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PENINSULA FOODIST

Blue Bottle adds coffee 'cocktails' in Palo Alto

Blue Bottle Coffee in downtown Palo Alto is now serving special non-alcoholic coffee drinks that mimic...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 5, 2017 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 3135 Views

DEEP MENLO

The Sharing Economy and Local Housing Supply

I intended to comment about the sharing economy and housing, but this post also touches on Menlo Park’s General Plan Update (called Connect Menlo). The...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Dom, on Jul 5, 2017 at 5:32 am | 1 comment | 2688 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

How to entertain a baby

Recently a few new parents have asked me for recommendations on how to entertain their little ones. Some already go to gym classes, storytimes, yoga classes, and...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 30, 2017 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 1168 Views

ON A ROLL

I Was Internet Scammed

Utterly embarrassed, I admit to falling for an Internet phone scam. Well, not quite. I bailed out just in time. Still it was a close call. Busily at my desk one...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by James, on Jun 30, 2017 at 4:34 am | 2 comments | 4153 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Asian Box chef opens gluten-free bakery

Grace Nguyen, the executive chef of fast-casual eatery Asian Box, has opened a new concept in Palo Alto: a gluten-free bakery where, according to CEO Frank...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Bette, on Jun 29, 2017 at 5:54 pm | 4 comments | 3080 Views

COUPLE'S NET

We’ve Been Married About a Year . . .

. . . and things aren’t going all that well. I hear this often when clients call for couples counseling. They seem surprised to be in that boat, and wonder...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jun 29, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 7 comments | 1889 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Love Comes Quietly

Love comes quietly, Finally drops around me, On me, in the old way. What did I know, Thinking myself able to go alone All the way? - Robert Creely Are...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1333 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

We Sushi food truck to open restaurant in Menlo Park

Editor's note: This story was updated to correct the owner's last name, which is Wu, not Yu. We Sushi, which claims to be the Bay Area's first sushi food...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jun 29, 2017 at 8:08 am | 7 comments | 11916 Views

AD LIBS

Ad Libs: 'Wild Heart of One Bird Singing'

She lived in a fishing village; she created illustrations of amphipods for the National Museum of Natural Sciences of Canada; she's rather fond of birds. That's...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 29, 2017 at 1:34 am | 2 comments | 5043 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Fast Tony's Chicken at Town & Country Village

A local chef whose father hails from Tennessee and his mother from Texas is opening a fried chicken restaurant at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto. Tony...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jun 29, 2017 at 12:24 am | 15 comments | 4884 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Rolled ice cream coming to Mountain View

The latest frozen sweets craze — Thai-style rolled ice cream — will soon touch down in Mountain View. Icicles, which serves fresh rolled ice cream...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 28, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 6 comments | 4779 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Italy By The Bay

I am not a native to Italy, but I got there as quick as I could. Last year we did a culinary tour around the country, including a stop to

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 25, 2017
Last comment by honda kim thanh, on Jun 28, 2017 at 1:32 am |
5 comments | 2297 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View

Fans of longtime Mountain View Chinese restaurant Fu Lam Mum have likely noticed that the restaurant recently closed for remodeling. Have no fear: Owner Ben Quan...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 27, 2017 at 9:22 pm | 14 comments | 8539 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Chickery coming to Palo Alto

A Washington D.C.-based chicken franchise will be opening its first West Coast location in Palo Alto this summer, the company announced Wednesday. The Chickery...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 25, 2017 at 11:46 am | 12 comments | 6271 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Post to bring comfort food, cocktails to Los Altos

The Post, a new restaurant opening on Main Street in downtown Los Altos, will serve "comfort food you can feel good about," owner Vickie Breslin said in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 23, 2017 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 3341 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

I Still Call It Rossotti's

It's a Wednesday evening at 5pm and where to go in Portola Valley / Woodside for a happy hour drink in the sun? There are only two places, the first being the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jean Van Buskirk, on Jun 23, 2017 at 7:33 pm | 41 comments | 40101 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Time To Get Stoned

You know it feels great when you indulge, and the season is short. It's time to enjoy our local stone fruit. Just coming into harvest, the season ends as soon...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by gt stoned, on Jun 23, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 3041 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Joining in

As a parent of young children, I hear a lot about how important it is to "join in." How we parents should not only take photos of our kids but get in...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1150 Views

COUPLE'S NET

We’ve Been Married About a Year . . .

. . . and things aren’t going all that well. I hear this often when clients call for couples counseling. They seem surprised to be in that boat, and wonder...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Pieology Palo Alto closes

Fast-casual custom pizza chain Pieology has suddenly closed its Palo Alto location. A sign recently appeared in the windows that reads: "This location is closed." {IMG...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jun 22, 2017 at 2:22 am | 9 comments | 3846 Views
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Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
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Love is a Verb
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