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Christmas Kluski - A Polish Treat

We've been Food Partying! Jewish-style lately with our posts on latke-making. This week the Poles get a chance to show off how our holiday cooking is done. I recently...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 26, 2017
Last comment by Karol, on Dec 30, 2017 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 2620 Views


Soil – A Thing of the Past?

I spent last year researching people growing food in cities ...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Anee, on Dec 25, 2017 at 9:21 pm | 6 comments | 4093 Views


La Panotiq shutters in Mountain View

Facing increasing competition on Castro Street and a prohibitively small space, La Panotiq closed its downtown Mountain View cafe on Nov. 22. Paulette Trauty,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Kevin Foley, on Dec 23, 2017 at 7:27 pm | 7 comments | 6745 Views


Szechuan restaurant replaces Les Bizous in Palo Alto

In the past two years, 423 University Ave. in Palo Alto has been home to not one, but now three restaurants. First, Cajun eatery Crawfish Fusion

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Lynn, on Dec 22, 2017 at 10:03 pm |
6 comments | 5840 Views


Couples: Relationship Reset

Jen Elmquist, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist has written a book called Relationship Reset. It’s one of the best relationship books I’ve...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2233 Views


Top Latke - Part 2

Boy did we Food Party! this week at the Latke Chef competition. What an event! Four teams competed for Top Latke. Ruah Hamacabim from Palo Alto (all the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by Not so savvy, on Dec 22, 2017 at 12:16 pm | 2 comments | 2490 Views


Palo Alto's longtime La Morenita to shutter

After 23 years of serving Mexican food in downtown Palo Alto, La Morenita will close on Friday, Dec. 29, co-owner Miguel Reveulta confirmed Wednesday. Revuelta,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Richard, on Dec 22, 2017 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 9617 Views


I need your help: Tips for Couples Traveling Together

Hey Readers, What are your three tips for traveling together as a couple? Please provide practical as well as emotional tips. For example, how do you two handle...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Dec 21, 2017 at 11:04 am | 9 comments | 3121 Views


Song Pa Korean Cuisine closes in Mountain View

Downtown Mountain View Korean restaurant Song Pa has closed. The owners, a family that previously owned a Pleasanton restaurant of the same name, could not be...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Yes surprise, on Dec 20, 2017 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 4236 Views


Teaquation expanding to Palo Alto

Of-age fans of Redwood City cafe Teaquation's tea-based drinks, rejoice: They will be available as alcoholic cocktails at a new Palo Alto location opening next year. Teaquation...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3571 Views


Hom Korean Kitchen expands to Redwood City

A fast-casual Korean restaurant in San Jose has opened a second location in downtown Redwood City. Hom Korean Kitchen opened in November at 2639 Broadway St. ...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Dec 14, 2017 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments | 5156 Views


Couples: Do These for 80% Chance of Divorce

Dr. John Gottman who runs the Love Lab in Seattle has done multi-decade research on couples. He can predict the couples who have an 80% chance of divorce based the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Dec 13, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 3333 Views


After 22 years, John Bentley's to close

After decades in the restaurant business and 22 years of running his eponymous restaurant on the Midpeninsula, John Bentley will hang up his chef coat for the last...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Dec 9, 2017 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 6592 Views


Persimmons Please

Persimmons are everywhere right now. Or are they? A California friend recently told me persimmons don’t grow in my home state. “Have you ever seen...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Dec 9, 2017 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 2624 Views


Outgrowing Mountain View space, Kumino searches for new location

Two years after opening in a Mountain View strip mall, Kumino has outgrown its kitchen. Owner Haochen Liu said Friday that he tried everything to keep the business...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 11, 2017
Last comment by Ellen, on Dec 7, 2017 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 5034 Views


Bacchus Management Group to open restaurant in Redwood City

The restaurant group behind local establishments Mayfield Bakery & Cafe and The Village Pub plans to open a Michelin-caliber restaurant in Redwood City. Bacchus...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Dec 5, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 5946 Views


Wahlburgers opens in Palo Alto

An outpost of Wahlburgers, the national burger chain from celebrity family the Wahlbergs, is now open in downtown Palo Alto. Wahlburgers soft opened at 185 University...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 13, 2017
Last comment by Bello, on Dec 3, 2017 at 8:31 am | 40 comments | 9631 Views


A New Way to Think About High Speed Rail

I was on the original consultant team in 1998. I thought the project design and ridership projections had serious flaws. I voted against the high speed rail (HSR)...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 18, 2017
Last comment by Philip Clock, on Dec 2, 2017 at 7:33 pm | 19 comments | 4982 Views


Cookbooks For The Holidays

Many Food Partiers! like to cook, and some even take the time to write it all down for the rest of us. I'm sitting around this Thanksgiving weekend looking some...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 25, 2017
Last comment by Foodie, on Nov 30, 2017 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 3040 Views


Mountain View: French bakery to replace Drunken Lobster

A native of France is bringing three pastry chefs from Paris to Mountain View to open a bakery at 212 Castro St. Laurent Pellet, who hails from Lyon, France,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by new reader, on Nov 30, 2017 at 12:56 pm | 6 comments | 5247 Views
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Couples: “Everything is a gift of the universe . . .
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Humpty Dumpty's Theory of Meaning + 1984 + Overton Window
By Douglas Moran | 18 comments | 702 views

Dinosaurs for baby girls
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 522 views

Data and Compassion: Radical Tools in the Fight for Gun Control
By Aldis Petriceks | 0 comments | 365 views


Short story writers wanted!

The 32nd Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 6. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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