Arts & Life
We scoped out the restaurants of Silicon Valley Restaurant Week 2013 and couldn’t decide on just one recommendation. As per tradition, participating Bay Area restaurants will offer a discounted prix-fixe menu from Oct. 16-23. Here are our two top picks for joints to hit up for discount — but still gourmet — dining.
Picture 1960s rock and roll, and the iconic Janis Joplin, arguably one of the greatest female rock singers, immediately springs to mind. The San Jose Repertory Theatre (San Jose Rep) brings her spirit to life in its production of “One Night with Janis Joplin.”
With so many similarities between Italy and California – the balmy Mediterranean climes, the drop-dead gorgeous people, the ridiculous real estate prices – it is no wonder that Italian restaurants are dime-a-dozen in Palo Alto. Few, however, manage to balance authenticity with affordability, the same way University Avenue gem La Strada does.