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Borrone MarketBar hosts pop-up, eyes late 2016 return

Cafe Borrone's shuttered sister restaurant, Borrone MarketBar, is returning briefly (again)...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 372 Views

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PokéWorks opens in Mountain View

Downtown Mountain View now has a second fast-casual poké option with the opening of PokéWorks at 211 Castro St. PokéWorks finally...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by boo, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 1703 Views

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New Thai restaurant replaces Palo Alto's Rice Thai Cuisine

The second outpost of a San Jose Thai restaurant has taken over 3924 El Camino Real in Palo Alto, the former home of

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Chrisc, on Jul 22, 2016 at 12:20 am |
5 comments | 1895 Views

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Beijing restaurant chain opens in Mountain View

A franchise of Dong Lai Shun, a Beijing restaurant chain, is now open at The Village at San Antonio Center in Mountain View. Franchisee Harry Huang, a native...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Poke Lover, on Jul 20, 2016 at 1:04 am | 8 comments | 8772 Views

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Nitro cold-brew, early hours: What's new at ZombieRunner in Palo Alto

The cafe tucked in the back of Palo Alto running store ZombieRunner has made some changes in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Aq, on Jul 18, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 3073 Views

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Byington Winery to open Los Altos tasting room

Byington Vineyard & Winery, an idyllic 95-acre vineyard in the Santa Cruz Mountains, will open a tasting room in downtown Los Altos later this year. The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jul 18, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1427 Views

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Summer food-and-drink goings on

Pig roasts, Bastille Day, Silicon Valley Beer Week — summer is chock full of food-and-drink events around the Midpeninsula. Read on to fill your calendars...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by charles reilly , on Jul 11, 2016 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 8959 Views

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Los Altos standby The Boardwalk to close after 38 years

After 38 years of serving classic burgers, pizza and cold beers in a comfortably unpretentious setting, The Boardwalk in Los Altos is closing its doors. Michele...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tom Mueller , on Jul 10, 2016 at 8:02 pm | 34 comments | 45667 Views

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Kirk's Steakburgers sold to new owner

John Withers has owned Kirk's Steakburgers since 1996, when he bought the Palo Alto standby from the son of the original owner, Bill Sincere. Sincere opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 10, 2016 at 8:43 am | 15 comments | 11629 Views

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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 Chrisc, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:28 pm | 12 comments | 15328 Views

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Cafe Brioche owner to open Greek restaurant on Cal Ave

The owner of Palo Alto French restaurant Cafe Brioche is opening a Greek restaurant just two doors down...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Yiasoo, on Jul 5, 2016 at 5:40 pm | 11 comments | 16594 Views

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Olive Garden shutters in Palo Alto

The Palo Alto location of international Italian-restaurant chain Olive Garden is no more. The restaurant at 2515 El Camino Real closed on May 21, days before...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by StaycationFamily, on Jul 2, 2016 at 11:54 am | 14 comments | 16312 Views

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Poké is coming to Palo Alto

The trend that just refuses to quit throughout the Bay Area — poké — is coming to Palo Alto. pokéLOVE...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Taka, on Jul 2, 2016 at 10:37 am | 11 comments | 6834 Views

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What local restaurants do you miss the most?

In light of the seemingly endless ebb and flow of restaurant closures and openings on the Peninsula, from years-long standbys to short-lived stints, I've long...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jul 1, 2016 at 1:07 am | 37 comments | 12976 Views

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Hunan Home's shutters after 25 years in Los Altos

Hunan Home's Restaurant in Los Altos closed Sept. 13 after a quarter century of business, owner Jenny Yuan confirmed on Tuesday. Yuan, whose family opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by L, on Jun 25, 2016 at 1:54 am | 10 comments | 7208 Views

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Lemonade to open in Palo Alto June 24

A new location of Lemonade, a fast-casual, healthy restaurant chain based in Southern California, will open its doors in downtown Palo Alto this Friday, June 24. Lemonade...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jun 23, 2016 at 4:32 pm | 5 comments | 22784 Views

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Gochi reopens in Mountain View

Mountain View favorite Gochi Japanese Fusion Tapas has officially reopened in a new location after...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 11280 Views

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Mountain View's Buffalo to reopen as Srasa Kitchen

Buffalo, a two-year-old downtown Mountain View restaurant focused on beer, burgers and baos, has closed....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Missing Buffalo..., on Jun 20, 2016 at 4:46 pm | 11 comments | 4091 Views

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Sharetea soft opens in Palo Alto

Sharetea, an international Taiwanese milk-tea chain, opened a new outpost in downtown Palo Alto today, Monday, June 13. The shop at 540 Bryant St. is holding...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Just what we need, on Jun 20, 2016 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 7245 Views

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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 Frank A, on Jun 17, 2016 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 6808 Views
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Commercial Developments Do Not Create Jobs
By Steve Levy | 12 comments | 7,132 views

Nitro cold-brew, early hours: What's new at ZombieRunner in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 3,073 views

Summer Fun at Your Secret Beach
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,418 views

Heart Pounding, Hands Cold and Sweating
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 512 views