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Eating Out - January 29, 2016

Cooking up a career

Rendezvous Cafe provides on-the-job training and employment for JobTrain grads

by Chrissi Angeles

A mellow playlist of Erykah Badu, Tony! Toni! Toné! and Jill Scott played softly in the background as a cheery server in a crisp white uniform brought out the daily special: a New York steak chili topped with finely chopped green onions. Patrons in business attire dined around rustic wooden tables decorated with potted succulents.

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Chrissi Angeles is an editorial intern at the Palo Alto Weekly. Rendezvous Cafe 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City 650-503-3445 Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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