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Izzo shutters in Mountain View

Izzo, an Asian-fusion restaurant on Mountain View's Castro Street, has closed after only five months of business, owner Frank Chang confirmed Wednesday. Chang...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Don't cry for me..., on Oct 18, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 8 comments | 37042 Views


These local restaurants are donating meals to Bay Area residents in need. Here's how to help.

A growing number of local restaurants are raising funds and donating meals to people in need, health care workers, first responders and out-of-work restaurant staff...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Support Agencies, on May 28, 2020 at 3:50 pm | 10 comments | 37011 Views


Bianchini's partners with Instacart, adds same-day delivery

This just in: Fans of Portola Valley's Bianchini's Market will now be able to get those famous stuffed-to-the-gills sandwiches (with an Andes mint on the side, of...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 37009 Views


Beijing restaurant chain opens in Mountain View

A franchise of Dong Lai Shun, a Beijing restaurant chain, is now open at The Village at San Antonio Center in Mountain View. Franchisee Harry Huang, a native...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Poke Lover, on Jul 20, 2016 at 1:04 am | 8 comments | 36971 Views


Cancer Mask to Butterfly

My sister-in-law, Marjie Anderson of Anderson Creative transformed mom's cancer treatment mask into an amazing butterfly. I don't know...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 36956 Views


Is PAMF running amok?

I don't want to write this, but problems at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation are still increasing. For years I have been a very happy patient at their Palo Alto...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by P2L1, on Oct 12, 2021 at 6:53 pm | 46 comments | 36951 Views


Do business executives make good governors or mayors?

Well, it depends. A business executive can have valuable organizational and managerial experience. Executives come from an environment where there is an emphasis...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 24, 2010 at 5:03 am | 98 comments | 36909 Views


A new challenge: What to do when everything is closed?

Who among us would have ever thought three weeks ago that a pretty flower-looking corona virus would spread worldwide so rapidly and would affect so...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Mar. 15, 2020
Last comment by Ron, on Mar 21, 2020 at 6:57 pm | 29 comments | 36888 Views


Opening alert: Chez Franc, bringing high-end hot dogs to Palo Alto

After months of unanticipated delays, a food truck and a $37,000 Kickstarter campaign, artisan hot-dog eatery Chez Franc is finally opening...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 5, 2015 at 3:58 am | 11 comments | 36875 Views


Singapore's oldest cafe to bring imported coffee, kaya toast to Palo Alto

Come this fall Killiney Kopitiam, known as Singapore's oldest cafe, will have its first U.S. outpost in downtown Palo Alto. Amanda Steckler, a Singaporean native...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 29, 2019
Last comment by Singaporean Food Fan, on Aug 28, 2019 at 5:03 pm | 4 comments | 36836 Views


Employees-turned-owners revamp Cafe Alto, open new restaurant

For more than a decade, 473 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto has housed Italian restaurants, one after another. There was Francis Ford Coppola's Cafe Niebaum-Coppola...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by John Sack, on Jan 23, 2015 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 36787 Views


Sex in the South and East Asian/Arab Communities

I am not claiming to be an expert on sex in the South and East Asian and Arab communities. Yet with the mix of nationalities of people in the Bay Area and Silicon...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Mar 7, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 7 comments | 36708 Views


Afraid of Hurting My Partner’s Feelings

Do you avoid talking about certain topics because you are afraid it will cause hurt feelings? Many couples do. The proverbial pile under the rug gets so big that...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 36693 Views


Goals and Expectations in a Couples Relationship

Do you plan goals and set expectations at work? Of course you do. However, many couples do not go through this process with their relationship, and later wonder,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 36692 Views


Public Works

Let's hear it for the City of Menlo Park, whose crews have leveled and flattened some of the roughest patches of sidewalk in my downtown neighborhood. One particular...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Mar. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 36637 Views


Tin Pot Creamery expanding to Los Altos

After about a year and a half of business in Palo Alto, Tin Pot Creamery is expanding with a second location...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Nov 21, 2014 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 36633 Views


JCC Palo Alto hosting Jewish food festival this weekend

The Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto is hosting a massive Jewish food festival this Sunday, April 27, with hands-on workshops, lectures by Bay Area chefs and food...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by jackie, on Apr 25, 2014 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 36586 Views


"Woman on Fire" a new Book for Sexual Empowerment

Woman on Fire, a new book by Amy Jo Goddard, MA, Sexual Health Educator, empowers women sexually in the same way that Cheryl Sandberg's Lean In empowers...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 36563 Views


See Me. Hear Me. Don't Fix Me.

It seems so simple. But to see, listen and not fix is harder than to reassure or apologize. We need to know our spouse gets us. We are competent, intelligent...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Aug 26, 2014 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 36516 Views


Sage Pumpkin Galette with Spiced Pepitas and Jerky

Happy Thanksgiving! It's a Food Party! for all this week. Enjoy running around and getting back into the kitchen. Chef sez, "Remember to

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 36511 Views
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