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Jesse Cool brings in new partner at Flea St. Cafe in Menlo Park

Four years ago, Michael Biesemeyer stood outside Flea St. Cafe in Menlo Park and told a server, "Some day, I'm going to own this place." And now, he...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 17, 2018
Last comment by Suzanne, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 1094 Views

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Saucebelly barbecue to pop up in Redwood City

Saucebelly, a barbecue pop-up started by two restaurant industry veterans, will be serving up brisket, pulled pork and potato salad...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Puzzled, on Dec 16, 2018 at 2:57 pm | 3 comments | 3206 Views

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Babka bakery to open Thursday in Palo Alto

Come Thursday, Dec. 13, Palo Alto will get its very own babkery: a dedicated babka bakery. Owner-namesake Ayelet Nuchi is opening Babka by Ayelet at Town &...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by Sold Out, on Dec 14, 2018 at 2:59 pm | 10 comments | 7040 Views

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Shake Shack Palo Alto to open this weekend

The wait is over. East Coast burger favorite Shake Shack will open its first Bay Area location this Saturday, Dec. 15, at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 14, 2018 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 4657 Views

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Camper opens for lunch in Menlo Park

Menlo Park's buzzy new Camper restaurant is now open for lunch, with new sandwiches, soups, salads and entrees. The restaurant

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 3, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Dec 8, 2018 at 4:32 pm |
12 comments | 4391 Views

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Downtown Redwood City gets Japanese kaiseki restaurant

A kaiseki restaurant, devoting to serving traditional Japanese multi-course meals, is in a soft opening phase at 921 Main St. in Redwood City. Hitoshi Tagawa...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 6, 2018
There are no comments yet. 3264 Views

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Opening alert: Caspian Restaurant in Mountain View

A Mediterranean restaurant has replaced Kabobs & Pupuseria on El Camino Real in Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 5, 2018
Last comment by Mmmm, on Dec 6, 2018 at 11:46 am | 5 comments | 2231 Views

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After 39 years, Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum to close for good

Fans of Cho's unassuming potstickers and pork buns panicked in 2014, when the owners of the longtime Palo Alto Chinese restaurant

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 4, 2018 at 10:08 pm |
1 comment | 2363 Views

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Palo Alto's Protégé earns Michelin star

Just nine months after opening in Palo Alto, Protégé has won a Michelin star, joining the ranks of Peninsula winners including Manresa, Baumé,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by Bob Pierce, on Dec 3, 2018 at 6:11 pm | 9 comments | 10887 Views

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Sun Life brings acai bowls, juice to Cal Ave

The first Northern California outpost of Sun Life Organics is opening on Saturday, Nov. 24, at 344 S. California Ave. in Palo Alto. Sun Life Organics serves...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 23, 2018
Last comment by Healthy Mom, on Dec 1, 2018 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 2264 Views

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The wait is over: Ike's Place opens in Palo Alto

It took three and a half years, but Ike's Place is finally open in downtown Palo Alto. The newest outpost of the Bay Area cult-favorite sandwich shop opened Tuesday...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 27, 2018
Last comment by LaNell, on Nov 30, 2018 at 6:43 pm | 22 comments | 7818 Views

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San Francisco's Andytown Coffee launches holiday cafe at Filoli

Every weekend through Christmas, San Francisco's Andytown Coffee Roasters will be serving its popular drip coffee, espresso drinks,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 21, 2018
Last comment by Nayeli, on Nov 21, 2018 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 1812 Views

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Vesta represents Midpeninsula on Michelin Bib Gourmand list

For the second year in a row, Redwood City's Vesta is the only...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 20, 2018
Last comment by charles reilly, on Nov 20, 2018 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 2186 Views

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Tre Monti opens in Los Altos

Downtown Los Altos has a new Italian restaurant: Tre Monti, the passion project of three natives of southern Italy. Tre Monti is set to open this week at 270...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 19, 2018
There are no comments yet. 3418 Views

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Salt & Straw Palo Alto to open Nov. 23

Portland ice cream darling Salt & Straw will open at 250 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 23. Salt & Straw...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 6274 Views

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Shake Shack forges local partnerships for Palo Alto outpost

When East Coast burger chain Shake Shack opens at Stanford Shopping...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 27, 2018
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Nov 5, 2018 at 1:04 pm |
12 comments | 10583 Views

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Menlo Grill closes for revamp

After about eight years of operating at the Stanford Park Hotel in Menlo Park, Menlo Grill has closed temporarily for a refresh. General Manager Patrick Lane...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 3, 2018 at 7:05 pm | 4 comments | 3265 Views

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The most common restaurant health violation in Santa Clara County? Vermin.

In the last six months, four restaurants in Mountain View and five in Palo Alto were shut down by the Santa Clara County Department of Environmental Health due to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by hilary, on Oct 31, 2018 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 3137 Views

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Flights to open in Mountain View Oct. 27

Tapas-style restaurant Flights will open its doors at 800 California...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 24, 2018
Last comment by Willful Ignorace, on Oct 30, 2018 at 9:30 am | 8 comments | 3930 Views

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'Brand new and same old:' Woodside Deli reopens in Redwood City

Longtime sandwich favorite Woodside Deli officially reopened in Redwood City Thursday after

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by Kevin Thompson, on Oct 28, 2018 at 6:22 pm |
3 comments | 4407 Views
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Babka bakery to open Thursday in Palo Alto
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