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THE FOOD PARTY!

Cookbooks For The Holidays

Many Food Partiers! like to cook, and some even take the time to write it all down for the rest of us. I'm sitting around this Thanksgiving weekend looking some...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 25, 2017
Last comment by Foodie, on Nov 30, 2017 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 2846 Views

DEEP MENLO

Can council meetings be more efficient and/or more fair?

A. Bifurcate Public Hearings from Voting Actions Long-running meetings that may last until after midnight are a disservice to the public, leaving those...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Nov. 27, 2017
Last comment by pdj , on Nov 30, 2017 at 4:47 pm | 7 comments | 780 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mountain View: French bakery to replace Drunken Lobster

A native of France is bringing three pastry chefs from Paris to Mountain View to open a bakery at 212 Castro St. Laurent Pellet, who hails from Lyon, France,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by new reader, on Nov 30, 2017 at 12:56 pm | 6 comments | 4858 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Spot A Pizza Place closes in Palo Alto

Spot A Pizza Place has closed at 115 Hamilton Ave. in downtown Palo Alto. A message from the owners posted in the pizzeria's windows apologizes for the "abrupt...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by pizzaboy, on Nov 29, 2017 at 6:28 am | 2 comments | 5015 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: . . . and I have Many Blessings

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you wonderful people! I'm grateful you read Couple's Net. I hope you continue to find value here. I'll keep writing to you. There...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 23, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 28, 2017 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 2031 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Ace of Sandwiches relocates in Palo Alto

After 12 years at a small storefront on El Camino Real in Palo Alto, The Ace of Sandwiches has fully moved to a new location at a Stanford University School of Medicine...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by The Ace of Sandwiches, on Nov 28, 2017 at 6:24 pm | 12 comments | 6600 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

32 Fahrenheit Japanese Bistro opens in Menlo Park

Menlo Park has a new Japanese restaurant, the third to open in the city in the last six months. 32 Fahrenheit Japanese Bistro soft opened at 604 Santa Cruz Ave....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 22, 2017
Last comment by critic, on Nov 27, 2017 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 4227 Views

DEEP MENLO

Is there a Menlo Park Finance Audit Committee?

Amongst the commissions and committees in Menlo Park noted on its web site is the Finance/Audit Committee (FAC). This relatively new committee was instituted by...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Nov 16, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 7554 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Seven Simple Steps to Deal with Remodeling

Couples and remodeling . . . have you been through this? It is often a major problem between couples, leading them into counseling. My husband and I are remodeling,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 16, 2017 at 12:16 pm | 3 comments | 2751 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

My Tomatoes Are Better Than Your Tomatoes

Hi from Michigan! I’m visiting Mom and she says hi. For dinner last night we had some Michigan tomatoes and corn and I have to say, and I’m not the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 16, 2017 at 7:27 am | 43 comments | 4526 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Rocket Fizz to shutter in Palo Alto

Rocket Fizz, a quirky downtown Palo Alto candy store filled with items such as bacon cotton candy...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 13, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 6 comments | 3312 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The Retail Implications of the Comp Plan

The retail scene is changing. Online sales have led to large numbers of store closings all around the country—in affluent and less affluent areas alike. Shopping...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 4, 2017
Last comment by PA Grandma, on Nov 11, 2017 at 9:53 pm | 12 comments | 3196 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

San Jose bakery expanding to Mountain View

C'est Si Bon, a San Jose bakery specializing in custom cakes and Persian pastries, is opening a second location in downtown Mountain View. C'est Si Bon has taken...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Brit, on Nov 9, 2017 at 3:17 pm | 5 comments | 3878 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Peninsula restaurants earn Michelin stars, again

Familiar Peninsula restaurants grace this year's Bay Area Michelin stars list, released on Wednesday:

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by
cheap essay writer, on Nov 9, 2017 at 2:41 am | 8 comments | 8094 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Biryaniz opens in Mountain View

An Indian restaurant specializing in biryani, a traditional rice dish served with meat, spices and other toppings, is now open in downtown Mountain View. Biryaniz...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by abigailvr, on Nov 8, 2017 at 9:05 pm | 7 comments | 4765 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Getting ready for the time change

When I was younger I enjoyed the fall daylight saving time change. Some years I remember specifically planning something to fill that extra hour - a run, a book,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 7, 2017 at 9:31 am | 9 comments | 1834 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

What’s Your State’s Favorite Halloween Candy?

It’s Halloween and I like that because I like candy! I like the chewy, gooey candies that get stuck in my teeth, and crispy ones that crackle when I crunch....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Compare your Kit-Kats, on Nov 3, 2017 at 9:50 am | 4 comments | 2296 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Cultivate Love, Gottman Style

Dr. John Gottman is best known for the extensive couples research he's conducted over many years at his institute in Seattle -- fondly known as the "Love Lab."...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 3, 2017 at 9:30 am | 3 comments | 2733 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The Fiscal Implications of the Comp Plan

A fiscal impact study was conducted on Comp Plan alternatives that include a range of growth both higher and lower than the council’s preferred growth scenario. The...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Chris, on Nov 2, 2017 at 7:44 pm | 8 comments | 2170 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

It’s Pot Season!

Hah! Got you to look :) Actually, it’s potato season Food Partiers! and there is nothing like a freshly harvested potato from your garden, or your favorite...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Karla, on Nov 1, 2017 at 1:41 am | 2 comments | 3137 Views
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San Francisco's Kristian Cosentino to open Mountain View wine bar
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 4,573 views

Couples: Engaged on Valentine’s Day! Topics to Discuss
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 4,522 views

Sharing A Column About a Brilliant Teacher Idea
By Steve Levy | 4 comments | 814 views

A fast approaching birthday
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 326 views