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PENINSULA FOODIST

Longtime Mexican eatery Una Mas closes in Menlo Park

After more than 20 years of serving Mexican food in downtown Menlo Park, the Una Mas Mexican Grill franchise at 683 Santa Cruz Ave. has closed. The owner of...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Josie, on Dec 12, 2019 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 3433 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Differentiating Grief from Clinical Depression

Grief is applicable regardless of the type of loss you have been through; a death, a divorce, a job loss, etc.   When symptoms of grieving persist as defined...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by wilson, on Dec 10, 2019 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 5346 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

When we were returning books at the library, my daughter saw a poster for the Dance Repertory Theatre’s production of ‘Twas the Night...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 9, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1405 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

What is a "ton" of carbon dioxide anyway?

When I first started reading about climate change and all of the carbon dioxide emissions, I wondered what they meant by a “ton” of carbon dioxide, or...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Dec 8, 2019 at 9:29 am | 15 comments | 4622 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Su Hong Palo Alto's last day of business will be Sept. 29

The owner of Su Hong Palo Alto gave its generations of diners plenty of notice about his plans to close the restaurant,

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by Larry, on Dec 4, 2019 at 10:39 pm |
22 comments | 10581 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Build your own noodle soup at SH Noodle House in Mountain View

A Chinese restaurant with a build-your-own noodle soup menu is now open at 2101 Showers Drive in Mountain View, across from the San Antonio Caltrain station. ?SH...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 2, 2019
Last comment by Nearby neighbor, on Dec 2, 2019 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 2916 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Is our carbon-free electricity really carbon-free?

One of the most important steps we can take to cut our greenhouse gas emissions is to transition to clean power. Our local power providers are moving aggressively...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 24, 2019
Last comment by Tom, on Dec 1, 2019 at 11:14 am | 18 comments | 6494 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Hillsdale says hello to the modern mall food court with Shake Shack, The Refuge and Instagrammable dim sum

In the Bay Area, the stale, run-of-the-mill mall food court is swiftly becoming a thing of the past. This is particularly evident at Hillsdale Shopping Center...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by Nicholi tesla, on Dec 1, 2019 at 9:36 am | 13 comments | 16820 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

HIIT

When the air quality was poor, I started brainstorming how to get an effective workout inside. I have debated buying an elliptical or indoor bike, but decided not...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 30, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1808 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: 10 Tips for the Holidays

These holiday tips are not rocket science. Nonetheless, they are important reminders for good self-care and pacing through the holidays. 1. Make a list of your...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 29, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3736 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Downtown Mountain View gets new sushi bar

A sushi restaurant has opened inside Mervyn's Lounge in downtown Mountain View, replacing a boba shop. Umai Sushi Bar is serving udon, sushi rolls, nigiri, tonkatsu...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Seder Smith, on Nov 28, 2019 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 6714 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Peet's cafes in Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Los Altos to close Nov. 24

Three local Peet's Coffee & Tea locations in Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Los Altos will close this weekend. The cafes at 436 University Ave. in downtown Palo...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 18, 2019
Last comment by Yassie, on Nov 27, 2019 at 7:42 pm | 18 comments | 7710 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

'Starting a restaurant was far more difficult than starting a tech company.' Palo Alto's Teaquation cafe to close

Downtown Palo Alto's Teaquation will close next week after four years of business. The 115 Hamilton Ave. cafe's last day of business will be Saturday, Nov. 30,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 21, 2019
Last comment by Allie, on Nov 27, 2019 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 3655 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Taiwanese desserts shop opens in Mountain View

Taiwanese shaved snow, milk tea and baked goods are on the menu at the newly opened Oh! Honey Snow Ice in Mountain View. The sweets shop is located at 1030 Castro...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by Dan, on Nov 25, 2019 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 9977 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Chick-fil-A quietly starts delivering out of DoorDash kitchen in Redwood City

Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A has started delivering its chicken sandwiches and other fare on the Peninsula out of DoorDash's

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by So Proud of CFA, on Nov 22, 2019 at 5:41 am |
61 comments | 14304 Views

CREATING A MORE VIBRANT MENLO PARK

Expect Years of Unprecedented Traffic Congestion and More Empty Storefronts

This title is not clickbait. It is a reasonable projection of what will occur in Menlo Park over the next decade. Often the solution to a problem actually makes...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Nov. 11, 2019
Last comment by dana Hendrickson, on Nov 21, 2019 at 2:45 pm | 17 comments | 2279 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mountain Mike's Pizza arrives in Menlo Park

A local franchise of Mountain Mike's Pizza is now open at 1001 El Camino Real in Menlo Park, the

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by Dave, on Nov 17, 2019 at 11:59 am |
11 comments | 5484 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Disposing of Disposables

Several comments on previous posts in this blog have pointed out that it wasn’t too long ago that we were much more accustomed to reusing things. For example:...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by Live/Eat Responsibly, on Nov 16, 2019 at 10:21 am | 24 comments | 4913 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Facing high kitchen turnover, Los Altos' The Post revamps majority of its menu

The Post has seen three chefs come and go since opening in downtown Los Altos in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Barroness, on Nov 16, 2019 at 9:26 am | 8 comments | 5653 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Revere Coffee and Tea shutters in Redwood City

After about a year and a half of business on Broadway Street in Redwood City, Revere Coffee and Tea has closed. Owner Lily Lai confirmed the closure. She said...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 14, 2019
Last comment by charles reilly, on Nov 15, 2019 at 4:08 am | 1 comment | 3525 Views
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