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Rudy's Pub prepares for last round

While new offices get ready to open their doors in downtown Palo Alto, a long-standing University Avenue bar is preparing...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 1, 2014 at 8:53 pm | 21 comments | 10209 Views


The rebirth of Town & Country

Some descriptions of Town & Country Village of the past might seem unimaginable to anyone who frequents the boutique Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Michael O, on Jan 22, 2014 at 9:15 pm | 40 comments | 22021 Views


Restaurant review: In Gott's we trust

Just another burger stand or something iconic? Restaurant reviewer Dale Bentson gives his verdict on the Niman Ranch beef...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Bleh, on Mar 14, 2015 at 12:44 pm | 15 comments | 4811 Views


Around the world, one plate at a time

If you Google the word "Cijjo" you get the restaurant in Mountain View, and only the restaurant in Mountain View. That is...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Apr 6, 2014 at 3:55 pm | 3 comments | 4065 Views


Zibibbo restaurant shutters after 17 years in downtown Palo Alto

Longtime Palo Alto restaurant Zibibbo has shuttered after 17 years, owner Rowena Wu confirmed Wednesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 28, 2014 at 7:33 pm | 45 comments | 15309 Views


Treading water

Opportunity knocked, opportunity not answered -- at least for now. That's Dale Benson's assessment of Sam's Chowder House...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by Illuminato, on Apr 21, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 4 comments | 2043 Views


County to consider new food-safety proposal

Santa Clara County could soon require more transparency when it comes to restaurants' food safety under a new proposal to...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Roger, on May 1, 2014 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 4566 Views


Voting begins for the Best of Palo Alto

Palo Alto Weekly readers have great taste, and that's why we seek their expertise every summer as we search for the best...

Original post made on May. 17, 2014
Last comment by Steve , on Jun 2, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 2106 Views


Happy Donuts to close on Friday

It's the only place in Palo Alto were one can hang out or satisfy a 3 a.m. craving, and the Happy Donuts at 3916 El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Reverend Anthony McFarland, on Jul 15, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 53 comments | 44088 Views


Farm to play

Forest on First, with its in-restaurant jungle gym and farm-to-table fare, is the latest of the downtown businesses catering...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Tinsel Town, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 10 comments | 2758 Views


Sleek, snazzy, cool

Although my visits didn't start off well, the food was mighty impressive. Bold, expressive flavors without the mask of over...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 23, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 7 comments | 2395 Views


Old treat with a new twist

In the midst of getting her doctorate degree in immunology from Stanford University, Lori Phillips began experimenting with...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 15, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 10 comments | 3754 Views


Meet the winners of the 2014 Best Of Palo Alto

Some of these businesses are old friends, household names that are counted on and celebrated. Others are new kids on the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of,henzau, on Jul 28, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 21 comments | 5459 Views


Stanford Shopping Center announces further renovation plans

Stanford Shopping Center will enjoy a shopping spree of its own over the next two years, spending millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by SSC worker, on Dec 3, 2014 at 11:51 am | 31 comments | 30883 Views


Where pizza calls, lasagna answers

My mother never made lasagna. We ate spaghetti Bolognese every Thursday, although we just called it "noodles with meat sauce."...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Sep 19, 2014 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 1027 Views


Doing good with food

Foodanthropy has arrived in Palo Alto. It's not some trendy new hybrid dessert, but rather, the marriage of two worlds --...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Prices?, on Oct 4, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 2859 Views


It's all about the curry

Chicken cutlet curry is the thing to get at Kobe Curry. They were out of it the night we visited. We had to be satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam REDDY, on Oct 6, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 1076 Views


Shop Talk: Business openings, closings and more

Changes abound in the restaurant world: House of Bagels moves to Edgewood Plaza, Palo Alto gets a Pizza Studio and Simply...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 6, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 4624 Views


Shop Talk: Olive Garden's future uncertain, Loving Hut closes

Timothy Adams Chocolates goes pink in a big way, Loving Hut makes way for T4, and the future of Olive Garden in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Nov 18, 2014 at 4:48 am | 10 comments | 3757 Views



Where can you find authentic pirozhki, borscht, shuba and pelmeni in Palo Alto? In the lobby of a tech company's office complex,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sandwich, on Dec 1, 2014 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 2295 Views
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