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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 | 4019 Views

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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 | 20908 Views

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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 | 2087 Views

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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 | 936 Views

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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 | 1300 Views

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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 | 873 Views

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Shop Talk: Who let the (hot)dogs out?

It's not easy turning an old, used bookstore into a new, modern restaurant, but Jacquetta Lannan is apparently up to the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by No Show, on May 20, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 23 comments | 4492 Views

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What happened to Hunan Garden?

They said they were on a long vacation, but the phone number is disconnected. Does anyone know what happened?...

Original post made by barron park resident on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on May 18, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 418 Views

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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 | 2469 Views

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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 | 9535 Views

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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 | 1068 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 | 1964 Views

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Saving Cho's Restaurant

As we all know, legendary Palo Alto landmark Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum Restaurant is about to be evicted from its present location...

Original post made by Chris Clementson on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Chris Clementson, on Feb 4, 2014 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 632 Views

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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 Also Not Impressed, on Jan 29, 2014 at 8:28 am | 7 comments | 2901 Views

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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 | 11129 Views

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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 | 6518 Views

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Blue Chalk Cafe quietly shuts down

After 15 years in business, the Blue Chalk Cafe on University Ave. quietly goes out of business. Article in the Mercury-News:...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Yuckola, on Dec 31, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 5 comments | 5488 Views

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PF Chang phone orders routed to Colorado

WARNING: Be careful with phone-in orders at PF Chang China Bistro in Palo Alto. We called in a take out at 8:40 this evening...

Original post made by PA Resident on Dec. 28, 2013
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No ice for this ice cream

Yet another ice cream shop in Palo Alto? It's a crowded field, but it would be wrong to dismiss Scoop Microcreamery, a small-batch,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Desi Jean, on Dec 14, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 10 comments | 5245 Views

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Review: The dough, re, mi's of pizza

On the Midpeninsula, there are more than 100 restaurants serving pizza between Menlo Park and Los Altos. The upshot is: Muscling...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 8, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 2506 Views
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