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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 Gary's Old Town Tavern, on Dec 27, 2017 at 10:39 pm | 4 comments | 4421 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Soil – A Thing of the Past?

I spent last year researching people growing food in cities ...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Anee, on Dec 25, 2017 at 9:21 pm | 6 comments | 3904 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

La Panotiq shutters in Mountain View

Facing increasing competition on Castro Street and a prohibitively small space, La Panotiq closed its downtown Mountain View cafe on Nov. 22. Paulette Trauty,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Kevin Foley, on Dec 23, 2017 at 7:27 pm | 7 comments | 6251 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Szechuan restaurant replaces Les Bizous in Palo Alto

In the past two years, 423 University Ave. in Palo Alto has been home to not one, but now three restaurants. First, Cajun eatery Crawfish Fusion

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Lynn, on Dec 22, 2017 at 10:03 pm |
6 comments | 5464 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Relationship Reset

Jen Elmquist, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist has written a book called Relationship Reset. It’s one of the best relationship books I’ve...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1933 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Top Latke - Part 2

Boy did we Food Party! this week at the Latke Chef competition. What an event! Four teams competed for Top Latke. Ruah Hamacabim from Palo Alto (all the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by Not so savvy, on Dec 22, 2017 at 12:16 pm | 2 comments | 2316 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's longtime La Morenita to shutter

After 23 years of serving Mexican food in downtown Palo Alto, La Morenita will close on Friday, Dec. 29, co-owner Miguel Reveulta confirmed Wednesday. Revuelta,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Richard, on Dec 22, 2017 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 4868 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I need your help: Tips for Couples Traveling Together

Hey Readers, What are your three tips for traveling together as a couple? Please provide practical as well as emotional tips. For example, how do you two handle...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Dec 21, 2017 at 11:04 am | 9 comments | 2830 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Song Pa Korean Cuisine closes in Mountain View

Downtown Mountain View Korean restaurant Song Pa has closed. The owners, a family that previously owned a Pleasanton restaurant of the same name, could not be...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Yes surprise, on Dec 20, 2017 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 3949 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Teaquation expanding to Palo Alto

Of-age fans of Redwood City cafe Teaquation's tea-based drinks, rejoice: They will be available as alcoholic cocktails at a new Palo Alto location opening next year. Teaquation...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3276 Views

DEEP MENLO

Santa Cruz Avenue Success Story

Last week I stepped into Bistro Vida on Santa Cruz, where owner Ali El Safy and I continued our usual jesting and banter. I’ve known Ali at least 20 years....

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Dec. 14, 2017
Last comment by Judy , on Dec 18, 2017 at 12:34 am | 6 comments | 1111 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Hom Korean Kitchen expands to Redwood City

A fast-casual Korean restaurant in San Jose has opened a second location in downtown Redwood City. Hom Korean Kitchen opened in November at 2639 Broadway St. ...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Dec 14, 2017 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments | 4827 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Do These for 80% Chance of Divorce

Dr. John Gottman who runs the Love Lab in Seattle has done multi-decade research on couples. He can predict the couples who have an 80% chance of divorce based the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Dec 13, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 3046 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

After 22 years, John Bentley's to close

After decades in the restaurant business and 22 years of running his eponymous restaurant on the Midpeninsula, John Bentley will hang up his chef coat for the last...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Dec 9, 2017 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 5822 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Persimmons Please

Persimmons are everywhere right now. Or are they? A California friend recently told me persimmons don’t grow in my home state. “Have you ever seen...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Dec 9, 2017 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 2438 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 Mom of Tired Teen, on Dec 7, 2017 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 3065 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Outgrowing Mountain View space, Kumino searches for new location

Two years after opening in a Mountain View strip mall, Kumino has outgrown its kitchen. Owner Haochen Liu said Friday that he tried everything to keep the business...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 11, 2017
Last comment by Ellen, on Dec 7, 2017 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 4628 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Bacchus Management Group to open restaurant in Redwood City

The restaurant group behind local establishments Mayfield Bakery & Cafe and The Village Pub plans to open a Michelin-caliber restaurant in Redwood City. Bacchus...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Dec 5, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 5502 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Wahlburgers opens in Palo Alto

An outpost of Wahlburgers, the national burger chain from celebrity family the Wahlbergs, is now open in downtown Palo Alto. Wahlburgers soft opened at 185 University...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 13, 2017
Last comment by Bello, on Dec 3, 2017 at 8:31 am | 40 comments | 9190 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

A New Way to Think About High Speed Rail

I was on the original consultant team in 1998. I thought the project design and ridership projections had serious flaws. I voted against the high speed rail (HSR)...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 18, 2017
Last comment by Philip Clock, on Dec 2, 2017 at 7:33 pm | 19 comments | 4705 Views
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San Francisco's Kristian Cosentino to open Mountain View wine bar
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 4,417 views

Couples: Engaged on Valentine’s Day! Topics to Discuss
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 4,033 views

Sharing A Column About a Brilliant Teacher Idea
By Steve Levy | 4 comments | 725 views

A fast approaching birthday
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 269 views