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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls

While Ike Shehadeh, owner of Bay Area sandwich favorite Ike's Place, waits for the green light from the city to open a new location in downtown Palo Alto, he's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Feb 10, 2016 at 12:42 pm | 15 comments | 4397 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
Last comment by DrTinPA, on Feb 8, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 7426 Views

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Palo Alto Brewing Company to open tasting room, restaurant

==I UPDATE: The Tap Room soft opened on Wednesday, Feb. 3. An opening menu includes poutine, wings, grilled cheese and fried chicken sandwiches, beer floats and...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by Chris Cummings, on Feb 5, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 3 comments | 4251 Views

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Palo Alto's 4141 El Camino bar shutters

One of Palo Alto’s last-standing dive bars, 4141 El Camino, closed its doors for good last weekend. There was a "bar's last day"...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Feb 4, 2016 at 12:52 pm | 6 comments | 2948 Views

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Su Hong Menlo Park changes hands after 38 years

Su Hong To Go in Menlo Park, the longtime takeout Chinese-food favorite of generations of customers, has been sold, owner Bee King confirmed Monday. King, who...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Marcia K., on Feb 4, 2016 at 12:11 pm | 27 comments | 15972 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 DC, on Feb 1, 2016 at 2:37 pm | 15 comments | 5414 Views

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Now open: Second Coupa Cafe in Palo Alto

Coupa Cafe has upped its fleet of cafes to eight with the opening this week of a brand new downtown Palo Alto location. The cafe is now open at 111 Lytton Ave.,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by charles reilly, on Jan 28, 2016 at 6:59 pm | 5 comments | 2318 Views

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Los Altos' Main Street Cafe to close

Main Street Cafe, a community fixture in downtown Los Altos for the last decade, will be closing at the end of the month. Owner Jamie Tomaselli confirmed the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jan 25, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 8 comments | 4640 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
Last comment by paloaltofoodie, on Jan 23, 2016 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 8592 Views

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Marsh Manor, Atherton Subs disagree over sandwich shop's closure

The owner of a recently shuttered, longtime sandwich shop at Marsh Manor Center in Redwood City and the owners of the shopping center disagree over the events leading...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Todd Secrest, on Jan 21, 2016 at 11:23 am | 12 comments | 3620 Views

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Mixx shutters in Mountain View

Mixx, the casual fusion eatery that replaced longtime...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by misc, on Jan 19, 2016 at 10:32 pm |
26 comments | 9722 Views

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Honcho Bar soft opens in Los Altos

Downtown Los Altos got slightly more hip toward the end of 2015 with the opening of Honcho Bar, a lounge serving up craft beer, wine, and soon, small plates. Honcho...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Jan 13, 2016 at 7:23 pm | 6 comments | 4609 Views

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Opening alert: Thyme in Palo Alto

The owner of Thyme, a new restaurant in downtown Palo Alto, describes the concept as "modern California with a British twist." Winston Haddaway...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jan 8, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 4283 Views

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Thaiphoon owner to open second Thai restaurant in Palo Alto

The owner of downtown Palo Alto Thai restaurant Thaiphoon is opening another Thai restaurant just blocks away on University Avenue. Tom Vongampai, who owns Thaiphoon...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by AnnaTaylor, on Jan 1, 2016 at 10:07 pm | 19 comments | 5905 Views

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Hunan Home's shutters after 25 years in Los Altos

Hunan Home's Restaurant in Los Altos closed Sept. 13 after a quarter century of business, owner Jenny Yuan confirmed on Tuesday. Yuan, whose family opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by KL, on Dec 30, 2015 at 1:19 pm | 8 comments | 4799 Views

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Opening alert: Drunken Lobster in Mountain View

Downtown Mountain View will get a new seafood restaurant on Tuesday, Sept. 22, with the opening of Drunken Lobster at 212 Castro...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by BeckyG, on Dec 30, 2015 at 9:34 am | 8 comments | 6832 Views

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Openings: Big Bites in Mountain View

A new Vietnamese restaurant joined the ranks in Mountain View in late September: Big Bites, serving typical fare of noodle bowls, pho, banh mi's and more. Big...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Chrisc, on Dec 29, 2015 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 18397 Views

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Opening alert: Bird Dog in Palo Alto

Bird Dog, a new downtown Palo Alto restaurant from a

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by "French Laundry??", on Dec 28, 2015 at 11:11 am |
10 comments | 6879 Views

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Downtown Mountain View gets an acai-bowl shop

The persistent trend of acai bowls is continuing in Mountain View with the addition of Mahalo Bowl, a food truck’s first brick-and-mortar location on Castro...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Dec 25, 2015 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 3742 Views

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Borrone MarketBar to host holiday pop-up event

Six months after its unexpected closure, Borrone MarketBar, the neighboring sister restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Musing Thalia, on Dec 22, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 3 comments | 2727 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
By Elena Kadvany | 15 comments | 4,397 views

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By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,720 views

A day for reading
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 474 views

Forget You're Reading This
By Nick Taylor | 0 comments | 295 views