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About this blog: I am a perpetually hungry twenty-something journalist, born and raised in Menlo Park and currently working at the Palo Alto Weekly as education and youth staff writer. I graduated from USC with a major in Spanish and a minor in jo...  (More)

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New Japanese restaurant to replace Akasaka in Menlo Park
Jun 21, 2017 9:42 am
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Longtime Menlo Park sushi restaurant Akasaka has been sold to new owners, who plan to open another traditional Japanese restaurant in its place next week.

Jeffrey... More
Opening alert: Fast Tony's Chicken at Town & Country Village
Jun 20, 2017 9:04 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,902

A local chef whose father hails from Tennessee and his mother from Texas is opening a fried chicken restaurant at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto.

Tony... More
Pieology Palo Alto closes
Jun 15, 2017 8:38 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 2,597

Fast-casual custom pizza chain Pieology has suddenly closed its Palo Alto location. A sign recently appeared in the windows that reads: "This location is closed."

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Longtime Stanford eatery Thai Cafe shutters
Jun 14, 2017 12:09 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 4,117

Thai Cafe, a decades-long cult favorite eatery on the Stanford University campus, closed this week, Stanford News reported Wednesday.

Owner Mykhanh Bahlman has... More
Byington Vineyard opens Los Altos tasting room
Jun 13, 2017 8:56 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,612

Local fans of Byington Vineyard & Winery, located high up in the Santa Cruz Mountains, can now access the wines closer to home at a new tasting room in downtown... More
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