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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

The timing is wrong

We made Christmas presents for relatives this summer and worked on our son's Halloween costume in August. Yes, the timing was all wrong, but the enthusiasm...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 26, 2016
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INVEST & INNOVATE

I am Voting Yes on Measure B the Sales Tax for Transaportation

Santa Clara County Measure B proposes a half-cent increase in the sale tax to raise approximately $6.3 billion for transportation investments over the next 30 years....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by Patrick Burt, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 777 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Death by Diet

So I went to the doctors this week for the general checkup. They ask so many more questions now than they ever used to. There’s the ones we expect:...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, 19 hours ago | 7 comments | 910 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Santa Says . . . Only Two in Marriage

I met Santa today (or at least he looks like Santa), and I asked him what make a marriage last. There were two things Santa told me that he believes are the key...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Ricky jones, 22 hours ago | 21 comments | 5756 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Hoes Down and Eco Farm

Hey Food Partiers…two super fun, food events are coming up soon… Hoes Down Harvest Celebration Oct 1 – 2, 2016 Capay...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by luccy, on Sep 24, 2016 at 11:45 pm | 6 comments | 11436 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Help Define “Natural” on Food Labels

The FDA has extended request for comments on what “natural” means on food labeling. The Food Party! took a field trip to a grocery in Michigan...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 8:50 pm | 12 comments | 4949 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 10100 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 14587 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 5150 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 1:21 am | 2 comments | 6905 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 7331 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 6744 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 4864 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 1:18 am | 14 comments | 5113 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 3811 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 3447 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 27930 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 12336 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 6586 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 | 7672 Views
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Dropping naps
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 16,139 views

Taboo Topics
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,667 views

Death by Diet
By Laura Stec | 7 comments | 910 views

I am Voting Yes on Measure B the Sales Tax for Transaportation
By Steve Levy | 9 comments | 777 views