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PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Tin Pot Creamery expanding

UPDATE: Tin Pot opened its Campbell location with limited hours as of March 16, 2017. Palo Alto-born ice cream shop

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by rajneshnathu, on Aug 20, 2017 at 11:54 am |
2 comments | 16800 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Park's Mademoiselle Colette to expand to Palo Alto

Less than a year after opening her popular French bakery Mademoiselle Colette in downtown Menlo Park,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 20, 2017 at 8:59 am | 12 comments | 9745 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

More Plastic in the Ocean than Fish?

What if the ocean had more plastic than fish? It's a question being posed by scientists and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. They report that plastic is found "in...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Dimple Gupta, on Aug 19, 2017 at 2:43 am | 7 comments | 2418 Views

DEEP MENLO

Why a library scrap and rebuild?

Update Monday August 14. There is an additional active discussion on NextDoor regarding my original post, with valuable public comments, especially from...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Sybille, on Aug 18, 2017 at 1:33 pm | 8 comments | 1884 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

San Francisco chef to open Menlo Park restaurant

Greg Kuzia-Carmel, who has cooked in the kitchens of notable restaurants from Per Se in New York to Cotogna, Quince and Outerlands in San Francisco, is opening a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Sunny, on Aug 17, 2017 at 11:06 am | 22 comments | 5705 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Local owner, manager to open Mountain View restaurant

The owner of Palo Alto Brewing Company and the former general manager of Scratch in Mountain View are teaming up to open a new venture: a Mountain View restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Aug 16, 2017 at 5:53 pm | 12 comments | 8532 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Saratoga chef to open Los Altos restaurant

Andrew Welch, the owner of longtime Spanish-Italian restaurant The Basin in Saratoga, is opening a new restaurant in downtown Los Altos. Welch is behind Asa Restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Nancy Bremeau, on Aug 15, 2017 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 19345 Views

COUPLE'S NET

A Hard Road

I want to share an excerpt from another new book of mine: A Hard Road It's a story of cancer survival for patients and caregivers.We hope it will help you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 10, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 12, 2017 at 6:05 pm | 4 comments | 2482 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 Todd in Menlo, on Aug 10, 2017 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 5201 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Protégé 'officially under construction' in Palo Alto

The metal bones of a restaurant are emerging inside 250 California Ave. in Palo Alto. It's the future home of Protégé Restaurant, the brainchild...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Eater, on Aug 8, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 10 comments | 4391 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

College applications are open!

(written by Lori McCormick) August marks the start of college applications becoming available for 2017-2018. The Common Application, which over 700 colleges...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Lee S., on Aug 8, 2017 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 2565 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Bliss Coffee opens roasting facility in Palo Alto

After several years of serving coffee from Bay Area companies like Four Barrel and Verve, the owner of a Redwood City cafe has decided to make a go at roasting his...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 7, 2017 at 9:28 pm | 2 comments | 3488 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Milk tea chain headed to Midtown Palo Alto

Bay Area milk-tea chain Teaspoon is opening a new location at the Midtown Shopping Center on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto. Teaspoon is in the midst of remodeling...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Question, on Aug 7, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 7 comments | 4125 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Yes You Can! Making Pickles and Other Yummies

Some fabulous canning classes are coming up, sponsored by the University of California Cooperative Extension, and their Master Food Preserver program.

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3105 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Srasa Kitchen temporarily closes on Castro Street

Mountain View Asian-fusion eatery Srasa Kitchen has temporarily closed its Castro Street location, owner Brandon Poon confirmed Tuesday. A sign recently appeared...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by MV Resident, on Aug 5, 2017 at 9:41 pm | 9 comments | 6521 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Total Wine & More in Mountain View

Total Wine & More, which claims to be the nation's largest independent wine, beer and alcohol retailer, is opening its first Silicon Valley store next week in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Henry, on Aug 5, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 4 comments | 10879 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Old Port Lobster Shack opens Palo Alto pop-up

Old Port Lobster Shack, which has served New England-style lobster rolls and other seafood fare in on the Midpeninsula for more a decade, opened a temporary pop-up...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Mark Silverman, on Aug 5, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 5680 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Shalimar Sizzle opens in Mountain View

Shalimar Sizzle, a Sunnyvale Indian restaurant, has expanded to downtown Mountain View's Castro Street. Owner Mo Polani held a grand opening for Shalimar Sizzle...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Aug 5, 2017 at 11:31 am | 9 comments | 8578 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Joe & The Juice is headed to Palo Alto

A Danish juice and coffee chain in the midst of a significant expansion effort in the United States is planning to open an outpost in downtown Palo Alto this fall,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by Julie armitano, on Aug 4, 2017 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 2770 Views

COUPLE'S NET

The Science of Passionate Sex

There’s a very interesting article that came out recently in Scientific American called

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3051 Views
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QBB opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 10 comments | 3,513 views

Become a Master Gardener - Deadline Sept 21
By Laura Stec | 10 comments | 1,143 views

Legacy
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,075 views

One more year
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 535 views