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PENINSULA FOODIST

What restaurants are open on Christmas day?

For those who don't celebrate Christmas or want to mark it with an impromptu meal out, here's a by-no-means-exhaustive list of local restaurants open on the holiday....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Dec 18, 2015 at 10:01 am | 18 comments | 44828 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Nobu confirmed to open in Palo Alto

"It's time to put the rumors to rest," Seth McDaniels, general manager of Palo Alto's The Epiphany Hotel said in a statement. Renowned Japanese restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 44639 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"I" Statements that are Actually "You" Statements

No, that's not a typo. I hear these a lot when I encourage partners to use "I statements" or to share how s/he is feeling. Here are examples of what to...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 44622 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mixx, Scott's Seafood replacement, opens in Mountain View

Mixx, the casual fusion restaurant replacing Scott's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Sep 21, 2014 at 8:28 am |
14 comments | 44620 Views

COUPLE'S NET

In-laws to Love, or In-laws from Hell?

I fell in love today. It was not with my husband (this time). It was with a Macintosh computer. It happened once before; I can barely remember the year: it was a...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 25, 2014 at 8:12 am | 3 comments | 44297 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Oren?s Hummus Mountain View: bigger, faster and opening Monday

The wait is over: Oren's Hummus, famed for its fresh, direct-from-Israel hummus, flavorful meat skewers and stuffed-to-the-gill pita sandwiches, will be opening...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 17, 2014 at 2:09 pm | 15 comments | 44183 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Here Come the Holidays: Get Couple-Ready

While this may be a time of family, love, thanks, giving, cheer, good food, and relaxing around the fireplace with good friends, it also may be a time of stress,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 44125 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Devices are Definitely Not Sexy

They may look sexy, but they are a turn-off to your partner. S/he looks over to give you a "Hey, how about it?" look, and you miss it completely because you're looking...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 4, 2013 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 44032 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Go Ahead, Have a Fight

Many disagreements come about because we don't understand our partner's intention, and s/he does not anticipate the impact that action or behavior will have on me....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Martha, on Oct 22, 2013 at 1:46 am | 3 comments | 44030 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status

Michelin Guide announced its annual list of San Francisco Bay Area and Wine Country Bib Gourmand restaurants, a designation that denotes high-quality food at a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 17, 2013 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 43831 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Creamistry in downtown Palo Alto

Downtown Palo Alto got a new ice-cream shop this week with the opening of

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 20, 2016 at 6:55 am |
9 comments | 43649 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Scott?s Seafood Mountain View to close, reopen as new concept

A changing of the helm at Scott's Seafood Mountain View will result in the closure of the Castro Street seafood spot and the opening...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 12:47 am | 19 comments | 43619 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Tips, Experiments, etc.

If you're like me, and most people, your first answer to what is missing in your relationship is to look at what your partner is or isn't doing. And it's certainly...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 9, 2013 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 43586 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Replacing the Marshmallow in S’mores

There’s a day for everything, and August 10th is National S’mores Day. Ooooo, I know you love that soft and creamy, sticky, chocolately crunch....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 7, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Aug 11, 2016 at 6:23 am | 13 comments | 43542 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Celebrating all month long

As Christmas quickly approaches, I (like many parents) am trying to keep our kids' focus on spending time together and creating memories rather than solely...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 20, 2016 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 43540 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Silicon Valley Restaurant Week, Oct. 16-23

Silicon Valley Restaurant Week is similar to other cities' "Dine Out" events you might have heard of. For a week or...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 16, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 5 comments | 43279 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Are You Communicating More or Less?

Isn't it true that everywhere we go these days people are talking, texting, scrolling and swiping on devices? I find myself wondering if we had this much to say...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 43234 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Hunan Garden to be reborn as Mandarin Roots

Fans of Palo Alto's long-standing Chinese restaurant Hunan Garden on El Camino Real might have despaired when signs suddenly went up in the windows indicating the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by long-time fan, on Jun 8, 2014 at 7:52 am | 21 comments | 43063 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

The Palo Alto Bicycle Lobby: Impeding more and safer bicycling?

I did a lot of around-town bicycling from the late 1980s through the early 2000s (foot#4) and became involved in the City's bike planning. I found myself often in...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Mar. 16, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Mar 31, 2014 at 11:47 pm | 52 comments | 42969 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Chicken Soup for the Soul

I just got some really bad news. Probably the worse news I have had in years. Not about me, but a friend. A good friend. It might as well have happened...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 42579 Views
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Vons drops Korean fried chicken on downtown Redwood City
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 21,364 views

Are our recycling bins too big?
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Premarital and Couples: See "Buck" for Couple's Tips
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,304 views

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What is School without Recess
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Benefiting local non-profits

The 36th annual Moonlight Run and Walk is Friday evening, October 2, wherever you are! Proceeds go to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund, benefiting local non-profits that serve families and children in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Join us under the light of the full Harvest Moon on a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run or half marathon.

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