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COUPLE'S NET

How Does Silicon Valley’s Culture Affect Your Marriage?

I had the great pleasure to interview Ron Weissman, an extremely accomplished man in all of his seven careers (look him up online). Ron is currently an Angel investor,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by down there, on May 4, 2017 at 10:50 pm | 9 comments | 3638 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Chez TJ, Tied House team up for mixed-use project

Big news for fans of Mountain View's Chez TJ: The longtime fine-dining restaurant, along with neighboring restaurant and brewery Tied House, are pursuing a joint...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2203 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View

Fans of longtime Mountain View Chinese restaurant Fu Lam Mum have likely noticed that the restaurant recently closed for remodeling. Have no fear: Owner Ben Quan...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Eater, on May 3, 2017 at 10:58 am | 12 comments | 6549 Views

DEEP MENLO

The City Council Should Oppose AB1250

I agree with former councilmember Lee DuBoc, who distributed an email outlining the risks of this behind the scenes, but impactful, folly. Our Menlo Park City...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Stats, on May 3, 2017 at 1:30 am | 1 comment | 856 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Kohlrabi Cracker – Your Next Book Club Appetizer

You’ve been hauling all day, and now it’s time for book club. Damn, the potluck, what to bring last minute? I’ve got you covered baby, try...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 30, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on May 2, 2017 at 6:55 am | 3 comments | 2632 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

California Restaurant Association tests out public-awareness campaign in Palo Alto

People dining at La Bodeguita del Medio on California Avenue in Palo Alto this week might not have noticed a new note that appeared at the bottom of their receipts:...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Yam Yam, on May 1, 2017 at 12:53 am | 10 comments | 6930 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fambrini's temporarily closes, to move next door

What seems to have been Palo Alto's only rooftop cafe has closed, albeit temporarily, with Fambrini's Terrace Cafe moving to a new location next door on El Camino...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Suelem Arevalo, on Apr 25, 2017 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 3430 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Touring the SoCal Elites:UCLA, USC, Harvey Mudd, Claremont McKenna

(written by John Raftrey) The second in a series. The Elite schools in Southern California all have admit rates under 20%, making admissions to them a virtual...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Mudder, on Apr 24, 2017 at 6:02 pm | 13 comments | 23429 Views

COUPLE'S NET

What Are Your Gifts that Must Be Shared?

The following poem was written by an acquaintance of mine who recently died at the young age of 61. What gifts do you have to give to your beloved, to your family,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by sidrobinme, on Apr 22, 2017 at 2:40 am | 1 comment | 2476 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Shalimar Sizzle opens in Mountain View

Shalimar Sizzle, a Sunnyvale Indian restaurant, has expanded to downtown Mountain View's Castro Street. Owner Mo Polani held a grand opening for Shalimar Sizzle...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by mdg, on Apr 21, 2017 at 9:22 pm | 7 comments | 6526 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 cool math, on Apr 20, 2017 at 10:42 pm | 7 comments | 5291 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Malaysian restaurant opens in Menlo Park

Black Pepper, the second restaurant from a longtime Malaysian chef-owner in Milpitas, is now open at 1029 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Black Pepper soft opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Peninsula Foodie, on Apr 20, 2017 at 2:24 pm | 13 comments | 7012 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I Need Your Help Naming my New Book

Hey, wonderful readers, A 52 year-old heroine stars in the romance novel I’ve started. Caroline is a psychologically sophisticated woman. She’s VP of business...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 20, 2017 at 8:08 am | 14 comments | 4465 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Juniors: College application planning

(Written by Lori McCormick) High school juniors who are planning on applying to four-year colleges are starting to hear the buzz about getting prepared for their...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by kittu, on Apr 20, 2017 at 6:15 am | 2 comments | 3281 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

New York College Tours

(Written by Lori McCormick) On a recent trip to New York City, I had the pleasure of visiting colleges I had never seen before. I had a few students in mind...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by kittu, on Apr 20, 2017 at 4:24 am | 2 comments | 6461 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Help Define “Natural” on Food Labels

The FDA has extended request for comments on what “natural” means on food labeling. The Food Party! took a field trip to a grocery in Michigan to see...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by huge, on Apr 19, 2017 at 6:39 am | 14 comments | 9945 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Spring food-and-drink goings on

It's spring on the Midpeninsula, which means lamb, the opening of two favorite seasonal farmers markets and plenty of other gastronomical celebrations. Read on for...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 17, 2017 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 4435 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Srasa Kitchen temporarily closes on Castro Street

Mountain View Asian-fusion eatery Srasa Kitchen has temporarily closed its Castro Street location, owner Brandon Poon confirmed Tuesday. A sign recently appeared...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Eater, on Apr 17, 2017 at 1:23 pm | 8 comments | 3935 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Starting National “No Device Night”

Let’s be the first in the nation to select a night each week where we don’t use devices. We spend time as a family, and after the kids go to bed...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 6 comments | 3073 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Help Pick My Next Blog Topic

As an experiment I am interested in readers ranking these three topics for their interest. If a topic is not of interest just leave it off the list These are...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 12, 2017 at 10:37 am | 10 comments | 2814 Views
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Cherries and Berries
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,549 views

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,009 views

Meeting Other New Parents
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 736 views

We need some volunteers.
By Stuart Soffer | 1 comment | 289 views

 

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