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PENINSULA FOODIST

Su Hong Menlo Park changes hands after 38 years

Su Hong To Go in Menlo Park, the longtime takeout Chinese-food favorite of generations of customers, has been sold, owner Bee King confirmed Monday. King, who...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by David King, 7 hours ago | 28 comments | 34508 Views

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Lemonade to open in Palo Alto June 24

A new location of Lemonade, a fast-casual, healthy restaurant chain based in Southern California, will open its doors in downtown Palo Alto this Friday, June 24. Lemonade...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Robert Bowman, 10 hours ago | 6 comments | 29553 Views

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QBB opens in Mountain View

Ribs, brisket, pastrami and other barbecue fare is on the menu of

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Eater, on Sep 21, 2017 at 4:23 pm |
12 comments | 4385 Views

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Palo Alto: Bon Vivant to be replaced by bakery

Downtown Palo Alto has lost a French restaurant but will soon gain a bakery with the opening of Tuts Bakery & Cafe at 535 Bryant St., the former home of Bon...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Happy, on Sep 21, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 12 comments | 7358 Views

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The Chickery coming to Palo Alto

A Washington D.C.-based chicken franchise will be opening its first West Coast location in Palo Alto this summer, the company announced Wednesday. The Chickery...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by tom k, on Sep 21, 2017 at 12:11 pm | 13 comments | 7276 Views

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Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park

The owner of a string of cafes in the Tahoe area is expanding to the Midpeninsula with a new outpost in Menlo Park. Greg Buchheister, a native of Colorado, opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2491 Views

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What local restaurants do you miss the most?

In light of the seemingly endless ebb and flow of restaurant closures and openings on the Peninsula, from years-long standbys to short-lived stints, I've long wanted...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by marilyn, on Sep 16, 2017 at 7:53 pm | 39 comments | 21071 Views

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Palo Altan to open brew-and-pizza focused restaurant in Los Altos

Palo Alto native Lars Smith, who has worked in and around restaurants since he was a teenager, will open State of Mind Public House, an homage to California beer...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Another reader, on Sep 13, 2017 at 9:55 am | 7 comments | 28565 Views

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Fall food-and-drink goings on

Festivals, Oktoberfest, wine tastings -- it's fall on the Midpeninsula, and that means an abundance of food-and-drink events. Check out a non-exhaustive list below,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Sep 12, 2017 at 7:22 am | 3 comments | 2731 Views

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Opening alert: Teaspoon in Palo Alto

Midtown Palo Alto now has a new milk-tea option, with the recent opening of Teaspoon at 2675 Middlefield Road. The mini Bay Area chain, which serves Taiwanese...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by parent, on Sep 11, 2017 at 10:32 am | 5 comments | 2831 Views

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More poké coming to Mountain View

More poké, more problems. Downtown Mountain View is getting another build-your-own poké joint with the opening of Poke Bar inside Ava’s Market...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by BrianDiema, on Sep 7, 2017 at 6:18 pm | 22 comments | 15348 Views

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Los Altos: Turn Bar & Grill shutters temporarily

Several diners who made reservations at Los Altos restaurant Turn Bar & Grill earlier this summer were frustrated when they showed up and found the restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by Hopeful, on Sep 5, 2017 at 7:16 pm | 5 comments | 3839 Views

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Palo Alto's Printer's Cafe opens wine bar

In the evenings, Printer's Cafe in Palo Alto now swaps its coffee cups and sandwiches for wine glasses and small bites. Owner Mahmood Saljooqi recently opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 1, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3372 Views

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Opening alert: Kyosho Sushi in Menlo Park

Menlo Park now has a new Japanese food option: Kyosho Sushi, which has soft opened at 605 Santa Cruz Ave. Owner Thomas Wu, who has...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by JD, on Aug 31, 2017 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 4726 Views

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Food & drink goings on

Food Truck Night at Willow's Market The Willow's Market in Menlo Park hosts a food truck night every Monday...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by MichaelThect, on Aug 31, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 2 comments | 24489 Views

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Menlo Park's Flea St. Cafe opens 'Oysterette'

Longtime Menlo Park restaurant Flea St. Cafe recently transformed a small outdoor deck into an "Oysterette," serving a new menu of raw oysters, avocado...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by Floggrgurl, on Aug 29, 2017 at 12:44 pm | 10 comments | 3760 Views

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Tokyo ramen shop to open first U.S. outpost in Palo Alto

Ramen Nagi, a Tokyo-born string of ramen shops, is planning to open its first United States location in downtown Palo Alto. Ramen Nagi has filed planning applications...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by Don, on Aug 25, 2017 at 10:11 am | 39 comments | 8995 Views

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Turn Bar & Grill, coming soon to Los Altos

Two lifelong Los Altos residents, one who has long dreamed of opening his own restaurant, are behind Turn Bar & Grill,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Los Altan, on Aug 21, 2017 at 2:25 pm | 5 comments | 15492 Views

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Palo Alto's Tin Pot Creamery expanding

UPDATE: Tin Pot opened its Campbell location with limited hours as of March 16, 2017. Palo Alto-born ice cream shop

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by rajneshnathu, on Aug 20, 2017 at 11:54 am |
2 comments | 16839 Views

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Menlo Park's Mademoiselle Colette to expand to Palo Alto

Less than a year after opening her popular French bakery Mademoiselle Colette in downtown Menlo Park,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 20, 2017 at 8:59 am | 12 comments | 9800 Views
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Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park
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