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PENINSULA FOODIST

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, 3 hours ago | 7 comments | 49119 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

And the Winner Is…..

It's home to Michigan this week, celebrating the holiday with family. I elicited my mom to choose the name for our Fancy Food Show Joins The Food Party! Party....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 445 Views

10 TO TWINS

Don't fund the rape culture at my alma mater

It was an eerie weekend. First, I received an email from my father. He said he'd been out to our garage and looked at our family's diplomas from the University of...

Original post made by Jessica T on Nov. 23, 2014
Last comment by Sally Hemmings, 20 hours ago | 36 comments | 2745 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

10 Tips For This Year’s Common App

(written by John Raftrey) Early decision and early action applications start becoming due at the end of the month. To make sure your Common App is in good shape,...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by HubertRT, 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 9052 Views

INVEST OR DIE

Palo Alto and Bay Area Election Facts and Thoughts on the Implications

How Many Voted Palo Alto has roughly 55,000 residents of voting age (not all eligible to vote) 37,000 registered voters (36,781 as of Oct 20, 2014) 20,500...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 22, 2014
Last comment by Some People, on Nov 26, 2014 at 6:37 pm | 18 comments | 1549 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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. 1057 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 4445 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 2193 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I am Grateful for Love

I feel such gratitude and thanksgiving this year, even though Mom is dying. I am grateful for you, readers of Couple's Net. I am grateful for Mom. I am...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1110 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I Told My Mom She's Dying

Yesterday I told my mom she's dying. It was one of the hardest things I have ever done in my life. We cried. She thanked me for telling her and said she'll miss...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 24, 2014 at 7:30 am | 13 comments | 2958 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Souper Bowl 2014

HAH! Gotcha! This is a reprint of Miso Sick with some additional edits. I just had to change the title. Besides, it's a perfect name for the recipe!...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Marilyn, on Nov 23, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 8 comments | 8522 Views

ON A ROLL

Hit the Bus

Consider those really bad traffic days, say, a Friday evening just before Thanksgiving or Christmas...traffic crawling up El Camino in Menlo Park. It's the sort...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Nov 23, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 5 comments | 532 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Why Hire a Doula?

When our son was born I didn't know much about birth or postpartum doulas. Both were probably mentioned during our childbirth preparation class, but I didn't look...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 23, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 813 Views

DEEP MENLO

“I live near Sunset”

That is how I inform people where we live. Sunset Magazine is truly an iconic identifier for Menlo Park. The Sunset Magazine campus is well known, even internationally....

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Nov 23, 2014 at 10:32 am | 5 comments | 763 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Fancy Fast and Fun!

It's fancy food season you know. ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ Holiday...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 22, 2014 at 7:20 am | 3 comments | 1190 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

SHOW AND TELL: Tips for Writing the College Application Essay

(Guest blog written by Sally Doane) Of all the components of the college application, the essay is perhaps the one that causes the most dread – more even...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Makkal , on Nov 21, 2014 at 10:06 pm | 7 comments | 4714 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Quick Check List for UC Applications

(Written by John Raftrey) 1) Double check all your spelling. Do not misspell your parent's occupation as one of my students did. 2) Match your classes with...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2015 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

reThink Farming – Planet Enemy #1

"If farming were invented today, it wouldn't be allowed. Food production has had more impact on the planet than any other human activity." So began

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:39 am |
18 comments | 3326 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 5716 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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. 2946 Views
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Grab a Bowl of Heaven soon in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,946 views

Don't fund the rape culture at my alma mater
By Jessica T | 36 comments | 2,745 views

Quick Check List for UC Applications
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 2,015 views

Palo Alto and Bay Area Election Facts and Thoughts on the Implications
By Steve Levy | 18 comments | 1,549 views

“I live near Sunset”
By Stuart Soffer | 5 comments | 763 views