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La Boulange Palo Alto set to close Sept. 3

Starbucks is beginning this week phased closures of all 23 La Boulange cafes throughout the Bay Area, with the Palo Alto location closing its doors next Thursday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, 7 hours ago | 17 comments | 3339 Views

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Madame Tam Asian Bistro shutters in downtown Palo Alto

Madame Tam Asian Bistro closed at the end of last month after five years of operation on University Avenue in Palo Alto. Ringo Le, son of owner Tam Minh Le, said...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 30, 2015 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 3197 Views

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R & B Seafood Restaurant closes in Palo Alto

Palo Alto Chinese restaurant R & B Seafood closed last week, making way for a three-story development...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Aug 27, 2015 at 5:27 am | 10 comments | 1857 Views

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Los Altos City Council to review Enchanté Hotel’s new permit

UPDATE: ==I The Los Altos City Council upheld Enchanté Boutique Hotel's amended use permit at its Aug. 25 meeting, with updated operation hours of 4 p.m. to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Aug 26, 2015 at 7:15 am | 3 comments | 1927 Views

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Mixx shutters in Mountain View

Mixx, the casual fusion eatery that replaced longtime...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Aug 25, 2015 at 10:49 am |
25 comments | 5625 Views

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Mervyn's in Mountain View, now serving ramen burgers

Longtime downtown Mountain View dive bar Mervyn's Lounge, which since the 1960s has been run in the back several iterations of restaurants at 236 Castro St., is...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Aug 16, 2015 at 1:54 pm | 6 comments | 3338 Views

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Palo Alto standby Osteria sold to new owners

After almost three decades of serving traditional Italian food in downtown Palo Alto, the Piccinini family is turning over the keys of their restaurant, Osteria,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto , on Aug 15, 2015 at 1:36 am | 16 comments | 4618 Views

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Freebirds Palo Alto shutters, Pieology to move in

The Palo Alto outpost of Santa Barbara burrito favorite Freebirds has closed, and a fast-casual custom pizza joint is taking its place. "The Palo Alto location...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Pizza Lova, on Aug 13, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 21 comments | 9041 Views

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Cetrella now open in Los Altos

Cetrella, a longtime Mediterranean restaurant in Half Moon Bay, is opening a second location in Los Altos Tuesday, Aug. 11. The new...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Nancy, on Aug 13, 2015 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 4628 Views

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Cucina Venti opens sister restaurant in Mountain View

The owner of Mountain View Italian restaurant Cucina Venti has opened a second restaurant just one storefront down, Voya...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Aug 11, 2015 at 7:52 am |
2 comments | 3064 Views

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Cafe Taxim shutters in Palo Alto; Crawfish Fusion moves in

Downtown Palo Alto Turkish restaurant Cafe Taxim has closed, and will be replaced by a Bay Area Cajun-inspired fusion restaurant called Crawfish Fusion. Cafe...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Chao, on Aug 9, 2015 at 9:53 pm | 4 comments | 1847 Views

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Los Altos: Enchanté Hotel granted public food and drink service

UPDATE: ==I Enchanté Boutique Hotel received an amended permit to serve food and drink publicly at the Aug. 6 meeting of the Los Altos Planning and Transportation...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2034 Views

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Zola launches high-end pop-up dinners in Palo Alto

Dinner and a show, anyone? At the end of this month, downtown Palo Alto French restaurant Zola...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2682 Views

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Opening alert: Pieology in Palo Alto

Need another spot to flex your creative pizza-making muscles? Have no fear, create-your-own pizza chain Pieology is now open on El Camino Real in Palo Alto. Pieology...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2015 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 2678 Views

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Palo Alto: Pastis owner to open second French restaurant

Bernard Cartal, owner of Pastis French Bistro on California Avenue in Palo Alto, is opening another French restaurant just steps down the street. Cartal has...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by old but wise, on Jul 30, 2015 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 3392 Views

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Coming soon: Fire Oak & Barley in Palo Alto

UPDATE: Fire Oak & Barley's grand opening is Wednesday, Aug. 12, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The evolution of Palo Alto's California Avenue continues with...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Barry, on Jul 27, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 5 comments | 4934 Views

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We Sushi food truck to open restaurant in Menlo Park

We Sushi, which claims to be the Bay Area's first sushi food truck, is opening a brick-and-mortar Japanese restaurant on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Carol, on Jul 23, 2015 at 9:49 am | 5 comments | 3912 Views

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Vitality Bowls opens in Palo Alto

In a sign of the times, what was once the hole-in-the-wall home of Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum on California...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Jul 21, 2015 at 10:29 pm | 17 comments | 5513 Views

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Japanese restaurant chain eyes downtown Palo Alto

A Japanese restaurant chain called Yayoi will be expanding overseas with a new location in downtown Palo Alto. Yayoi will be taking over the space at 403 University...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Michael O., on Jul 20, 2015 at 11:51 pm | 3 comments | 2314 Views

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Summer food and drink goings on

Summer means outdoor food and wine festivals, Bastille Day and the return of Silicon Valley Beer Week. Check out several food-and-drink events around town during...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jul 20, 2015 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 4470 Views
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