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PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's longtime La Morenita to shutter

After 23 years of serving Mexican food in downtown Palo Alto, La Morenita will close on Friday, Dec. 29, co-owner Miguel Reveulta confirmed Wednesday. Revuelta,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Richard, on Dec 22, 2017 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 62551 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Downtown Palo Alto?s Sabrosa Taqueria shutters

Sabrosa Taqueria at 448 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto has closed its doors, signaling the end of an...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Adrian , on May 14, 2014 at 11:05 pm | 2 comments | 61950 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Steak Out in Mountain View becomes Bierhaus in name and spirit

Steak Out owner Mike Finley said that when he settled on a name for his Mountain View restaurant years ago, he wasn't completely happy with it. "When I first...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Nov 22, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 61821 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Downtown Palo Alto gets its first juice shop

Downtown Palo Alto is getting its first solo juice shop in April, with San Francisco-born Project Juice on its way to

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 11, 2014 at 3:43 pm |
6 comments | 61191 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

June 30 could be sandwich shop Ike's Place's last day at Stanford

Ike's Place – a popular Bay Area sandwich chain known for its massive menu, "dirty sauce" and sandwiches named after local celebrities – could be vacating...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Overpriced Sammies, on Jun 6, 2017 at 12:10 pm | 21 comments | 60091 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Neuroplasticity: Ask for a Change

I've been writing a lot recently about looking at ourselves and making changes in our own behavior (which is in our scope of influence ). I know some of you are...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by starting with the man in the mirror, on Nov 11, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 59188 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Nobu confirmed to open in Palo Alto

"It's time to put the rumors to rest," Seth McDaniels, general manager of Palo Alto's The Epiphany Hotel said in a statement. Renowned Japanese restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 59048 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant

A former head sommelier and sous chef from three Michelin-starred The French Laundry in Yountville are opening a restaurant together on California Avenue in Palo...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by NoTrueFoodie, on Aug 29, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 19 comments | 58830 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Replacing the Marshmallow in S’mores

There’s a day for everything, and August 10th is National S’mores Day. Ooooo, I know you love that soft and creamy, sticky, chocolately crunch....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 7, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Aug 11, 2016 at 6:23 am | 13 comments | 58699 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Eggs with Legs

Eggs and bacon walk into a bar. Egg says, "Bartender, we want a drink!" Bartender says, "Get outta here ? I don't serve breakfast." Back in the kitchen this...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Oct 27, 2013 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 58020 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mixx, Scott's Seafood replacement, opens in Mountain View

Mixx, the casual fusion restaurant replacing Scott's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Sep 21, 2014 at 8:28 am |
14 comments | 57861 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Update: International Korean chain moving into vacated Apple Store space

A Korean restaurant chain with locations in South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, China, Japan, London and Los Angeles is moving into the old downtown Palo Alto Apple...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Eileen 1, on Dec 2, 2013 at 10:24 am | 15 comments | 57486 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Love Means Having Someone to Lose: Engineers Not Exempt

Formula 1 race driver and World champion Niki Lauda reminds me of a lot of Silicon Valley engineers I've met. I saw the movie 'Rush' a few days ago with my teenage...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 15, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 57421 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Incoming eats at the Village at San Antonio Center

Mountain View will soon have an array of new eateries at the Village at San Antonio Center, a massive multi-use development...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 22, 2013 at 10:51 pm | 9 comments | 56772 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

I Still Call It Rossotti's

It's a Wednesday evening at 5pm and where to go in Portola Valley / Woodside for a happy hour drink in the sun? There are only two places, the first being the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jean Van Buskirk, on Jun 23, 2017 at 7:33 pm | 41 comments | 56579 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Holiday food-and-drink goings on

Check out several upcoming holiday events of note on the Midpeninsula, from the return of two popular pop-ups to a latke cooking competition. This list will continue...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 56278 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Food fight: Palo Alto vs. San Francisco

Will Palo Alto's food scene ever compete with San Francisco's? It's a question I often ask myself, especially in light of the non-stop influx of well-known SF...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 22, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 10 comments | 55986 Views

COUPLE'S NET

From Crazy in Love to Love of My Life

When we were courting (yes, I know that's an old fashioned word), we were on our best behavior without any effort. We were trying to win over our beloved. S/he was...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 18, 2013 at 9:12 am | 9 comments | 55108 Views

COUPLE'S NET

The Valley of Heart's Delight

What is now Silicon Valley was originally known as The Valley of Heart's Delight for its concentration of orchards, flowering trees, and plants. Until the 1960s...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 5, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 54831 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Eat Out. Alone. In Public? NEVER!

I took myself out to dinner recently?. alone. It's nothing new; I eat alone often. I guess if I didn't, I'd be a whole lot skinnier from all the missed meals. Hmmmm? I...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Gordon J., on Mar 11, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 20 comments | 54620 Views
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