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MOM = Many o? Meal

My mom, and probably yours too, cooked up a lot of food when we were young. (Thanks Mom.) I watched the process repeat itself with my sisters' kids. "You don't...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on May 16, 2015 at 11:30 am | 7 comments | 25556 Views


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 | 25533 Views


Ike's Place to return to Stanford campus

UPDATE (March 16, 2016): The new grab-and-go Ike's Place, or "Ike's Press," will be located at the McMurtry Building temporarily as the first in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Mar 17, 2016 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 25500 Views


Reflections on Death, Suffering, and the Beauty in Hospice Care

I spend much of my time as so many do: obsessed. Obsessed over success, over recognition, over comfort. I feel no guilt over these fixations, as...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Reet, on Feb 25, 2018 at 11:44 pm | 11 comments | 25488 Views


Picnic Pleasures

The pleasure of a picnic lies somewhere between genteel society and raw nature. Pepper-crusted salmon, watermelon radish and Humboldt Fog dot plaid blankets laid...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Aug 31, 2017 at 9:33 pm | 12 comments | 25471 Views


Tamarine's casual spinoff opens in Palo Alto

Banh khot, bo luc lac, goi ga and other traditional Vietnamese dishes are on the menu at Tam Tam, opening tonight, Sept 23, in downtown Palo Alto. Tam Tam (140...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by nick pq, on Oct 20, 2019 at 5:47 pm | 10 comments | 25468 Views


Fancy Fast and Fun!

It's fancy food season you know. ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ Holiday...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 22, 2014 at 7:20 am | 3 comments | 25464 Views


Old Port Lobster Shack opens Palo Alto pop-up

Old Port Lobster Shack, which has served New England-style lobster rolls and other seafood fare in on the Midpeninsula for more a decade, opened a temporary pop-up...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Mark Silverman, on Aug 5, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 25458 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 | 25439 Views


Being Whole & Healing Within a Couple

I think many of us would agree that you want to be a whole person, standing on your own two feet in a relationship with  another person that is whole and standing...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 25385 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 | 25381 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 | 25375 Views


WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable

(Written by Lori McCormick) For slightly more than the cost of a CSU, you can attend University of Arizona, Washington State University, Colorado State University,...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Brad Akins, on Feb 22, 2016 at 5:38 am | 3 comments | 25367 Views


State of Mind opens new pizzeria in the Palo Alto neighborhood the owners grew up in

Lars and Andrew Smith grew up in the blocks surrounding their newest pizzeria at 3850 El Camino Real in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood. Lars Smith has...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 26, 2021
Last comment by Len Ely, on Feb 4, 2021 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 25364 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 | 25358 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 | 25353 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 | 25329 Views


Entitlements, Promised Benefits, Language and Arithmetic

Every week Americans are reminded that large federal budget deficits threaten our future because we have an "entitlement crisis" from Social Security, Medicare and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Dark, on Oct 5, 2009 at 5:12 am | 1 comment | 25321 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 | 25316 Views


Electric Buses: Challenges and Opportunities

Did you know that all new buses purchased in California will be zero-emission...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 8, 2019
Last comment by Jacquie, on Oct 9, 2019 at 9:33 am | 24 comments | 25311 Views
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