Has anyone tried Mantra in Palo Alto. It's a beautiful space on emerson across the street from Buca Di Beppo and next door to Gordon Biersch. They market themselves as "a contemporary Californian restaurant with Indian influences".
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy