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PENINSULA FOODIST

UPDATED: Asian Box CEO departs, to open new Palo Alto eatery

Frank Klein, co-founder and now former CEO of fast-casual chain Asian Box, is onto a new venture: a chicken restaurant in downtown Palo Alto. Klein plans to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by Jaipur4fun, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 6417 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Grandpa on the farm

My grandfather recently passed away. He only lived 2 hours away, but visiting him always felt like we were traveling back in time. He lived on a farm in a...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jaipur4fun, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 1134 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Barcelona tapas restaurant coming to Palo Alto

The owners of Telefèric Barcelona, who run three well-known restaurants in Barcelona, Spain and a fourth in Walnut Creek, are opening a new location in Palo...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Geek Squad, 5 hours ago | 17 comments | 7885 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Hospice, Palliative Care, and the Healing of a Life

==B With the recent holiday season, I've been taking a much-needed break from my research and writing work. To recharge my energy and ideas, I'll be off from writing...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Jan. 2, 2019
Last comment by driving lessons winnipeg, 10 hours ago | 5 comments | 2739 Views

CREATING A VIBRANT DOWNTOWN

No one wants a train viaduct overshadowing the backyard

So why bring up this subject? Because for years a small, well-organized neighborhood group of vocal Menlo Park residents has persistently and heatedly claimed a...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Jan. 21, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 22, 2019 at 4:19 am | 1 comment | 470 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Selfishness, Poverty, and Lunch

I was late to lunch in a new city, chipped and chilled by biting winds. A man entered my gaze as I hurried forward; he was facing what looked like the city...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Nov. 26, 2018
Last comment by unblocked games com, on Jan 21, 2019 at 5:13 pm | 6 comments | 2681 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Poke House replaces pokéLOVE at Town & Country Village

One fast-casual poke eatery begets another. Poke House has replaced pokéLOVE at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto. pokéLOVE closed toward the end of 2018,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1538 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Loneliness

Walking into the low-lit room I noticed, as always, the cushy couch, the beautiful bedframe, the family photos strewn on cabinets. Everything was familiar....

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by Esther, on Jan 20, 2019 at 8:10 pm | 5 comments | 1717 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: "When Good People Have Affairs" by Mira Kirshenbaum

Affairs are so painful for couples (I know that's a huge understatement). The desire to understand and the internal pressure of deciding what to do in the wake...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 18, 2019 at 7:38 am | 3 comments | 2746 Views

CREATING A VIBRANT DOWNTOWN

Menlo Park bike network plans lack vision and boldness

My friends and family know how much I love to ride my bike, especially when streets are dry and daytime temperatures rise to at least 65 degrees, and many join me...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Jan. 6, 2019
Last comment by Word Stacks, on Jan 18, 2019 at 5:43 am | 13 comments | 1180 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Grill closes for revamp

After about eight years of operating at the Stanford Park Hotel in Menlo Park, Menlo Grill has closed temporarily for a refresh. General Manager Patrick Lane...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by Word Link, on Jan 18, 2019 at 5:40 am | 6 comments | 3867 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Love, Justice, and Ada's Cafe

Few things are truly indispensable in life. Or even important, for that matter. True, I often act with the opposite perspective—placing status or looks on...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by free scary games, on Jan 17, 2019 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 2597 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Ten Tips for Teens and Young Adults to Survive a Dysfunctional Family

Steve Simpson is the author of four books for teens and young adults. In each book he includes The Teenage and Young Adult Survival Handbook. I asked Steve...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 13, 2018
Last comment by adamschule85, on Jan 17, 2019 at 10:38 pm | 4 comments | 3465 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

What is a Life?

My grandmother’s second stroke continues, hauntingly, to occupy my thoughts and imagination; with every passing week I am further reminded of her diminished...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Dec. 17, 2018
Last comment by adamschule85, on Jan 17, 2019 at 10:36 pm | 4 comments | 2915 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Flights to open in Mountain View Oct. 27

Tapas-style restaurant Flights will open its doors at 800 California...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 24, 2018
Last comment by adamschule85, on Jan 17, 2019 at 10:21 pm | 10 comments | 4344 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Applewood Pizza closes in Menlo Park

The original Applewood Pizza has closed after decades of business at 1001 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Armand Anicete of NAI Northern California, the real estate...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Chris K, on Jan 14, 2019 at 5:28 pm | 4 comments | 2848 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Tuba replaces Tuts Bakery & Cafe in Palo Alto

A little over a year after opening at 535 Bryant St. in downtown Palo Alto,

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Tuts? We hardly knew ye, on Jan 14, 2019 at 2:24 pm |
1 comment | 3586 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Boba Guys arrives in Palo Alto

If you build the boba shop, they will come. San Francisco-born Boba Guys soft opened its 15th location at Town & County Village in Palo Alto on Tuesday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by ChrisC, on Jan 14, 2019 at 1:10 am | 7 comments | 5712 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Taro San udon shop nears opening in Palo Alto

At Taro San Japanese Noodle Bar in Palo Alto, Jerome Ito hopes to expand our conceptions of the humble udon noodle. The udon shop and izakaya, which will open...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 3, 2019
Last comment by jha, on Jan 9, 2019 at 9:00 am | 9 comments | 8492 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Life Can Change on a Dime

Readers, let me begin by saying that I'm fine. Yesterday instead of seeing my wonderful clients, I spent the morning and early afternoon in the ER. I was newly diagnosed...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm | 5 comments | 2745 Views
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Barcelona tapas restaurant coming to Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 17 comments | 7,885 views

Couples: Reading List
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,372 views

No one wants a train viaduct overshadowing the backyard
By Dana Hendrickson | 1 comment | 470 views