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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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Opening alert: Chang'an Artisan Noodle in Mountain View
Jan 4, 2018 4:08 pm
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A Chinese noodle shop has replaced the popular Kumino on Rengstorff Avenue in Mountain View.

Chang'an Artisan Noodle soft opened at 580 N. Rengstorff Ave. in... More
Opening alert: Icicles in Mountain View
Jan 2, 2018 9:02 am
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Bay Area rolled ice cream shop Icicles is now open in downtown Mountain View.

Icicles officially opened in late December at 292 Castro St. The shop serves fresh... More
Palo Altans to open Hellenic restaurant
Dec 28, 2017 3:12 pm
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Two veterans of the local culinary scene who met at Evvia Estiatorio in Palo Alto 10 years ago are finally pursuing a decade-long dream of opening their own restaurant.

Thanasis... More
Verve Coffee to open in Palo Alto
Dec 21, 2017 10:43 am
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Santa Cruz's Verve Coffee Roasters is coming to Palo Alto.

Verve has taken over 162 University Ave., which was most recently occupied by Black Diamond Sports.... More
Palo Alto's longtime La Morenita to shutter
Dec 20, 2017 3:02 pm
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After 23 years of serving Mexican food in downtown Palo Alto, La Morenita will close on Friday, Dec. 29, co-owner Miguel Reveulta confirmed Wednesday.

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Short story writers wanted!

The 32nd Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 6. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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