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Arts & Entertainment - January 1, 2020

Year in review: Dining out on the Peninsula

Old favorites closed, a few got revived, fine dining took flight and delivery services got bigger

by Elena Kadvany

This was both a dynamic and a trying year for the Peninsula dining scene. Palo Alto's Maum won its first Michelin star. Bacchus Management Group, perhaps the area's best-known restaurant group, added swanky Selby's to its family, which includes the Village Pub in Woodside. International eateries opened or are on their way here, from Teleferic Barcelona to Singapore's Killiney Kopitiam.

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Elena Kadvany writes for the Palo Alto Weekly, The Almanac's sister publication. Her blog, Peninsula Foodist, can be found at


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