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By Elena Kadvany

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About this blog: I am a perpetually hungry twenty-something journalist, born and raised in Menlo Park and currently working at the Palo Alto Weekly as education and youth staff writer. I graduated from USC with a major in Spanish and a minor in jo...  (More)

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Ming’s to hold farewell auction
Feb 27, 2015 12:51 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 2,913

Love Ming's in Palo Alto so much that you want to take a piece of it home with you?

Well, now you can. The 58-year-old Chinese restaurant, which ... More
Kirk's Steakburgers sold to new owner
Feb 24, 2015 11:10 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 3,520

John Withers has owned Kirk's Steakburgers since 1996, when he bought the Palo Alto standby from the son of the original owner, Bill Sincere. Sincere opened the... More
Opening alert: Gong Cha in Palo Alto
Feb 23, 2015 4:09 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,532

Downtown Palo Alto got its second milk-tea shop in three months with the opening of Gong Cha in mid-February.

Gong Cha is a massive Taiwanese milk-tea chain... More
Cho's Los Altos finally opens
Feb 22, 2015 10:10 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 5,153

Fans of Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum have been anxiously awaiting the return of owner Cho Yu's famous potstickers and pork buns since the news came in December that he... More
Cal Ave hair salon to split in half to open wine bar
Feb 13, 2015 10:26 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 5,921

Lori Romero has operated her hair salon, True Salon, at the corner of California Avenue and Birch Street in Palo Alto for a decade. Come... More
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Kirk's Steakburgers sold to new owner
By Elena Kadvany | 10 comments | 3,520 views

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Gifts (that are not bought)
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Blood on the Tracks
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