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Restaurant Scene: October 2020

Castro St. closure extended indefinitely: Four downtown blocks of Castro St. have been individually closed to car traffic (a pro-gram called “Summer StrEats”). In early September the City Council voted to extend the closure for the duration of the pandemic, … Continue reading

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Congratulations Class of 2020

A shout out to all the grads in the neighborhood. From yard signs and car parades to virtual ceremonies, we are here to remind you… You have come a long way and we are proud of your accomplishments! Go Spartans! … Continue reading

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Restaurant Profile: Morocco’s

by Max Hauser When the Essadki brothers sought a second location for their popular San Jose restaurant Morocco’s, they chose Old Mountain View. Morocco’s MV (873 Castro Street) opened in July for dinner and weekday lunch, prompting testimonials on OMVNAtalk. … Continue reading

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Restaurant Update

by Max Hauser Agave: A Fiesta del Mar Grill is planned at 194 Castro, former Babbo’s and King of Krung Siam. It’s a new venture of the Casa Feliz group, which owns both Fiesta del Mar restaurants locally and is … Continue reading

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Craft Beers at Ava’s Downtown Market

by Carter Coleman When I was a lad, my dad was a Bud man. Back in those days, you had a choice of Budweiser, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Schlitz, and Old Style. No one in our working-class neighborhood drank Millers. (You … Continue reading

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