Black Pepper, the second restaurant from a longtime Malaysian chef-owner in Milpitas, is now open at 1029 El Camino Real in Menlo Park.
Black Pepper soft opened last week in the former Menlo Hub space, which closed in 2014.
Owner Kay Tan also operates Banana Leaf in Milpitas.
The menu at Black Pepper is similar, with a range of Malaysian as well as Thai, Indian and Chinese dishes.
Appetizers include roti prata ($4, made from scratch, Tan said in an interview), chicken satay ($16) and gado gado ($14, an Indonesian salad with jicama root, lettuce, cucumber, fried prawn cake, seared tofu and peanut sauce).
For more information, see Elena Kadvany's Peninsula Foodist blog post.