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Draeger’s Los Altos eyes upgrades, expansion

Local family-owned grocery store chain Draeger's Market is looking to upgrade its Los Altos outpost, with expansion plans set to be reviewed by the Los Altos Planning...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by JoAnn, 12 hours ago | 4 comments | 2783 Views

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Chez Franc calls it quits in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's only high-end hot dog eatery, Chez Franc, closed its doors for good after dinner on...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on May 18, 2015 at 11:16 am | 60 comments | 6609 Views

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Howie’s Artisan Pizza expands to Redwood City

After five years of serving up pies at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto, Howie's Artisan Pizza owner Howie Bulka decided it was time to serve the city he has...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by J, on May 11, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 9 comments | 2955 Views

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Palo Alto, Los Altos farmers markets reopen

It's that time of year: The downtown Palo Alto and Los Altos farmers markets are both reopening for the season this week. The

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on May 8, 2015 at 7:01 am |
3 comments | 2086 Views

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Scott's Seafood Palo Alto to close in March

After more than a decade of serving seafood at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto, Scott's Seafood will close its doors for good on March 8. Owner Steve Mayer...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by vincdejuanhk, on May 4, 2015 at 11:39 pm | 28 comments | 11971 Views

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Opening alert: Opa! in Palo Alto

Opa!, a Bay Area restaurant chain that champions "authentic Greek cuisine," opened Monday in downtown Palo Alto. Opa! is now...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ottoman, on May 3, 2015 at 7:46 am | 12 comments | 2797 Views

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Another milk-tea chain setting up shop in Palo Alto

Downtown Palo Alto will soon have two milk-tea shops, with T4 opening on University...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Brit, on May 2, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 4 comments | 6167 Views

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Burgers, beer, whiskey & live music coming to Mountain View

Eureka, a California chain that combines all-American burgers with craft beer, small-batch whiskey and live local music, is opening in Mountain View this fall. Eureka...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ken, on May 1, 2015 at 2:32 pm | 6 comments | 4291 Views

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Off the Grid launches in Mountain View

King of the Bay Area food truck market empire, Off the Grid, is continuing its conquering of the Peninsula with a new Mountain View market,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by DC, on Apr 29, 2015 at 8:57 pm | 3 comments | 4768 Views

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Palo Alto's Cafe Pro Bono reopens after fire

Two months after suffering a kitchen fire, longtime Palo Alto Italian restaurant Cafe Pro Bono is reopening for dinner tonight, April 24. One afternoon in mid-February,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 28, 2015 at 3:30 pm | 7 comments | 2701 Views

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Redwood City to host first-ever restaurant week

Redwood City is celebrating its "up-and-coming" dining scene with a first-ever restaurant week this month, during which participating eateries will offer discounted,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Apr 13, 2015 at 12:01 pm | 4 comments | 5837 Views

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Teaspoon brings milk tea, shaved snow to Los Altos

A new milk-tea joint opened last month at the Los Altos Village Court shopping center on El Camino Real, serving up made-to-order Taiwanese bubble tea as well as...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by SnoZen Shaved Snow, on Apr 7, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 3135 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 Mark Weiss, on Apr 2, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 18 comments | 6445 Views

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Cal Ave hair salon to split in half to open wine bar

Lori Romero has operated her hair salon, True Salon, at the corner of California Avenue and Birch Street in Palo Alto for a decade. Come...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Laila, on Mar 31, 2015 at 12:44 pm | 18 comments | 8233 Views

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Ramen shop replaces Muracci’s in Los Altos

Charley Noodle & Grill, a Hawaiian-style ramen shop, has opened at the former home of Muracci's 2 on State Street in Los Altos. The restaurant's namesake, Charley...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by SS, on Mar 31, 2015 at 8:57 am | 13 comments | 4182 Views

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June 30 could be sandwich shop Ike's Place's last day at Stanford

Ike's Place – a popular Bay Area sandwich chain known for its massive menu, "dirty sauce" and sandwiches named after local celebrities – could be vacating...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Overpriced Sammies, on Mar 28, 2015 at 4:48 pm | 20 comments | 32324 Views

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Blue Bottle to open in Varsity Theatre Thursday

First, it was a theater, then later, a Borders bookstore, and now, a high-tech hub and Blue Bottle Coffee cafe. The latest incarnation of the Varsity Theatre,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by sea reddy, on Mar 23, 2015 at 2:46 am | 12 comments | 5942 Views

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Opa! Greek restaurant to take over 140 University

Greek restaurant chain Opa! has laid claim to a major downtown Palo Alto corner space: 140 University Ave., most recently the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by BrideOfChuckie, on Mar 19, 2015 at 4:39 pm | 11 comments | 5047 Views

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Cheese Steak Shop Palo Alto shutters

Palo Alto's Cheese Steak Shop has closed "due to the high cost in the area," according to a sign that appeared in the El Camino Real restaurant's windows this week. {IMG...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by realitycheck, on Mar 18, 2015 at 11:11 am | 10 comments | 4352 Views

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Scott’s Seafood Mountain View to close, reopen as new concept

A changing of the helm at Scott's Seafood Mountain View will result in the closure of the Castro Street seafood spot and the opening...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Now & Again Foodie, on Mar 16, 2015 at 11:30 am | 17 comments | 21205 Views
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