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PENINSULA FOODIST

All-day cafe, bar to open in downtown Redwood City

The owners of Blacksmith Bar on Broadway Street in Redwood City are opening a new venture directly across the street: The Nighthawk, which will serve coffee by day...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 10, 2018
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 13, 2018 at 10:33 pm | 4 comments | 5655 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Camper readies for Labor Day opening in Menlo Park

==I UPDATE: Camper announced that the restaurant will officially open on Tuesday, Sept. 4, with soft openings and limited hours in the days prior. To make a reservation,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Blatt, on Sep 13, 2018 at 7:04 pm | 3 comments | 5027 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Registering businesses is a flop in Palo Alto

For years, the Palo Alto City Council has tried over and over again to either license or register all businesses in town for a variety of somewhat specious reasons....

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by Not so evil, probably., on Sep 12, 2018 at 11:41 am | 11 comments | 1372 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Modern Hospice Care and The Death of Ivan Ilyich

Readers: Apologies for my recent delay in posts! I've been awaiting approval for pieces on a couple individuals in the Ada's employee series. In the meantime,...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by ankie147, on Sep 10, 2018 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 3864 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Three Categories of Sex

In his book Passionate Marriage, David Schnarch describes the research of Donald Mosher regarding three categories -- or styles -- of sex (pg. 244-260). I find these...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 10, 2018 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 4505 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Palo Alto's problems -- crows, rats and airplanes

Crows! Roof rats! Noisy airplanes! I’ve been asking Palo Alto residents what bothers them in their daily lives this summer and their responses were surprising...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 17, 2018
Last comment by Lahaina , on Sep 8, 2018 at 6:11 pm | 19 comments | 2490 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Retire and downsize your career: Do something you love instead.

As we age and consider “retirement”, there are actually many opportunities if you want (or need) to keep working that can provide a satisfying new vocation and...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Sep. 6, 2018
There are no comments yet. 8 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Misadventures in boycotting: In-N-Out Burger & Wil Wheaton

These two recent instances of political boycotting are interesting supplements to an earlier blog.(foot#1) The Chair of the California Democratic Party, Eric...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Sep. 1, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 6, 2018 at 8:54 am | 26 comments | 3483 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Downtown Redwood City gets new cafe

A recovering product manager has opened her first cafe in Redwood City: Revere Coffee and Tea at 2074 Broadway St. Lily Lai opened Revere in late June. The space...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 2, 2018
Last comment by astronomy papers, on Sep 5, 2018 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 4781 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coffeebar to expand to Redwood City

Less than a year after opening in downtown Menlo Park, the popular Tahoe-born Coffeebar is planning another Peninsula location in Redwood City. Coffeebar owner...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by astronomy papers, on Sep 5, 2018 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 4438 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

French bakery Maison Alyzee to open in Mountain View

Three French pastry chefs with illustrious resumes have left careers in Paris to make croissants, canelé and quiche in downtown Mountain View. They are...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 26, 2018
Last comment by 7 comments | 9830 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Are city officials cluttering up our streets?

Do you know that Palo Alto has a “Complete Streets” program? Until last week, I hadn’t heard this term. But council members adopted this complete...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 28, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 4, 2018 at 1:52 pm | 31 comments | 2958 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mendocino Farms to replace LYFE Kitchen in Palo Alto

Southern California-based sandwich chain Mendocino Farms is opening a new location at 167 Hamilton Ave. in downtown Palo Alto, where LYFE Kitchen

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 27, 2018
Last comment by @ Invisible loyal, on Sep 2, 2018 at 2:20 pm |
10 comments | 4548 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

LYFE Kitchen closes in Palo Alto

LYFE Kitchen's first-ever location, opened at 167 Hamilton Ave. in Palo Alto in 2011, closed its health-conscious doors on Tuesday, Aug. 14. "We wish to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Too bad, on Sep 2, 2018 at 12:31 am | 6 comments | 6849 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

A tribute to our fellow travelers

This summer we took our neighbors to Lebanon, and they are still our friends! This is solely due to the fact that they are the most easy-going, accommodating,...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Aug. 28, 2018
Last comment by JK, on Sep 1, 2018 at 3:03 pm | 6 comments | 1018 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Microbiotic Bowl / Stanford Cook in Pictures

Researchers at Stanford are starting to think that not only what we eat, but the order in which we eat it, might effect our microbiome, the bacteria that live...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 25, 2018
Last comment by Duong, on Aug 30, 2018 at 3:05 pm | 18 comments | 2202 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

A sanctimonious, hypocritical (national) media

"Are you willing to pay for quality journalism?" is a promo I routinely receive. And my rhetorical response is ==I "Does that mean you have...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by Harry Merkin, on Aug 28, 2018 at 10:49 pm | 50 comments | 3204 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Why aren’t my teeth part of my body?

I feel disconnected. Part of me suddenly seems theoretically gone. According to most insurance policies, including Medicare, my teeth evidently are not part of my...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 23, 2018
Last comment by peppered, on Aug 28, 2018 at 3:19 pm | 11 comments | 2314 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Village Pub chef to open Filipino restaurant

John Madriaga has worked at Michelin-starred restaurants far and wide, from The Village Pub in Woodside and Manresa in Los Gatos to Noma in Copenhagen. Now, he's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 22, 2018
Last comment by family of 4, on Aug 25, 2018 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 4959 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mademoiselle Colette plans expansion, hires new chef

Mademoiselle Colette has announced two big changes for the local French patisserie: a new chef...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by MP, on Aug 24, 2018 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 4868 Views
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El Camino: Another scheme to increase congestion?
By Douglas Moran | 11 comments | 1,802 views

Post-election reflections -- and sponges
By Diana Diamond | 13 comments | 1,630 views

Couples: Philosophy of Love
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,308 views

Trials of My Grandmother
By Aldis Petriceks | 2 comments | 839 views