698 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 | 5640 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 | 2904 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 | 2229 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. 2555 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 | 19053 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 | 3939 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 | 7236 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 | 4091 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 | 3660 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 | 2522 Views
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