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THE FOOD PARTY!

Opus One

It’s cold around here. While our friends and family back east suffer record heat and drought, I turned on the heat tonight. I get all unseasonally-snuggly...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Lauralies, on Mar 17, 2017 at 8:23 am | 17 comments | 22382 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Local Flavor

Now and again, fellow Food Partiers! send along info on what's happening around town. And I love new adventures. So, honoring all things fun-in-the-hood, we're...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 3, 2015 at 10:55 am | 23 comments | 22371 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

How a simple shift in your self-talk can change how you think and feel about a lot of things you "have to" do

The day I had a mind shift and decided I "wanted to" go to the gym and work out, rather than that I "had to" work out, was the day I started to look forward to my...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Nov. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 22371 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Help! I'm Covered in Bugs

You've probably heard by now that you and I are covered inside and outside with bugs. Our...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by chester, on Jul 2, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 5 comments | 22335 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Tokyo ramen favorite Afuri headed to downtown Mountain View

UPDATE: Afuri Ramen + Dumpling is open in Mountain View for outdoor dining, takeout and delivery as of Nov. 14. Tokyo's Afuri Ramen + Dumpling, famed in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 28, 2020
There are no comments yet. 22332 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Starting National “No Device Night”

Let’s be the first in the nation to select a night each week where we don’t use devices. We spend time as a family, and after the kids go to bed...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 6 comments | 22315 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Restaurant brings high-end, private dining to Palo Alto

Maum, a Korean restaurant that was supposed to open for years in the former Apple Store on University Avenue in Palo Alto, has quietly opened just blocks away at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Rag, on Jul 7, 2017 at 9:43 am | 16 comments | 22301 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Just Stuff Me and Wrap Me Up

Most (all?) cultures have some type of dumpling (dough cooked alone or wrapped around a filling) as a part of their cuisine. There is the Asian wonton, Indian...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by A Single Guy, on Dec 24, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 4 comments | 22287 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Applewood Pizza closes in Menlo Park

The original Applewood Pizza has closed after decades of business at 1001 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Armand Anicete of NAI Northern California, the real estate...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Chris K, on Jan 14, 2019 at 5:28 pm | 4 comments | 22263 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Palo Alto Housing Element Update

Palo Alto has begun the process of updating the City's Housing Element (HE). The process is well summarized in a memo to the Council's Regional Housing Mandate Committee...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by stephen levy, on May 28, 2014 at 9:51 am | 25 comments | 22257 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

USA - United Stuffed of America

So I watched the State of the Union on Tuesday. I watch it every year, and each time I do, it reminds me of a dinner party. The table looks lovely with pressed...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 22, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 2 comments | 22254 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Aroy Thai Bistro in Palo Alto

Aroy Thai Bistro, a new downtown Palo Alto restaurant from the owner of neighboring Thaiphoon, is now open at 320 University Ave. Aroy's menu is typical of a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 22225 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

2016 council priorities

I have three priorities I hope you adopt: --Housing --Transportation/Parking/TDM --Regional Cooperation Housing For me housing is the number one priority....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Feb 3, 2016 at 9:40 pm | 41 comments | 22194 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Manresa Bread in Los Altos

Manresa Bread, the popular bakery spinoff of David Kinch's celebrated Manresa restaurant in Los Gatos, is opening a second location in Los Altos on Wednesday, June...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 12:50 am | 2 comments | 22193 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Joe & The Juice is headed to Palo Alto

A Danish juice and coffee chain in the midst of a significant expansion effort in the United States is planning to open an outpost in downtown Palo Alto this fall,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by Julie armitano, on Aug 4, 2017 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 22180 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Savor Every Moment

If you are a new mother, I bet you are rolling your eyes at me right now. You've heard the importance of "savoring every moment" more times in the past couple of...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Sandberg, on Oct 13, 2013 at 9:49 am | 5 comments | 22174 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Could You Be In An Abusive Relationship and Not Know It?

The following article was shared with me and I think it's important for you to consider if you're in an abusive situation, even emotionally. The article is written...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 10, 2018
Last comment by Andrew F, on Mar 17, 2018 at 6:31 am | 6 comments | 22137 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Update on the Economy

I wish everyone a happy and peaceful Thanksgiving. The Bottom Line ? The state and national economy are growing ? The economic recovery will be long and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Doyle, on Nov 10, 2015 at 10:17 am | 13 comments | 22126 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Look at the week

When I first moved to Palo Alto, I was warmly welcomed into a park play group that met once a week. The women in this group had children around my son's age and...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 22125 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Japanese Hot Pot with Carrots and Kudzu

We are an equal opportunity Food Party! Last week was beef and salmon, this week it’s totally tofu. Japanese Hot Pot with Carrots and Kudzu is a perfect...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by dwes, on Jul 21, 2016 at 6:24 am | 3 comments | 22112 Views
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