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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 | 58224 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 | 47915 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

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 | 42712 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Expanded California Avenue farmers market kicking off Sunday

The California Avenue Farmers' Market is set to expand this weekend, an unexpected boon from the city's massive streetscape project for the street, which

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Gus L., on Mar 25, 2014 at 6:49 am |
7 comments | 40443 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Leftover Love

I love leftovers. You know, sloppy seconds. Stop - I'm back talking food. While some eaters have a strong aversion to eating day one food on day two, I welcome...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by BroIL, on Mar 20, 2014 at 8:21 am | 4 comments | 38139 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 | 35630 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 | 29716 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 | 28706 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

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 | 27629 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 | 27120 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“If You Don’t Know, You Know: No”

I read this quote recently (and don't remember where; sorry, author), and it hit a nerve with me. How hard is it to say "No"? Pretty difficult for some of us,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 17, 2014
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Voyageur du Temps, Los Altos' time-traveling cafe

A time-traveling cafe has opened in Los Altos. You heard me right. Voyageur du Temps (time traveler in French) recently opened its doors at 288 1st St., serving...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by serena, on Jul 19, 2014 at 12:17 am | 1 comment | 26618 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Steak Out in Mountain View becomes Bierhaus in name and spirit

Steak Out owner Mike Finley said that when he settled on a name for his Mountain View restaurant years ago, he wasn't completely happy with it. "When I first...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Nov 22, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 26172 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Custom pizza joint on its way to Mountain View

Mountain View's San Antonio Center has become a hotbed for...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by David V, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:33 am | 8 comments | 26157 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

College applications: round three

Our family has survived our third child applying to college. He plans to study at a University of California campus in close proximity to a beach, and he is thrilled...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by JM, on Apr 24, 2014 at 2:40 am | 27 comments | 25425 Views
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