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The Cool philosophy

Original post made on Apr 14, 2017

Since Jesse Ziff Cool first opened Flea St. Cafe in Menlo Park more than 30 years ago, her first allegiance has been to the people serving her customers and by extension, the people growing and raising the food on their plates.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 13, 2017, 11:29 AM

Comments (5)

Posted by Amy Hunter
a resident of Atherton
on Apr 14, 2017 at 10:08 am

Jessie describes her restaurant from her point of view so let me share the customer's: Flea Street is a respite, a second home, a welcoming spot. Whatever kindness and respect she has extended to staff is, in turn, graced upon diners. It is a lovely, perfect place. And delicious food to boot.


Posted by Reader
a resident of Evergreen Park
on Apr 14, 2017 at 10:49 am

Wonderful article about a wonderful person. When I've gotten to eat at Jessie's restaurants, I feel especially good and satisfied - I guess all that care is why. Thank you!


Posted by Linda
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Apr 14, 2017 at 12:05 pm

Always a wonderful place. Can’t wait to go back. Thank you for being here.


Posted by The Train
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Apr 14, 2017 at 12:14 pm

We still miss-- and need-- "Late for the Train" in Menlo Park!

It was torn down in favor of offices!

Menlo Park and Palo Alto could use a Jesse Cool restaurant in that approximate location! All that exist in the Willows/Downtown North area are small great spoon-type lunch places. Nothing for breakfast or dinner.


Posted by The Train
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Apr 14, 2017 at 12:22 pm

That should be "greasy spoon"!


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