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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 online editor. I graduated from USC with a major in Spanish and a minor in journalism. Though my...  (More)

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Los Altos standby The Boardwalk to close after 38 years
Jun 2, 2014 4:30 pm
Comments: 32 | Views: 19,877

After 38 years of serving classic burgers, pizza and cold beers in a comfortably unpretentious setting, The Boardwalk in Los Altos is closing its doors.

Michele... More
What local restaurants do you miss the most?
Jun 2, 2014 10:18 am
Comments: 31 | Views: 2,999

In light of the seemingly endless ebb and flow of restaurant closures and openings on the Peninsula, from years-long standbys to short-lived stints, I've long wanted... More
LB Steak Menlo taps inside talent for new chef
May 28, 2014 1:28 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 4,176

LB Steak in downtown Menlo Park has brought on a new chef to replace ... More
Hunan Garden to be reborn as Mandarin Roots
May 21, 2014 2:56 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 8,349

Fans of Palo Alto's long-standing Chinese restaurant Hunan Garden on El Camino Real might have despaired when signs suddenly went up in the windows indicating the... More
Cooking Papa opens third location in Mountain View
May 20, 2014 10:00 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 2,666

A small South Bay restaurant group running Cantonese restaurants has opened its newest location in Mountain View.

Cooking Papa opened its doors Monday, May 19,... More
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Scott’s Seafood Mountain View to close, reopen as new concept
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 4,282 views

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By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 800 views

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Aging and Training
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