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COUPLE'S NET

You Can Help: Scents and Migraines

Most people have no idea that scents such as perfume, cologne, essential oils, after shave, deodorant, scented detergents and dryer products, household cleaners,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steffan8766, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 2189 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Can you Pay to Reduce your Carbon Footprint?

Google’s data centers are carbon-neutral. My household is carbon-neutral. Palo Alto Utility’s natural gas service is carbon neutral. How can this be?...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jan. 26, 2020
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, 10 hours ago | 10 comments | 2592 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

This new Chinese restaurant in Millbrae specializes in live seafood and porridge

Porridge & Things, downtown Millbrae's newest restaurant, specializes in live seafood porridge from Chaozhou, a city in the eastern Guangdong province of China. Also...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 21, 2020
Last comment by Online Name, 17 hours ago | 10 comments | 3854 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

From Tokyo to Cupertino: Afuri Ramen's first California location debuts tonight

In a ramen world dominated by tonkotsu broths, Afuri Ramen + Dumpling takes the road less traveled. It's best known in Japan for its yuzu shio ramen, built from...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by chhaviydv, on Jan 28, 2020 at 1:51 am | 3 comments | 5810 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Facing monthslong closure due to chemical contamination, Mountain View brewery Tied House calls it quits

Mountain View's longstanding Tied House abruptly closed over the weekend after owner Louis Jemison received "disappointing" news about a lengthy, required...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 23, 2019
Last comment by Carolloves, on Jan 27, 2020 at 4:31 pm | 31 comments | 28815 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Truth Matters (and so does good beer)

I’ve finally decided what I want to be when I grow up. Inspired. And hopefully, on a good day, inspiring. Moving forward in life, I want to be energized...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by menlo mom, on Jan 27, 2020 at 1:32 pm | 9 comments | 1959 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

From the owner of LV Mar and La Viga, a Palo Alto restaurant inspired by Mexico City

Manuel Martinez, the chef-owner behind the popular LV Mar and La Viga restaurants in Redwood City, is opening a Palo Alto eatery inspired by the street food of Mexico...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by SpeakerofTruth, on Jan 26, 2020 at 11:00 am | 4 comments | 3758 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Local Pols Debate Climate

We have discussions in this blog about the relative merits of individual action vs political action, so I thought it would be useful to spend some time on the policy...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jan. 19, 2020
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jan 24, 2020 at 7:07 am | 11 comments | 3344 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Park's Fenn Coffee to graduate to all-day cafe in Redwood City

Local triathlete Max Fennell, who

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 16, 2019
Last comment by malkova, on Jan 24, 2020 at 6:35 am |
5 comments | 3205 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Anne Le Ziblatt, formerly of Tamarine and Bong Su, is back with a Vietnamese noodle bar in Redwood City

When Anne Le Ziblatt opened Tamarine in Palo Alto and Bong Su in San Francisco in the early 2000s, she wanted to challenge the misperception that Vietnamese cuisine...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 20, 2020
Last comment by Deb364, on Jan 23, 2020 at 1:31 pm | 7 comments | 4162 Views

CREATING A MORE VIBRANT MENLO PARK

Hallelujah! "Real Facts" Still Matter To The Menlo Park City Council

This week I watched the Menlo Park City Council approve the study of a promising approach to eliminating the ground-level rail crossings at Ravenswood, Oak Grove...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by The Kid, on Jan 22, 2020 at 8:25 pm | 2 comments | 1513 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Edible Education – Free Course - UC Berkeley Online

Calling all eating inquisitors and foodpreneurs! Eatertainment returns to you next week with the start of Edible Education...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by The Kid, on Jan 22, 2020 at 8:22 pm |
3 comments | 2768 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Pluto's appears to close after more than two decades in downtown Palo Alto

The windows of Pluto's at 482 University Ave. are dark, and a sign posted to the front door says the longtime salad and sandwich eatery is "temporarily closed...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by zap, on Jan 22, 2020 at 6:24 pm | 23 comments | 9067 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Unapologetically modern: Rooh brings Indian wood-fired cooking and serious cocktails to Palo Alto

Rooh, Palo Alto's newest Indian restaurant, purposefully straddles the line between traditional and modern. The menu lists ingredients like truffles, goat cheese,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 9, 2020
Last comment by Abe, on Jan 22, 2020 at 5:38 pm | 5 comments | 7467 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

No jacket no problem

Our daughters have a wide array of jackets and sweaters. However, most of the time they choose to leave these pieces of clothing at home, in the minivan, or in...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 818 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Letting Christmas Linger

Our youngest was a bit confused when Christmas abruptly ended. Where did all the holiday lights go? Why weren’t we doing our advent calendar anymore? Why were...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 19, 2020 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 1578 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Fowl Play Roadside Chicken shutters for 'maintenance'

Fowl Play Roadside Chicken at 3850 El Camino Real in Palo Alto has been dark for several weeks,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 19, 2019
Last comment by Nancy, on Jan 17, 2020 at 5:07 pm | 9 comments | 3802 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

You can now get naturally fermented sourdough bagels at Manresa Bread in Los Altos

Tuesday is now officially bagel day at Manresa Bread. Starting today, the bakery will be serving its

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by Tod, on Jan 16, 2020 at 8:58 am |
1 comment | 1615 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

French Laundry, Chez TJ alum to give new life to Prolific Oven space in Palo Alto

Scott Nishiyama, a former chef at the Michelin-starred French Laundry and Chez TJ, is opening his first solo venture in downtown Palo Alto: a dinner-only restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 15, 2020 at 4:25 pm | 12 comments | 9171 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Fungus are Among Us

The rains are upon us, and that means mushrooms will be popping up in our forests and neighborhoods. Come find out the name of that mushroom growing next to your...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 9, 2020
Last comment by Wait for it, on Jan 15, 2020 at 1:42 pm | 7 comments | 2142 Views
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From the owner of LV Mar and La Viga, a Palo Alto restaurant inspired by Mexico City
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 3,758 views

Can you Pay to Reduce your Carbon Footprint?
By Sherry Listgarten | 10 comments | 2,592 views

You Can Help: Scents and Migraines
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 2,189 views

Truth Matters (and so does good beer)
By Laura Stec | 9 comments | 1,959 views

No jacket no problem
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 818 views