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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list

The Michelin guide folks unveiled this week their annual Bib Gourmand list, the teaser appetizer before the main course next week: the 2015 Michelin stars. Bib...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by resident, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 2872 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 Johnny, on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 32 comments | 4377 Views

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Palo Alto's 3G’s Cafe sold to new owners

3G's Cafe, tucked away on Cambridge Avenue one block off California Avenue, has since 2011 attracted a loyal following of coffee and cuñape lovers. It was

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1682 Views

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Brunch at Bierhaus

Mountain View's Bierhaus, which rebranded itself last year with a

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 739 Views

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Santa Clara County rolls out restaurant scoring system

Cheers to transparency: Starting this week, Santa Clara County diners will be able to access online full health inspection information for any and all eateries,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Oct 13, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 10 comments | 3511 Views

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Silicon Valley Restaurant Week, Oct. 15-22

Silicon Valley Restaurant Week is returning Wednesday, Oct. 15, with plenty of deals throughout the Peninsula. For those who don't know how it works, participating...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3469 Views

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Tin Pot Creamery finalist in national ‘American Made’ competition

Palo Alto's Tin Pot Creamery is one of the finalists in Martha Stewart's 2014 American Made awards, which spotlights the best in local and handmade food, crafts,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 10, 2014
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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
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Tasting Week returns for a fourth year

Tasting Week is returning to Palo Alto schools Monday, Oct. 6, with renowned local chefs such as Calafia's Charlie Ayers and Madera's Peter Rudolph visiting classrooms...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Oct 9, 2014 at 9:32 am | 5 comments | 3160 Views

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Mountain View chef opens juice shop

Jay Essadki is bringing juice to Mountain View. On Oct. 1, the local chef opened a new-age juice shop on Castro Street called

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 8, 2014 at 11:44 am |
2 comments | 2123 Views

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October openings roundup

Fall is in the air, and so is the smell of chicken diablo, custom pizzas, falafel and French pastries. Four very different eateries – one Mexican, one Mediterranean,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Oct 6, 2014 at 8:27 am | 2 comments | 3548 Views

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Steins, sausage and spaetzle: Mountain View hosts second Oktoberfest

For the second year in a row, a downtown Mountain View block will be transformed into a mini Munich for a two-day Oktoberfest extravaganza. On Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Slurred Speech, on Oct 6, 2014 at 6:18 am | 5 comments | 4298 Views

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Tout Sweet Patisserie coming to Town & Country

Tout Sweet, a patisserie from self-proclaimed "pastry geek" and Top Chef: Just Desserts winner Yigit Pura, has laid claim to a tiny space at Town & Country...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Sep 30, 2014 at 9:44 am | 2 comments | 2959 Views

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Opening alert: Zola, in downtown Palo Alto

French restaurant Zola, local chef Guillaume Bienaimé's very own restaurant, is set to open in Palo Alto Wednesday, Sept. 24. Bienaimé has been working since...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Mimi Denman, on Sep 26, 2014 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 4668 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 Betty R., on Sep 23, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 16 comments | 6822 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 Kathy, on Sep 22, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 12 comments | 4045 Views

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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 Max Hauser, on Sep 21, 2014 at 8:28 am |
14 comments | 4965 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 | 10567 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 | 2310 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 | 2985 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
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WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable
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Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
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A Surprise!
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