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I am a perpetually hungry twenty-something journalist, born and raised in Menlo Park and currently workin...  (More)

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Antonio's Nut House will reopen soon with outdoor seating, food pop-ups ... and free peanuts
Jun 1, 2020 6:34 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 1,425

Antonio's Nut House, Palo Alto's last dive bar, is gearing up to reopen its doors this month while its owners continue to work on securing a long-term home for the... More
Taqueria Azteca folds after three decades in Palo Alto, unable to weather the COVID-19 storm
Jun 1, 2020 11:51 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,365

Taqueria Azteca, the 30-year-old Mexican restaurant inside Antonio's Nut House in Palo Alto, has permanently closed.

Fernando Miranda Rios, whose parents Jose... More
John Shelsta's popular pastry pop-up finds a new home at Zola in Palo Alto
May 27, 2020 10:25 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 7,669

John Shelsta, whose flaky croissants, morning buns and ganache-filled kouign amann have drawn a loyal following for years, has finally found a semi-permanent home... More
San Agus opens in Palo Alto with Mexico City street food -- for takeout only
May 22, 2020 3:29 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 7,444

Manuel Martinez of LV Mar and La Viga opened his latest project, San Agus Cocina Urbana & Cocktails, in downtown Palo Alto on Friday, though it's not quite what... More
A tea house, a speakeasy, a beloved restaurant: The Van's in Belmont has closed for good
May 22, 2020 10:25 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 12,445

The Van's Restaurant On the Hill in Belmont, a local institution that was originally built in 1915, has permanently closed after decades of serving throwback fare... More
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