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PENINSULA FOODIST

Mountain View gets new South Indian restaurant

Two family friends have opened a South Indian restaurant together in Mountain View. John Annachi and Suresh Seenichamy soft opened Annachikadai at 80 W. El Camino...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 13, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Park, on Mar 15, 2018 at 6:20 pm | 12 comments | 9590 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Kids and science

Whenever grandma visits us, our kids always ask her for more science experiments. She has a lot up her sleeve, but it's not always easy to find quick and simple...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 8, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Mar 14, 2018 at 2:36 pm | 5 comments | 8262 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Altans to open Hellenic restaurant

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...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by Elizabeth Silva, on Mar 11, 2018 at 3:43 pm | 8 comments | 12878 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Nobu Palo Alto names new chef, GM

A new chef is at the helm at Nobu in Palo Alto: Marlowe Lawenko, who has cooked at four of the high-end...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 5, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Mar 10, 2018 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 10311 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto: Brown rice sushi restaurant replaces Homma's

Fans who miss longtime Palo Alto restaurant Homma's Brown Rice Sushi, rejoice: owner Masakazu Homma's recipes are back at a new Japanese restaurant. Hidden Garden...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 27, 2018
Last comment by Lu Ellen, on Mar 10, 2018 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 11684 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Sharing A Column About a Brilliant Teacher Idea

My wife found this article and everyone we have showed it to has gone wow including our friend in the Ravenswood School District who will share it there. Glennon...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Feb. 17, 2018
Last comment by AP, on Feb 27, 2018 at 9:10 pm | 7 comments | 3467 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

A birthday for the siblings

As we prepare for our daughter's first birthday, I'm realizing that this celebration is mainly for her older siblings. Our son's first birthday was mainly for...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 23, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 27, 2018 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 1868 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

My applications are submitted, now what?

(written by Lori McCormick) I field this question frequently, so I figured it was worth sharing a few general tips to help guide you through those next steps: 1. Check...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by michael, on Feb 27, 2018 at 2:03 am | 3 comments | 4528 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Orenchi Ramen expands to Redwood City

Orenchi Ramen, which has drawn crowds and accolades since opening in Santa Clara in 2010, has opened a third location in downtown Redwood City. Orenchi Ramen...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 18, 2018
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Feb 26, 2018 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 9293 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Reflections on Death, Suffering, and the Beauty in Hospice Care

I spend much of my time as so many do: obsessed. Obsessed over success, over recognition, over comfort. I feel no guilt over these fixations, as...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Reet, on Feb 25, 2018 at 11:44 pm | 11 comments | 9881 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Protégé Restaurant eyes February opening in Palo Alto

The owners of the forthcoming Protégé Restaurant in Palo Alto are at once set apart by and, they believe, misunderstood by their culinary credentials. Dennis...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by LaThomas, on Feb 25, 2018 at 6:24 pm | 7 comments | 10933 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: The ABCs of Love

I came across a new book for you to read. Whether you are just starting out together or have been a couple for a while, whether you are doing well or struggling,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 4497 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Verve Coffee to open in Palo Alto

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....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by John, on Feb 20, 2018 at 6:06 pm | 5 comments | 9167 Views

DEEP MENLO

Henry and Fluffy, On Duty

While my father lived his final years at Palo Alto Commons I’d bring Henry our Bichon with me to see ‘grandpa.’ It was discouraged, but that flew...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Feb. 20, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1130 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Engaged on Valentine’s Day! Topics to Discuss

Valentine’s Day is popular for marriage proposals. It’s romantic and lovely and you’re glowing with happiness. Congratulations! I want to be...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 14, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 19, 2018 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 10118 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coffee shop opens in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood

Baron Barista, a new cafe serving third-wave coffee from local roasters, is soft opening Friday, Jan. 26, in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood. The coffee...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by BL, on Feb 16, 2018 at 8:23 am | 6 comments | 7817 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Toys that bridge the gap

Our oldest child is going to start kindergarten in the fall and our youngest is learning how to stand up. There's less than 5 years difference between our oldest...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 10, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 11, 2018 at 6:03 pm | 2 comments | 2631 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Edible Education

January was quiet. Do minds just move slower in January? I’ve certainly been a quiet writer since Spain. Started

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 8, 2018
Last comment by danieltjan, on Feb 9, 2018 at 10:06 am |
1 comment | 3334 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Of Illness and Identity: A Woman's Battle With Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

In times of comfort and consistency, we humans are prone to believing something of a half-truth. Our interests and ambitions are seen clearly, focused onto a yet-unmaterialized...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by brock, on Feb 7, 2018 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 4021 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Solo in Spain

There's never been a better time to be single -CNN Google the link...It's a story about...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by kevinbennett, on Feb 6, 2018 at 1:44 pm | 5 comments | 4262 Views
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The Oft-Unseen Fruits of End-of-Life Care
By Aldis Petriceks | 3 comments | 1,561 views

Global Warming Diet
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 1,127 views

Couples: "Taming Your Gremlin" by Richard Carson
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 938 views

Preparing for kindergarten
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 520 views

 

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