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Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant

Franco Campilongo, owner of pizzeria Terún on California Avenue in Palo Alto, plans to open a new Italian restaurant and wine and beer bar just blocks...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 5033 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
There are no comments yet. 2219 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 Chris, on May 23, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 3936 Views

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Opening alert: Sweetgreen in downtown Palo Alto

National salad chain Sweetgreen will be opening its doors in downtown Palo Alto this coming Tuesday, May 17. Sweetgreen recently

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on May 18, 2016 at 5:48 pm |
12 comments | 5273 Views

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Voyageur du Temps, Los Altos' time-traveling cafe

A time-traveling cafe has opened in Los Altos. You heard me right. Voyageur du Temps (time traveler in French) recently opened its doors at 288 1st St., serving...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Luz, on May 15, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 59892 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 Steve, on May 11, 2016 at 8:40 am | 12 comments | 3169 Views

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Shoji Sushi replaces Sushi Tomo in downtown Palo Alto

Sushi Tomo on University Avenue in Palo Alto shuttered recently and was quickly replaced by a new sushi restaurant, Shoji Sushi. Not much seems to have changed...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Rogelio, on May 10, 2016 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 4418 Views

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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 Sea Reddy, on May 10, 2016 at 4:59 am |
7 comments | 3832 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 | 2420 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 | 3610 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 | 3770 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 | 2566 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. 2042 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 | 7289 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 | 2173 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 | 5444 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 | 11963 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 | 2988 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 | 4960 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 | 3426 Views
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Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant
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