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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. 27800 Views


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. 27787 Views


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 | 27756 Views


Singapore's oldest cafe was about to open in Palo Alto. Then, the coronavirus hit.

When six Bay Area counties first ordered all residents to shelter at home for three weeks in mid-March, Killiney Kopitiam, a Singaporean cafe in downtown Palo Alto,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 8, 2020
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 15, 2020 at 5:08 pm | 6 comments | 27756 Views


Couples: Tantric Sex and Menopause

Tantric Sex and Menopause: Practices for Spiritual and Sexual Renewal By Diana Richardson and Janet McGeever I recently read Tantric Sex and Menopause...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 3, 2018
Last comment by gualterio, on Aug 5, 2018 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 27752 Views


Living with a Heat Pump Water Heater

This is going to be a pretty short blog post because it turns out it’s not all that interesting living with a heat pump water heater. It works, it’s...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Aug. 21, 2022
Last comment by Sam Li, on Aug 30, 2022 at 3:48 am | 27 comments | 27743 Views


Flights to replace Shiva's in Mountain View

At Flights, good things come in threes. In fact, every dish comes in three. Order French fries and you'll get truffle, garlic and sweet potato. Meatballs? Look...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 17, 2018
Last comment by Eater, on Jul 25, 2018 at 4:59 pm | 12 comments | 27732 Views


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. 27721 Views


Hope for Palo Alto's High-Schoolers

A group called Save the 2008, started by a Palo Alto High School teacher and a student is designed to help prevent any further suicides among local teens. Here is...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Aug 1, 2015 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 27711 Views


What is ABAG?

ABAG (the Association of Bay Area Governments) is the regional planning agency for the nine-county Bay Area. Voting members of ABAG are the elected officials appointed...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 16, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 66 comments | 27698 Views


Bradley's Fine Diner, now open

Chef/owner Bradley Ogden of Bradley's Fine Diner in Menlo Park confirmed Friday that his restaurant is officially opening Monday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Growing Pains?, on Nov 26, 2014 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 27676 Views


“Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than the marriage."

-- Zig Ziglar This is so true. Couples tell me they didn’t discuss money, kids, step-kids, in-laws, location where they’d live, and so much more....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 19, 2017 at 4:54 am | 1 comment | 27663 Views


January food and drink goings on

Make a resolution to eat more gnocchi and sausage; learn about wine, beer and mushrooms or take a cooking class in 2014. A roundup of local food and drink events...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 27657 Views



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 | 27647 Views


Dropping naps

When a toddler drops a nap, it can take awhile for everyone to adjust. When our son started dropping his nap, I was pregnant with his sister and unsure how...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 27640 Views


Alice Waters to visit Palo Alto

Alice Waters is coming to Palo Alto. And no, it’s not to open a restaurant. (Wishful thinking.) The Chez Panisse owner and California cuisine pioneer will...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Feb 29, 2016 at 3:46 pm | 5 comments | 27640 Views


Tasting Week returns for a fourth year

Tasting Week is returning to Palo Alto schools Monday, Oct. 6, with renowned local chefs such as Calafia's Charlie Ayers and Madera's Peter Rudolph visiting classrooms...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Oct 9, 2014 at 9:32 am | 5 comments | 27631 Views


Simple Joy

As I observe the Christmas holiday shopping craze from afar, I am seeking the simple joy of the season: Love. People from most parts of the world celebrate the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 27623 Views


Online vs In-Store Shopping: Which wins?

Now that Halloween is over, ‘tis the season for holiday shopping. I’ve been wondering whether shopping in stores or online generates fewer emissions....

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 3, 2019
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 8, 2019 at 7:49 pm | 14 comments | 27603 Views


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. 27600 Views
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