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2018: A look at the restaurant scene

The year's noteworthy newcomers, lamentable closures and a Michelin star surprise

by Elena Kadvany

You could say that 2018 was a banner year for the local restaurant scene, particularly in Palo Alto, which saw the awarding of a new Michelin star, the arrival of a major name in the burger world and the first U.S. outpost of a popular Japanese ramen chain, among other noteworthy additions.

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— Elena Kadvany writes for The Almanac's sister publication, the Palo Alto Weekly.


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