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THE FOOD PARTY!

Tips for the Best Latkes

Laura loves latkes! Crispy yet pillowy-soft. Salty with touch of sweet. They hit all my culinary triggers. If they do the same for you, come check out the ==I...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 29, 2018 at 6:12 pm | 8 comments | 3015 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Summer Camp Fair

Parents Place holds a special place in my heart. When we originally moved to the Bay Area we lived in Palo Alto for a couple of...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by Lonnie, on Jan 28, 2018 at 7:40 am | 1 comment | 1113 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

1 Oz. Coffee opens in Mountain View

A new coffee shop is slinging espresso drinks and pastries at 650 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. 1 Oz. Coffee opened in Suite 130 in early January, said...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jan 27, 2018 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 3572 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Georgian restaurant to open in Palo Alto

In what is likely a first for Palo Alto, a Georgian restaurant is set to open here. Pavel Sirotin, who is from Russia, is opening a restaurant called Bevri at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 27, 2018 at 12:35 am | 5 comments | 6193 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up

“To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you’re wrong admit it; Whenever you’re right, shut up.” - Ogden Nash Why...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, on Jan 24, 2018 at 4:01 am | 1 comment | 1839 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Sun of Wolf to bring Mexican-California cuisine, cocktails to Cal Ave

The younger generation of a local restaurant family is opening their own project at 406 S. California Ave. in Palo Alto this spring. Sun of Wolf is the brainchild...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 22, 2018
Last comment by charles reilly, on Jan 23, 2018 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 4604 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto

Shake Shack, the burger darling of the East Coast, is coming to Palo Alto this fall. Shake Shack announced on Tuesday that it will be opening at Stanford Shopping...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by @Cheeseguy, on Jan 23, 2018 at 9:20 am | 20 comments | 6372 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: So You Married Mom or Dad . . .

. . . in the guise of your beloved. First of all, you’re not alone. Most people marry someone who is much like a parent. Often it’s the more difficult...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 19, 2018 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 1948 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Eat, Surf, Love

Spanish men seem different than men from Italy (the last country I visited). More like Juan Antonio on horse with a cervesa, rather than Casanova in a Ferrari...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 13, 2018
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 18, 2018 at 6:00 am | 4 comments | 1921 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Morsey's Farmhouse Kitchen nears opening in Los Altos

When Morsey's Farmhouse Kitchen opens in Los Altos, it will become the only restaurant in the country cooking from a wide range of water buffalo products, owner...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Nancy Bremeau, on Jan 17, 2018 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 6147 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coffeebar opens in Menlo Park

Menlo Park now has a new caffeine option: Coffeebar, which soft opened this morning, Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 1149 Chestnut St. The Menlo Park cafe is the first...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by coffee fan, on Jan 15, 2018 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 7067 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: State of Mind Public House and Pizzeria in Los Altos

Pizza, craft beer and arcade games are on tap at State of Mind Public House and Pizzeria, which soft opened in Los Altos on Wednesday, Jan. 10. The 101 Plaza...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jan 12, 2018 at 2:39 pm | 3 comments | 3917 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Peninsula cafes respond to Four Barrel Coffee sex-misconduct allegations

At least one Peninsula cafe has decided to stop serving Four Barrel Coffee in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations made against the San Francisco company's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by charles reilly, on Jan 11, 2018 at 8:02 pm | 8 comments | 3038 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 Elena Kadvany, on Jan 10, 2018 at 2:15 pm | 6 comments | 4971 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: What is Marriage?

“When I'm weak, you can be strong; when I'm strong, you can be weak. That's what I believe marriage is.” - Gisele Bundchen No one likes to be weak,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 9, 2018 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 1650 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Are We Really Up To This?

“Are you really up to this?” That was Liliko Ngata, 41, on a recent Saturday afternoon in East Palo Alto. Liliko and I were at Project WeHOPE (a local homeless...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Isebella, on Jan 8, 2018 at 3:04 am | 15 comments | 4290 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 George, on Jan 7, 2018 at 7:45 pm | 7 comments | 8383 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

You can't do everything

As the days get shorter and school and other scheduled activities take up more of our time each week, I find myself telling our kids more frequently that "we don't...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 7, 2018 at 11:25 am | 5 comments | 1388 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Christmas in Chicago

This year our family celebrated a white Christmas in Chicago. Our two older kids were so excited to see snow that they immediately ran around and made snow angels...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 6, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 7, 2018 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 1220 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Chang'an Artisan Noodle in Mountain View

A Chinese noodle shop has replaced the popular Kumino on Rengstorff Avenue in Mountain View. Chang'an Artisan Noodle soft opened at 580 N. Rengstorff Ave. in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by Jim Cochran, on Jan 6, 2018 at 8:49 am | 2 comments | 3839 Views
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Orenchi Ramen expands to Redwood City
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 4,296 views

Sharing A Column About a Brilliant Teacher Idea
By Steve Levy | 6 comments | 1,333 views

Family Matters: Caring for the Dying, and Their Loved Ones
By Aldis Petriceks | 2 comments | 833 views

A fast approaching birthday
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 584 views

Henry and Fluffy, On Duty
By Stuart Soffer | 0 comments | 221 views