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Palo Alto

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Palo Alto eats

by macdog 11 months ago

Note: This post was split from a comment to http://www.chowhound.com/post/dinner-recommendation-resevation-als-place...


frellis commented 2 months ago

Dairy Free in Palo Alto Area

by Chicago711 2 months ago

We are traveling to the Palo Alto area next week. Our daughter has a severe dairy allergy. We are looking for good re...


takuhead commented 2 months ago

Pastry pop-up in Palo Alto Saturday

by ssfire 5 months ago

Pastry chef John Shelsta will have a pop-up pastry operation at Zola in Palo Alto on Saturday, from 10 AM - 12:30. P...

ssfire commented 3 months ago

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Vina Enoteca | Stanford Barn - Palo Alto

by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

As a fan of Tootsie's at the Stanford Barn since Day 1, I was delighted to learn from a friend that Rocco and team ha...

Hand Shaved Noodles and New Menu @ Su Hong Eatery, Palo Alto

by Melanie Wong 8 years ago

This week I stopped by Su Hong in Palo Alto with crab XLB in mind for a quick lunch. But I shifted gears when I saw ...

Melanie Wong commented 7 months ago

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Dongpo Rou & Chinese Priceless Pork Belly

by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

The Asian Art Museum kicked off a pork belly eating fest to accompany the unveiling of the "Meat-shaped stone", a Qin...

Newark's Da Sichuan Resurfaces in Palo Alto!

by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Spotting the "grand opening" banner on Da Sichuan on El Camino Real in the old Mr. Chau's location, the name sounded ...

Melanie Wong commented 8 months ago

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ITalico | Palo Alto

by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Wednesday night my brother and I tried the newly opened ITalico in Palo Alto. A wine bar, it's the sister to Terun, a...

Chef Zhao Kitchen in Palo Alto

by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

A shy 'hound in the neighborhood emailed me: "Chef Zhao just opened yesterday (friday) in the Edgewood Shopping Ce...


caseycm commented 8 months ago

Burma Ruby in Palo Alto

by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Burma Ruby is an offshoot of Rangoon Ruby and opened a couple months ago. How do 'hounds like it? Burma Ruby 326 ...

SFextra_sour commented 8 months ago

My Dimsum Dark Horse: Tai Pan in Palo Alto

by pilinut 7 years ago

We live a short walk from Joy Luck in San Mateo, where we used to be regulars, and we have been to Koi a dozen times....

Melanie Wong commented 9 months ago

AYCE meat places in Palo Alto down to Saratoga

by FattyDumplin 2 years ago

Have a Guys Night Out coming up where we usually hit an ayce eat place. We've done Fogo de Chao, Pampas and BQ Korea...

Melanie Wong commented 9 months ago

Need a great tasting menu in Oak or SF ASAP!

by EsMa 10 months ago

Hello. SIL and BIL are coming out from Brooklyn. Total foodies and we live in the sticks (San Jose). I need some p...


leefc commented 10 months ago

Yayoi: Japanese Teishoku Restaurant in Palo Alto

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Yayoi, a Teishoku restaurant and first U. S. branch of a Japanese chain, opened in Palo Alto a month ago. Teishoku ar...

Melanie Wong commented 10 months ago

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Yellow powder with Hitsumabushi at Yayoi

by learntocookchinese 10 months ago

Question about Yayoi in Palo Alto. Does anyone know what's in the yellow powder served with Hitsumabushi? It has a fl...

Hunan Garden as Mandarin Roots (Palo Alto)

by takuhead 3 years ago

Has anyone have a report on the rebirth of Hunan Garden as Mandarin Roots - They officially opened last Saturday. Sup...

Melanie Wong commented 10 months ago

Good Informal Seafood Restaurant in the Peninsula?

by VanessaItalyinSF 11 months ago

I LOVE Fish. in Sausalito, and was wondering where I can find seafood of similar quality here in the Peninsula... do ...

Melanie Wong commented 11 months ago

Croatian Menu (Cevapcici!) at Palo Alto's Lavanda

by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Having just returned from eating my fill of Ćevapčići in San Pedro's Little Croatia, I certainly perked when this pho...


wally commented 11 months ago

Nobu in Palo Alto

by macdog 1 year ago

Only Nobu I've been to is the Malibu branch and that was more for the view than food. But probably a good addition t...


goldangl95 commented 1 year ago

Palo Alto/Menlo Park rant

by macdog 3 years ago

Just got back from a 5 day trip to the peninsula. We moved to Santa Barbara from Menlo Park area 4 years ago and I w...

macdog commented 1 year ago