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Alkymists Restaurant in Palo Alto Combines Food with Philanthropy

Alkymists Restaurant in Palo Alto Combines Food with Philanthropy

| October 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Alkymists offers a diverse world-fusion menu, but what’s more noteworthy is its commitment to what it calls “foodanthropy” a project devoted to providing free monthly meals to low-income families in the Bay Area, and internships and training to women in need.

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Top Five Desserts in Palo Alto/Menlo Park

Top Five Desserts in Palo Alto/Menlo Park

| January 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

This list was not undertaken lightly, and you can rest assured that during the course of research, a lot of thought and consideration went into my belly.

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‘Burb Burps: Evvia Estiatorio

‘Burb Burps: Evvia Estiatorio

| December 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

Evvia — sister to Kokkari in San Francisco — is one of our favorite of the favorites down here. Evvia serves wonderfully classic Greek fare along with dishes they describe as “local interpretations of many traditional Hellenic favorites.” Because of a minor kitchen fire, Evvia had to close for a few weeks this fall and my husband and I were clutching our stomachs in fear that they would never reopen. Lucky for us and for Palo Alto, they did.

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‘Burb Burps: Shokolaat

‘Burb Burps: Shokolaat

| December 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

The first thing you see when you walk into this self-described modern bistro are the sparkling cases stuffed with rich piles of handmade chocolates and pastries. That decadent display alone would be enough to draw one back to Shokolaat, but I was after quite another attraction: a meatloaf sandwich.

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‘Burb Burps: Howie’s Artisan Pizza

‘Burb Burps: Howie’s Artisan Pizza

| November 28, 2009 | 0 Comments

For the past year, it has been my fondest desire to find pizza on the Peninsula that made up for the loss of my favorites in the city. Piccino, Pizzetta 211, and Pizzeria Delfina set the curve for me in terms of crust and inventive toppings, and it was going to be really hard to, uh, top them.

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Toot Toot Tootsie, Hello!

Toot Toot Tootsie, Hello!

| July 7, 2009 | 2 Comments

Tootsie’s at Stanford Barn saved me from days of hospital food.

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