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PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto to get babka bakery

Aye Lét, a new bakery opening at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto this fall, will serve one item only: babka. Owner-namesake Ayelet Nuchi, a native...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Abitarian, on Jun 11, 2018 at 9:48 am | 9 comments | 9991 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Farm Bill Café - Part 2

Last month we started the Farm Bill Café, reading Dan Imhoff’s ==I Food Fight...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 10, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2502 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Park to get new Mexican restaurant

Araceli Ciprez is opening her first-ever restaurant, Mami Cheli's, at 989 El Camino Real in Menlo Park this summer. Mami Cheli's will...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by member, on Jun 8, 2018 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 5333 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Say Nice Things Behind Your Partner’s Back

Saying nice things about your beloved behind his/her back is another way of putting positive energy into your relationship. You can even tell her you did so, and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 1, 2018
Last comment by JLN, on Jun 7, 2018 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 3273 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

The Last Straw

500 million single-use straws are used every day in the United States. Yes. 500. Million. Each. Day. You’ve seen social media coverage about Plastic...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 19, 2018
Last comment by Keepitsimple, on Jun 2, 2018 at 7:28 am | 6 comments | 9420 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Vin Vino Wine reopens

Longtime Palo Alto wine shop Vin Vino Wine reopened on Thursday, May 24, under new ownership. Victor Pugliese, who

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by Joe Baldwin, on May 31, 2018 at 5:26 pm |
1 comment | 4252 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

At Home with John Collins, Wherever You Are

==I This piece is the second in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- the 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by Pkp, on May 29, 2018 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 2604 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Vitality Bowls opens in Mountain View

A new açaí bowl shop is now open at 650 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. Vitality Bowls, a national franchise that got its start in California,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 24, 2018
Last comment by Amelia, on May 28, 2018 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 9830 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

California is Now the 5th Largest World Economy in Terms of GDP

By itself passing Great Britain is no big deal--we could as easily be 1% larger or smaller and in any event India will eventually rise to number 5. Nor as we...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 8, 2018
Last comment by resident, on May 26, 2018 at 10:36 am | 24 comments | 9440 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Ice cream shop opens at Stanford Shopping Center

Walnut Creek ice cream shop Lottie's Creamery opened a new location Saturday, May 19, at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Doors opened at 10 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 19, 2018
Last comment by Safeway Select Is Nasty, on May 25, 2018 at 12:02 am | 5 comments | 13667 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Camper to replace LB Steak in Menlo Park

More details are out on the restaurant taking over the former LB Steak space in downtown Menlo Park. Come this summer, 898 Santa Cruz Ave. will be home to Camper,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 2, 2018
Last comment by Hopeful, on May 24, 2018 at 1:36 pm | 21 comments | 16184 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Data and Compassion: Radical Tools in the Fight for Gun Control

Students in Washington D.C. during National Walkout Day, March 14, 2018. During last week’s National Walkout Day, a nationwide demonstration...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by mohit2931, on May 23, 2018 at 1:34 am | 13 comments | 8361 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

It’s All Gone Sour (snack recipe)

Anyone check out the John Legend Easter remake of the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar? Boy did that bring back memories of a childhood soundtrack, and I still...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 13, 2018
Last comment by Laura Stec, on May 18, 2018 at 8:14 am | 5 comments | 8087 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Dumpling Garden in Mountain View

Dumpling Garden quietly opened in a Mountain View strip mall last month, serving handmade dumplings and other traditional Chinese fare. Less than a month after...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 15, 2018
Last comment by Eater, on May 17, 2018 at 12:49 pm | 6 comments | 15778 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Family Matters: Caring for the Dying, and Their Loved Ones

As I walked into the patient room of a local hospice facility early this year, I knew what to expect: An eighty-year-old woman, with gently-curled hair and a strained...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Feb. 20, 2018
Last comment by joepumper, on May 16, 2018 at 7:14 pm | 4 comments | 3536 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Restaurant veteran to open Redwood City wine bar

Zu Tarazi, who got his start as a manager at the longtime John Bentley's in Redwood City and went on to open two local restaurants, is opening his own wine bar. Tarazi...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 10, 2018
Last comment by Camille Kennedy, on May 16, 2018 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 9444 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: 1st Date --> Marriage or Not Date at All

I met a wonderful couple with a young baby this week. She told me that on their first date she told him that this was either leading to marriage or it wasn’t...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 26, 2018
Last comment by joepumper, on May 14, 2018 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 3814 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

I Do Not Drive or Bike But Want Better Mobility Options for Those Who and Those Who Don't

I would drive a car and ride a bike if my eyesight permitted so this is a lifestyle I have had to accommodate to and think about. As a non driver or biker, I...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 2, 2018
Last comment by mv voice, on May 13, 2018 at 10:56 pm | 6 comments | 7586 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Farm Bill Café Begins!

Q: What is the biggest piece of environmental and public health legislation before Congress this year? A: The Farm Bill, released last month to...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 4, 2018
Last comment by Reader, on May 13, 2018 at 12:13 pm | 5 comments | 8749 Views

DEEP MENLO

Menlo Park Council Should Be Limited to 2 Consecutive Terms.

Third terms on council seems to be torment for the incumbents - where they lose interest and energy. There are enough residents around to partake in city governance...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on May. 7, 2018
Last comment by Shine so brightly, on May 9, 2018 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 859 Views
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Mountain View's Hangen Szechuan to close after 25 years
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 1,986 views

Let's Talk Internships
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,457 views

Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,261 views

Zucchini Takeover
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 997 views

Guest Post: Youth, Illness, and Advance Care Directives
By Aldis Petriceks | 0 comments | 344 views