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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 | 7003 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 | 1147 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 | 2268 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 | 3250 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 | 2343 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 | 5065 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 | 4970 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

Hosting a wedding!

When dear friends asked if they could be married in our yard, of course I said yes! The couple had met at a brunch we hosted, and I was honored and delighted that...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Aug. 20, 2018
Last comment by Sally Torbey, on Aug 24, 2018 at 8:54 am | 12 comments | 1369 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: My New Best Friend; Giving and Receiving

Here's my new best friend, Bixby. Hey readers, I've been busy the last couple of weeks. My husband had a concert in San Anselmo (he's a tenor in a...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2779 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Tell Me: Are Parents Today Overreacting to Child Safety Concerns?

I was touched by a column I recently read in The New York Times, “Motherhood in the Age of Fear,” by Kim Brooks, a mother who left her 4-year-old son...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 9, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 23, 2018 at 7:32 am | 23 comments | 3008 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Would You Support a Housing Bond in Palo Alto

On Tuesday the residents of Emeryville passed a $50 million dollar housing bond meaning that more than 2/3 of voters supported the bond. The details I could find...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Aug 22, 2018 at 6:14 pm | 55 comments | 4160 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Letting go

(written by Lori McCormick) My youngest, a kindergartener, is learning to tie his shoes, and I so desperately want to do it for him. Partly because it will...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 21, 2018
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Climate Friendly Cuisine Conference

Are you in food service? Are you interested in changing the world with great tasting food? Do plastic straws drive you nuts and food waste make you crazy? Then...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by eat less...Feel Better, on Aug 21, 2018 at 2:25 pm | 22 comments | 2646 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Owner of Menlo Park's Yogurt Stop plans retirement

The owner of the longtime Yogurt Stop in Menlo Park is planning to retire at the end of August, according to the Almanac News. Soheila Khalili has operated the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 21, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1955 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

A Concrete Joy: The Life and Love of Charlie Foley-Hughes

==I This piece is the sixth in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- a 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by Yvonne, on Aug 18, 2018 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 2655 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Hotel restaurant to open in Mountain View

A team broke ground this week on the Ameswell Mountain View, a $250 million mixed-use development with a luxury hotel and restaurant at 750 Moffett Blvd. The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Price it right, on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:21 am | 3 comments | 5063 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Drop Your Keyboard!

Talking with your partner and being understood may be challenging enough without adding in the complexities of technology. Body language accounts for 70% or more...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Aug 16, 2018 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 10399 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Wanting, Yet Missing One Another

A while back while I was waiting at the traffic signal by my office I saw a woman at the crosswalk. She wanted to cross Middlefield, a busy street. She turned away...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2444 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Microbiotic Bowl - Research Participants Needed

Did you know your body is made up of 70-90% the genes of another species? Those genes are the bacteria/microbiome that live on and in us. We are more them than...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by Survivialist, on Aug 13, 2018 at 3:04 pm | 35 comments | 4037 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mike's Cafe to reopen soon in Palo Alto

The owner of Midtown Palo Alto's longtime Mike's Cafe plans to reopen a new-and-improved version of his restaurant in the next two months. Mike Wallau temporarily...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 25, 2018
Last comment by midtowngrl, on Aug 12, 2018 at 5:10 pm | 9 comments | 5265 Views
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Salt & Straw Palo Alto to open Nov. 23
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 4,423 views

Lakes and Larders (part 2)
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,502 views

Can we ever improve our schools?
By Diana Diamond | 9 comments | 1,404 views