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Eating Out - November 4, 2011

Charming locale, jagged service

California Cafe has all the ingredients but not always the execution

by Dale F. Bentson

California Cafe occupies a picturesque space at the Stanford Barn. In case you've forgotten, the Barn dates to 1888 and was part of Leland Stanford's steam-powered brick winery. Later, the building served as a dormitory, a dairy and headquarters for a cattle-breeding association. California Cafe debuted in 1986.

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