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167 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
For a dining experience that emphasizes healthy eating from local, sustainable and organic sources, look no further than Lyfe Kitchen. Customers can often see sous-chefs running out from the kitchen to pick fresh herbs from their garden stationed...
546 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
Tamarine Restaurant, which has several dining rooms (as well as private dining options) reflects the modern and constantly evolving cuisine of contemporary Vietnam, while the associated art gallery accomplishes the same with pigment and canvas—the...
855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
Mayfield Bakery and Café is more than just a little 'ma and pa' coffee shop as the name might suggest. Rather, it’s a full-service restaurant with great atmosphere and affordable prices. If you are looking to stop by and enjoy a café experience,...
855 El Camino Real #64, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
Palo Alto is a haven for boutique shopping. Among the many locally owned niche stores, RUTI sells the latest Israeli styles in women's fashion. Elegant, simple lines and a muted palette may seem dull at first glance, but the shop boasts well-made...
550 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
On a clear day, there is no better way to check out the sights of the entire Peninsula than on top of Hoover Tower. At 283 feet tall, it quite literally towers above every other building in Palo Alto! The observation platform at the very top...
450 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Even at a glance, it is quite apparent why Stanford’s Memorial Church is the campus's crown jewel and favorite piece of architecture. With beautiful artwork outside and an equally breathtaking interior, I forgot I was in Palo Alto, and not staring...
490 California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA
If you're planning a visit to Palo Alto, be sure you're there for the Sunday Farmer's Market. This local favorite event promotes some of the tastiest treats from local farmers, food truck vendors, clothing stores and more. What separates this...
Stanford Dish Hiking Trail, California 94305, USA
The Dish in the Stanford Foothills is just the location for the nature enthusiast or fitness fanatic. Located on the corner of Junipero Serra Blvd. and Stanford Ave., this 4-mile paved stretch of landscape is host to some of the most gorgeous...
Palm Dr, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Maybe exploring human self-sacrifice is not the first thought that comes to your mind while leisurely strolling the alleys at Stanford University. The drive here was pleasant, the sky is an impossible to be replicated blue, the people are smart,...
440 California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA
Think that Whole Foods—a “progressive” corporate behemoth—is a contradiction? Would you prefer to “shop local” and also get the kind of all-natural fruits, vegetables, granola, and other environmentally friendly, socially responsible offerings...
3191 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA
While I was in Palo Alto, a friend recommended meeting at Philz Coffee right off of University Avenue—it's one of the most atypical coffee shops I have visited. They have large list of coffees from around the world and once you select your coffee...
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