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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto

Facing the end of a five-year lease and a rent increase that was hard to justify, fast-casual Indian eatery

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Thank you, 45 minutes ago |
8 comments | 1294 Views

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Mizu Sushi to replace Cocina Central in Mountain View

A San Jose sushi restaurant will replace Cocina Central at Mountain View's The Village at San Antonio Center, Cocina Central owner Randy Everman confirmed Monday. Everman,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Poke Lover, on Jan 16, 2017 at 9:36 pm | 5 comments | 1885 Views

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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 Samson, on Jan 13, 2017 at 5:59 pm | 30 comments | 20266 Views

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

About two years after taking over a massive Menlo Park restaurant space to open Bradley's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by rezi, on Jan 13, 2017 at 7:00 am |
6 comments | 5393 Views

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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 | 22336 Views

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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 | 12936 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 Resident, on Jan 9, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 27 comments | 15586 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 Jeff, on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:49 pm | 3 comments | 11048 Views

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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 | 16518 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 instagram followers, on Dec 26, 2016 at 1:14 am | 6 comments | 7674 Views

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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 | 12649 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 Carol reddy, on Dec 25, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 19 comments | 21809 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 34965 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 Ugg - what a shame!, on Dec 15, 2016 at 2:49 pm | 9 comments | 3254 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 | 8692 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. 2782 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 | 10568 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 | 22188 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 | 9922 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 | 12599 Views
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