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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 L, 18 hours ago | 10 comments | 6631 Views

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Lemonade to open in Palo Alto June 24

A new location of Lemonade, a fast-casual, healthy restaurant chain based in Southern California, will open its doors in downtown Palo Alto this Friday, June 24. Lemonade...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jun 23, 2016 at 4:32 pm | 5 comments | 16290 Views

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Gochi reopens in Mountain View

Mountain View favorite Gochi Japanese Fusion Tapas has officially reopened in a new location after...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2329 Views

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Mountain View's Buffalo to reopen as Srasa Kitchen

Buffalo, a two-year-old downtown Mountain View restaurant focused on beer, burgers and baos, has closed....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Missing Buffalo..., on Jun 20, 2016 at 4:46 pm | 11 comments | 3572 Views

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Sharetea soft opens in Palo Alto

Sharetea, an international Taiwanese milk-tea chain, opened a new outpost in downtown Palo Alto today, Monday, June 13. The shop at 540 Bryant St. is holding...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Just what we need, on Jun 20, 2016 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 6502 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 Frank A, on Jun 17, 2016 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 6040 Views

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Menlo Park: Farewell Su Hong, hello Yum Cha Palace

Ever since Su Hong To Go in downtown Menlo Park changed hands in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by puffnstuff, on Jun 14, 2016 at 2:41 am |
14 comments | 8480 Views

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Poki Bowl eyes Palo Alto location

Just as one fast-casual poké eatery opened in Palo Alto, another announced...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Billy Anderson, on Jun 11, 2016 at 5:56 am | 4 comments | 9670 Views

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What local restaurants do you miss the most?

In light of the seemingly endless ebb and flow of restaurant closures and openings on the Peninsula, from years-long standbys to short-lived stints, I've long...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by ChrisO., on Jun 9, 2016 at 9:38 pm | 36 comments | 12424 Views

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Cal Ave Starbucks to close temporarily

If you’re seeking caffeine in the California Avenue area the week of June 13, don’t go to the Starbucks at 361 California Ave. in Palo Alto. That...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3209 Views

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pokéLOVE opens in Palo Alto

Palo Alto is the latest Bay Area city to get its own fast-casual poké eatery with the opening of pokéLOVE at Town & Country Village...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Jun 9, 2016 at 4:39 am | 4 comments | 4593 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 Epicure, on Jun 6, 2016 at 8:29 pm | 13 comments | 15241 Views

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Chef Zhao Kitchen opens in Palo Alto

Palo Altans who live near the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center now have a new neighborhood dining option: Chef Zhao Kitchen, a Chinese restaurant. Chef Zhao Kitchen...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Older Ashtangi, on Jun 2, 2016 at 9:00 pm | 3 comments | 6229 Views

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Opening alert: Manresa Bread in Los Altos

Manresa Bread, the popular bakery spinoff of David Kinch's celebrated Manresa restaurant in Los Gatos, is opening a second location in Los Altos on Wednesday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2141 Views

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Chez Franc calls it quits in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's only high-end hot dog eatery, Chez Franc, closed its doors for good after dinner...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Steph, on May 30, 2016 at 4:58 am | 63 comments | 13893 Views

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Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant

Franco Campilongo, owner of pizzeria Terún on California Avenue in Palo Alto, plans to open a new Italian restaurant and wine and beer bar just blocks...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Noisy, on May 28, 2016 at 1:15 pm | 10 comments | 7337 Views

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Opening alert: Ike's Press at Stanford

A new grab-and-go version of Bay Area cult-sandwich favorite Ike's Place is now open on the Stanford University campus. Dubbed "Ike's Press,"...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Chris, on May 23, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 4464 Views

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Opening alert: Sweetgreen in downtown Palo Alto

National salad chain Sweetgreen will be opening its doors in downtown Palo Alto this coming Tuesday, May 17. Sweetgreen recently

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on May 18, 2016 at 5:48 pm |
12 comments | 6121 Views

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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 Luz, on May 15, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 60407 Views

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Fire, Oak & Barley shutters in Palo Alto

With about eight months of business under its belt, Fire, Oak & Barley closed its doors at 341 California Ave. this weekend. Family-owned Bay Area bakery...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by Steve, on May 11, 2016 at 8:40 am | 12 comments | 3703 Views
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