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Sol family takes over Szechwan Cafe on California Avenue

The Sol family — the owners of Palo Alto Sol in Palo Alto,

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 3, 2016
Last comment by changing demographics, on May 3, 2016 at 5:48 pm |
2 comments | 1651 Views

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Mountain View's Gochi to reopen

Popular Mountain View restaurant Gochi Japanese Fusion Tapas, which closed in the summer of 2015...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by mary hodder, on May 2, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 1638 Views

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Teaspoon adds new location inside Mervyn's in Mountain View

The family that took over longtime downtown Mountain View dive bar Mervyn’s Lounge first added a

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by D Man., on May 2, 2016 at 2:22 pm |
1 comment | 2867 Views

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Spring food-and-drink goings on

Spring has sprung and so has an abundance of food-and-drink events throughout the MidPeninsula. Don’t miss the seasonal debuts of several...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on May 2, 2016 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 3231 Views

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Mountain View's Liquid Menu is reborn as The Phoenix

Mountain View chef Jay Essadki has renamed and expanded his downtown juice bar, The Liquid Menu, into The Phoenix, a vegan cafe. After running

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Been there and liked it, on Apr 29, 2016 at 6:36 pm |
1 comment | 1951 Views

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Opening alert: Aroy Thai Bistro in Palo Alto

Aroy Thai Bistro, a new downtown Palo Alto restaurant from the owner of neighboring Thaiphoon, is now open at 320 University Ave. Aroy's menu is typical...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1508 Views

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Thaiphoon owner to open second Thai restaurant in Palo Alto

The owner of downtown Palo Alto Thai restaurant Thaiphoon is opening another Thai restaurant just blocks away on University Avenue. Tom Vongampai, who owns Thaiphoon...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Apr 28, 2016 at 10:57 am | 20 comments | 6961 Views

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Opening alert: Izzo in downtown Mountain View

Izzo, the second outpost of a San Jose Taiwanese/Asian-fusion restaurant, is now open at 246 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. Izzo owner Frank Chang took...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Apr 25, 2016 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1650 Views

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Eureka! set to open in downtown Mountain View

Eureka!, a California restaurant chain that combines burgers with craft beer, small-batch whiskey and live local music, is opening a new outpost in downtown Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by TonyS, on Apr 25, 2016 at 8:48 am | 7 comments | 4724 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 Patrick McCallum, on Apr 23, 2016 at 12:18 pm | 35 comments | 11721 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 Ken, on Apr 21, 2016 at 2:57 pm | 9 comments | 2443 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 Palo Alto native, on Apr 20, 2016 at 11:22 am | 10 comments | 4255 Views

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Fire, Oak & Barley shutters in Palo Alto

With about eight months of business under its belt, Fire, Oak & Barley closed its doors at 341 California Ave. this weekend. Family-owned Bay Area bakery...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by Former Southgate Resident, on Apr 19, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 10 comments | 2323 Views

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Palo Alto gets another nitrogen ice cream shop

Creamistry, a franchised chain of nitrogen ice cream shops, is opening a location in downtown Palo Alto. Much like the popular Smitten (which was born in San...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by What a waste, on Apr 13, 2016 at 1:49 pm | 9 comments | 2866 Views

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Mixx shutters in Mountain View

Mixx, the casual fusion eatery that replaced longtime...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by shakeMySugarTree, on Apr 8, 2016 at 11:08 pm |
27 comments | 10799 Views

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Opening alert: Ike's Press at Stanford

A new grab-and-go version of Bay Area cult-sandwich favorite Ike's Place is now open on the Stanford University campus. Dubbed "Ike's Press,"...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by very inefficient, on Apr 6, 2016 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 3396 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 shakenNotStirred, on Apr 3, 2016 at 3:41 pm | 7 comments | 4410 Views

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Manresa Bread to open in Los Altos

Manresa Bread, the popular bakery spinoff of David Kinch’s celebrated Manresa restaurant in Los Gatos, is opening a second location in downtown Los Altos. The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Kelly, on Apr 2, 2016 at 6:25 am | 4 comments | 7619 Views

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Palo Alto: Gordon Biersch reopens as Dan Gordon's

Almost three decades since Dan Gordon opened the first Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant in downtown Palo Alto, he's revamped and reopened the brew-centric...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by Not quite 'nuf, on Mar 29, 2016 at 6:57 am | 7 comments | 6578 Views

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Borrone MarketBar looks to be returning

Borrone MarketBar, the popular sister restaurant to Menlo Park standby Cafe Borrone, looks to be reopening. A paper advertising open positions for servers, bartenders,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by lisa, on Mar 25, 2016 at 2:08 am | 2 comments | 3005 Views
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