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Borrone MarketBar looks to be returning

Borrone MarketBar, the popular sister restaurant to Menlo Park standby Cafe Borrone, looks to be reopening. A paper advertising open positions for servers, bartenders,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 30001 Views


Zola launches high-end pop-up dinners in Palo Alto

Dinner and a show, anyone? At the end of this month, downtown Palo Alto French restaurant Zola...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 29969 Views


Verve Coffee to open in Palo Alto

Santa Cruz's Verve Coffee Roasters is coming to Palo Alto. Verve has taken over 162 University Ave., which was most recently occupied by Black Diamond Sports....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by John, on Feb 20, 2018 at 6:06 pm | 5 comments | 29968 Views


R & B Seafood Restaurant closes in Palo Alto

Palo Alto Chinese restaurant R & B Seafood closed last week, making way for a three-story development...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Aug 27, 2015 at 5:27 am | 10 comments | 29960 Views


Su Hong 2.0? Former waiter reopens Chinese standby under new name in Palo Alto

Su Hong Palo Alto is back, albeit under a new name and owner but with the same food beloved by generations of customers. The longtime Chinese restaurant at 4256...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 6, 2019
Last comment by Jonathan Anonuevo, on Mar 3, 2020 at 3:56 pm | 13 comments | 29950 Views


Mountain View's Buffalo to reopen as Srasa Kitchen

Buffalo, a two-year-old downtown Mountain View restaurant focused on beer, burgers and baos, has closed....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Missing Buffalo..., on Jun 20, 2016 at 4:46 pm | 11 comments | 29918 Views


Dining outdoors in Santa Clara County? You'll have to keep your mask on for most of the meal

Starting Monday in Santa Clara County, people dining outdoors at restaurants must keep masks on at all times, except while eating or drinking -- including when they're...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 13, 2020
Last comment by Another Bob, on Jul 16, 2020 at 5:47 pm | 27 comments | 29902 Views


Coming soon: Borrone Marketbar

The Borrone family local restaurant empire is about to get a little bigger – but not much farther flung – with its latest expansion, The Borrone Marketbar,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jan 17, 2014 at 7:37 am | 5 comments | 29895 Views


John?s Cafe closes after three years in downtown Palo Alto

The usually bright and airy John's Cafe at Lytton Avenue and Waverley Street in downtown Palo Alto looked decidedly different...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by AJ, on Jan 5, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 29872 Views


Boobie Burka

Well, that was boring (Superbowl XLVIII). Most memorable for me was the half time show. Question #1: Who is Bruno Mars? Question #2: What up with the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jessica T, on Feb 4, 2014 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 29850 Views


Redwood City gets two new barbecue restaurants

Quality barbecue spots are few and far between on the Peninsula, but two new restaurants serving...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 27, 2020
Last comment by White Folks Don't Eat Chitlins, on Mar 2, 2020 at 1:38 pm | 7 comments | 29848 Views


Follow-up to a Love Script

On January 21st I posted a blog about the Love Script: Arthur Aron's 36 questions...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 29844 Views


Couples: When You Separate and Feel Relief

At Connect2 Marriage Counseling/Silicon Valley Couples we work with couples to help you understand yourselves and your marriage better and to work through your issues....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 8, 2018
There are no comments yet. 29834 Views


Toll Lanes Start

A portion of southbound 680 will allow single occupancy cars to use the carpool lane for a fee starting on September 20th. http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_16104723 ...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 19, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 21, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 8 comments | 29824 Views


Mountain View's Shell Shock becomes East Street Tacos

After about two years of shucking oysters on Castro Street in Mountain View, the owner of Shell Shock...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 28, 2017 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 29812 Views


The Dude Abides

This past weekend, my friends N and B hosted The Big Lebowski Party. Have you seen the movie? Jeff Bridges plays Jeff Lebowski, aka The Dude, an unemployed, Los...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Apr 22, 2014 at 8:20 am | 6 comments | 29779 Views


Eggs and Bacon Walk Into a Bar

Eggs and Bacon walk into a bar. Eggs: "Bartender, we want a drink." Bartender: "Get outta here, I don't serve breakfast." Ok, my joke repertoire is smallish,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Mar 1, 2015 at 9:00 am | 6 comments | 29779 Views


How's the Book Doing???

I have plenty of writer friends, but I live on the Peninsula, so most of my daily interactions are with Silicon Valley people: engineers, managers, marketers, financiers......

Original post made by Nick Taylor on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by DZR, on Jul 14, 2014 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 29776 Views


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 | 29765 Views


Winter food and drink goings-on

Wine, gingerbread house-making and a taste of Italy in Silicon Valley — check out these upcoming food and drink events around the Peninsula. (And check back...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by CarrieTomson, on Dec 8, 2015 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 29752 Views
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