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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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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 | 31022 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

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. 25020 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

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 | 21988 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 | 20855 Views

OFF DEADLINE

Blogs, hm, seem a lot like conferences …

Some years back, 1977 to be a bit more precise, I ventured a daring prediction to a class of Stanford seniors who wanted to learn how to write news stories. "In...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 30, 2006
Last comment by John Hargis, on Sep 2, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 18 comments | 17637 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 | 17454 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 | 16936 Views

OFF DEADLINE

Blogs, hm, seem a lot like conferences …

Some years back, 1977 to be a bit more precise, I ventured a daring prediction to a class of Stanford seniors who wanted to learn how to write news stories. "In...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 30, 2006
Last comment by John Hargis, on Sep 2, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 18 comments | 16837 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Where to dine out on Thanksgiving

For those of you who don't enjoy cooking, prefer to eat out on Turkey Day or simply want to support restaurant staff working on the holiday, head to these local...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Nov 21, 2013 at 8:41 am | 6 comments | 15066 Views

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 | 14742 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 | 14726 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 | 14501 Views

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 | 14372 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

What restaurants are open on Christmas day?

For those who don't celebrate Christmas or want to mark it with an impromptu meal out, here's a by-no-means-exhaustive list of local restaurants open on the holiday....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Dec 27, 2013 at 12:39 pm | 15 comments | 14082 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 | 13603 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 | 13397 Views
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A memorable Paly prom
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Passover Joke
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