Incongruity on University Restaurants, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:17 pm
The restaurant space at 473 University Ave. was built as Cafe Niebaum-Coppola in 2002, with sky-high ceilings, classic wood pillars and hardwood floors. Articulated doors opened across the front, softening the ambiance.
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Posted by Jack, a resident of the Midtown neighborhood, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:17 pm
What Dale Bentson referred to as "dreadful wallpaper" plastered "onto every flat-walled surface" is actually custom, original, hand-painted artwork on the walls, by a New York artist, brought in specifically for the job. Good one, Dale!
Posted by Anon., a resident of the Crescent Park neighborhood, on Feb 6, 2010 at 12:18 am
My favorite eyesore used to be Machismo Mouse restaurant ... forget where it used to be, but I loved the fresh, lean cooked health food. A place way ahead of its time that was really fantastic ... but also very ugly on the inside, sporting raw concrete surfaces, with corrugated metal textures on the seats. What a great place that was.