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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
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Belcampo Meat Co. en route to Town & Country this spring

In today's age of trendy farm-to-table food concepts, artisan butchery Belcampo Meat Co. might, at first glance, seem like one of the pack. But with its own farm...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 9, 2014
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Update: The lowdown on Lure + Till in Palo Alto

The new Epiphany Hotel opened its doors in downtown Palo Alto at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 20, 2014
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Oshman JCC launching its own farmers market

Palo Alto will soon have another weekly farmers market, with the Oshman Family JCC launching its own on this Friday, May 2. Year-round from then on, about 20...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 30, 2014
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Downtown Palo Alto Farmers Market returns Saturday

Spring has sprung. The Downtown Palo Alto Farmers Market – a seasonal, volunteer-based market that only runs May through December – is opening this Saturday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 7, 2014
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LB Steak Menlo taps inside talent for new chef

LB Steak in downtown Menlo Park has brought on a new chef to replace

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 28, 2014
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Palo Alto to host first ice cream taste-off

For years, huge, hungry crowds have spent July 4 gathered in Palo Alto's Mitchell Park to eat chili at the city's annual Summer Festival and Chili Cook-Off. More...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 24, 2014
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Food and drink goings on, June & July edition

Summer is chock full of eating and drinking events, old and new. Look for a new pop-up bar -- with ping pong -- at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, Menlo Park's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 25, 2014
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Opening alert: Nekter Juice Bar in Mountain View

Time to get your juice on, Mountain View. Southern California-based Nekter Juice Bar opened a new location at The Village at San Antonio Center today, June 26. The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 26, 2014
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Rangoon Ruby #2 now open

Downtown Palo Alto's only Burmese restaurant, Rangoon Ruby, has enjoyed such success...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 5, 2014
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Grab a Bowl of Heaven soon in Mountain View

Bowl of Heaven, a Southern California-based acai bowl chain, is opening its first Northern California location at Grant Park Plaza in Mountain View.

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 21, 2014
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Spring food and drink goings on

Check out this by-no-means-exhaustive list of upcoming food and drink events around the Peninsula. Please feel free to share any you're aware of, too! I'll continue...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 14, 2015
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Food and drink goings-on

Learn how to make your own pour-over coffee with the experts at Blue Bottle, sample the best of local Jewish cuisine and learn about the language of food with a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 14, 2015
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Build your own hot dog at Bradley's Funky Franks in Menlo Park

It might not be as exciting as the renowned Nathan's Hot Dog Eat Contest in Coney Island, but it's as close as Menlo Park is going to get.

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 21, 2015
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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
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La Bohème, now open on California Avenue

La Bohème, a new French restaurant from Pastis French Bistro owner Bernard Cartal, is now open on California Avenue in Palo Alto. Cartal did not immediately...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 25, 2015
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Redwood City: Angel Heart Cakes sold to new owner

Redwood City bakery Angel Heart Cakes, located at Marsh Manor Shopping Center,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 30, 2015
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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
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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
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Opening alert: Verde Tea Kitchen in Mountain View

Verde Tea Kitchen, sister to neighboring Verde Tea Cafe in Mountain View, is now open and serving Taiwanese food and drinks. As the name implies, Verde Tea Kitchen...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 14, 2016
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The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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