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Shop Talk: Farewell to Milk Pail; hello Curry Pizza

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the departure of a longtime Mountain View market, a forthcoming downtown Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by Fusion Confusion, 8 hours ago | 5 comments | 716 Views

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Stay for the dumplings

A tiny hole-in-the-wall restaurant three doors down from El Camino Real on Broadway Street in Redwood City, i Dumpling serves...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by Chinese American, on Mar 21, 2019 at 11:19 pm | 3 comments | 1237 Views

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Super bowls

Ramen Nagi, which manages to be both trendy and traditional, is a case study in what can go right when a chef channels all...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Mar 10, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 3372 Views

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Shop Talk: Oren's Hummus expands, Midtown Starbucks closes

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about Palo Alto-born Oren's Hummus' expansion plans and the closure of a longtime local...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3130 Views

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Man who set fires to restaurant, car sentenced

A man found responsible for torching the former Compadres Mexican Bar & Grill and a car nearly four months ago in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by Impatient, on Mar 7, 2019 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 2145 Views

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Tapping into a golden state

Critical acclaim came quickly to State of Mind Public House and Pizzeria, the bustling family-owned eatery located at the...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2019
Last comment by Chris Mattison, on Feb 15, 2019 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 2290 Views

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When mochi meets cupcake

Melody Hu has infused her baking business with global elements that reflect flavors tied to her own history as a Taiwanese-American...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Tatjana, on Feb 11, 2019 at 5:19 pm | 5 comments | 3272 Views

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Nothing but babka

AyƩlet Nuchi's dedicated babka bakery at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto pays homage to the tastes and traditions of...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by sro, on Feb 7, 2019 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 3359 Views

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Passion for pastries

Named for the owner's 4-year-old daughter, the chic and sunny Maison Alyzee in downtown Mountain View is turning out gorgeous,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by Gourmande, on Jan 31, 2019 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 2180 Views

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Supreme Court clears way for state foie gras ban to take effect

After a seven-year legal battle, the U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to review a ruling on California's ban on foie...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Stereotyping Fool, on Jan 10, 2019 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 1426 Views

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All-you-can-eat Asian fusion restaurant coming to Mountain View

For those of us who won't be setting diet-related New Year's resolutions, a new all-you-can-eat Asian fusion restaurant will...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2019
Last comment by Midtown, on Jan 3, 2019 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 990 Views

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Restaurant scene retrospective

You could say that 2018 was a banner year for the local restaurant scene. Read on for our take on some of the notable comings...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by Longtime Menlo Parker, on Jan 2, 2019 at 4:32 pm | 4 comments | 4631 Views

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Happy camper

Menlo Park's Camper is another welcome, chef-driven, high-quality addition to the local restaurant scene. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by Longtime Menlo Parker, on Jan 2, 2019 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 3132 Views

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Shake Shack Palo Alto to open this weekend

The wait is over. East Coast burger favorite Shake Shack will open its first Bay Area location this Saturday, Dec. 15, at...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2018
Last comment by It's Simple, on Dec 28, 2018 at 8:57 pm | 10 comments | 10329 Views

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Yard to table

The kitchen at Maum, an upscale, 16-seat Korean restaurant in downtown Palo Alto, is fueled by carefully tended vegetable...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by Raj, on Nov 29, 2018 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 3007 Views

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Ada's Cafe seeks $3M to build commercial kitchen

Facing increases in labor costs, rent and minimum wages, Ada's Cafe in Palo Alto is launching a $3 million capital campaign...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2018
Last comment by Big Fan, on Nov 27, 2018 at 10:50 pm | 4 comments | 3659 Views

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Thai-style comfort food

It seems as if Mountain View's Amarin Thai Cuisine has been around forever. Twenty-six years of staying power means repeat...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Think I'll Pass..., on Oct 18, 2018 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 2328 Views

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Hellenic hospitality

Taverna, a six-month-old jewel box of a restaurant in Palo Alto, already has established itself as a formidable rival to...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2018
Last comment by Stef, on Oct 6, 2018 at 12:16 am | 8 comments | 4520 Views

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A health scare, then a new restaurant

Two months after getting a kidney transplant she was never supposed to survive, Maria Neal opened her first restaurant. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2018
Last comment by Bryan Stow, on Oct 1, 2018 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 3770 Views

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The sweet life

For Sasha Lipton, founder of Redwood City desserts company Clean Sweets by Sasha, it's always been about enjoying food while...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2018
Last comment by Shelly R, on Sep 20, 2018 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 3823 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 33rd Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 29. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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