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PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Sundance makes '100 Best Steakhouses in America' list

Palo Alto's venerable Sundance The Steakhouse has been named one of the top 100 steakhouses in the country by online-reservations company OpenTable. The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 2, 2016
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Nobu confirmed to open in Palo Alto

"It's time to put the rumors to rest," Seth McDaniels, general manager of Palo Alto's The Epiphany Hotel said in a statement. Renowned...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 28, 2016
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Holiday food-and-drink goings on

Check out several upcoming holiday events of note on the Midpeninsula, from the return of two popular pop-ups to a latke cooking competition. This list will continue...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 16, 2016
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Minamoto Kitchoan at Stanford Shopping Center

An outpost of Minamoto Kitchoan, an international Japanese dessert chain, is now open at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Also called K. Minamoto, the new...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 9, 2017
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Bonsai Japanese restaurant reopens in Ladera

Five months after closing its doors on El Camino Real near Atherton, Bonsai Japanese Cuisine has reopened in a new location at the Ladera Country Shopper on Alpine...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 2, 2017
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PENINSULA FOODIST

SF Beer Week hits the Midpeninsula

SF Beer Week is returning to the Bay Area this Friday, Feb. 10, through Feb. 19, with several events scheduled at breweries, bars and restaurants on the Midpeninsula....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 7, 2017
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Saratoga chef to open Los Altos restaurant

Andrew Welch, the owner of longtime Spanish-Italian restaurant The Basin in Saratoga, is opening a new restaurant in downtown Los Altos. Welch is behind Asa Restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 8, 2017
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PENINSULA FOODIST

UPDATE: Barbecue truck no longer at Pace Gallery

UPDATE: ==I As of Friday, March 10, Meat Locker is no longer operating at the Pace Gallery. Meat Locker owner Brad Lyons said there was a "misunderstanding...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 9, 2017
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THE FOOD PARTY!

Sage Pumpkin Galette with Spiced Pepitas and Jerky

Happy Thanksgiving! It's a Food Party! for all this week. Enjoy running around and getting back into the kitchen. Chef sez, "Remember to

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 21, 2016
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AD LIBS

Ad Libs: Still a party in the pressroom

Last night I went to my only party of the season that features fudge made by the district attorney. It was the annual holiday fete in the pressroom in the county...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Dec. 9, 2009
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THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Summer Planning

(written by Lori McCormick) Before you read about summer planning, a friendly reminder that if you are planning on applying for Financial Aid, the deadline for...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Feb. 6, 2015
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THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

UC Berkeley?s new freshman admission policy

(Written by Lori McCormick) In April 2015, UC Berkeley adopted a new freshman admission policy. Starting with students applying to Berkeley this fall, some...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 12, 2015
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THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Planning your Summer

(Written by Lori McCormick) Last year I wrote a blog post about summer planning that you can read

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Jan. 19, 2016
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THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

National College Decision Day

(Written by Lori McCormick) National College Decision Day is on May 1st. What this means is that a student must officially send their intent to register forms...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Apr. 21, 2016
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THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Changes to the 2017-2018 FAFSA

written by Lori McCormick) A recent Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) update was circulated by the College Board to college counselors, and I...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on May. 31, 2016
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THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Tackling Test Anxiety

(Written by Guest Blogger, Rhonda Racine, Founder of Lydian Academy in Menlo Park) Are you a good test­-taker? Are your test grades an accurate reflection...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Sep. 8, 2016
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
By Elena Kadvany | 22 comments | 11,439 views

Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 4,912 views

Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
By Steve Levy | 5 comments | 1,850 views

Planning for College Tours
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,056 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

Find Camps Here