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PENINSULA FOODIST

Maum restaurant presses pause in Palo Alto

More than four years after the former downtown Palo Alto Apple Store at 451 University Ave. closed and three years since a Korean restaurant laid claim to the large...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by MiguNupboure, on Sep 28, 2017 at 2:37 am | 10 comments | 9376 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Biondivino in Palo Alto

San Francisco wine shop Biondivino is opening the doors of its second...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by Harohide, on Sep 28, 2017 at 2:29 am | 4 comments | 7099 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Pokéworks opens in Mountain View

Downtown Mountain View now has a second fast-casual poké option with the opening of Pokéworks at 211 Castro St. Pokéworks finally opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by HarofaxPhill, on Sep 28, 2017 at 1:52 am | 6 comments | 15699 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mountain View's SnoZen closes, but its shaved snow remains

SnoZen, a popular Mountain View cafe that served shaved snow, a frozen Taiwanese dessert, closed...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by HarofaxPhill, on Sep 27, 2017 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 12072 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Olive Garden shutters in Palo Alto

The Palo Alto location of international Italian-restaurant chain Olive Garden is no more. The restaurant at 2515 El Camino Real closed on May 21, days before...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by Larallels, on Sep 27, 2017 at 10:25 am | 18 comments | 28228 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Help Define “Natural” on Food Labels

The FDA has extended request for comments on what “natural” means on food labeling. The Food Party! took a field trip to a grocery in Michigan to see...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by Nate, on Sep 27, 2017 at 6:22 am | 15 comments | 11855 Views

ON THE PAGE

Pope Francis to Canonize Father Junípero Serra

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Original post made by Nick Taylor on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by MiguWext, on Sep 26, 2017 at 2:05 pm |
10 comments | 4778 Views

AD LIBS

Ad Libs: Whither water?

I love the arcs of this photo: the way they complement each other, with nature mirroring the man-made world, or perhaps the other way around. Although the author...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Harohide, on Sep 26, 2017 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 7493 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

New York City College Tours - Part One (Pace University and St. John?s)

(written by Lori McCormick) I spent three days touring New York City colleges this past October. In those three days, I visited five colleges: Pace University,...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Ronunlila, on Sep 25, 2017 at 9:28 pm | 2 comments | 16704 Views

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A survivor's spirit

I recently got an email from artist Edna Shochat with a dramatic poster attached. Headlined "One in Eight," the poster contains seven photos of glossy-haired celebrities...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ronunlila, on Sep 25, 2017 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 17119 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The President's Proposals for Legal Immigration Reform are Bad Economic Policy

President Trump has proposed to reform the legal immigration system by: --restricting family based immigration --keeping the 140,000 labor market based admissions...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Jose Pen, on Sep 25, 2017 at 9:16 am | 39 comments | 4285 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

When to start thinking about college when you aren?t thinking about college

(Written by Lori McCormick) In my two previous posts, I wrote about the importance of preparing for college when students are in their last two years...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by LarSwache, on Sep 24, 2017 at 10:30 pm | 3 comments | 13535 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Cherries and Berries

It’s cherry season and wow - have you noticed it’s the cherriest? Seems like cherries are everywhere! I asked Deborah Olson why. She’s a 4th...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jose Pen, on Sep 24, 2017 at 7:23 pm | 7 comments | 4141 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Off the Grid Menlo Park opening night lineup

Off the Grid is moving full steam ahead in Menlo Park, with a launch date set for Wednesday, Feb. 19. Despite vehement opposition from many local business owners,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Ronbutt, on Sep 24, 2017 at 3:25 pm | 8 comments | 29779 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Su Hong Menlo Park changes hands after 38 years

Su Hong To Go in Menlo Park, the longtime takeout Chinese-food favorite of generations of customers, has been sold, owner Bee King confirmed Monday. King, who...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by David King, on Sep 22, 2017 at 10:08 pm | 28 comments | 35088 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

Home sweet home

Two weeks ago my 88-year-old mother collapsed unconscious on the floor of her apartment. Fortunately, her ever-vigilant caregivers caught her as she fell, so she...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Rod, on Sep 21, 2017 at 10:25 pm | 5 comments | 1642 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto: Bon Vivant to be replaced by bakery

Downtown Palo Alto has lost a French restaurant but will soon gain a bakery with the opening of Tuts Bakery & Cafe at 535 Bryant St., the former home of Bon...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Happy, on Sep 21, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 12 comments | 8205 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Chickery coming to Palo Alto

A Washington D.C.-based chicken franchise will be opening its first West Coast location in Palo Alto this summer, the company announced Wednesday. The Chickery...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by tom k, on Sep 21, 2017 at 12:11 pm | 13 comments | 7780 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

One more year

Our oldest has one more year until he starts Kindergarten. Some of our friends started this year, so I get to hear what they think helped their kids adjust and...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 1374 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Grandparents Day

Some years Grandparents Day sneaks up on me. It gets lost in the end of the summer/beginning of the school year rush and two of our family's birthday celebrations. For...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Sep 17, 2017 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 1456 Views
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Nobu Palo Alto eyes next-door expansion
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 2,996 views

Are We Really Up To This?
By Aldis Petriceks | 3 comments | 1,612 views

Joe Simitian talk: Listening to Trump's America: Bridging the Divide
By Douglas Moran | 22 comments | 985 views

Couples: Cultivate Love, Gottman Style
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 396 views