One door closes, another opens | July 8, 2011 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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Eating Out - July 8, 2011

One door closes, another opens

Owners shutter Bistro Elan, but open the sparkling Birch Street restaurant just a stroll away

by Dale F. Bentson

After operating the highly regarded Bistro Elan on Palo Alto's California Avenue for 16 years, Andrea Hyde and husband/chef Ambjorn Lindskog closed the restaurant on July 2. Fortunately for diners, they didn't travel far; they shifted their business just a stroll away to their new, smaller Birch Street location.

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