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COUPLE'S NET

Couples: "A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day."

- Andre Maurois I’m not sure that a marriage needs to be rebuilt every day, but it does need to be built every day. Are you thinking, “I don’t...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by MaceyConrad, on Jun 28, 2018 at 4:19 pm | 8 comments | 3979 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Teaquation Tonic opens in Palo Alto

Redwood City tea cafe Teaquation opened a new outpost in downtown Palo Alto this weekend. During...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 27, 2018
Last comment by charles reilly, on Jun 27, 2018 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 3773 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

What Am I Striving For?

==I Recently, my work life and professional aspirations have been getting the better of me. In turn, I’ve felt myself getting worse: tension, unease, and discontent...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by pooja, on Jun 25, 2018 at 10:44 pm | 8 comments | 9320 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Sun of Wolf in Palo Alto

Aguachile, pozole and duck confit tacos are on the menu at

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 25, 2018
There are no comments yet. 4811 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Refill Don’t Landfill

Boy o boy, Palo Alto is having fun, AND getting it done these days. Toot toot to yout. Last week it was the Last Straw campaign, and their Food Party! continues...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 31, 2018
Last comment by Camper, on Jun 23, 2018 at 9:19 am | 10 comments | 3010 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Alcohol, Opioids, the Loss of a Son: One Couple's Journey Through Pain and Redemption

On a Monday afternoon in October of 2017, Rick and Bev Dyer received the call. Their son, Brian, was in the hospital with a “serious but not life-threatening”...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on May. 1, 2018
Last comment by mjjones33, on Jun 22, 2018 at 10:26 pm | 8 comments | 11720 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Japanese noodle shop to open at Stanford Shopping Center

Udon noodles made on a machine imported from Japan will be the focus at Taro San Japanese Noodle Bar, which is opening at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto this...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jun 22, 2018 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 8852 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Cheesecake Factory Palo Alto to close

After more than a decade of serving its vast menu at 375 University Ave. in Palo Alto, The Cheesecake Factory will close in May. Alethea Rowe, senior director...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 9, 2018
Last comment by Leah, on Jun 21, 2018 at 11:55 am | 38 comments | 21439 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

A community in the sand

As a kid I spent a lot of time playing with friends in our sandbox. My parents hid pennies in the sand for us to dig up at birthday parties. My neighbors and I...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Life lessons, on Jun 20, 2018 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 1699 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Always Moving: Jazmin Toca's Tale of Joy, Disability, and Purpose

==I This piece is the first in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- the 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on May. 14, 2018
Last comment by Ashwin kumar, on Jun 20, 2018 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 8430 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Redwood City's Woodside Deli undergoes remodel

The first day Kyle Vogel was officially the new owner of local sandwich standby Woodside Deli, the county health department conducted a surprise, coincidental inspection....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 19, 2018 at 9:58 am | 18 comments | 5936 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Ramen Nagi to land in Palo Alto June 25

Come the end of the month, Palo Alto will no longer be a ramen desert. Ramen Nagi, a successful Tokyo-born ramen chain, is

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by julie armitano, on Jun 19, 2018 at 9:43 am |
2 comments | 6011 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: “True love is a decision between the head and the heart . . .

. . . Not just one or the other.” - Ines Johns I saw this in a novel I’m reading. I like it because we don’t live in the world completely...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 18, 2018 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 3263 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fine-dining Korean restaurant to open in Palo Alto

After a year of operating quietly as a private dining...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Jack, on Jun 18, 2018 at 6:18 pm | 11 comments | 9087 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Boba Guys is coming to Palo Alto

"No, this is not a 404 error. Yes, this is for real," reads a sign announcing the newest outpost of Boba Guys, a popular San Francisco milk tea chain,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Joe Cowan, on Jun 15, 2018 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 9792 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

New bakery opens in downtown Mountain View

Treats on Castro, the second outpost of a family-owned San Jose bakery,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by Baked Boy, on Jun 12, 2018 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 5487 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Onigilly opens in downtown Palo Alto

Onigilly's onigiri, or Japanese rice balls, are now available in downtown Palo Alto. The fast-casual eatery soft opened Monday, June 11, at 164 University Ave....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 11, 2018
Last comment by Carol, on Jun 12, 2018 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 5017 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto to get babka bakery

Aye Lét, a new bakery opening at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto this fall, will serve one item only: babka. Owner-namesake Ayelet Nuchi, a native...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Abitarian, on Jun 11, 2018 at 9:48 am | 9 comments | 10844 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Farm Bill Café - Part 2

Last month we started the Farm Bill Café, reading Dan Imhoff’s ==I Food Fight...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 10, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2789 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Park to get new Mexican restaurant

Araceli Ciprez is opening her first-ever restaurant, Mami Cheli's, at 989 El Camino Real in Menlo Park this summer. Mami Cheli's will...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by member, on Jun 8, 2018 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 5827 Views
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Trials of My Grandmother
By Aldis Petriceks | 2 comments | 1,226 views

Lakes and Larders (part 2)
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 992 views

Salt & Straw Palo Alto to open Nov. 23
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 665 views