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Tokyo ramen favorite Afuri headed to downtown Mountain View
Oct 28, 2020 8:17 am
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Tokyo's Afuri Ramen + Dumpling, famed in Japan for its yuzu shio ramen, is opening a new location in downtown Mountain View.

A sign for Afuri is now hanging above... More
The swanky Selby's opened to much fanfare last year. It will now close temporarily.
Oct 24, 2020 10:20 am
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Since March, the Selby's dining room -- with mohair walls, custom chandeliers and table-side martini service -- has remained dark, while the kitchen focused instead... More
After 10 years, Shalala Ramen to leave downtown Mountain View
Oct 22, 2020 9:11 am
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After a decade of serving tonkotsu and spicy miso ramen in Mountain View, Shalala Ramen is permanently closing. Owner Nobu Iwahashi is opening a new, takeout-only... More
Portland's hyper-sustainable Bamboo Sushi debuts at Westfield Valley Fair
Oct 16, 2020 8:20 am
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Bamboo Sushi, the Portland, Oregon sustainable sushi restaurant, is now open at Westfield Valley Fair on the border of Santa Clara and San Jose.

Bamboo Sushi... More
Wood-fired everything: Burlingame's Rise Pizzeria expands with second restaurant
Oct 15, 2020 10:22 am
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Omid Zahedi grew up working at the Orange County pizza shop his father opened after immigrating from Tehran, Iran. Zahedi hated it.

"I hated it because I... More
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