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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 | 5059 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 | 10929 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. 2826 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 | 5881 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Say Nice Things Behind Your Partner’s Back

Saying nice things about your beloved behind his/her back is another way of putting positive energy into your relationship. You can even tell her you did so, and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 1, 2018
Last comment by JLN, on Jun 7, 2018 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 3719 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

The Last Straw

500 million single-use straws are used every day in the United States. Yes. 500. Million. Each. Day. You’ve seen social media coverage about Plastic...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 19, 2018
Last comment by Keepitsimple, on Jun 2, 2018 at 7:28 am | 6 comments | 9782 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Vin Vino Wine reopens

Longtime Palo Alto wine shop Vin Vino Wine reopened on Thursday, May 24, under new ownership. Victor Pugliese, who

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by Joe Baldwin, on May 31, 2018 at 5:26 pm |
1 comment | 4725 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

At Home with John Collins, Wherever You Are

==I This piece is the second 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. 29, 2018
Last comment by Pkp, on May 29, 2018 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 3006 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Vitality Bowls opens in Mountain View

A new açaí bowl shop is now open at 650 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. Vitality Bowls, a national franchise that got its start in California,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 24, 2018
Last comment by Amelia, on May 28, 2018 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 10147 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

California is Now the 5th Largest World Economy in Terms of GDP

By itself passing Great Britain is no big deal--we could as easily be 1% larger or smaller and in any event India will eventually rise to number 5. Nor as we...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 8, 2018
Last comment by resident, on May 26, 2018 at 10:36 am | 24 comments | 9952 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Ice cream shop opens at Stanford Shopping Center

Walnut Creek ice cream shop Lottie's Creamery opened a new location Saturday, May 19, at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Doors opened at 10 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 19, 2018
Last comment by Safeway Select Is Nasty, on May 25, 2018 at 12:02 am | 5 comments | 14160 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Camper to replace LB Steak in Menlo Park

More details are out on the restaurant taking over the former LB Steak space in downtown Menlo Park. Come this summer, 898 Santa Cruz Ave. will be home to Camper,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 2, 2018
Last comment by Hopeful, on May 24, 2018 at 1:36 pm | 21 comments | 17076 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Data and Compassion: Radical Tools in the Fight for Gun Control

Students in Washington D.C. during National Walkout Day, March 14, 2018. During last week’s National Walkout Day, a nationwide demonstration...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by mohit2931, on May 23, 2018 at 1:34 am | 13 comments | 8831 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

It’s All Gone Sour (snack recipe)

Anyone check out the John Legend Easter remake of the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar? Boy did that bring back memories of a childhood soundtrack, and I still...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 13, 2018
Last comment by Laura Stec, on May 18, 2018 at 8:14 am | 5 comments | 8435 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Dumpling Garden in Mountain View

Dumpling Garden quietly opened in a Mountain View strip mall last month, serving handmade dumplings and other traditional Chinese fare. Less than a month after...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 15, 2018
Last comment by Eater, on May 17, 2018 at 12:49 pm | 6 comments | 16266 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Family Matters: Caring for the Dying, and Their Loved Ones

As I walked into the patient room of a local hospice facility early this year, I knew what to expect: An eighty-year-old woman, with gently-curled hair and a strained...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Feb. 20, 2018
Last comment by joepumper, on May 16, 2018 at 7:14 pm | 4 comments | 4000 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Restaurant veteran to open Redwood City wine bar

Zu Tarazi, who got his start as a manager at the longtime John Bentley's in Redwood City and went on to open two local restaurants, is opening his own wine bar. Tarazi...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 10, 2018
Last comment by Camille Kennedy, on May 16, 2018 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 9911 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: 1st Date --> Marriage or Not Date at All

I met a wonderful couple with a young baby this week. She told me that on their first date she told him that this was either leading to marriage or it wasn’t...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 26, 2018
Last comment by joepumper, on May 14, 2018 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 4439 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

I Do Not Drive or Bike But Want Better Mobility Options for Those Who and Those Who Don't

I would drive a car and ride a bike if my eyesight permitted so this is a lifestyle I have had to accommodate to and think about. As a non driver or biker, I...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 2, 2018
Last comment by mv voice, on May 13, 2018 at 10:56 pm | 6 comments | 7941 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Farm Bill Café Begins!

Q: What is the biggest piece of environmental and public health legislation before Congress this year? A: The Farm Bill, released last month to...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 4, 2018
Last comment by Reader, on May 13, 2018 at 12:13 pm | 5 comments | 9128 Views
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Salt & Straw Palo Alto to open Nov. 23
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 4,366 views

Lakes and Larders (part 2)
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,492 views