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The real deal

Kirk's Steakburgers is a quasi-fast-food haven smack dab in the middle of Town & Country Village's tony new eateries. It's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Helen Harmon, on Oct 8, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 3915 Views


Small taqueria making big holiday gesture

The Como Esta Taqueria in Midtown Palo Alto may be small but it's making a big Christmas gesture Dec. 24. Between 3 and 6...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 24, 2010 at 11:21 am | 15 comments | 3961 Views


For the love of sandwiches

In the noontime line at Ike's Place at Stanford University, a line that curves around the spacious, light-filled Forbes Family...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Will, on Feb 7, 2011 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 3411 Views


Marche restaurant in Menlo Park is closing

Marche restaurant in Menlo Park, which had been named one of the top 25 restaurants in the Bay Area by Michelin Guide, will...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 9, 2011 at 6:50 pm | 14 comments | 4496 Views


Caltrain cobbles together financial survival plan

If negotiations with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) go well, Caltrain might get an infusion of $4.9...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Mar 30, 2011 at 11:53 am | 14 comments | 2756 Views


Baby Bullet trains on Caltrain chopping block

Caltrain's Baby Bullet trains, which have been credited with boosting Caltrain's ridership since 2005, would be eliminated...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sheldon Kay, on Apr 7, 2011 at 6:51 pm | 10 comments | 3229 Views


Pastries in the park

<I>Thwack!</I></B> Read the full story here posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by vegan, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 2807 Views


Shop Talk

<B><B>3G'S OPENS ... </B>On Aug. 29, the new 3G's Cafe opened at 456 Cambridge Ave. in Palo Alto, with its owners eager to...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 24, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 3211 Views


Facebook has lots of friends at Menlo hearing

Facebook is good at making friends. That much was clear at a public hearing Monday night on an environmental report on Facebook's...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by david messer, on Apr 19, 2012 at 3:09 am | 9 comments | 2901 Views


Tea, anyone?

To Tim Pham, the difference in quality between tea steeped from a paper bag and tea carefully brewed from loose leaf is broad...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 8, 2012 at 10:44 am | 4 comments | 3860 Views


Shop Talk: Asian street food, drive-thru Starbucks

Get the latest scoop about retail and restaurants by Palo Alto Weekly columnist Daryl Savage. Read the full story here

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by busy coffee drinker, on Apr 26, 2012 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 11810 Views


Cement truck crashes on Interstate 280

A crash involving a big rig closed the connecting ramp between southbound Interstate Highway 280 and northbound state Highway...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 3, 2012 at 11:47 am | 2 comments | 2393 Views


Italian eatery to replace Mike's Cafe in Ladera

Owner Mike Wallau is transforming Mike's Cafe in Ladera into an Italian eatery, but don't call it a ristorante or trattoria....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by sheila, on Feb 5, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 9 comments | 4062 Views


Edgewood keeps on eating

On their first trip to Edgewood Eats, Palo Alto residents Lenore and Carl Jones circled the wagons, all 11 of them. This...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Trucks, on Jul 6, 2012 at 9:46 pm | 2 comments | 2894 Views


Shop Talk: Furniture stores opening downtown

Two new furniture stores are opening in downtown Palo Alto within two blocks of each other. The first, West Elm, is taking...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Mary Sue, on Aug 13, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 16 comments | 5428 Views


Shop Talk: What is the future for MacArthur Park?

MacArthur Park, one of Palo Alto's oldest and grandest restaurants, has shown its determination to survive throughout its...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by helene, on Aug 7, 2012 at 12:57 am | 13 comments | 4410 Views


How sweet it is

Fact: There is no such thing as a mulberry bush. Read the full story here

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Marc, on Aug 22, 2012 at 8:27 am | 3 comments | 22710 Views


Shop Talk: A bit about Asian Box

Frank Klein knows what he wants. A Palo Alto resident and 20-year veteran of the restaurant industry, he and his business...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Malini, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 18 comments | 5515 Views


Dinah's Poolside Grill to change hands Sept. 9

Dinah's Poolside Grill, an iconic 40-year-old Palo Alto restaurant, will close after serving lunch on Sept. 9 and reopen...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bambi, on Oct 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 30 comments | 7309 Views


Shop Talk: Beauty boom in Midtown

There is no reason for anyone to have a bad hair day in Midtown Palo Alto. With the recent opening of two new hair salons,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 9 comments | 13666 Views
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