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Palo Alto, rejoice. Mike's Cafe is back.

The return of Mike's Cafe, a humble, longtime neighborhood eatery, might be one of Palo Alto's most anticipated restaurant...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by Anne, 1 hour ago | 24 comments | 9649 Views

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Shop Talk: After 39 years of cakes and pastries, Palo Alto institution Prolific Oven to close

One of Palo Alto's longest-standing bakeries, The Prolific Oven will close on Aug. 31 due to a "severe" labor shortage and...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 16, 2019 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 2016 Views

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Are granny units the next big thing in housing?

Palo Alto has loosened restrictions for granny units, but building one can still be expensive and complicated. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2019
Last comment by PA Way Revisited, on Jul 30, 2019 at 11:36 am | 12 comments | 2567 Views

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The Peninsula food scene gets its own newsletter

To keep Peninsula residents up-to-date on all of the latest culinary happenings -- from parking-lot food stands to Michelin-starred...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by Dick Dworak , on Jul 27, 2019 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 2642 Views

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Four decades in, Palo Alto's Fish Market remains a local institution

The shiny and new tend to occupy the attention of critics, but what of those rare places that have managed to transcend trends...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by love the Fish Market, on Jul 7, 2019 at 1:38 pm | 9 comments | 3637 Views

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Summer restaurant openings abound

Looking for something new? From vegan fare and organic wine to pho, sushi and pupusas, there are a lot of new places on the...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by Gluttony Is A Sin, on Jun 21, 2019 at 11:32 am | 7 comments | 4168 Views

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Shop Talk: Greek-Turkish eatery, vegan cafe, women's boutique open

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about two new local restaurants, including one with a 100% plant-based menu, and a...

Original post made on May. 20, 2019
Last comment by Y. Bogosian, on May 21, 2019 at 8:14 pm | 4 comments | 4431 Views

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Busted sprinkler head leaves Old Pro sports bar with significant water damage

A busted sprinkler head at Old Pro sports bar in downtown Palo Alto gushed out enough water to force out customers and employees...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 25, 2019 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 5441 Views

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How the Asian Box chef accidentally opened a gluten-free bakery

Gracie Jones, who has devoted her life to "cooking nonstop" for 20 years, did not intentionally set out to open up a gluten-free...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by New fan, on Apr 24, 2019 at 9:37 pm | 4 comments | 5273 Views

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Pasha Mediterranean lights up the nightlife scene in Redwood City

The billowing smoke is part of the festive vibe at Pasha Mediterranean, a year-old restaurant and hookah lounge in downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2019
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Apr 7, 2019 at 2:07 am | 4 comments | 2536 Views

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Shop Talk: Howard's Shoes relocates; sushi bar expands

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about a family shoe store that has moved to Town & Country Village, a sushi bar expanding...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2019
Last comment by eileen , on Apr 4, 2019 at 11:25 pm | 3 comments | 5039 Views

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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 Hunter, on Mar 28, 2019 at 11:37 pm | 29 comments | 6738 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 calling it out, on Mar 27, 2019 at 7:39 pm | 4 comments | 3583 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 | 4456 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
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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 | 2893 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 | 2652 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 | 4366 Views

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Nothing but babka

Ayélet 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 | 4305 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 | 2696 Views
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