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PENINSULA FOODIST

Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto

Shake Shack, the burger darling of the East Coast, is coming to Palo Alto this fall. Shake Shack announced on Tuesday that it will be opening at Stanford Shopping...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by charles reilly, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 1933 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

The Cost of Service

In a gently-lit room, there he laid: a man, seeking comfort in hospice after a long battle with terminal cancer. Oxygen tubes and intravenous ports were his markings...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Jeff Baker, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 487 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

1 Oz. Coffee opens in Mountain View

A new coffee shop is slinging espresso drinks and pastries at 650 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. 1 Oz. Coffee opened in Suite 130 in early January, said...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1746 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Solo in Spain

There's never been a better time to be single -CNN Google the link...It's a story about...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 16, 2018 at 6:19 am | 4 comments | 2036 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Eat, Surf, Love

Spanish men seem different than men from Italy (the last country I visited). More like Juan Antonio on horse with a cervesa, rather than Casanova in a Ferrari...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 13, 2018
Last comment by Peter N, on Jan 16, 2018 at 5:19 am | 2 comments | 862 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

One Woman's Vision to Empower Breast Cancer Survivors

Lynae Dodson, founder of I'm Taking Charge. In 2015, Lynae Dodson’s mother finished the most difficult fight of her life: a battle...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Jan. 2, 2018
Last comment by Jon Billy, on Jan 15, 2018 at 8:08 pm | 4 comments | 2074 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coffeebar opens in Menlo Park

Menlo Park now has a new caffeine option: Coffeebar, which soft opened this morning, Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 1149 Chestnut St. The Menlo Park cafe is the first...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by coffee fan, on Jan 15, 2018 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 5334 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Twenty Years in the Sixties: How an Alcoholic Hippie Became a Self-Giving Servant

Left: Andy Burnham in 1978. Right: Burnham today. Looking out toward a sunny Autumn morning in Palo Alto, Andy Burnham described his moment...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Nov. 20, 2017
Last comment by academia do importador, on Jan 15, 2018 at 9:44 am | 6 comments | 4048 Views

DEEP MENLO

Willow-Gate, and Safe Routes to School

I. Willow-Gate Atherton VC Gary Lauder seems upset, and with good reason. He’s upset at the Willows B & B (Boondoggle & Bottleneck)...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on Jan 12, 2018 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 484 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: State of Mind Public House and Pizzeria in Los Altos

Pizza, craft beer and arcade games are on tap at State of Mind Public House and Pizzeria, which soft opened in Los Altos on Wednesday, Jan. 10. The 101 Plaza...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jan 12, 2018 at 2:39 pm | 3 comments | 2397 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: So You Married Mom or Dad . . .

. . . in the guise of your beloved. First of all, you’re not alone. Most people marry someone who is much like a parent. Often it’s the more difficult...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 896 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Peninsula cafes respond to Four Barrel Coffee sex-misconduct allegations

At least one Peninsula cafe has decided to stop serving Four Barrel Coffee in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations made against the San Francisco company's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by charles reilly, on Jan 11, 2018 at 8:02 pm | 8 comments | 2297 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Protégé Restaurant eyes February opening in Palo Alto

The owners of the forthcoming Protégé Restaurant in Palo Alto are at once set apart by and, they believe, misunderstood by their culinary credentials. Dennis...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jan 10, 2018 at 2:15 pm | 6 comments | 3383 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: What is Marriage?

“When I'm weak, you can be strong; when I'm strong, you can be weak. That's what I believe marriage is.” - Gisele Bundchen No one likes to be weak,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 9, 2018 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 962 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Are We Really Up To This?

“Are you really up to this?” That was Liliko Ngata, 41, on a recent Saturday afternoon in East Palo Alto. Liliko and I were at Project WeHOPE (a local homeless...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Isebella, on Jan 8, 2018 at 3:04 am | 15 comments | 3822 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Altans to open Hellenic restaurant

Two veterans of the local culinary scene who met at Evvia Estiatorio in Palo Alto 10 years ago are finally pursuing a decade-long dream of opening their own restaurant. Thanasis...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by George, on Jan 7, 2018 at 7:45 pm | 7 comments | 7372 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

You can't do everything

As the days get shorter and school and other scheduled activities take up more of our time each week, I find myself telling our kids more frequently that "we don't...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 7, 2018 at 11:25 am | 5 comments | 1191 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Christmas in Chicago

This year our family celebrated a white Christmas in Chicago. Our two older kids were so excited to see snow that they immediately ran around and made snow angels...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 6, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 7, 2018 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 697 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Chang'an Artisan Noodle in Mountain View

A Chinese noodle shop has replaced the popular Kumino on Rengstorff Avenue in Mountain View. Chang'an Artisan Noodle soft opened at 580 N. Rengstorff Ave. in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by Jim Cochran, on Jan 6, 2018 at 8:49 am | 2 comments | 2670 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Christmas Kluski - A Polish Treat

We've been Food Partying! Jewish-style lately with our posts on latke-making. This week the Poles get a chance to show off how our holiday cooking is done. I recently...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 26, 2017
Last comment by Karol, on Dec 30, 2017 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1975 Views
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Couples: So You Married Mom or Dad . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 896 views

Eat, Surf, Love
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 862 views

Spring College Fairs
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 807 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 487 views

Willow-Gate, and Safe Routes to School
By Stuart Soffer | 5 comments | 484 views