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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Calling grandma

My mom recently retired. And I underestimated just how helpful she could be living half a country away. This summer our son was excited to practice using my...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 26, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1254 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Global Warming Diet

With Hurricane Florence pounding the east coast, and a week of commitments happening at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, it’s time to remind...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by Ghaha12, on Sep 22, 2018 at 4:19 am | 7 comments | 2738 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

All-day cafe, bar to open in downtown Redwood City

The owners of Blacksmith Bar on Broadway Street in Redwood City are opening a new venture directly across the street: The Nighthawk, which will serve coffee by day...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 10, 2018
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 13, 2018 at 10:33 pm | 4 comments | 7210 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Camper readies for Labor Day opening in Menlo Park

==I UPDATE: Camper announced that the restaurant will officially open on Tuesday, Sept. 4, with soft openings and limited hours in the days prior. To make a reservation,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Blatt, on Sep 13, 2018 at 7:04 pm | 3 comments | 6301 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Modern Hospice Care and The Death of Ivan Ilyich

Readers: Apologies for my recent delay in posts! I've been awaiting approval for pieces on a couple individuals in the Ada's employee series. In the meantime,...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by ankie147, on Sep 10, 2018 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 5221 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Three Categories of Sex

In his book Passionate Marriage, David Schnarch describes the research of Donald Mosher regarding three categories -- or styles -- of sex (pg. 244-260). I find these...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 10, 2018 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 6141 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Downtown Redwood City gets new cafe

A recovering product manager has opened her first cafe in Redwood City: Revere Coffee and Tea at 2074 Broadway St. Lily Lai opened Revere in late June. The space...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 2, 2018
Last comment by astronomy papers, on Sep 5, 2018 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 5795 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coffeebar to expand to Redwood City

Less than a year after opening in downtown Menlo Park, the popular Tahoe-born Coffeebar is planning another Peninsula location in Redwood City. Coffeebar owner...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by astronomy papers, on Sep 5, 2018 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 5768 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

French bakery Maison Alyzee to open in Mountain View

Three French pastry chefs with illustrious resumes have left careers in Paris to make croissants, canelé and quiche in downtown Mountain View. They are...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 26, 2018
Last comment by 7 comments | 11953 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mendocino Farms to replace LYFE Kitchen in Palo Alto

Southern California-based sandwich chain Mendocino Farms is opening a new location at 167 Hamilton Ave. in downtown Palo Alto, where LYFE Kitchen

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 27, 2018
Last comment by @ Invisible loyal, on Sep 2, 2018 at 2:20 pm |
10 comments | 5609 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

LYFE Kitchen closes in Palo Alto

LYFE Kitchen's first-ever location, opened at 167 Hamilton Ave. in Palo Alto in 2011, closed its health-conscious doors on Tuesday, Aug. 14. "We wish to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Too bad, on Sep 2, 2018 at 12:31 am | 6 comments | 8822 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Microbiotic Bowl / Stanford Cook in Pictures

Researchers at Stanford are starting to think that not only what we eat, but the order in which we eat it, might effect our microbiome, the bacteria that live...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 25, 2018
Last comment by Duong, on Aug 30, 2018 at 3:05 pm | 18 comments | 2900 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Village Pub chef to open Filipino restaurant

John Madriaga has worked at Michelin-starred restaurants far and wide, from The Village Pub in Woodside and Manresa in Los Gatos to Noma in Copenhagen. Now, he's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 22, 2018
Last comment by family of 4, on Aug 25, 2018 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 7074 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mademoiselle Colette plans expansion, hires new chef

Mademoiselle Colette has announced two big changes for the local French patisserie: a new chef...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by MP, on Aug 24, 2018 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 6390 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: My New Best Friend; Giving and Receiving

Here's my new best friend, Bixby. Hey readers, I've been busy the last couple of weeks. My husband had a concert in San Anselmo (he's a tenor in a...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 3805 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Would You Support a Housing Bond in Palo Alto

On Tuesday the residents of Emeryville passed a $50 million dollar housing bond meaning that more than 2/3 of voters supported the bond. The details I could find...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Aug 22, 2018 at 6:14 pm | 55 comments | 4871 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Letting go

(written by Lori McCormick) My youngest, a kindergartener, is learning to tie his shoes, and I so desperately want to do it for him. Partly because it will...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 21, 2018
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THE FOOD PARTY!

Climate Friendly Cuisine Conference

Are you in food service? Are you interested in changing the world with great tasting food? Do plastic straws drive you nuts and food waste make you crazy? Then...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by eat less...Feel Better, on Aug 21, 2018 at 2:25 pm | 22 comments | 3196 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Owner of Menlo Park's Yogurt Stop plans retirement

The owner of the longtime Yogurt Stop in Menlo Park is planning to retire at the end of August, according to the Almanac News. Soheila Khalili has operated the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 21, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2683 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

A Concrete Joy: The Life and Love of Charlie Foley-Hughes

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

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by Yvonne, on Aug 18, 2018 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 3359 Views
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