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PENINSULA FOODIST

Scott?s Seafood Mountain View to close, reopen as new concept

A changing of the helm at Scott's Seafood Mountain View will result in the closure of the Castro Street seafood spot and the opening...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 12:47 am | 19 comments | 47303 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status

Michelin Guide announced its annual list of San Francisco Bay Area and Wine Country Bib Gourmand restaurants, a designation that denotes high-quality food at a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 17, 2013 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 47296 Views

COUPLE'S NET

From Crazy in Love to Love of My Life

When we were courting (yes, I know that's an old fashioned word), we were on our best behavior without any effort. We were trying to win over our beloved. S/he was...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 18, 2013 at 9:12 am | 9 comments | 46940 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Go Fish Poke Bar in Redwood City

Downtown Redwood City will be getting its own dedicated poké eatery this week with the opening of Go Fish Poke Bar on Friday, Feb. 24. Go Fish Poke Bar's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Fake Poke, on Feb 26, 2017 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 46558 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Silicon Valley Restaurant Week, Oct. 16-23

Silicon Valley Restaurant Week is similar to other cities' "Dine Out" events you might have heard of. For a week or...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 16, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 5 comments | 46344 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Altan to open brew-and-pizza focused restaurant in Los Altos

Palo Alto native Lars Smith, who has worked in and around restaurants since he was a teenager, will open State of Mind Public House, an homage to California beer...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Another reader, on Sep 13, 2017 at 9:55 am | 7 comments | 46343 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Miscarriage

I have been pregnant seven times. I wanted two children. I have a wonderful son who will be 18 this year. My last miscarriage was two weeks before I turned 40 (which...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 14, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 4 comments | 46275 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Touring the SoCal Elites:UCLA, USC, Harvey Mudd, Claremont McKenna

(written by John Raftrey) The second in a series. The Elite schools in Southern California all have admit rates under 20%, making admissions to them a virtual...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Mudder, on Apr 24, 2017 at 6:02 pm | 13 comments | 46037 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Chicken Soup for the Soul

I just got some really bad news. Probably the worse news I have had in years. Not about me, but a friend. A good friend. It might as well have happened...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 45692 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Find coffee and community at Palo Alto's new Backyard Brew

A new caffeine option is now open on California Avenue in Palo Alto: Backyard Brew, where a Palo Alto native is hoping to to build a space for both coffee and community. Backyard...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by grande, on Feb 8, 2017 at 8:55 pm | 8 comments | 45654 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Lemonade to open in Palo Alto June 24

A new location of Lemonade, a fast-casual, healthy restaurant chain based in Southern California, will open its doors in downtown Palo Alto this Friday, June 24. Lemonade...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Johnathan , on Oct 4, 2017 at 1:33 pm | 6 comments | 45538 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Celebrating all month long

As Christmas quickly approaches, I (like many parents) am trying to keep our kids' focus on spending time together and creating memories rather than solely...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 20, 2016 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 45456 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Zareen's, Pakistani restaurant, to open in Palo Alto

Zareen's, a contemporary Pakistani and Indian restaurant in Mountain View, will soon open...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Carol reddy, on Dec 25, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 19 comments | 45258 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Marriage Interview 12: Joe, Joan, and Helen: Crossdressing

“Joan is my feminine side,” Joe told me. Joe has been dressing in women's clothes since he was a young boy. Joe and Helen have been married for 25...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by songdoo, on Nov 5, 2015 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 44964 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Pet Hair for the Birds (Nests)

The increased chirping of birds signals that nest-building is close at hand. Birds can have problems finding suitable materials in a too-manicured suburban environment....

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Flying Fur, on Feb 22, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 1 comment | 44909 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: True Food Kitchen at Stanford Shopping Center

Yet another new dining option is opening its doors at Stanford Shopping Center this week: True Food Kitchen, where the menu draws off an anti-inflammatory diet espoused...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by sarapopo, on Oct 8, 2016 at 7:09 pm | 4 comments | 44847 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Downtown Parking Permit Discussion

I attended the residential parking stakeholder meeting last Thursday. They seem like a hard working and smart group. I have no idea whether they will be able to...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by Neilson Buchanan, on Jun 4, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 19 comments | 44816 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Local 2015 Michelin stars: Baume, Madera, Chez TJ, Village Pub

The Michelin Guide released its latest San Francisco Bay Area stars list Tuesday, yet again granting distinction to Baume in Palo Alto, Madera in Menlo Park, Chez...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 26, 2014 at 11:57 am | 11 comments | 44766 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Growing community roots

Two Stanford students ? one who has spent summers working in a Modesto canning factory and with a global anti- hunger nonprofit in Uganda; the other, an American...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 44573 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

The Palo Alto Bicycle Lobby: Impeding more and safer bicycling?

I did a lot of around-town bicycling from the late 1980s through the early 2000s (foot#4) and became involved in the City's bike planning. I found myself often in...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Mar. 16, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Mar 31, 2014 at 11:47 pm | 52 comments | 44465 Views
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