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PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto: Bon Vivant to be replaced by bakery

Downtown Palo Alto has lost a French restaurant but will soon gain a bakery with the opening of Tuts Bakery & Cafe at 535 Bryant St., the former home of...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by steve job's ghost, 19 hours ago | 9 comments | 3672 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Help a Veteran today, beyond just thanking them for their service

The Aid and Attendance benefit is a little-publicized Veterans Administration program. This program allows for a monetary benefit to assist eligible wartime Veterans,...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by imran, on May 22, 2017 at 4:04 am | 8 comments | 2716 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

LPCH vs Sequoia

When we moved to the Bay Area our son was less than a year old. When meeting other new moms, we usually talked about our birth stories. Most of the moms I met...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 19, 2017 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 2004 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

The first few weeks

The first few weeks as a family of five flew by. Our daughter recently started smiling and her big brother and sister can't wait to make her laugh. I'm...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 997 Views

COUPLE'S NET

What’s Wrong with This?

"TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com’s annual Real Weddings Study revealed that the average amount spent on a wedding in 2012 was $28,427, with...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 17, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1493 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto: Homma's Brown Rice Sushi to close Aug. 31

After 30 years of serving up brown rice-based sushi from a tiny, nondescript space off California Avenue in Palo Alto, Homma's Brown Rice Sushi is closing its...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Ron Wolf, on May 17, 2017 at 9:45 am | 10 comments | 11028 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Chickery coming to Palo Alto

A Washington D.C.-based chicken franchise will be opening its first West Coast location in Palo Alto this summer, the company announced Wednesday. The Chickery...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Anneke, on May 16, 2017 at 10:57 am | 11 comments | 4316 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Food Party! 420

Food Partiers! are everywhere and doing crazy, interesting things. Meet Will Kliedon. We got a shot of Mr. Ojai Energetics recently;...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Rick Simpson, on May 15, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 10 comments | 4135 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Strawberry Brownies

We’ve all been a bit worried about the berry season; admit it. With the rain and cold - I’ve been eyeing those phony berries on the shelves...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 7, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on May 15, 2017 at 8:47 am | 5 comments | 2505 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

I Will Vote No on Propostion 23

I will vote no on Proposition 23. AB 32, which this proposition seeks to suspend, will help the California economy, as well as our health, air quality and national...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by KennethDup, on May 14, 2017 at 8:34 pm | 52 comments | 52124 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

World’s Most Expensive Foods, or What to Do with All That Extra Cash

Tax Day a’-cometh. I don’t have to pay this year though. I own my own business, and so does the president, and since he doesn’t...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by solitaire , on May 13, 2017 at 11:03 pm | 3 comments | 2824 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Signs and Symptoms of Parallel Living

As I wrote recently in my best tip for marriage – which is to take care of it, I’ve been thinking of the signs and symptoms of parallel living...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by carl, on May 13, 2017 at 2:06 am | 7 comments | 9320 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Mother’s Day

To all you moms out there, Happy Mother’s Day. Husbands: Help your kids do something nice for their mom, and you do something for yours. Even though...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1590 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Smitten Ice Cream closes Los Altos shop

San Francisco-based Smitten Ice Cream has closed its only Midpeninsula location after a short-term...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by $$$, on May 12, 2017 at 6:48 am | 11 comments | 4965 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Chantilly closes after 43 years

Chantilly, a French and Northern Italian restaurant that got its start in 1974 in Palo Alto, has shuttered, its owners confirmed this week. Chantilly closed its...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Hicham Dri, on May 8, 2017 at 8:12 am | 9 comments | 7534 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Worrying: Would it help?

There’s a scene in the Tom Hanks movie “Bridge of Spies” where Hanks is talking with the captured Russian spy who is to be exchanged...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Daniel Rashford, on May 8, 2017 at 1:22 am | 8 comments | 3056 Views

COUPLE'S NET

How Does Silicon Valley’s Culture Affect Your Marriage?

I had the great pleasure to interview Ron Weissman, an extremely accomplished man in all of his seven careers (look him up online). Ron is currently an Angel investor,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by down there, on May 4, 2017 at 10:50 pm | 9 comments | 3427 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Chez TJ, Tied House team up for mixed-use project

Big news for fans of Mountain View's Chez TJ: The longtime fine-dining restaurant, along with neighboring restaurant and brewery Tied House, are pursuing a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2008 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View

Fans of longtime Mountain View Chinese restaurant Fu Lam Mum have likely noticed that the restaurant recently closed for remodeling. Have no fear: Owner Ben Quan...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Eater, on May 3, 2017 at 10:58 am | 12 comments | 6285 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Kohlrabi Cracker – Your Next Book Club Appetizer

You’ve been hauling all day, and now it’s time for book club. Damn, the potluck, what to bring last minute? I’ve got you covered...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 30, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on May 2, 2017 at 6:55 am | 3 comments | 2442 Views
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Palo Alto: Bon Vivant to be replaced by bakery
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 3,672 views

What’s Wrong with This?
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,493 views

The first few weeks
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 997 views

 

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