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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 | 14757 Views

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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 | 2850 Views

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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 | 17332 Views

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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 | 8498 Views

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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 | 7783 Views

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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 | 3322 Views

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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 | 3346 Views

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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 | 8441 Views

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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 | 3199 Views

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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 | 2970 Views

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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 | 7036 Views

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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 | 15357 Views

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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 | 3171 Views

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Shoptalk: Fleming's Steakhouse expanding

Big plans are on the horizon for Fleming's Steakhouse at Stanford Shopping Center. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29672...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 22, 2013 at 5:25 pm | 10 comments | 9862 Views

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Mtn. View barbecue spot serves ribs at car wash

If Mountain View had a resident ribs master, it would be Harold Willis. And you won't find him -- or his ribs -- in a local...

Original post made on May. 26, 2013
Last comment by Rib Meat, on May 31, 2013 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 6377 Views

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Umami on University

Hardbound books with titles like "Dreamers of the American Dream," "Inside Asia," "The Periccone Prescription" and "Harvard...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 28, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 4255 Views

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A culinary hipster comes to the 'burbs

Tacolicious could have been yet another San Francisco culinary hipster, condescending to do business in the 'burbs with a...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 16, 2013 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 3060 Views

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Full steam ahead

Jeannie Lee found a need and filled it with Steam, little-sister restaurant to her family's elegant Tai Pan in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wondering, on Jun 18, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 9625 Views

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Hot night, long lines for ice cream

Fans of the ice cream sandwich and other frozen treats waited up to an hour or more on Thursday night outside of Cream, Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Leonardo Leal, on Jul 1, 2013 at 10:06 am | 27 comments | 6294 Views

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Shop Talk: Babbo's and Ramona's shutter

The venerable Babbo's Restaurant, a fixture for 24 years at the Stanford Shopping Center, closed last month. Ramona's Pizza...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Chris, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:44 am | 16 comments | 11897 Views
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