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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 kh, 2 hours ago | 13 comments | 4338 Views

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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 wannabe designer, on Dec 8, 2016 at 9:46 am | 25 comments | 13265 Views

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Maum restaurant presses pause in Palo Alto

More than four years after the former downtown Palo Alto Apple Store at 451 University Ave. closed and three years since a Korean restaurant laid claim to the large...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Too bad, on Dec 6, 2016 at 5:28 pm | 8 comments | 1600 Views

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Yayoi opens in downtown Palo Alto

A Japanese restaurant chain opened its first United States location on Friday in downtown Palo Alto. Yayoi, located at 403 University Ave., is a teishoku-style...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on Dec 4, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 10 comments | 7779 Views

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Opening alert: Biondivino in Palo Alto

San Francisco wine shop Biondivino is opening the doors of its second...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1695 Views

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Bonchon bringing Korean fried chicken to Mountain View

A franchise of Bonchon, a Korean-born fried chicken chain, is opening in downtown Mountain View early next year. Albert Tseng, a Mountain View resident, has taken...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Poke Lover, on Nov 28, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 11 comments | 9176 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 Sarah, on Nov 26, 2016 at 9:46 pm | 17 comments | 21211 Views

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Lovejoy's Tea Room coming to Redwood City

==I UPDATE: Lovejoy's Tea Room is holding a grand opening on Friday, Dec. 2, with two reservation-only seatings (2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.) at $30 per person. There...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Theme, on Nov 20, 2016 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 8377 Views

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Palo Alto's Tin Pot Creamery expanding

Palo Alto-born ice cream shop Tin Pot Creamery is expanding, with two additional locations set to open...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Nov 18, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 11764 Views

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James Beard chef opening restaurant at Stanford Shopping Center

Marc Vetri, a James Beard award-winning chef known for launching a group of successful Italian restaurants in Philadelphia, is opening his first venture on the west...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Michelle, on Nov 17, 2016 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 10190 Views

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Redwood City gets Starbucks Reserve Bar

Redwood City's latest caffeine option is a new Starbucks "Reserve bar," which serves rare, small-batch coffee from the company’s first-ever...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Nov 10, 2016 at 10:22 am | 6 comments | 6825 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 Julia Chester, on Nov 4, 2016 at 11:51 am | 18 comments | 14858 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 2166 Views

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Blue Bottle Coffee founder to give talk in Palo Alto

Ever wanted to have a cup of coffee with James Freeman, founder of Bay Area third-wave coffee darling Blue Bottle? Now's your chance (sort of). Freeman will...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 6154 Views

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Michelin 2017: Madera regains its star; others retain status

The much sought-after Michelin Guide stars have been announced for the San Francisco Bay Area, with familiar MidPeninsula restaurants making the cut, plus one establishment...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by Fan of TJ, on Nov 1, 2016 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 12298 Views

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Sandwich contest: Ike's Place invites high schoolers to submit ideas

Calling all Paly, Gunn and Castilleja students: Ike Shehadeh, owner of popular Bay Area sandwich purveyor Ike's Place, wants local high schoolers to send him...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Zeni, on Nov 1, 2016 at 11:54 am | 9 comments | 4951 Views

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Palo Alto: Crawfish Fusion becomes Les Bizous

Downtown Palo Alto Cajun restaurant Crawfish Fusion...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by john_alderman, on Oct 26, 2016 at 2:23 pm | 5 comments | 6271 Views

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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status

Two Palo Alto restaurants and one in Redwood City again made the Michelin guide's Bib Gourmand list, which honors eateries that serve high-quality food at an...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Reality check, on Oct 25, 2016 at 12:23 pm | 10 comments | 17799 Views

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Opening alert: Go Fish Poke Bar in Palo Alto

In case you need another local poké option, Go Fish...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2741 Views

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Izzo shutters in Mountain View

Izzo, an Asian-fusion restaurant on Mountain View's Castro Street, has closed after only five months of business, owner Frank Chang confirmed Wednesday. Chang...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Don't cry for me..., on Oct 18, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 8 comments | 13477 Views
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Surviving Family Holidays
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