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By Elena Kadvany

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About this blog: I am a perpetually hungry twenty-something journalist, born and raised in Menlo Park and currently working at the Palo Alto Weekly as education and youth staff writer. I graduated from USC with a major in Spanish and a minor in jo...  (More)

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Chez Franc drops its prices
Mar 5, 2015 9:39 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 940

Palo Alto's new hot-dog eatery Chez Franc has lowered its prices by several dollars, both as a result of making their own rather than buying dogs and in response... More
Now open: Bowl of Heaven in Mountain View
Mar 4, 2015 9:59 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,549

The acai-bowl trend continues on the Peninsula with the opening last month of Bowl of Heaven at Grant Park Plaza in Mountain View.

The... More
Ming’s to hold farewell auction
Feb 27, 2015 12:51 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 3,836

Love Ming's in Palo Alto so much that you want to take a piece of it home with you?

Well, now you can. The 58-year-old Chinese restaurant, which ... More
Kirk's Steakburgers sold to new owner
Feb 24, 2015 11:10 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 4,011

John Withers has owned Kirk's Steakburgers since 1996, when he bought the Palo Alto standby from the son of the original owner, Bill Sincere. Sincere opened the... More
Opening alert: Gong Cha in Palo Alto
Feb 23, 2015 4:09 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,659

Downtown Palo Alto got its second milk-tea shop in three months with the opening of Gong Cha in mid-February.

Gong Cha is a massive Taiwanese milk-tea chain... More
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