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All-day cafe, bar to open in downtown Redwood City

The owners of Blacksmith Bar on Broadway Street in Redwood City are opening a new venture directly across the street: The Nighthawk, which will serve coffee by day...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 10, 2018
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 13, 2018 at 10:33 pm | 4 comments | 24610 Views


Couples: Cultivate Love, Gottman Style

Dr. John Gottman is best known for the extensive couples research he's conducted over many years at his institute in Seattle -- fondly known as the "Love Lab."...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 3, 2017 at 9:30 am | 3 comments | 24574 Views


I am a covid coward – and also angry at anti-vaxxers

The reason I obtained my covid shot the second day it was locally available was because I am a coward. I don’t want to suffer through the corona virus --a...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 27, 2021
Last comment by Kristy Keenham, on Aug 4, 2021 at 1:24 pm | 65 comments | 24564 Views


Byington Vineyard opens Los Altos tasting room

Local fans of Byington Vineyard & Winery, located high up in the Santa Cruz Mountains, can now access the wines closer to home at a new tasting room in downtown...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 24561 Views


Couples: Philosophy of Love

“You are open and honest in your philosophy of love.” This was in my fortune cookie yesterday, and is a great topic for couples. What is your philosophy of love?...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 9, 2018
There are no comments yet. 24541 Views


Umami Burger calls it quits in downtown Palo Alto

Umami Burger has closed after nearly seven years on University Avenue in Palo Alto. The 452 University Ave. burger eatery "closed due lease expiration,"...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 13, 2020
Last comment by Jorge, on Apr 24, 2020 at 5:42 pm | 16 comments | 24517 Views


Couples: Slowing Down & Content and Process Conversation

One of the best things you can do in any relationship is to slow down. What does that mean? What's the point? How do you slow down? How can you slow down once an...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 24515 Views


Byington Winery to open Los Altos tasting room

Byington Vineyard & Winery, an idyllic 95-acre vineyard in the Santa Cruz Mountains, will open a tasting room in downtown Los Altos later this year. The winery's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Michael, on Feb 23, 2017 at 5:32 am | 3 comments | 24506 Views


Mademoiselle Colette plans expansion, hires new chef

Mademoiselle Colette has announced two big changes for the local French patisserie: a new chef...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by MP, on Aug 24, 2018 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 24440 Views


Chop & Pub to open in Mountain View

UPDATE: Chop & Pub officially opened on Monday, Oct. 23. A new establishment focused on booze and small plates is set to open soon in downtown Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 22, 2017 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 24431 Views


Couples: Say Nice Things Behind Your Partner’s Back

Saying nice things about your beloved behind his/her back is another way of putting positive energy into your relationship. You can even tell her you did so, and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 1, 2018
Last comment by JLN, on Jun 7, 2018 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 24426 Views


Reintroducing Myself and This Blog

I want to reintroduce myself and talk a bit about how I see this blog. I came to Palo Alto in 1963 to attend Stanford and have lived in the area since. Nancy and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Paul Bendix, on Oct 9, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments | 24418 Views


Let Men Pay

I was at Rossotti's for Friday happy hour last week, along with all the Apple 40-year anniversary folks running around the backyard, acting all ==I Think Different....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Apr 22, 2016 at 11:00 pm | 21 comments | 24409 Views


Couples: Life Can Change on a Dime

Readers, let me begin by saying that I'm fine. Yesterday instead of seeing my wonderful clients, I spent the morning and early afternoon in the ER. I was newly diagnosed...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by, on Mar 22, 2019 at 1:54 am | 7 comments | 24394 Views


Unapologetically modern: Rooh brings Indian wood-fired cooking and serious cocktails to Palo Alto

Rooh, Palo Alto's newest Indian restaurant, purposefully straddles the line between traditional and modern. The menu lists ingredients like truffles, goat cheese,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 9, 2020
Last comment by TimR, on Feb 23, 2020 at 6:26 pm | 7 comments | 24382 Views


Update on the U.S. Economy

In April I started a blog on when the recession would end. My opinion was that we would know by the end of July whether Plan B was needed or the stimulus, financial...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Aug 9, 2009 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 24370 Views


You Ate What?

Ni hao. Just got back from China (Shanghai and Beijing) last night. What a fascinating trip. I didn't drink the tap water. Surprising to me, most Chinese people...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Eat or be eaten, on May 6, 2015 at 6:00 pm | 13 comments | 24353 Views


An Excerpt from My Novel

Hey Readers, Here's an excerpt from my novel, which I still have not named. If you have any name ideas, let me know! The story is a romance and our heroine is...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sasa23, on Jul 6, 2017 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 24352 Views


Power Outages: Are You Ready?

We are reducing greenhouse gas emissions by switching from gas to electric power. We have electric cars, trucks and buses, space heating, water heating, industrial...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on May. 26, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 15, 2019 at 3:59 pm | 23 comments | 24338 Views


Los Altos: Enchanté Hotel granted public food and drink service

UPDATE: ==I Enchanté Boutique Hotel received an amended permit to serve food and drink publicly at the Aug. 6 meeting of the Los Altos Planning and...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 24304 Views
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