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RESTAURANTS

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 | 2982 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 | 3350 Views

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Not just red meat and leafy vegetables

Palo Alto Grill runs like a clock, says our critic, who came away satisfied (and recommends the avocado corn dogs). Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Barbara Street, on Nov 17, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 3 comments | 28073 Views

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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 | 4696 Views

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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 | 3544 Views

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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 | 5258 Views

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From trendy transplants to the greatest comeback

In any given year in Palo Alto, restaurants come and restaurants go. But depending on who you ask, this year's turnover was...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 5, 2015 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1552 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pommard Deli gone?

Discovered that my fave sunny day deli beside Phils appears to be gone. Loved buying a sandwich and eating under the vines....

Original post made by Pommard Customer on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Pommard Customer, on Jan 16, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 901 Views

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Shop Talk: Doughnuts shops duel, happy feet get happier

Happy Donuts and L&L Hawaiian Barbecue go head-to-head on doughnut sales, Addison Antique closes and Happy Feet Foot Spa...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 16, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 2465 Views

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Taco shop with a twist

Worlds collide at Valencia Asian Market, which serves Mexican classics like burritos and tacos alongside Chinese BBQ pork...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by GunnBarrel , on May 7, 2015 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 5455 Views

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A bittersweet union

Affogatos prove that opposites do, indeed, attract. They bring hot and cold, sweet and bitter together in holy, delicious...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jul 10, 2015 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 3455 Views

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For the love of butter

Menlo Park native John Shelsta is a self-made chef who hopes to one day open his own restaurant with an in-house bakery on...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by theMulberryGuy, on Sep 11, 2015 at 5:09 am | 3 comments | 4066 Views

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Shop Talk: Gordon Biersch temporarily closes

Palo Alto's Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant has closed its doors for a dramatic renovation, while Whole Foods celebrates...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Dan, on Mar 7, 2016 at 2:26 am | 3 comments | 1261 Views

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Time and talent

As it settles into its cozy, 28-seat downtown Palo Alto home at Hamilton Avenue and Cowper Street, Thyme doesn't necessarily...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Tren, on May 13, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 2240 Views

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A novel approach

As the first U.S. restaurant from a multibillion-dollar Japanese chain, Yayoi Japanese Teishoku Restaurant on University...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Love Japan, on Jun 24, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 3 comments | 2839 Views

BOOKS

Is someone trying to tell us something?

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Original post made by Carol on Oct. 6, 2006
Last comment by Amy, on Dec 5, 2006 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 6294 Views

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Critical fire conditions today in mountains, hills

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Original post made on Jul. 12, 2007
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 12, 2007 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 5278 Views

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Goodbye Harry Potter

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Original post made by nat on Oct. 9, 2007
Last comment by natasha, on Oct 13, 2007 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 4776 Views

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John Adams, David McCullough--Share the journey

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Original post made by Elizabeth Henin Misich on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by Elizabeth Henin Misich, on Jun 14, 2008 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 4152 Views

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Second witness links Williams to Walgreens

The manager of the bar in the University Avenue restaurant Pasta? identified Donald Ray Williams as the man she saw climb...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by neighbor, on Jan 24, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 4683 Views
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