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COUPLE'S NET

“Say something once, why say it again?”

-Talking Heads I recently came across two important tools for communication. One of them is STOP – Stop, think, observe, proceed. The second one is from...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 13, 2021
Last comment by Anne Cavazos, on Aug 20, 2021 at 7:06 am | 7 comments | 5010 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Back in the saddle

Hey readers! I’m excited to let you know that this blog will be starting up again next Sunday after a summer hiatus. Since my last post, we’ve experienced...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Aug. 15, 2021
Last comment by Gail+Sredanovic, on Aug 19, 2021 at 10:21 am | 12 comments | 4007 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

An almost impossible election?

IF Gov. Gavin Newsom is recalled during the upcoming Sept. 14 special election, voters face a ridiculous situation: choosing one of 46 candidates running to become...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 11, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 18, 2021 at 10:28 pm | 29 comments | 5031 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Urban resort meets Michelin stars at Mountain View's Shashi Hotel

Chez TJ alums launch Emerald Hour with Iberian-inspired fare and fresh cocktails By Sara Hayden Justin Rodriguez and Jarad Gallagher were on the hunt....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Aug. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5749 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“A perfect marriage is just two imperfect people who won't give up on each other.”

Thanks, Kate Stewart, for that quote. No one is perfect. Shooting for perfection takes too much time and energy away from your life. Do things very well; care...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Aug 13, 2021 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 6153 Views

CREATING A MORE VIBRANT MENLO PARK

Downtown Menlo Park Is Not Simply Recovering. It’s Emerging with Greater Vibrancy. Here Is How to Enjoy it!

Beer Garden BBQ The positive signs are impossible to ignore. Downtown Menlo Park is now re-opening in ways that offer residents and visitors many...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Jun. 22, 2021
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Aug 11, 2021 at 1:02 pm | 7 comments | 6753 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Just What Is Sexual Harassment Today?

I don’t know what our society thinks sexual harassment is these days. Our standards seem to change over time, and what was “permissible,” say 20...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Harold Beasley, on Aug 11, 2021 at 7:17 am | 37 comments | 4605 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Beloved Silicon Valley institution Buck's of Woodside goes up for auction — as an NFT

What is the digital replica of the quirky restaurant & tech meetup mecca worth? The first bidder says $250,000 By Sara Hayden On a Monday morning,...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Dennis, on Aug 9, 2021 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 10404 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

I am a covid coward – and also angry at anti-vaxxers

The reason I obtained my covid shot the second day it was locally available was because I am a coward. I don’t want to suffer through the corona virus --a...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 27, 2021
Last comment by Kristy Keenham, on Aug 4, 2021 at 1:24 pm | 65 comments | 14782 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Feeling peckish? This ghost kitchen churns out fried chicken and churros

SSF Chickenbox restaurant becomes a Respectable Bird in South San Francisco by Sara Hayden A mammoth warehouse stands before me in South San Francisco....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 28, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3358 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Asian Farm Cuisine brings pad thai burritos and more to Redwood City

Tempura shrimp banh mi or kimchi spam udon: "Why not try something new and see where it goes?" by Sara Hayden Chef Sok Hor is cooking up old...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 28, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5764 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Our feelings are hurt. C’mon, guys!

Our feelings were hurt, so we must sue the city of Palo Alto. That is the message I glean from the five Palo Alto police officers who filed a suit against the...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 14, 2021
Last comment by Banes , on Jul 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm | 25 comments | 8008 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Michelin-starred chefs bring Korean & Taiwanese fare to State Street Market in Los Altos

Spicy pork belly bao and savory seolleongtang go to market by Sara Hayden

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 22, 2021
Last comment by Quinten, on Jul 24, 2021 at 12:20 am |
1 comment | 9807 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: I look like THAT??!!

I’m certain I have blind spots I don’t know about--that’s what makes them blind. I hope my husband, family, and friends will tell me (kindly and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 23, 2021
There are no comments yet. 7747 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Abortion in America: a new perspective

I have never quite understood why the issue of abortion has suddenly erupted into a national issue across America, requiring politicians and presidents to state...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 20, 2021
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 22, 2021 at 11:51 pm | 9 comments | 4496 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

San Mateo County to legalize home cooking businesses

Start-up grants will be available for owners of small food businesses by Kate Bradshaw Home chefs in San Mateo County now have a path toward legally...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4705 Views

COUPLE'S NET

For You, Readers

An elegantly draped veil, shimmering, pulsing, light illuminates and obstructs. I must wend my way amidst its tendrils, guided only by faith and trust. Anticipating...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5216 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Eat well and save the planet: Palo Alto author publishes plant-forward recipe bible

by Angela Swartz Anne-Marie Bonneau's new book "The Zero-Waste Chef" offers a blueprint for...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4641 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

One year later: Following up with 5 local Black restaurant owners after the turmoil of 2020

by Margot Seeto After BLM protests and COVID-19, Peninsula restaurateurs convey hopes, pivots and grand plans for the future. Keeping a food business...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2978 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Artistic appetite: Families create edible portraits in Second Sundays program

by Sara Hayden Stanford educators teach the ancient art of playing with your food Last weekend families were encouraged to not only play with their food,...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2345 Views
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