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PENINSULA FOODIST

The return of Hollywood glam: Selby's to debut with steak, lobster and 'the coldest martini on the West Coast'

Make no bones about it: With white marble floors, custom chandeliers, martinis made tableside and dishes like lobster thermidor and veal marsala, Selby's is a restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 2, 2019
Last comment by gin, baby, on Jul 9, 2019 at 6:09 pm | 16 comments | 3788 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Peek inside the fine-dining Selby's, opening in Redwood City this summer

Beef Wellington carved table-side, a roving martini cart, thousands of vintage wines, valet parking -- Selby's, the latest restaurant project from the local Bacchus...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by rubysparkle, on Jul 8, 2019 at 7:48 pm | 7 comments | 12630 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Palo Alto's plastics ban: Sensible policy or vain distraction?

When I heard a few weeks ago that Palo Alto was considering a city-wide ban on plastic straws, utensils, and produce bags, my first thought was “Sheesh, can’t...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jun. 30, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jul 6, 2019 at 7:56 pm | 22 comments | 2581 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

What Would it Take to Get Tech Companies to Move Jobs Out of the Region and Is This a Good Idea?

This is a very popular idea on many Town Square blogs. Personally I do not support this proposal and I will explain why below. But the main point of the blog...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 18, 2019
Last comment by Kolkata Escorts, on Jul 3, 2019 at 1:41 pm | 35 comments | 3832 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Why we are Warming

We ended the last blog post with about half the Sun’s energy hitting...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jun. 23, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jul 2, 2019 at 10:05 pm | 45 comments | 3667 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Cap On? Cap Off? Recycling Bottles is Confusing

Befuddling Recycling Conundrum…. “Little plastics” have been in the news a lot lately, things like straws, pens, and coffee pods, which are...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Brit, on Jun 30, 2019 at 7:55 am | 48 comments | 3680 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

List for a new baby part 2

And here is the second half of my must have list for a new baby. This half focuses on the new mother: Stuff for you 1. Movies/TV shows ready for you to...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 29, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1052 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Cafe with Filipino, Chinese influences to open at Stanford July 1

The menu at Blend, a new cafe opening on the Stanford University campus on Monday, July 1, mirrors the owners' blended backgrounds. Pork lumpia is a nod to siblings...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Jun 28, 2019 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 3247 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Rolled ice cream arrives in Redwood City

Ice cream shop Rolled Up Creamery is now open at 2621 Broadway St. in downtown Redwood City. If you're unfamiliar with the concept, Thai-style rolled ice cream...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 26, 2019
Last comment by charles reilly, on Jun 26, 2019 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

List for a new baby

I was recently asked if I had a “must have list” for a new baby. And while I definitely have opinions about what would be useful for a new family, I don’t...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 26, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1490 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

The summer bucket list

This time of year many people are starting to check items off their summer bucket lists. Some include summer camp experiences like making s’mores, catching a...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 25, 2019 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 1602 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Verve Coffee to start brewing in Palo Alto this Friday

Santa Cruz's Verve Coffee Roasters is opening its first Peninsula location in downtown Palo Alto this Friday, June 21. This cafe -- Verve's 12th overall -- has...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 18, 2019
Last comment by Love~the~Coffee~Journey, on Jun 25, 2019 at 12:35 pm | 8 comments | 3246 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Martins West closes after a decade in downtown Redwood City

Redwood City gastropub Martins West has closed after 10 years of serving whiskey, haggis and scotch eggs on Main Street. The restaurant's last day of business...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Brit, on Jun 25, 2019 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 2865 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Cap On? Cap Off? The Cities Respond

So, I spent the week opening bottles with lids made of one material (plastic, metal) and bottles made of another (glass, plastic) still wondering:

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 22, 2019
Last comment by reduce that footprint , on Jun 24, 2019 at 1:06 pm |
4 comments | 2638 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Spalti closes, to become Greek-Turkish restaurant

Editor's note: As of the week of May 13, Smyrna is now open for dinner only from 5-9 p.m. Longtime Palo Alto Italian restaurant Spalti has closed, and the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by Nice info, on Jun 24, 2019 at 9:35 am | 18 comments | 5473 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Everything you've always wanted to know ...

… about how global warming works but were afraid to ask For the next few blog posts, I thought it would be interesting to cover some of the basic science...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jun. 16, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 20, 2019 at 1:30 pm | 13 comments | 3009 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

A new home for deep dish: Palo Alto's Pizz'a Chicago to reopen next week

Editor's note: Pizz'a Chicago opened in its new location as of July 1, 2019. This will be the last weekend for diners to dig into deep-dish pizza at Pizz'a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Terry, on Jun 20, 2019 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 2682 Views

CREATING A MORE VIBRANT MENLO PARK

Planning For Civic Projects In Menlo Park Needs A Major Reboot. (Part 1)

==I This is the first in a series of occasional posts that will examine how Menlo Park plans new civic projects. My focus is primarily on the commercial and residential...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Jun 19, 2019 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 639 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Summer travel: Is anything changing?

In the midst of this record-setting early June heat, following...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jun 19, 2019 at 2:04 pm | 16 comments | 2540 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Increase in Parental Romance = Happier Kids, Too

As parents, many of you spend a lot of time and energy thinking about what's best for your kids. In many families, kids are prioritized above one's partner. I believe...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 14, 2019 at 10:45 am | 5 comments | 3523 Views
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