Shop Talk | June 18, 2010 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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Eating Out - June 18, 2010

Shop Talk

by Daryl Savage

PEKING DUCK OUT, PANDA EXPRESS IN ... Peking Duck Restaurant, a mainstay at 2310 El Camino Real in Palo Alto for more than 20 years, has waddled around the corner and down the block to 151 S. California Ave. "We didn't want to leave. We had to leave. The landlord would not renew our lease. He has chosen to have Panda Express as his new tenant," Peking Duck owner Wai Szeto said. The restaurant is sharing its new location with the existing Jade Palace Restaurant. "But it's still us," Szeto said. "It's the same menu, the same chef and the same prices." And look out for a name change. "We're debating that right now. We might call it Peking Duck Palace or just Peking Duck. We're not sure yet," Szeto said. How about Jade Duck? Or Duck Palace?

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