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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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Rocket Fizz to open in Mountain View
Sep 24, 2015 2:18 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,923

Sodas in glass bottles, rare Kit-Kat flavors, your favorite childhood candy, gag gifts: Welcome to Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop, a franchise of which is set... More
Chevy's Mountain View shutters
Sep 22, 2015 3:00 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 3,471

The longtime Mountain View outpost of restaurant chain Chevy's Fresh Mex at 2116 El Camino Real closed in late August.

A voicemail message on the restaurant's... More
Opening alert: Drunken Lobster in Mountain View
Sep 18, 2015 4:50 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 4,736

Downtown Mountain View will get a new seafood restaurant on Tuesday, Sept. 22, with the opening of Drunken Lobster at 212 Castro... More
Fall food and drink goings on
Sep 17, 2015 11:42 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,290

Mark your calendars now: The fall food-and-drink scene is heating up on the mid-Peninsula.

It's Oktoberfest season, and the German festival is touching down... More
Mountain View's Fiesta del Mar to close
Sep 16, 2015 1:39 pm
Comments: 24 | Views: 9,906

After 24 years, four landlords and generations of customers, local favorite Fiesta del Mar on Shoreline Boulevard in Mountain View is closing its doors next weekend.

Owner... More
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