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Sichuan classics

Most people heading out to dinner at a Sichuan restaurant want authentic cuisine or are looking for the typical Chinese comfort...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by R. Davis, on Sep 13, 2018 at 6:56 pm | 24 comments | 5789 Views

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Restaurateur doubles as employees' landlord

Zareen Khan, the owner of the eponymous Pakistani-Indian restaurants in Palo Alto and Mountain View, has added an unexpected...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2018
Last comment by Tear Them Down?, on Aug 31, 2018 at 6:24 pm | 30 comments | 12902 Views

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Pedigreed protégés

Protégé offers two experiences: the dining room and the lounge. No matter where one sits, it's the same kitchen, the same...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Local, on Aug 20, 2018 at 8:03 pm | 5 comments | 8339 Views

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State orders Palo Alto restaurant firm to pay workers millions in back wages

The owners of downtown Palo Alto restaurants Rangoon Ruby and Burma Ruby have been ordered by the state labor commissioner’s...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by Bone-Spur Bozo, on Jul 12, 2018 at 7:59 am | 44 comments | 28390 Views

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What happened to Mike‘s Cafe in Midtown?

Last year we heard they were expanding, taking over the space of the Hardware Store. We never saw any workers. I just googled...

Original post made by CCW on Jul. 3, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 3, 2018 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 1235 Views

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Mike's Cafe, Midtown

They have been closed for remodel for quite a while and I haven't seen any signs of work progressing. Does anyone know? Perhaps...

Original post made by Midtown on Jun. 30, 2018
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 1, 2018 at 11:27 pm | 5 comments | 1593 Views

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Empanadas, anyone?

Venga Empanadas in Redwood City offers at least 18 varieties of Argentine empanadas, both meat and veggie, along with a half-dozen...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Experienced Parent, on Jun 15, 2018 at 2:04 am | 6 comments | 5348 Views

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A Korean introduction

Despite its pedestrian storefront, So Gong Dong Tofu House is immensely popular and one of the only restaurants in the area...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by parent, on Jun 7, 2018 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 5881 Views

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Restaurant renaissance

New apartment buildings, high-profile companies and a flurry of startups have flooded Redwood City, fueling a growing restaurant...

Original post made on May. 24, 2018
Last comment by kitkat9, on May 25, 2018 at 2:28 pm | 12 comments | 8154 Views

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To go, with love

The owners of Kristi Marie's in Redwood City focus on organic, quality, homemade breakfast and lunch, served quickly but...

Original post made on May. 3, 2018
Last comment by Joanna O, on May 5, 2018 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 9074 Views

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The future is female

The Midpeninsula's dining scene is home to many women in leadership roles -- pastry chefs, sous chefs, managers and business...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2018
Last comment by Steven Gerrard, on Apr 30, 2018 at 11:32 am | 13 comments | 17448 Views

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Layers of flavors

While most dishes at Taste, a new Sichuan restaurant in downtown Palo Alto, originated in Sichuan, the menu does stray to...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by mkk, on Apr 21, 2018 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 5155 Views

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Weekly wins top prizes at statewide journalism contest

The Palo Alto Weekly's staff took home the top prizes in breaking news, education, business news, editorial comment and design...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by I am shocked the weekly won, on Apr 17, 2018 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 5458 Views

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Succulent seafood

In Redwood City, the Old Port Lobster Shack's lobster roll isn't quite up to Cape Cod standards, but it isn't that far behind....

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2018
Last comment by Cmr, on Mar 23, 2018 at 8:11 pm | 3 comments | 8199 Views

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Tea culture

Teaquation serves layered tea drinks with complex flavors and features ingredients that might be more commonly found at cocktail...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2018
Last comment by Brit, on Mar 23, 2018 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 6885 Views

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Mountain View gets new South Indian restaurant

Two family friends have opened a South Indian restaurant together in Mountain View. John Annachi and Suresh Seenichamy...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2018
Last comment by Chrusc, on Mar 17, 2018 at 9:36 pm | 3 comments | 2989 Views

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Not just another burger joint

The better burger wars are heating up in Palo Alto. Wahlburgers, which opened on University Avenue in November, has several...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by Jenny, on Feb 19, 2018 at 6:01 pm | 16 comments | 6802 Views

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Coming soon

This promises to be an exciting year for the Midpeninsula food-and-drink scene. Read about some of the much-anticipated and...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2018
Last comment by ChrisC, on Feb 11, 2018 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 6728 Views

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Rustic chic

The Village Bakery makes exceptional bread, pastries, cookies and other baked goods. Corporate efficiencies have a down side,...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2018
Last comment by Tried it twice, on Feb 3, 2018 at 5:43 am | 9 comments | 5588 Views

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Standout Shanghainese

The Shanghainese food at Chef Zhao Kitchen, which opened in Palo Alto's Edgewood Plaza last May, is delicious and well worth...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2018
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 2, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 9 comments | 6542 Views
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