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Find coffee and community at Palo Alto's new Backyard Brew

A new caffeine option is now open on California Avenue in Palo Alto: Backyard Brew, where a Palo Alto native is hoping to to build a space for both coffee and community. Backyard...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by grande, on Feb 8, 2017 at 8:55 pm | 8 comments | 19559 Views

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Yum Cha Palace opens in Menlo Park

New life has finally been breathed into the long-vacant space at 1039 El Camino Real in Menlo Park, the former home of Su Hong's sit-down restaurant, with Yum...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 29, 2017
Last comment by Jayne, on Feb 2, 2017 at 6:07 pm | 5 comments | 16143 Views

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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto

Facing the end of a five-year lease and a rent increase that was hard to justify, fast-casual Indian eatery

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Julia, on Feb 2, 2017 at 12:24 pm |
18 comments | 26321 Views

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Mountain View's Shell Shock becomes East Street Tacos

After about two years of shucking oysters on Castro Street in Mountain View, the owner of Shell Shock...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 28, 2017 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 3984 Views

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Mizu Sushi to replace Cocina Central in Mountain View

A San Jose sushi restaurant will replace Cocina Central at Mountain View's The Village at San Antonio Center, Cocina Central owner Randy Everman confirmed Monday. Everman,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Poke Lover, on Jan 16, 2017 at 9:36 pm | 5 comments | 4440 Views

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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View

International bakery chain Paris Baguette plans to open a new "showstopper" location in downtown Mountain View in 2017, Chief Development Officer...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Samson, on Jan 13, 2017 at 5:59 pm | 30 comments | 21991 Views

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Celebrity chef pulls out of BFD Menlo Park; to reopen as new concept

==B UPDATE: Chris Vestal, who lives in Menlo Park, said he plans to open a restaurant at this location serving American-style cuisine with locally sourced ingredients....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by rezi, on Jan 13, 2017 at 7:00 am | 6 comments | 10891 Views

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Palo Altan to open brew-and-pizza focused restaurant in Los Altos

Palo Alto native Lars Smith, who has worked in and around restaurants since he was a teenager, will open State of Mind Public House, an homage to California beer...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Jan 12, 2017 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 24211 Views

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Old Port Lobster Shack closing in Redwood City, expanding to Los Altos

Old Port Lobster Shack, a New England-style seafood restaurant with locations in Redwood City, Portola Valley and San Jose, will be closing its original Redwood...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ike Heil, on Jan 11, 2017 at 9:06 pm | 15 comments | 14127 Views

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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain

Downtown Palo Alto seafood restaurant Sam's Chowder House has been sold to a Boston-based...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 27 comments | 17127 Views

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Hunan Homes reopens in Mountain View

Exciting news for fans of longtime Los Altos Chinese restaurant Hunan Homes: The restaurant has reopened in a new location in Mountain View. Now named Hunan Homes...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:49 pm | 3 comments | 12388 Views

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New eateries to open at Stanford Shopping Center

Stanford Shopping Center announced this week a slew of new stores and restaurants slated to open in the spring of 2016 as part of a

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by ced1106, on Dec 28, 2016 at 1:49 pm |
18 comments | 17924 Views

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Zareen's opens Friday in Palo Alto

Mountain View restaurant Zareen's will open location no. 2 this Friday, Oct. 7, in Palo Alto. Zareen's, which serves traditional as well as more fusion-style...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jameson Zhang, on Dec 25, 2016 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 13909 Views

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Zareen's, Pakistani restaurant, to open in Palo Alto

Zareen's, a contemporary Pakistani and Indian restaurant in Mountain View, will soon...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Carol reddy, on Dec 25, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 19 comments | 22816 Views

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Maum restaurant presses pause in Palo Alto

More than four years after the former downtown Palo Alto Apple Store at 451 University Ave. closed and three years since a Korean restaurant laid claim to the large...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Ugg - what a shame!, on Dec 15, 2016 at 2:49 pm | 9 comments | 4409 Views

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Yayoi opens in downtown Palo Alto

A Japanese restaurant chain opened its first United States location on Friday in downtown Palo Alto. Yayoi, located at 403 University Ave., is a teishoku-style...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on Dec 4, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 10 comments | 9518 Views

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Opening alert: Biondivino in Palo Alto

San Francisco wine shop Biondivino is opening the doors of its second...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3659 Views

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Bonchon bringing Korean fried chicken to Mountain View

A franchise of Bonchon, a Korean-born fried chicken chain, is opening in downtown Mountain View early next year. Albert Tseng, a Mountain View resident, has taken...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Poke Lover, on Nov 28, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 11 comments | 11704 Views

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Olive Garden shutters in Palo Alto

The Palo Alto location of international Italian-restaurant chain Olive Garden is no more. The restaurant at 2515 El Camino Real closed on May 21, days before...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 26, 2016 at 9:46 pm | 17 comments | 23169 Views

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Lovejoy's Tea Room coming to Redwood City

==I UPDATE: Lovejoy's Tea Room is holding a grand opening on Friday, Dec. 2, with two reservation-only seatings (2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.) at $30 per person. There...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Theme, on Nov 20, 2016 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 11061 Views
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