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THE LOCAL DISH

Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill opens in Menlo Park

Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill, a local institution in San Diego since 1983, made its Menlo Park debut this month at 515 El...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer L., on Jun 8, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 5 comments | 5184 Views

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Is JZ Cool worth checking out?

Has anyone eaten at JZ Cool since it reopened after renovations? I tried to get lunch there this afternoon, but it was closed,...

Original post made by Always hungry on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 5792 Views

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Ex-ballerina hosts South African dancers

When Woodside's Kristine Elliott Schwabacher heard about Dance For All, a program that teaches dance to young disadvantaged...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Chanique Mckok, on May 23, 2009 at 6:00 am | 2 comments | 6502 Views

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Guidici named football coach at Menlo College

Long-time athletic department member Fred Guidici was named interim head football coach at Menlo College on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by , on Apr 5, 2009 at 5:53 am | 2 comments | 6508 Views

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Check out this post on the Alpine Inn in Portola Valley:

Check out this post on the Alpine Inn in Portola Valley: ...

Original post made by Foodie on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by IRVIN CHAMBERS, on Mar 20, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 3 comments | 8389 Views

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Ice cream thieves undone by tech tracks

When a theft is under way, one rule that is sometimes overlooked by the criminals -- don't do something stupid that gives...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2008
Last comment by andy creighton, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 7148 Views

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The perfect rootbeer float

Is Ladera the place to go for the best rootbeer floats? I'm a bit of rootbeer float snob, having spent a large portion...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Sandra Geenen, on Jan 26, 2009 at 12:27 am | 1 comment | 7086 Views

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Artscene: Young singer discovers the magic of opera

<B>About the author:</I></B> Emily Mosbacher is a freshman at Castilleja School in Palo Alto and a Woodside resident. She...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by you go, girl!, on Jan 21, 2009 at 10:57 pm | 2 comments | 5165 Views

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Butler Construction receives Family Friendly Award

W.L. Butler Construction of Redwood City, founded by Bill Butler of Woodside, received the Family Friend Employer Award at...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
There are no comments yet. 5823 Views

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Jesse Cool wins Trailblazer Award

Restaurateur and organic food pioneer Jesse Ziff Cool received the Trailblazer Award at the 24th annual Leaders & Legends...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Annie Nunan, on Jun 4, 2008 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 7531 Views

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Red Currant bistro opens at Allied Arts

The Red Currant bistro is open for business at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park. The proprietors are Nir and Ayellet Perry,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Mar 17, 2008 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 8331 Views

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What restaurant would you like us to review?

What local restaurant would you like The Almanac to review? Or, write a review of your own in the Comment box below. For...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 13, 2008
Last comment by Peace and Quiet, on Jan 13, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 5964 Views

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Routine food at new hamburger joint

In an echo of the bland and character-less stainless steel equipment behind the counter at Jeffrey's Hamburgers, the food...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Lynn, on Dec 13, 2007 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 6227 Views

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La Honda Winery vintner offers sampling of wine from grapes grown in Peninsula's backyard

Anyone who thinks of winemakers and wine aficionados as pretentiously, overbearingly serious really should meet Ken Wornick. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2007
Last comment by STEVE Haynes, on Dec 7, 2007 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 6975 Views

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Miller Design Co. returns to Woodside

After four years in Portola Valley, interior designer Robert W. Miller is back in Woodside with a new partner and a new studio. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2007
Last comment by Rick Davis, on Nov 29, 2007 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 7113 Views

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Share your favorite holiday cookie recipes

I'd like to liven up my selection of Christmas cookies this year. Does anyone have a favorite recipe they'd like to share? For...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 1, 2006
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 23, 2007 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 6961 Views

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Local artists create new gallery in Redwood City

Local artists now have a new place to showcase their work, Art on Broadway in Redwood City, and they've organized their first...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by avanderbilt, on Nov 6, 2007 at 9:28 pm | 2 comments | 6638 Views

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What can you do with all that fruit you couldn't resist? Five recipes

<B>Roasted pork loin with apricots</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4663 posted...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by KitKat, on Oct 8, 2007 at 4:12 am | 3 comments | 6258 Views

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Simple soup for wonderful tomatoes

I went a little crazy buying heirloom and dry-farmed tomatoes at the Farmer's Market a few weeks ago. Fortunately, I stumbled...

Original post made by Golden Apples on Sep. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5456 Views

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Sibby’s Cupcakery's Ginger Darling Cupcakes

In the Aug. 15 issue of the Almanac, Katie Blankenberg, 14, of Portola Valley writes about the popularity of cupcakes, and...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Kathy, on Aug 21, 2007 at 10:32 am | 8 comments | 10292 Views
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