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PENINSULA FOODIST

Restaurant veteran to open Redwood City wine bar

Zu Tarazi, who got his start as a manager at the longtime John Bentley's in Redwood City and went on to open two local restaurants, is opening his own wine bar. Tarazi...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 10, 2018
Last comment by mantan, 3 minutes ago | 3 comments | 2493 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Vitality Bowls opens in Mountain View

A new açaí bowl shop is now open at 650 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. Vitality Bowls, a national franchise that got its start in California,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 24, 2018
Last comment by ketan, 3 minutes ago | 5 comments | 1190 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Build your own bibimbap in Redwood City

Almost every cuisine has been adapted to Chipotle's fast-casual, build-your-own model. In Redwood City, customers can now create their own Korean bibimbap bowls...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 23, 2018
Last comment by heena, 4 minutes ago | 2 comments | 1543 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Dumpling Garden in Mountain View

Dumpling Garden quietly opened in a Mountain View strip mall last month, serving handmade dumplings and other traditional Chinese fare. Less than a month after...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 15, 2018
Last comment by fenil, 5 minutes ago | 7 comments | 8237 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Ice cream shop opens at Stanford Shopping Center

Walnut Creek ice cream shop Lottie's Creamery opened a new location Saturday, May 19, at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Doors opened at 10 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 19, 2018
Last comment by jasmin, 5 minutes ago | 6 comments | 6265 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coffeebar Menlo Park adds wine, extends hours

Coffeebar has drawn crowds since opening in downtown Menlo Park in January, despite...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 14, 2018
Last comment by dipan, 6 minutes ago | 1 comment | 1750 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Reader Guest Post: Life's Map

==I This entry comes from a reader of the blog, who has kindly and compassionately written the following piece about her own experience with losing a loved one....

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by Glanda, 57 minutes ago | 164 comments | 2760 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Camper to replace LB Steak in Menlo Park

More details are out on the restaurant taking over the former LB Steak space in downtown Menlo Park. Come this summer, 898 Santa Cruz Ave. will be home to Camper,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 2, 2018
Last comment by peter, 14 hours ago | 22 comments | 5821 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

California is Now the 5th Largest World Economy in Terms of GDP

By itself passing Great Britain is no big deal--we could as easily be 1% larger or smaller and in any event India will eventually rise to number 5. Nor as we...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 8, 2018
Last comment by resident, 16 hours ago | 24 comments | 2148 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

What Am I Striving For?

==I Recently, my work life and professional aspirations have been getting the better of me. In turn, I’ve felt myself getting worse: tension, unease, and discontent...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by dajib, 18 hours ago | 5 comments | 2088 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Data and Compassion: Radical Tools in the Fight for Gun Control

Students in Washington D.C. during National Walkout Day, March 14, 2018. During last week’s National Walkout Day, a nationwide demonstration...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by mohit2931, on May 23, 2018 at 1:34 am | 13 comments | 2161 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

The Last Straw

500 million single-use straws are used every day in the United States. Yes. 500. Million. Each. Day. You’ve seen social media coverage about Plastic...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 19, 2018
Last comment by Reader, on May 22, 2018 at 3:26 pm | 5 comments | 2818 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Trying to enjoy the routines again

As summer approaches I'm looking forward to changing up our regular routines. With three kids I've found myself relying more and more on routines and enjoying it...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 20, 2018
There are no comments yet. 696 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Do you Really Agree or are you Afraid of not Agreeing?

I see a lot of couples wherein one partner agrees to things in their relationship (or child raising), but they don’t really agree. They just are afraid of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 18, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1212 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

It’s All Gone Sour (snack recipe)

Anyone check out the John Legend Easter remake of the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar? Boy did that bring back memories of a childhood soundtrack, and I still...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 13, 2018
Last comment by Laura Stec, on May 18, 2018 at 8:14 am | 5 comments | 1406 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Family Matters: Caring for the Dying, and Their Loved Ones

As I walked into the patient room of a local hospice facility early this year, I knew what to expect: An eighty-year-old woman, with gently-curled hair and a strained...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Feb. 20, 2018
Last comment by joepumper, on May 16, 2018 at 7:14 pm | 4 comments | 2824 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: 1st Date --> Marriage or Not Date at All

I met a wonderful couple with a young baby this week. She told me that on their first date she told him that this was either leading to marriage or it wasn’t...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 26, 2018
Last comment by joepumper, on May 14, 2018 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 2147 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

I Do Not Drive or Bike But Want Better Mobility Options for Those Who and Those Who Don't

I would drive a car and ride a bike if my eyesight permitted so this is a lifestyle I have had to accommodate to and think about. As a non driver or biker, I...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 2, 2018
Last comment by mv voice, on May 13, 2018 at 10:56 pm | 6 comments | 1508 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Farm Bill Café Begins!

Q: What is the biggest piece of environmental and public health legislation before Congress this year? A: The Farm Bill, released last month to...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 4, 2018
Last comment by Reader, on May 13, 2018 at 12:13 pm | 5 comments | 2221 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples and Individuals: Tapping Your Way out of Anxiety

Tapping is a method of releasing anxiety by "thunking" certain pressure points or meridians in the body. It's simple, effective immediately, and you can...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 11, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1549 Views
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Build your own bibimbap in Redwood City
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 1,543 views

Couples: When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 757 views

Trying to enjoy the routines again
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 696 views

 

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