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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 | 4078 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 | 2908 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 | 5441 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 | 4430 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 | 22724 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 | 5526 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 | 7321 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 | 13682 Views


Celebrating summer veggies

Calafia chef Charlie Ayers says he always keeps an attentive eye out for the season's best when it comes to produce. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Sep 30, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 2385 Views


Shop Talk: Popular lunch spot Korean BBQ closes

Two more local restaurants are gone. The biggest surprise to many is the demise of Korean BBQ, which closed its doors Aug....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 7, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 32 comments | 16386 Views


Shop Talk: Sushi restaurant Miyake closes

Add Miyake and Cafe Renaissance to the growing list of restaurant closings in Palo Alto. Miyake, the noisy, flashy, busy...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 8, 2013 at 11:06 am | 35 comments | 7305 Views


Smoke gets in your eyes

Now we can relax: The new Dittmer's smells the same as the old Dittmer's — smoky. Over a year and a half since fire...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Gisele, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 6902 Views


Former President Bill Clinton visits Palo Alto

Former President Bill Clinton stopped by LYFE Kitchen in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday afternoon for a private lunch with...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Dec 7, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 35 comments | 2848 Views


Fast but not flashy

Where frozen yogurt fizzled on Palo Alto's increasingly food-focused California Avenue, Spice Kit sizzles. No wonder. Here's...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Paguy, on Dec 13, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 2649 Views


City punches hole in Izzy's rooftop bagel display

Customers are doing a double-take if they happen to look up at the roof as they enter Izzy's Bagels at 477 S. California...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Billboard lighting pollution, on Nov 11, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 71 comments | 7507 Views


Neptune's treasures revealed

Attention to detail defines excellence. The Sea by Alexander's Steakhouse is all about details: handsome decor, attentive...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Tried it, on Jan 28, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 2639 Views


Tasty Thai and Cambodian

On Mountain View's stretch of El Camino Real between Shoreline Boulevard and El Monte Avenue, things change yet the area...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by diversity, on Jan 26, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 2348 Views


Nonprofits serve up Dine Out fundraisers

Giving people the chance to contribute to charity while eating out is a growing fundraising trend for nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Hungry, on Mar 6, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 8 comments | 6517 Views


Palo Alto to ban plastic bags at stores, restaurants

The era of plastic bags is about to come to an end at shops and restaurants throughout Palo Alto after city officials decided...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Jun 30, 2013 at 7:03 am | 78 comments | 14154 Views


Shop Talk: There's the beef

There's no question that the Peninsula is on the cutting edge when it comes to technology, but as for more traditional items,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 6, 2013 at 10:02 pm | 5 comments | 2676 Views
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