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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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Tasting Week returns for a fourth year
Oct 3, 2014 12:26 pm
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Tasting Week is returning to Palo Alto schools Monday, Oct. 6, with renowned local chefs such as Calafia's Charlie Ayers and Madera's Peter Rudolph visiting classrooms... More
October openings roundup
Sep 30, 2014 3:09 pm
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Fall is in the air, and so is the smell of chicken diablo, custom pizzas, falafel and French pastries. Four very different eateries – one Mexican, one Mediterranean,... More
Tout Sweet Patisserie coming to Town & Country
Sep 26, 2014 3:57 pm
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Tout Sweet, a patisserie from self-proclaimed "pastry geek" and Top Chef: Just Desserts winner Yigit Pura, has laid claim to a tiny space at Town & Country... More
Steins, sausage and spaetzle: Mountain View hosts second Oktoberfest
Sep 25, 2014 11:07 am
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For the second year in a row, a downtown Mountain View block will be transformed into a mini Munich for a two-day Oktoberfest extravaganza.

On Saturday and Sunday,... More
Opening alert: Zola, in downtown Palo Alto
Sep 23, 2014 5:33 pm
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French restaurant Zola, local chef Guillaume Bienaimé's very own restaurant, is set to open in Palo Alto Wednesday, Sept. 24.

Bienaimé has been working since... More
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