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Documenting nature and time

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 22, 2008 at 7:21 am | 4 comments | 3810 Views

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Who's coming to dinner?

According to downtown restaurant owners and managers, business has slipped dramatically in the past year, sparking concern...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by MXY, on Dec 22, 2008 at 1:35 pm | 9 comments | 5310 Views

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Shop Talk

Coffee shop returns to Midtown Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10134 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by resident, on May 23, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 4334 Views

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What it takes to open a restaurant

As many in the industry will attest, operating a restaurant is a tough business, with a low profit margin, high overhead,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by govjefstate, on Dec 21, 2008 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 3540 Views

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Banking on change

At an adjoining table, at Left Bank in Menlo Park on Presidents' Day, a young family had just been served. I was astonished...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by rhody, on Mar 3, 2009 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 4088 Views

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East Palo Alto may get long-sought supermarket

For years, East Palo Alto city officials have attempted to convince developers to build a supermarket in town so residents...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by city official member, on Mar 25, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 28 comments | 4062 Views

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jZCool in Menlo Park closes after 10 years

After 10 years in business, jZ Cool Eatery and Wine Bar on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park has closed. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by mmmmmmMom, on Jun 3, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 6650 Views

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Works in progress

Some new restaurants take longer to iron out all the kinks, especially ones that are trying to master being both a restaurant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Mandy MacCalla, on May 22, 2009 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 3768 Views

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Smooth operator

"The only emperor is the emperor of ice-cream," poet Wallace Stevens once wrote. I don't know if Rick's Rather Rich Ice Cream...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Array, on Jun 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 3679 Views

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Lookin' for love in all the right places

They say love can be found in unexpected places — but sometimes it's right in front of you. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Angelina Li, on Jul 1, 2009 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 4015 Views

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Faulty flue caused Zibbibo fire in Palo Alto

A blaze caused by a faulty flue of a kitchen stove hit the Zibbibo Restaurant in downtown Palo Alto shortly before 2 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 6 comments | 3664 Views

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'Cheesecake' fire closes next-door restaurant

A small fire behind the Cheesecake Factory restaurant in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday night has resulted in the temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Christine Suppes, on Jul 31, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 4095 Views

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That glorious American sandwich

The latest reincarnation of the majestic all-American hamburger has arrived. Ta-dah. The Counter is here with its reputed...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Bob Carswell, on Jul 8, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 5 comments | 5150 Views

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Re-energized and relocated

In college (OK, it's been a few years) I survived on frozen Swanson Chicken Pot Pies. My local grocery store often had them...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by r morgan, on Apr 15, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 5290 Views

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Wigo, Sandman sparkle in championship victory

The Stanford men's water polo team knows there are several challenges ahead, and for the time being the Cardinal can relax...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Roy81, on Oct 22, 2009 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 3715 Views

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Flavorful food found fast (usually)

I made a big mistake. The first day I cruised over to Lulu's in the refurbished Town & Country Village for a Mexican take-out...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by mmmmmmmmMom, on Dec 29, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 7 comments | 4257 Views

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Shop Talk

CANDY FOR A CAUSE ... Nestled in a quaint neighborhood on the Palo Alto/Los Altos border is this area's newest candy store....

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by K Neely, on Nov 3, 2009 at 4:07 am | 1 comment | 4979 Views

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Shop Talk

SAN JOSE'S LOSS, PALO ALTO'S GAIN ... Ramona Street just got a bit hipper. Premier Boutique, San Jose's trendy little shoe...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by avi, on Feb 26, 2010 at 5:42 am | 3 comments | 4671 Views

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As kosher as it gets

Many restaurants struggle to stand out from the crowd. Not a problem for The Kitchen Table, celebrating six months of strictly...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by student, on Dec 7, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 31007 Views

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Incongruity on University

The restaurant space at 473 University Ave. was built as Cafe Niebaum-Coppola in 2002, with sky-high ceilings, classic wood...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 31, 2011 at 11:16 pm | 5 comments | 6066 Views
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