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PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Go Fish Poke Bar in Redwood City

Downtown Redwood City will be getting its own dedicated poké eatery this week with the opening of Go Fish Poke Bar on Friday, Feb. 24. Go Fish Poke Bar's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by RonSweaxy, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 33074 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Su Hong Menlo Park changes hands after 38 years

Su Hong To Go in Menlo Park, the longtime takeout Chinese-food favorite of generations of customers, has been sold, owner Bee King confirmed Monday. King, who...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by David King, on Sep 22, 2017 at 10:08 pm | 28 comments | 34535 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Cherries and Berries

It’s cherry season and wow - have you noticed it’s the cherriest? Seems like cherries are everywhere! I asked Deborah Olson why. She’s a 4th...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Chef Michael, on Sep 22, 2017 at 12:41 pm | 6 comments | 3734 Views

INSIDE EAST SIDE

At the mercy of developers and their allies in City Hall

Facebook just announced bigger plans for their properties on the edge of Belle Haven that include a hotel and more office buildings. Buildings that could reach heights...

Original post made by Martin Lamarque on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by Roy, on Sep 22, 2017 at 7:33 am | 25 comments | 6640 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Ten Steps to Get Started with Financial Aid

(Written by John Raftrey) This blog inspired by a comment from a Palo Verde "Parent" posted last week! The blog post is to get you started. I recommend you also...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Brandon Sanchez, on Sep 22, 2017 at 4:20 am | 7 comments | 14332 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Become a Master Gardener - Deadline Sept 21

Become a UC Master Gardener - Application Deadline is September 21! The UCCE San Mateo and San Francisco Master Gardener Program is now...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 21, 2017 at 11:34 pm | 17 comments | 1376 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Time to Say Goodbye

You Dirty Little Thing. We’ve been together for so long. I remember when we first...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Juan, on Sep 21, 2017 at 7:19 pm | 20 comments | 2866 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

QBB opens in Mountain View

Ribs, brisket, pastrami and other barbecue fare is on the menu of

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Eater, on Sep 21, 2017 at 4:23 pm |
12 comments | 4484 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto: Bon Vivant to be replaced by bakery

Downtown Palo Alto has lost a French restaurant but will soon gain a bakery with the opening of Tuts Bakery & Cafe at 535 Bryant St., the former home of Bon...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Happy, on Sep 21, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 12 comments | 7386 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Chickery coming to Palo Alto

A Washington D.C.-based chicken franchise will be opening its first West Coast location in Palo Alto this summer, the company announced Wednesday. The Chickery...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by tom k, on Sep 21, 2017 at 12:11 pm | 13 comments | 7304 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Attraction to a Person Outside Your Relationship

“It was not [a summons . . . it was simply a desire to escape from what I had.” --Rachel Cask, Outline I’ve taken Rachel’s words out...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 21, 2017
There are no comments yet. 896 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park

The owner of a string of cafes in the Tahoe area is expanding to the Midpeninsula with a new outpost in Menlo Park. Greg Buchheister, a native of Colorado, opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2930 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Eat Your Wildflowers

With a really wet winter behind us – it’s the perfect season for hunting mushrooms...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by kent, on Sep 20, 2017 at 3:09 pm | 8 comments | 6878 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

One more year

Our oldest has one more year until he starts Kindergarten. Some of our friends started this year, so I get to hear what they think helped their kids adjust and...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 867 Views

ON A ROLL

Menlo Goodbye

When your wife asks, without an ounce of irony, what to do with medicine that expired in 1986...you know you are really moving. Thing is, in 1986 Menlo Park already...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by DELHI FEMALE ESCORT, on Sep 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm | 15 comments | 7150 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Grandparents Day

Some years Grandparents Day sneaks up on me. It gets lost in the end of the summer/beginning of the school year rush and two of our family's birthday celebrations. For...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Sep 17, 2017 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 1003 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

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 wanted...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by marilyn, on Sep 16, 2017 at 7:53 pm | 39 comments | 21101 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Road Trip to Oregon Colleges

(Written by John Raftrey) A few weeks ago I spent time touring five Oregon colleges with a busload of independent college counselors with the Higher Education...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Parent of high schoolers, on Sep 14, 2017 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 17220 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Altan to open brew-and-pizza focused restaurant in Los Altos

Palo Alto native Lars Smith, who has worked in and around restaurants since he was a teenager, will open State of Mind Public House, an homage to California beer...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Another reader, on Sep 13, 2017 at 9:55 am | 7 comments | 28583 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fall food-and-drink goings on

Festivals, Oktoberfest, wine tastings -- it's fall on the Midpeninsula, and that means an abundance of food-and-drink events. Check out a non-exhaustive list below,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Sep 12, 2017 at 7:22 am | 3 comments | 2754 Views
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Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,930 views

Attraction to a Person Outside Your Relationship
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 896 views

One more year
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 867 views