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Where to dine out on Thanksgiving

For those of you who don't enjoy cooking, prefer to eat out on Turkey Day or simply want to support restaurant staff working on the holiday, head to these local...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Nov 27, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 7 comments | 49514 Views

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Elly Olive Oil eases your salad dressing woes

Want a freshly mixed, perfectly proportioned and easily transportable olive oil and vinaigrette dressing? Look no further than Elly Olive...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1291 Views

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Bradley's Fine Diner, now open

Chef/owner Bradley Ogden of Bradley's Fine Diner in Menlo Park confirmed Friday that his restaurant is officially opening Monday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Growing Pains?, on Nov 26, 2014 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 4461 Views

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New oyster bar opens in downtown Mountain View

"Fresh oysters in Mountain View? Shocking? No – it's a dream come true." This is the opening line on the website for Shell Shock, a new oyster bar now open at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Peggy Smalls, on Nov 24, 2014 at 8:16 pm | 4 comments | 2431 Views

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Tin Pot Creamery expanding to Los Altos

After about a year and a half of business in Palo Alto, Tin Pot Creamery is expanding with a second location...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Nov 21, 2014 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 5754 Views

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Grab a Bowl of Heaven soon in Mountain View

Bowl of Heaven, a Southern California-based acai bowl chain, is opening its first Northern California location at Grant Park Plaza in Mountain View.

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3017 Views

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alkymists shutters after less than two months in downtown Palo Alto

alkymists, the unusual downtown Palo Alto restaurant that hoped to merge food and philanthropy in one space, has closed after less than two months, former manager...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Professorville resident, on Nov 17, 2014 at 11:54 am | 11 comments | 6393 Views

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Handcrafted acai bowls, now available in downtown Palo Alto

Acai lovers, rejoice. Palo Alto's first acai bowl bar quietly opened its doors this Monday at 530 Emerson St.

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 13, 2014
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One night only: Chris Kostow returns to Chez TJ

Chris Kostow, famed chef at three Michelin-starred The Restaurant at Meadowood in St. Helena, will be returning to the restaurant that launched his career for a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Carla, on Nov 12, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2858 Views

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Sneak peek: Bradley's Fine Diner in Menlo Park

Renowned chef Bradley Ogden's much-anticipated Bradley's Fine Diner, or BFD, is officially opening in Menlo Park the first week of November. Ogden has transformed...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Member, on Nov 10, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 8 comments | 8808 Views

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Nov. 29: Mountain View to Santa Cruz brewery tour

Attention all Mountain View (or proximate) beer lovers: Bay Area Ale Trails, a brand new brewery tour company, will be hosting a trip this month to a few top breweries...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Burp, on Nov 6, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2214 Views

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Veggie Grill coming soon to Mountain View's San Antonio Center

Mountain View's revamped Village at San Antonio Center will soon be a little more vegetarian friendly, with Southern California-based chain Veggie Grill slated to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Veggies and meat, on Nov 1, 2014 at 5:59 am | 32 comments | 14631 Views

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Japanese curry spot -- with a twist -- opens in downtown Mountain View

A new downtown Mountain View eatery is taking curry to the next level. Kobe Curry at 180 Castro St. opened in early May, slinging kobe beef-based Japanese curry....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Mmm Curry, on Oct 26, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 6330 Views

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Local 2015 Michelin stars: Baume, Madera, Chez TJ, Village Pub

The Michelin Guide released its latest San Francisco Bay Area stars list Tuesday, yet again granting distinction to Baume in Palo Alto, Madera in Menlo Park, Chez...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 26, 2014 at 11:57 am | 11 comments | 5207 Views

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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list

The Michelin guide folks unveiled this week their annual Bib Gourmand list, the teaser appetizer before the main course next week: the 2015 Michelin stars. Bib...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 23, 2014 at 8:24 am | 8 comments | 4621 Views

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What local restaurants do you miss the most?

In light of the seemingly endless ebb and flow of restaurant closures and openings on the Peninsula, from years-long standbys to short-lived stints, I've long wanted...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Johnny, on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 32 comments | 5032 Views

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Palo Alto's 3G’s Cafe sold to new owners

3G's Cafe, tucked away on Cambridge Avenue one block off California Avenue, has since 2011 attracted a loyal following of coffee and cuñape lovers. It was

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 16, 2014
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Brunch at Bierhaus

Mountain View's Bierhaus, which rebranded itself last year with a

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 15, 2014
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Santa Clara County rolls out restaurant scoring system

Cheers to transparency: Starting this week, Santa Clara County diners will be able to access online full health inspection information for any and all eateries,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Oct 13, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 10 comments | 11494 Views

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Silicon Valley Restaurant Week, Oct. 15-22

Silicon Valley Restaurant Week is returning Wednesday, Oct. 15, with plenty of deals throughout the Peninsula. For those who don't know how it works, participating...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 11, 2014
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