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PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's longtime La Morenita to shutter

After 23 years of serving Mexican food in downtown Palo Alto, La Morenita will close on Friday, Dec. 29, co-owner Miguel Reveulta confirmed Wednesday. Revuelta,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Richard, on Dec 22, 2017 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 4037 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I need your help: Tips for Couples Traveling Together

Hey Readers, What are your three tips for traveling together as a couple? Please provide practical as well as emotional tips. For example, how do you two handle...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Dec 21, 2017 at 11:04 am | 9 comments | 2389 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Of Illness and Identity: A Woman's Battle With Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

In times of comfort and consistency, we humans are prone to believing something of a half-truth. Our interests and ambitions are seen clearly, focused onto a yet-unmaterialized...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by Sandra, on Dec 20, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2081 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Song Pa Korean Cuisine closes in Mountain View

Downtown Mountain View Korean restaurant Song Pa has closed. The owners, a family that previously owned a Pleasanton restaurant of the same name, could not be...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Yes surprise, on Dec 20, 2017 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 3508 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Teaquation expanding to Palo Alto

Of-age fans of Redwood City cafe Teaquation's tea-based drinks, rejoice: They will be available as alcoholic cocktails at a new Palo Alto location opening next year. Teaquation...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2840 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Tips for the Best Latkes

Laura loves latkes! Crispy yet pillowy-soft. Salty with touch of sweet. They hit all my culinary triggers. If they do the same for you, come check out the ==I...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by susanlight, on Dec 15, 2017 at 8:33 am | 6 comments | 2417 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Hom Korean Kitchen expands to Redwood City

A fast-casual Korean restaurant in San Jose has opened a second location in downtown Redwood City. Hom Korean Kitchen opened in November at 2639 Broadway St. ...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Dec 14, 2017 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments | 4384 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Do These for 80% Chance of Divorce

Dr. John Gottman who runs the Love Lab in Seattle has done multi-decade research on couples. He can predict the couples who have an 80% chance of divorce based the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Dec 13, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 2574 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

After 22 years, John Bentley's to close

After decades in the restaurant business and 22 years of running his eponymous restaurant on the Midpeninsula, John Bentley will hang up his chef coat for the last...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Dec 9, 2017 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 4812 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Persimmons Please

Persimmons are everywhere right now. Or are they? A California friend recently told me persimmons don’t grow in my home state. “Have you ever seen...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Dec 9, 2017 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 2161 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Reflections on Death, Suffering, and the Beauty in Hospice Care

I spend much of my time as so many do: obsessed. Obsessed over success, over recognition, over comfort. I feel no guilt over these fixations, as...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Dec 8, 2017 at 1:16 pm | 5 comments | 6781 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Georgian restaurant to open in Palo Alto

In what is likely a first for Palo Alto, a Georgian restaurant is set to open here. Pavel Sirotin, who is from Russia, is opening a restaurant called Bevri at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 7, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 4 comments | 4793 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

My applications are submitted, now what?

(written by Lori McCormick) I field this question frequently, so I figured it was worth sharing a few general tips to help guide you through those next steps: 1. Check...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Mom of Tired Teen, on Dec 7, 2017 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 2744 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Outgrowing Mountain View space, Kumino searches for new location

Two years after opening in a Mountain View strip mall, Kumino has outgrown its kitchen. Owner Haochen Liu said Friday that he tried everything to keep the business...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 11, 2017
Last comment by Ellen, on Dec 7, 2017 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 4092 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Bacchus Management Group to open restaurant in Redwood City

The restaurant group behind local establishments Mayfield Bakery & Cafe and The Village Pub plans to open a Michelin-caliber restaurant in Redwood City. Bacchus...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Dec 5, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 4931 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Wahlburgers opens in Palo Alto

An outpost of Wahlburgers, the national burger chain from celebrity family the Wahlbergs, is now open in downtown Palo Alto. Wahlburgers soft opened at 185 University...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 13, 2017
Last comment by Bello, on Dec 3, 2017 at 8:31 am | 40 comments | 8516 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

A New Way to Think About High Speed Rail

I was on the original consultant team in 1998. I thought the project design and ridership projections had serious flaws. I voted against the high speed rail (HSR)...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 18, 2017
Last comment by Philip Clock, on Dec 2, 2017 at 7:33 pm | 19 comments | 4073 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Cookbooks For The Holidays

Many Food Partiers! like to cook, and some even take the time to write it all down for the rest of us. I'm sitting around this Thanksgiving weekend looking some...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 25, 2017
Last comment by Foodie, on Nov 30, 2017 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 2589 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mountain View: French bakery to replace Drunken Lobster

A native of France is bringing three pastry chefs from Paris to Mountain View to open a bakery at 212 Castro St. Laurent Pellet, who hails from Lyon, France,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by new reader, on Nov 30, 2017 at 12:56 pm | 6 comments | 4411 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Spot A Pizza Place closes in Palo Alto

Spot A Pizza Place has closed at 115 Hamilton Ave. in downtown Palo Alto. A message from the owners posted in the pizzeria's windows apologizes for the "abrupt...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by pizzaboy, on Nov 29, 2017 at 6:28 am | 2 comments | 4598 Views
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Coffeebar opens in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 5,014 views

Spring College Fairs
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 730 views

Couples: So You Married Mom or Dad . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 716 views