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Menlo Park: Farewell Su Hong, hello Yum Cha Palace

Ever since Su Hong To Go in downtown Menlo Park changed hands in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Annie, on Aug 11, 2016 at 8:50 pm |
15 comments | 38230 Views


Not Keeping Score

You may have seen the article in The Chronicle a few weeks ago about Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober's new book

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 19, 2013 at 4:35 pm |
8 comments | 38221 Views


Local owner, manager to open Mountain View restaurant

The owner of Palo Alto Brewing Company and the former general manager of Scratch in Mountain View are teaming up to open a new venture: a Mountain View restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Aug 16, 2017 at 5:53 pm | 12 comments | 38219 Views


Palo Alto's Protégé earns Michelin star

Just nine months after opening in Palo Alto, Protégé has won a Michelin star, joining the ranks of Peninsula winners including Manresa, Baumé,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by Common sense, on Dec 26, 2018 at 3:37 pm | 11 comments | 38216 Views


Premarital Conversations: Wedding Season Coming

You're in love, wearing rose-colored glasses, ready to marry, busy with wedding planning. It's an exciting time. Relish being engaged, it's a special phase that...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 38186 Views


Foie gras returns to Peninsula menus

After the news broke Wednesday that California's ban of foie gras, the prized fattened liver of a duck or goose,

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Jan 20, 2015 at 5:14 am |
33 comments | 38171 Views


Marché's Guillaume Bienaimé to open downtown Palo Alto restaurant

Guillaume Bienaimé, the former executive chef at now-shuttered Marché in Menlo Park, is opening his own restaurant in downtown Palo Alto. Bienaimé got the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by une paix durable, on Jun 18, 2014 at 9:24 pm | 10 comments | 38142 Views


Downtown Menlo Park gets a French patisserie

A woman raised in France who later graduated from Le Cordon Bleu and now lives in Atherton is opening her own patisserie in the former home of Sugar Shack on Santa...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Bunyip, on Jun 28, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 10 comments | 38140 Views


On Tour - The Highly Selective Liberal Arts Colleges: Occidental, Pitzer, and Scripps

Today we visit the highly selective small liberal arts colleges (SLACS) Occidental, Pitzer and Scripps. Pitzer and Scripps complete the Claremont Colleges Consortium...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Gillisn, on Sep 19, 2015 at 3:51 am | 3 comments | 38070 Views


How Would You Two Handle a Terminal Diagnosis?

I watched the moving video of Craig Sager receiving the Jimmy...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jul 18, 2016 at 2:11 pm |
3 comments | 38047 Views


Borrone MarketBar soft opens in Menlo

Borrone MarketBar, the next-door brainchild eatery from Cafe Borrone owners Marina Borrone and Josh Pebbles, soft opened last week and is continuing with limited...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 19, 2014
There are no comments yet. 38045 Views


Summer food and drink goings on

Summer means outdoor food and wine festivals, Bastille Day and the return of Silicon Valley Beer Week. Check out several food-and-drink events around town during...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jul 20, 2015 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 38025 Views


My Great-Grandparents' Blind Pig

Last week, I mentioned my great grandparents had a speakeasy in Detroit. But I was...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jun 4, 2014 at 6:18 am | 13 comments | 37935 Views


Who Will Replace Baby Boomers as They Retire

Retiring baby boomers will be replaced by immigrants and their children who will account for over 80% of America's labor force growth and change over the next 20...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by John, on Aug 8, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 74 comments | 37917 Views


Los Altos' Main Street Cafe to close

Main Street Cafe, a community fixture in downtown Los Altos for the last decade, will be closing at the end of the month. Owner Jamie Tomaselli confirmed the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jan 25, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 8 comments | 37895 Views


Forest on First, a farm-to-table 'play' cafe, is on its way to Los Altos

Forest on First is every parents' fantasy. At this incoming Los Altos café, parents can nosh on dishes like dutch pancakes with blueberries and housemade butter,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 37875 Views


One-seating Japanese restaurant now open in Los Altos

At Hiroshi in downtown Los Altos, there is one seating of eight people each evening, no printed menu and a price per head upwards of $400. Owner and namesake...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by not nuts, on Jun 18, 2017 at 9:47 pm | 7 comments | 37865 Views


Specialty's Cafe and Bakery comes back to life in Mountain View (cookies included)

Specialty's is back. The Bay Area-born cafe chain, which filed for bankruptcy and

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 1, 2021
Last comment by Parke T, on Mar 4, 2021 at 4:48 pm |
4 comments | 37864 Views


Souper Bowl 2014

HAH! Gotcha! This is a reprint of Miso Sick with some additional edits. I just had to change the title. Besides, it's a perfect name for the recipe!...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by papers-writings.com, on Nov 17, 2015 at 1:19 am | 19 comments | 37862 Views


Kids and Marital Satisfaction

"More than a hundred studies show that marital satisfaction falls off a cliff after the birth of the first child and doesn't get much better until the last child...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Aug 20, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 12 comments | 37845 Views
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