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PENINSULA FOODIST

Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot, now open in Mountain View

The corner of Castro Street and Evelyn Avenue in downtown Mountain View has been brought back to life with the opening of Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot, a large...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by hmm, on Dec 10, 2015 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 29861 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Boba Guys arrives in Palo Alto

If you build the boba shop, they will come. San Francisco-born Boba Guys soft opened its 15th location at Town & County Village in Palo Alto on Tuesday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Lactose Intolerant Asian, on Feb 3, 2019 at 9:40 pm | 8 comments | 29854 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fine-dining Korean restaurant to open in Palo Alto

After a year of operating quietly as a private dining...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Jack, on Jun 18, 2018 at 6:18 pm | 11 comments | 29843 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Why My Son Is Unusually Unscheduled

When I was about 10 years old, I started attending a very structured girls' summer camp. We woke up in the morning at 7am sharp, went onto the cabin's porch for...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by CherylBac, on Oct 21, 2013 at 8:29 am | 14 comments | 29834 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Shoji Sushi replaces Sushi Tomo in downtown Palo Alto

Sushi Tomo on University Avenue in Palo Alto shuttered recently and was quickly replaced by a new sushi restaurant, Shoji Sushi. Not much seems to have changed...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 29834 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Participation Trophy Discussion Continues...

Today's NYT has on opinion piece which argues against those who argue that our kids are coddled with, among other things, participation trophies:

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 4, 2014
Last comment by Awards for Effort, on Dec 7, 2014 at 8:25 am |
4 comments | 29821 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

February food and drink goings on

February on the Peninsula is clearly a month for love ? and beer. Check out what I mean in this roundup of local food and drinks events around town this month: ==B...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Feb 3, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 3 comments | 29820 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Teaquation, now serving tea 'cocktails' in Redwood City

Sunset Boulevard, Orange is the New Black, Dark Knight, 50 Shades of Pink — you’re not at a Hollywood film festival, but rather drinking tea at the new...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 29819 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Now open: Crawfish Fusion in Palo Alto

Craving a pound of Louisiana crawfish? Get your fix in downtown Palo Alto (you heard me right) at the newly opened Crawfish Fusion. Crawfish Fusion opened at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 29801 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Borrone MarketBar hosts pop-up, eyes late 2016 return

Cafe Borrone's shuttered sister restaurant, Borrone MarketBar, is returning briefly (again) for...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 29795 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Our Beloved Dog Died

In 2010, my step-son Diego was 9 years old. He wrote the following about Tarth, our then seven year-old Papillion: A Day in the Life of Tarth March...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 9, 2017 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 29783 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Help Define “Natural” on Food Labels

The FDA has extended request for comments on what “natural” means on food labeling. The Food Party! took a field trip to a grocery in Michigan to see...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by Nate, on Sep 27, 2017 at 6:22 am | 15 comments | 29742 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Rolled ice cream coming to Mountain View

The latest frozen sweets craze — Thai-style rolled ice cream — will soon touch down in Mountain View. Icicles, which serves fresh rolled ice cream...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 28, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 6 comments | 29730 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Midwife and the Baker quietly selling bread in Mountain View

Wednesday through Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Peninsulans can buy The Midwife and the Baker's fresh-milled sourdough breads and viennoiseries in Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 13, 2018
Last comment by Mary B, on Oct 10, 2018 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 29727 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fire, Oak & Barley shutters in Palo Alto

With about eight months of business under its belt, Fire, Oak & Barley closed its doors at 341 California Ave. this weekend. Family-owned Bay Area bakery...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by Steve, on May 11, 2016 at 8:40 am | 12 comments | 29695 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Farm-to-Fork-or-Fake?

I have been active in SLOW food movement (seasonal, local, organic, whole), long before it was sexy. We old timers have seen it all, and now we are seeing...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jun 24, 2014 at 6:09 am | 2 comments | 29683 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Nov. 29: Mountain View to Santa Cruz brewery tour

Attention all Mountain View (or proximate) beer lovers: Bay Area Ale Trails, a brand new brewery tour company, will be hosting a trip this month to a few top breweries...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Burp, on Nov 6, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 29673 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

East Coast-style pizza coming to Ladera

Ladera shopping center Ladera Country Shopper will soon be home to Rusty's Roadside Grill, an East Coast-style pizzeria from the owner of Old Port Lobster Shack. Owner...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 12, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 4 comments | 29656 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto’s Tava Indian Kitchen to relaunch; free lunch Wednesday

Tava Indian Kitchen at Palo Alto’s Town & Country Village shopping center will be relaunching this Wednesday as Tava Kitchen with a new menu, brand and...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Chintan, on Mar 24, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 4 comments | 29650 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Updated: May food and drink goings on

Craft beer, Irish mac and cheese, a Game of Thrones pop-up dinner and dining for a good cause. What more could you ask for? Plan your eating/drinking around the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 29644 Views
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