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PENINSULA FOODIST

Camper opens for lunch in Menlo Park

Menlo Park's buzzy new Camper restaurant is now open for lunch, with new sandwiches, soups, salads and entrees. The restaurant

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 3, 2018
Last comment by fusion36, 3 hours ago |
13 comments | 4386 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

What is a Life?

My grandmother’s second stroke continues, hauntingly, to occupy my thoughts and imagination; with every passing week I am further reminded of her diminished...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Dec. 17, 2018
Last comment by Matt Brown, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 514 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Jesse Cool brings in new partner at Flea St. Cafe in Menlo Park

Four years ago, Michael Biesemeyer stood outside Flea St. Cafe in Menlo Park and told a server, "Some day, I'm going to own this place." And now, he...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 17, 2018
Last comment by Suzanne, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 1005 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Farm Bill Passes Congress

The Farm Bill, the biggest piece of environmental and public health legislation this year,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 16, 2018
Last comment by down home on the farm, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 962 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Ten Tips for Teens and Young Adults to Survive a Dysfunctional Family

Steve Simpson is the author of four books for teens and young adults. In each book he includes The Teenage and Young Adult Survival Handbook. I asked Steve...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 13, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, 19 hours ago | 2 comments | 1418 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Saucebelly barbecue to pop up in Redwood City

Saucebelly, a barbecue pop-up started by two restaurant industry veterans, will be serving up brisket, pulled pork and potato salad...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Puzzled, on Dec 16, 2018 at 2:57 pm | 3 comments | 3198 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Local Flavor - Holiday Hotspots

There are some wonderful, new watering holes and eateries in the hood, perfect places to celebrate the holidays in style. Modern spaces, local touches; new hotels...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 2, 2018
Last comment by Why Not?, on Dec 16, 2018 at 9:00 am | 13 comments | 2576 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Which Cocktail Has the Least Calories?

I recently ordered a *** (name below) and the bartender said, “Oh, you want the drink with the least calories.” Really? I had never considered my cocktail...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 9, 2018
Last comment by Even Hotter Trend, on Dec 14, 2018 at 3:33 pm | 15 comments | 2097 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Babka bakery to open Thursday in Palo Alto

Come Thursday, Dec. 13, Palo Alto will get its very own babkery: a dedicated babka bakery. Owner-namesake Ayelet Nuchi is opening Babka by Ayelet at Town &...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by Sold Out, on Dec 14, 2018 at 2:59 pm | 10 comments | 7026 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Shake Shack Palo Alto to open this weekend

The wait is over. East Coast burger favorite Shake Shack will open its first Bay Area location this Saturday, Dec. 15, at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 14, 2018 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 4652 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

UCSB's CCS program

(Written by Lori McCormick) The University of California at Santa Barbara’s College of Creative Studies, established in 1967, is celebrating their 50th anniversary...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by AnneC, on Dec 13, 2018 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Child Loss, "No U-Turn at Mercy Street"

"No U-Turn at Mercy Street" by Chandrama Anderson, MA, MFT. Here's a quote and the back cover copy: No U-Turn at Mercy Street is an...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Dec 13, 2018 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 1994 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Selfishness, Poverty, and Lunch

I was late to lunch in a new city, chipped and chilled by biting winds. A man entered my gaze as I hurried forward; he was facing what looked like the city...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Nov. 26, 2018
Last comment by Edith W. Wright, on Dec 10, 2018 at 5:22 am | 4 comments | 1907 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Guest Post: Youth, Illness, and Advance Care Directives

==I This piece is a guest-written essay by Leilani Graham, a Palo Alto native and graduate of Henry M. Gunn High School. Leilani is now a San Francisco-based writer,...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Sep. 25, 2018
Last comment by George, on Dec 8, 2018 at 9:14 am | 4 comments | 3592 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: "101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married"

"101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married" by Charlie and Linda Bloom is a great book for couples. Each of the 101 things is about two pages long. My...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 30, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Dec 7, 2018 at 2:53 pm | 9 comments | 3400 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Downtown Redwood City gets Japanese kaiseki restaurant

A kaiseki restaurant, devoting to serving traditional Japanese multi-course meals, is in a soft opening phase at 921 Main St. in Redwood City. Hitoshi Tagawa...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 6, 2018
There are no comments yet. 3261 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Caspian Restaurant in Mountain View

A Mediterranean restaurant has replaced Kabobs & Pupuseria on El Camino Real in Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 5, 2018
Last comment by Mmmm, on Dec 6, 2018 at 11:46 am | 5 comments | 2230 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Time to Send a Message

Of sadness, solidarity and support to our brothers and sisters in Squirrel Hill and Jewish communities everywhere And follow George Will and Tom Friedman in saying whatever...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 27, 2018
Last comment by duck, Donald, on Dec 6, 2018 at 7:45 am | 74 comments | 3897 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

After 39 years, Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum to close for good

Fans of Cho's unassuming potstickers and pork buns panicked in 2014, when the owners of the longtime Palo Alto Chinese restaurant

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 4, 2018 at 10:08 pm |
1 comment | 2361 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Protégé earns Michelin star

Just nine months after opening in Palo Alto, Protégé has won a Michelin star, joining the ranks of Peninsula winners including Manresa, Baumé,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by Bob Pierce, on Dec 3, 2018 at 6:11 pm | 9 comments | 10884 Views
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Babka bakery to open Thursday in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 10 comments | 7,026 views

Ten Tips for Teens and Young Adults to Survive a Dysfunctional Family
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,418 views

UCSB's CCS program
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,335 views

Farm Bill Passes Congress
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 962 views

What is a Life?
By Aldis Petriceks | 3 comments | 514 views