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PENINSULA FOODIST

Food & drink goings on

Local food and drink events around town in the next few weeks: Christopher Kimball at Books Inc. Mountain View

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 4, 2013
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Food & drink goings on

Local food and drink events around town in the next few weeks: Beer specials at Tied House Starting Wednesday, Oct. 30, Tied House...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 28, 2013
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COUPLE'S NET

“Everything has a Crack. That’s How the Light Gets In.” Leonard Cohen

Our marriage is not perfect; our partner can not fulfill all of our needs (yet may fill many); our children are not the reflected best aspects of ourselves –...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 8, 2014
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THE FOOD PARTY!

Learny Journey – Three Times A Day

I've never been a Girl Scout, or even a Brownie, so I didn't know about the Scout "journey" until recently. I like the name journey over project. Projects are...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Apr 14, 2014 at 10:03 am | 12 comments | 41951 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

John Tucci of Gordon Biersch Palo Alto to open his own brewery

John Tucci, veteran brewmaster of Gordon Biersch Palo Alto, is moving on after 16 years with the company to open his own brewery in South San Francisco later this...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Beer Expert, on May 29, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 34418 Views

INVEST OR DIE

I Will Vote No on Propostion 23

I will vote no on Proposition 23. AB 32, which this proposition seeks to suspend, will help the California economy, as well as our health, air quality and national...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by stephen levy, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 51 comments | 34271 Views

OFF HOURS

Is Frozen the First Feminist Disney Movie?

In the last few months dealing with multiple bouts of the worst flu ever, we've been watching a lot of family-friendly animated movies on the Disney...

Original post made by Anita Felicelli on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Suzie, on Feb 19, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 22 comments | 32004 Views

OFF HOURS

It's About Time Hollywood Made a Good Romance

Five or six years ago, I lived with a roommate who loved and owned a DVD copy of "Love, Actually," which was written and directed by Richard Curtis (also the writer...

Original post made by Anita Felicelli on Nov. 9, 2013
Last comment by Anita Felicelli, on Dec 28, 2013 at 12:12 pm | 38 comments | 30983 Views

INVEST OR DIE

I Will Vote No on Propostion 23

I will vote no on Proposition 23. AB 32, which this proposition seeks to suspend, will help the California economy, as well as our health, air quality and national...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by stephen levy, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 51 comments | 28067 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Lure + Till opens in downtown Palo Alto

The new Epiphany Hotel opened its doors in downtown Palo Alto at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 16, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Mar 23, 2014 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 27758 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

In the Weekly: juice, nitrogen ice cream & more

The Palo Alto Weekly's ShopTalk columnist, Daryl Savage, writes about local retail and restaurant news - openings, closings, etc. She reported many food-and-drink...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by saww, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 6 comments | 27194 Views

COUPLE'S NET

For Thanksgiving, Come Write Thanks to Your Beloved (e.g., Thanks for warming up my feet every night.)

I don't think anyone can be told too much how s/he's appreciated. So in honor of Thanksgiving, a wonderful holiday of family, friends and food, let's give thanks...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Dec 19, 2013 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 26374 Views

AD LIBS

Ad Libs: A whole new world

If you're a local theater-goer, you might think of James Monroe Iglehart as The Big Bad Wolf from TheatreWorks' 2005 production of "Into the Woods," or you might...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jun. 2, 2011
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Sam's Chowder House opening Monday in Palo Alto

University Avenue in Palo Alto is finally getting a full-fledged seafood spot with Sam's Chowder House, opening Monday, Nov. 11. The second outpost of the Half...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Nov 14, 2013 at 8:29 am | 16 comments | 24573 Views

OBSERVATIONS ON EDUCATION

Palo Alto’s New Two-Tiered Bullying Policy: Will Kids Fall Through the Cracks?

Palo Alto Unified School District is considering adopting a complicated set of new policies and...

Original post made by Edmund Burke on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Behaviorists - PAUSD, on Dec 3, 2013 at 2:30 pm |
47 comments | 24565 Views

OBSERVATIONS ON EDUCATION

Seven Reasons Palo Alto's New Bullying Policy is Bad for Kids, Parents, and Teachers

In my last post I discussed...

Original post made by Edmund Burke on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by rainer, on Dec 5, 2013 at 2:09 am | 36 comments | 24526 Views

AD LIBS

Ad Libs: A whole new world

If you're a local theater-goer, you might think of James Monroe Iglehart as The Big Bad Wolf from TheatreWorks' 2005 production of "Into the Woods," or you might...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jun. 2, 2011
There are no comments yet. 24204 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

What happened to Terrone?

Some detail-oriented diners might have noticed that Terrone, the "pizzeria-ristorante-bar" that opened in February this year at 448 S. California Ave. in Palo Alto,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by pablo, on Nov 16, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 3 comments | 23680 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Today is Yesterday’s Tomorrow

Aside from being questionably deeply philosophical, there are practical considerations for couples in this statement. "I'll work on our marriage tomorrow." Unfortunately...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 24, 2014
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Update: International Korean chain moving into vacated Apple Store space

A Korean restaurant chain with locations in South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, China, Japan, London and Los Angeles is moving into the old downtown Palo Alto Apple...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Eileen 1, on Dec 2, 2013 at 10:24 am | 15 comments | 22702 Views
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