Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

RESTAURANTS

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 | 1770 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 3785 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 2912 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 3174 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 3202 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 6126 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 2624 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 21898 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 388 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 604 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 2616 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 2094 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 4366 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 4930 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 8764 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 2150 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 2720 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 4615 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 3352 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 1143 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 18

Salt & Straw Palo Alto to open Nov. 23
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,967 views

El Camino: Another scheme to increase congestion?
By Douglas Moran | 28 comments | 2,755 views

Trials of My Grandmother
By Aldis Petriceks | 2 comments | 1,384 views

Lakes and Larders (part 2)
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,133 views

Can we ever improve our schools?
By Diana Diamond | 5 comments | 375 views