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Menlo Park: Farewell Su Hong, hello Yum Cha Palace

Ever since Su Hong To Go in downtown Menlo Park changed hands in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 1:39 am |
17 comments | 10316 Views

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Update: The lowdown on Lure + Till in Palo Alto

The new Epiphany Hotel opened its doors in downtown Palo Alto at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 1:38 am | 2 comments | 14812 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 umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 1:30 am | 13 comments | 5365 Views

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Baume, Village Pub, Chez TJ hold onto Michelin stars; Madera drops

Local Michelin-ranked restaurants Baumè in Palo Alto, The Village Pub in Woodside and Chez TJ in Mountain View all held onto their star status in the 2016 San Francisco...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 1:21 am | 2 comments | 7125 Views

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Urfa Bistro brings authentic Turkish food to Los Altos

Zubi Duygu, a native of Turkey, opened Urfa Bistro in late November with the goal of bringing the best culinary elements of his home country to State Street in Los...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 1:20 am | 7 comments | 7548 Views

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Southern California chain snags La Boulange space in Palo Alto

Lemonade, a fast-casual healthy restaurant chain based in Southern California, announced this week a forthcoming expansion into the Bay Area, including a new location...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 1:19 am | 11 comments | 6958 Views

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Opening alert: Verde Tea Kitchen in Mountain View

Verde Tea Kitchen, sister to neighboring Verde Tea Cafe in Mountain View, is now open and serving Taiwanese food and drinks. As the name implies, Verde Tea Kitchen...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 1:19 am | 2 comments | 5073 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
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 1:04 am | 2 comments | 4031 Views

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Opening alert: Manresa Bread 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 Los Altos on Wednesday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 12:50 am | 2 comments | 3530 Views

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Scott?s Seafood Mountain View to close, reopen as new concept

A changing of the helm at Scott's Seafood Mountain View will result in the closure of the Castro Street seafood spot and the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 12:47 am | 19 comments | 27978 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
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 12:46 am | 2 comments | 12371 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 umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 12:44 am | 9 comments | 6613 Views

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Downtown Mountain View gets an acai-bowl shop

The persistent trend of acai bowls is continuing in Mountain View with the addition of Mahalo Bowl, a food truck’s first brick-and-mortar location on Castro...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:54 pm | 7 comments | 7693 Views

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Now open: Crawfish Fusion in Palo Alto

Craving a pound of Louisiana crawfish? Get your fix in downtown Palo Alto (you heard me right) at the newly opened Crawfish Fusion. Crawfish Fusion opened at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:40 pm | 3 comments | 6032 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 umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:29 pm |
8 comments | 4177 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 umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:07 pm | 16 comments | 18461 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 umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 8317 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 umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:05 pm | 3 comments | 10225 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 umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 6 comments | 5820 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 umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:00 pm |
4 comments | 5631 Views
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