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PENINSULA FOODIST

Bonchon bringing Korean fried chicken to Mountain View

A franchise of Bonchon, a Korean-born fried chicken chain, is opening in downtown Mountain View early next year. Albert Tseng, a Mountain View resident, has taken...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Poke Lover, on Nov 28, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 11 comments | 12508 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Olive Garden shutters in Palo Alto

The Palo Alto location of international Italian-restaurant chain Olive Garden is no more. The restaurant at 2515 El Camino Real closed on May 21, days before...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 26, 2016 at 9:46 pm | 17 comments | 24241 Views

COUPLE'S NET

What Are You Thankful for About Your Partner?

I love Thanksgiving, because it’s about family, friends, and food. It’s a good time to reflect on what we have to be thankful and grateful for. I...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Lovejoy's Tea Room coming to Redwood City

==I UPDATE: Lovejoy's Tea Room is holding a grand opening on Friday, Dec. 2, with two reservation-only seatings (2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.) at $30 per person. There...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Theme, on Nov 20, 2016 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 12024 Views

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 Sea Reddy, on Nov 18, 2016 at 5:13 pm |
1 comment | 14093 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Who Needs a Drink?

After this week, who doesn’t? We were Food Partying up in the wine country / St. Helena during reThink Food, (the Culinary...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 13, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 17, 2016 at 10:19 pm | 9 comments | 6650 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

James Beard chef opening restaurant at Stanford Shopping Center

Marc Vetri, a James Beard award-winning chef known for launching a group of successful Italian restaurants in Philadelphia, is opening his first venture on the west...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Michelle, on Nov 17, 2016 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 14011 Views

COUPLE'S NET

For Couples: All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

Couples would do well by each other by following these principles from Robert Fulghum’s book, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 9482 Views

MIND MATTERS

Sleep Better, Feel Better

Improving your sleep habits is perhaps one of the most important and transformative changes you can make in 2015. As a clinician, I can speak to the most reliable...

Original post made by Caroline Fleck on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Clenbuterol UK, on Nov 14, 2016 at 10:30 am | 8 comments | 4003 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Alzheimer's Stole My Christmas Dinner - A New Years Toast

We didn't eat Christmas dinner with my father last week. Oh ? he's around at 89. Still "doing anyone I can and the easy ones twice,"...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Buy Clenbuterol, on Nov 14, 2016 at 10:25 am | 10 comments | 18784 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Election Day: Vote for Your Partner

Please go out and vote in the election today. You voice matters. Let it be heard. Every day, vote for your partner, your relationship, your marriage. A lot of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 14, 2016 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 5133 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Redwood City gets Starbucks Reserve Bar

Redwood City's latest caffeine option is a new Starbucks "Reserve bar," which serves rare, small-batch coffee from the company’s first-ever...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Nov 10, 2016 at 10:22 am | 6 comments | 10419 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Kirk's Steakburgers sold to new owner

John Withers has owned Kirk's Steakburgers since 1996, when he bought the Palo Alto standby from the son of the original owner, Bill Sincere. Sincere opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Julia Chester, on Nov 4, 2016 at 11:51 am | 18 comments | 17421 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

The Impossible Burger

Things have been aligning lately. The highly improbable seems closer than ever. For instance, it’s still impossible to taste the Impossible Burger...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Random Internet Guy, on Nov 4, 2016 at 9:06 am | 4 comments | 4958 Views

MIND MATTERS

Get Your Zen On

It’s been awhile since my last post. I abruptly stopped posting because I abruptly ran out of time. Given the demands of work and family during the week,...

Original post made by Caroline Fleck on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Priya, on Nov 4, 2016 at 2:51 am | 3 comments | 6382 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Boo Home Alone

Lacking any group spooky, it’s turned out to be Halloween Monday at home. Alone. No matter…time to blacken my ghoul-friend eyes, take...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Lauralies, on Nov 3, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 4 comments | 11921 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Make the Magic

Last June I was the camp counselor for Camp Kesem, and wrote a column from there called Dear Mom. Camp...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 13666 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Blue Bottle Coffee founder to give talk in Palo Alto

Ever wanted to have a cup of coffee with James Freeman, founder of Bay Area third-wave coffee darling Blue Bottle? Now's your chance (sort of). Freeman will...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 8907 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Michelin 2017: Madera regains its star; others retain status

The much sought-after Michelin Guide stars have been announced for the San Francisco Bay Area, with familiar MidPeninsula restaurants making the cut, plus one establishment...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by Fan of TJ, on Nov 1, 2016 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 14818 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Sandwich contest: Ike's Place invites high schoolers to submit ideas

Calling all Paly, Gunn and Castilleja students: Ike Shehadeh, owner of popular Bay Area sandwich purveyor Ike's Place, wants local high schoolers to send him...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Zeni, on Nov 1, 2016 at 11:54 am | 9 comments | 7419 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 2,926 views

Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 475 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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