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Shalimar Sizzle opens in Mountain View

Shalimar Sizzle, a Sunnyvale Indian restaurant, has expanded to downtown Mountain View's Castro Street. Owner Mo Polani held a grand opening for Shalimar...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by mdg, on Apr 21, 2017 at 9:22 pm | 7 comments | 5604 Views

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Chantilly closes after 43 years

Chantilly, a French and Northern Italian restaurant that got its start in 1974 in Palo Alto, has shuttered, its owners confirmed this week. Chantilly closed its...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Beth Pascal, on Apr 20, 2017 at 10:48 pm | 8 comments | 5869 Views

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Malaysian restaurant opens in Menlo Park

Black Pepper, the second restaurant from a longtime Malaysian chef-owner in Milpitas, is now open at 1029 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Black Pepper soft opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Peninsula Foodie, on Apr 20, 2017 at 2:24 pm | 13 comments | 5861 Views

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Spring food-and-drink goings on

It's spring on the Midpeninsula, which means lamb, the opening of two favorite seasonal farmers markets and plenty of other gastronomical celebrations. Read...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 17, 2017 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 3169 Views

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Srasa Kitchen temporarily closes on Castro Street

Mountain View Asian-fusion eatery Srasa Kitchen has temporarily closed its Castro Street location, owner Brandon Poon confirmed Tuesday. A sign recently appeared...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Eater, on Apr 17, 2017 at 1:23 pm | 8 comments | 3081 Views

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Opening alert: Total Wine & More in Mountain View

Total Wine & More, which claims to be the nation's largest independent wine, beer and alcohol retailer, is opening its first Silicon Valley store next...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 11, 2017 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 7741 Views

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Fambrini's temporarily closes, to move next door

What seems to have been Palo Alto's only rooftop cafe has closed, albeit temporarily, with Fambrini's Terrace Cafe moving to a new location next door on...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Can't wait, on Apr 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 2344 Views

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Poké is coming to Palo Alto

The trend that just refuses to quit throughout the Bay Area — poké — is coming to Palo Alto. pokéLOVE...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 6, 2017 at 12:04 am | 12 comments | 12839 Views

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Celebrity chef pulls out of BFD Menlo Park; to reopen as new concept

==B UPDATE: Chris Vestal, who lives in Menlo Park, said he plans to open a restaurant at this location serving American-style cuisine with locally sourced ingredients....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Claudia O, on Apr 1, 2017 at 7:48 am | 7 comments | 13567 Views

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Mizu Sushi to replace Cocina Central in Mountain View

A San Jose sushi restaurant will replace Cocina Central at Mountain View's The Village at San Antonio Center, Cocina Central owner Randy Everman confirmed Monday. Everman,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by LuvSushi, on Mar 31, 2017 at 9:46 am | 6 comments | 6346 Views

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California Restaurant Association tests out public-awareness campaign in Palo Alto

People dining at La Bodeguita del Medio on California Avenue in Palo Alto this week might not have noticed a new note that appeared at the bottom of their receipts:...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Steven A, on Mar 31, 2017 at 7:11 am | 9 comments | 5941 Views

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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley

A burger made entirely from plants at a Redwood City startup has been making waves at select restaurants in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York — and...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 28, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 23 comments | 14822 Views

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DoorDash robots to deliver food in Redwood City

If you're in Redwood City and you see a robot rolling down the street, don't panic. It's just delivering someone's burrito. Starting this...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by member, on Mar 24, 2017 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 4136 Views

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Nick the Greek opens in Redwood City

Gyros, souvlaki and fresh falafel are among the menu items at Nick the Greek, a new quick-service Greek restaurant in downtown Redwood City. Nick the Greek held...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4826 Views

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Yum Cha Palace opens in Menlo Park

New life has finally been breathed into the long-vacant space at 1039 El Camino Real in Menlo Park, the former home of Su Hong's sit-down restaurant, with Yum...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 29, 2017
Last comment by Ankur, on Mar 4, 2017 at 11:28 am | 6 comments | 18839 Views

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Opening alert: Go Fish Poke Bar in Redwood City

Downtown Redwood City will be getting its own dedicated poké eatery this week with the opening of Go Fish Poke Bar on Friday, Feb. 24. Go Fish Poke...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Fake Poke, on Feb 26, 2017 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 30767 Views

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Byington Winery to open Los Altos tasting room

Byington Vineyard & Winery, an idyllic 95-acre vineyard in the Santa Cruz Mountains, will open a tasting room in downtown Los Altos later this year. The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Michael, on Feb 23, 2017 at 5:32 am | 3 comments | 6340 Views

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Find coffee and community at Palo Alto's new Backyard Brew

A new caffeine option is now open on California Avenue in Palo Alto: Backyard Brew, where a Palo Alto native is hoping to to build a space for both coffee and community. Backyard...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by grande, on Feb 8, 2017 at 8:55 pm | 8 comments | 23309 Views

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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto

Facing the end of a five-year lease and a rent increase that was hard to justify, fast-casual Indian eatery

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Julia, on Feb 2, 2017 at 12:24 pm |
18 comments | 28108 Views

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Mountain View's Shell Shock becomes East Street Tacos

After about two years of shucking oysters on Castro Street in Mountain View, the owner of Shell Shock...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 28, 2017 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 6037 Views
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Best Of Mountain View ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Mountain View" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Mountain View Voice.

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