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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 | 8625 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 | 4216 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 | 2644 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 | 4506 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 | 4683 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: . . . and I have Many Blessings

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you wonderful people! I'm grateful you read Couple's Net. I hope you continue to find value here. I'll keep writing to you. There...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 23, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 28, 2017 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 1744 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Ace of Sandwiches relocates in Palo Alto

After 12 years at a small storefront on El Camino Real in Palo Alto, The Ace of Sandwiches has fully moved to a new location at a Stanford University School of Medicine...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by The Ace of Sandwiches, on Nov 28, 2017 at 6:24 pm | 12 comments | 6223 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

32 Fahrenheit Japanese Bistro opens in Menlo Park

Menlo Park has a new Japanese restaurant, the third to open in the city in the last six months. 32 Fahrenheit Japanese Bistro soft opened at 604 Santa Cruz Ave....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 22, 2017
Last comment by critic, on Nov 27, 2017 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 3900 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Seven Simple Steps to Deal with Remodeling

Couples and remodeling . . . have you been through this? It is often a major problem between couples, leading them into counseling. My husband and I are remodeling,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 16, 2017 at 12:16 pm | 3 comments | 2508 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

My Tomatoes Are Better Than Your Tomatoes

Hi from Michigan! I’m visiting Mom and she says hi. For dinner last night we had some Michigan tomatoes and corn and I have to say, and I’m not the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 16, 2017 at 7:27 am | 43 comments | 4345 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

In the Uncertainty of Chronic Illness, A Young Woman Finds Reasons to Live

When Jennifer Thompson’s ribs began to crack, people started taking her seriously. By that time, Thompson – now twenty-two – was eighteen years...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by emma, on Nov 15, 2017 at 7:18 pm | 7 comments | 4968 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Rocket Fizz to shutter in Palo Alto

Rocket Fizz, a quirky downtown Palo Alto candy store filled with items such as bacon cotton candy...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 13, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 6 comments | 3002 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The Retail Implications of the Comp Plan

The retail scene is changing. Online sales have led to large numbers of store closings all around the country—in affluent and less affluent areas alike. Shopping...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 4, 2017
Last comment by PA Grandma, on Nov 11, 2017 at 9:53 pm | 12 comments | 3009 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

San Jose bakery expanding to Mountain View

C'est Si Bon, a San Jose bakery specializing in custom cakes and Persian pastries, is opening a second location in downtown Mountain View. C'est Si Bon has taken...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Brit, on Nov 9, 2017 at 3:17 pm | 5 comments | 3590 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Peninsula restaurants earn Michelin stars, again

Familiar Peninsula restaurants grace this year's Bay Area Michelin stars list, released on Wednesday:

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by
cheap essay writer, on Nov 9, 2017 at 2:41 am | 8 comments | 7386 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Biryaniz opens in Mountain View

An Indian restaurant specializing in biryani, a traditional rice dish served with meat, spices and other toppings, is now open in downtown Mountain View. Biryaniz...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by abigailvr, on Nov 8, 2017 at 9:05 pm | 7 comments | 4511 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

What’s Your State’s Favorite Halloween Candy?

It’s Halloween and I like that because I like candy! I like the chewy, gooey candies that get stuck in my teeth, and crispy ones that crackle when I crunch....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Compare your Kit-Kats, on Nov 3, 2017 at 9:50 am | 4 comments | 2118 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Cultivate Love, Gottman Style

Dr. John Gottman is best known for the extensive couples research he's conducted over many years at his institute in Seattle -- fondly known as the "Love Lab."...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 3, 2017 at 9:30 am | 3 comments | 2473 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The Fiscal Implications of the Comp Plan

A fiscal impact study was conducted on Comp Plan alternatives that include a range of growth both higher and lower than the council’s preferred growth scenario. The...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Chris, on Nov 2, 2017 at 7:44 pm | 8 comments | 2037 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

It’s Pot Season!

Hah! Got you to look :) Actually, it’s potato season Food Partiers! and there is nothing like a freshly harvested potato from your garden, or your favorite...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Karla, on Nov 1, 2017 at 1:41 am | 2 comments | 2986 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 16 comments | 4,703 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 1,124 views

Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 590 views