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Employees-turned-owners revamp Cafe Alto, open new restaurant

For more than a decade, 473 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto has housed Italian restaurants, one after another. There was Francis Ford Coppola's Cafe Niebaum-Coppola...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by John Sack, on Jan 23, 2015 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 3136 Views

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Craft beer, wine lounge to open in Los Altos

Honcho Bar, a craft beer, wine, champagne and small bites spot aiming to open on 1st Street in Los Altos this spring, snagged...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Will, on Jan 23, 2015 at 8:12 am | 2 comments | 3547 Views

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Sushirrito to open in downtown Palo Alto this weekend

Worlds collide at Sushirrito, the fast-casual San Francisco restaurant that serves sushi in burrito form. And for the first time, those worlds will collide outside...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by danielle, on Jan 22, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 19 comments | 3009 Views

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Foie gras returns to Peninsula menus

After the news broke Wednesday that California's ban of foie gras, the prized fattened liver of a duck or goose,

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Jan 20, 2015 at 5:14 am |
33 comments | 4454 Views

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La PanotiQ, now open in downtown Mountain View

The latest outpost of a fledgling Bay Area French bakery-cafe chain opened on Castro Street in Mountain View today, Jan. 19. La PanotiQ is a family affair, run...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jan 19, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 2171 Views

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Opening alert: Chez Franc, bringing high-end hot dogs to Palo Alto

After months of unanticipated delays, a food truck and a $37,000 Kickstarter campaign, artisan hot-dog eatery Chez Franc is finally opening...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Uncle Frank, on Jan 18, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 10 comments | 4058 Views

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Santa Barbara restauranteurs take leap to Palo Alto

A husband-and-wife team that gained local fame for their culinary and physical revamp of a historic restaurant in Santa Barbara wine country is turning their eyes...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2570 Views

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Philz Coffee expanding to Redwood City

Bay Area caffeine darling Philz Coffee is kicking off 2015 with big expansion plans, including a new location slated to open this February...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by RWCborn, on Jan 9, 2015 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments | 2654 Views

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Food activist Raj Patel to speak at Hidden Villa

Food activist, journalist and author Raj Patel will be at Hidden Villa Saturday, Jan. 24, to speak about the global food system – and how...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by garbanzo, on Jan 8, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 4100 Views

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Another milk-tea chain setting up shop in Palo Alto

Downtown Palo Alto will soon have two milk-tea shops, with T4 opening on University...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Don Law, on Jan 8, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 3016 Views

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John’s Cafe closes after three years in downtown Palo Alto

The usually bright and airy John's Cafe at Lytton Avenue and Waverley Street in downtown Palo Alto looked decidedly different...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by AJ, on Jan 5, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 1851 Views

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Bradley’s Fine Diner to add lunch and brunch

Starting in the new year, Bradley's Fine Diner (BFD) in Menlo Park will be adding lunch and brunch service. Brunch will be served...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Local, on Jan 3, 2015 at 7:04 am | 1 comment | 1415 Views

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Opening alert: Tout Sweet Patisserie in Palo Alto

Time for even more holiday sweets: Top Chef desserts winner Yigit Pura's Tout Sweet Patisserie will be opening at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto Friday, Dec....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Davidro RT, on Dec 31, 2014 at 3:43 am | 1 comment | 5182 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 meseras.com, on Dec 30, 2014 at 7:23 am | 9 comments | 10286 Views

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Muracci’s 2 in Los Altos closing Dec. 23

The last day of business for family-owned Muracci's Japanese Curry & Grill in Los Altos will be...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by Larry, on Dec 25, 2014 at 1:11 am | 2 comments | 3143 Views

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Menlo Park's Tokyo Subway closing after 30 years

Tokyo Subway, a three decades-long Japanese staple in downtown Menlo Park, is closing this Wednesday, Dec. 24....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2574 Views

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One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto

UPDATE: As of Tuesday, Dec. 16, this event met its threshold on Tugg.com (see below for more information) and will be taking place. Documentary "

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by lindaloo, on Dec 20, 2014 at 1:10 pm |
1 comment | 2868 Views

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UPDATE: Cho’s to open first week of January

I reported last week that Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum, a beloved 35-year-old...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Dec 19, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 2225 Views

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Cho's, beloved dim sum spot, to reopen in Los Altos

New information on Cho's in Los Altos has been posted here. Palo...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 17, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 8 comments | 8572 Views

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Sneak peek: Bradley's Fine Diner in Menlo Park

Renowned chef Bradley Ogden's much-anticipated Bradley's Fine Diner, or BFD, is officially opening in Menlo Park the first week of November. Ogden has transformed...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Local Patron, on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:01 pm | 9 comments | 10845 Views
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