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PENINSULA FOODIST

Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View

International bakery chain Paris Baguette plans to open a new "showstopper" location in downtown Mountain View in 2017, Chief Development Officer...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Samson, on Jan 13, 2017 at 5:59 pm | 30 comments | 22914 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Celebrity chef pulls out of BFD Menlo Park; to reopen as new concept

==B UPDATE: Chris Vestal, who lives in Menlo Park, said he plans to open a restaurant at this location serving American-style cuisine with locally sourced ingredients....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by rezi, on Jan 13, 2017 at 7:00 am | 6 comments | 12067 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Altan to open brew-and-pizza focused restaurant in Los Altos

Palo Alto native Lars Smith, who has worked in and around restaurants since he was a teenager, will open State of Mind Public House, an homage to California beer...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Jan 12, 2017 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 25247 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Honesty, Humility and Morality: On the Same Page?

I recently read a very interesting article in Scientific American Mind called “How to Pick a Great Worker”. Previously, the honesty and humility...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 12, 2017 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 10394 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Old Port Lobster Shack closing in Redwood City, expanding to Los Altos

Old Port Lobster Shack, a New England-style seafood restaurant with locations in Redwood City, Portola Valley and San Jose, will be closing its original Redwood...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ike Heil, on Jan 11, 2017 at 9:06 pm | 15 comments | 15261 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain

Downtown Palo Alto seafood restaurant Sam's Chowder House has been sold to a Boston-based...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 27 comments | 18371 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

The Gift of Google Home

One of the gifts our family received for Christmas this year was a Google Home. When we opened it, I first thought of

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 6, 2017 at 2:30 pm |
10 comments | 11963 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Hunan Homes reopens in Mountain View

Exciting news for fans of longtime Los Altos Chinese restaurant Hunan Homes: The restaurant has reopened in a new location in Mountain View. Now named Hunan Homes...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:49 pm | 3 comments | 13771 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Here's Lookin' At You Gorgeous (reprise)

One of the Top Food Parties! of all times remains this holiday piece. For the extended version, including a fun guessing game called Alluring Eyes of the Detroit...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by Lauralies, on Jan 1, 2017 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 30639 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Year End Review for Your Relationship

Many people make New Years resolutions. Many people do not keep them. It’s human nature. I’m advocating that you take time to do a year end review...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 4641 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

New eateries to open at Stanford Shopping Center

Stanford Shopping Center announced this week a slew of new stores and restaurants slated to open in the spring of 2016 as part of a

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by ced1106, on Dec 28, 2016 at 1:49 pm |
18 comments | 19407 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Twas the Blog before Christmas

Twas the blog before Christmas When all thro’ the books Not a spoon was stirring There was nothing to cooks The dinner was hung up cuz’...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by joe, on Dec 27, 2016 at 1:48 am | 3 comments | 22673 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Work: What Happens when your Relationship is in Trouble?

If your marriage is suffering – if you feel unloved, unheard, misunderstood, lack intimacy and/or sex, are considering leaving your marriage, are having...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by insta followers, on Dec 26, 2016 at 1:04 am | 4 comments | 13909 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Zareen's opens Friday in Palo Alto

Mountain View restaurant Zareen's will open location no. 2 this Friday, Oct. 7, in Palo Alto. Zareen's, which serves traditional as well as more fusion-style...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jameson Zhang, on Dec 25, 2016 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 15307 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Zareen's, Pakistani restaurant, to open in Palo Alto

Zareen's, a contemporary Pakistani and Indian restaurant in Mountain View, will soon...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Carol reddy, on Dec 25, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 19 comments | 23952 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Kids and Gift Giving

Our daughter is still a bit too young to understand that Christmas is right around the corner. But, as a preschooler, our son is well aware of the holiday. I...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 23, 2016 at 6:19 pm | 7 comments | 5294 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Do You or Your Partner Struggle with Depression?

Note: If you are under a doctor’s care for depression, check with your doctor before making changes to your treatment program. I am not prescribing anything,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 11393 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Juniors: Thinking About College

(written by Lori McCormick) I have been fielding several questions from high school juniors, wondering when they should start thinking about college. My answer...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Dec. 18, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 20, 2016 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 22124 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Celebrating all month long

As Christmas quickly approaches, I (like many parents) am trying to keep our kids' focus on spending time together and creating memories rather than solely...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 20, 2016 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 33672 Views

COUPLE'S NET

808 Topics for Couples to Talk About

A normal piece of homework I give couples is to have date night EVERY week, and they may not talk about kids or work. The instructions are to take turns planning...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 12276 Views
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Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 7,085 views

Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 3,373 views

California Restaurant Association tests out public-awareness campaign in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 2,238 views

Planning for College Tours
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,739 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