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Let them eat cake

One bite of a kouign-amann from Alexander's Patisserie will dispel any doubts you may have about the quality of a French...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Nov 15, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 1121 Views

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Classic comfort food — minus the meat

If the idea of veggie proteins gets your mouth watering, have I got the place for you. While tempeh, soy and seitan may not...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Julie Lovins, on Oct 31, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 285 Views

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MV restaurant fined over unpaid overtime wages

Xanh Restaurant in Mountain View will be paying more than $90,000 to employees after a U.S. Department of Labor investigation...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Geek, on Oct 20, 2014 at 9:02 am | 11 comments | 2948 Views

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Alexander's new pastry venture to open in MV Oct. 16

Alexander's Patisserie, now under construction at 209 Castro St. in downtown MV, is scheduled to open Thursday October 16,...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 968 Views

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It's all about the curry

Chicken cutlet curry is the thing to get at Kobe Curry. They were out of it the night we visited. We had to be satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Oct 4, 2014 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 269 Views

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Where pizza calls, lasagna answers

My mother never made lasagna. We ate spaghetti Bolognese every Thursday, although we just called it noodles with meat sauce....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Lina, on Sep 19, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 294 Views

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Credit, debit card info breach reported at P.F. Changs

A P.F. Chang's China Bistro restaurant in Palo Alto is one of 33 of the chain's outlets where credit and debit card information...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by md, on Aug 6, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 2 comments | 1806 Views

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Shop Talk: ribs ramp-up; kids' coding school

In this week's Shop Talk column: a local car wash ribs stop kicks it up a notch; Palo Alto's florists continue to disappear;...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Aug 4, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 2537 Views

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Chef Liu reverting to Mervyn's restaurant; historic lounge closing for now

A memory of many longtime Mountain-View residents is Mervyn's "Fine Foods" ("For Delightful Dining . . . and Cocktails"),...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 12, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 2211 Views

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Old treat with a new twist

In the midst of getting her doctorate degree in immunology from Stanford University, Lori Phillips began experimenting with...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 5000 Views

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Sleek, snazzy, cool

Although my visits didn't start off well, the food was mighty impressive. Bold, expressive flavors without the mask of over...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mountain View, on Jun 20, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 3739 Views

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Farm to play

Once upon a time, downtown Los Altos was all about antiques and senior citizens. Now, if you don't have small children and...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Meridith, on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 453 Views

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Momoya please

There's more than one place in Mountain View to get a good plate of sushi. But not all of them can boast eight years of faithful...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Momoya customer, on Apr 29, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 371 Views

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Notes on Dickey's BBQ (Bailey Park)

No doubt some regular customers know this place better -- I just recently tried it, after seeing it for a long time -- but...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 561 Views

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Sorry to see Buda Thai closing after April 25th

Buda Thai was a welcome addition to the North Whisman neighborhood a few years ago and have been serving up delicious, family-inspired...

Original post made by NW Resident on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Apr 23, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 757 Views

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Around the world, one plate at a time

If you Google the word "Cijjo" you get the restaurant in Mountain View, and only the restaurant in Mountain View. That is...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Apr 5, 2014 at 10:33 am | 5 comments | 1515 Views

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Doppio Zero: Authentic Naples pizza comes to Castro St.

(Mycophile Alert! FRESH Boletes on one pizza! More in * paragraph below.) I've seen the future of pizza in downtown...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Feb. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1395 Views

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The star incubator

George Aviet is a carpenter, electrician, plumber, janitor, cabinet-maker, painter and visionary -- and the owner of Chez...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Seda, on Feb 11, 2014 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 3256 Views

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Longtime dim sum spot, Cho's on California Avenue, to close

Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum, a 35-year-old hole-in-the-wall Chinese restaurant on California Avenue, will be serving potstickers,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by RESIDENT, on Jan 30, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 4 comments | 3264 Views

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Taqueria La Bamba evicted, La Costena relocates

After a court dispute with an affordable housing developer over relocation expenses, Taqueria La Bamba is being evicted this...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by onetimeresident, on Jan 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 27 comments | 15237 Views
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