The lands around Stanford are some of the richest and most indulgent in the gastronomic world. Before you head out for a week of restaurant-hopping, here are a few things you should know about making the most of your Restaurant Week experience.
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.
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.
The Daily spills the beans on the tastiest tipples in town, sharing our top picks for classy alternatives to six of the most common party drinks.
As I walked up the dirt slope to the hallowed grounds of Frost Amphitheater–also known as Frost Admit Weekend Only Theatre–alongside a gaggle of barefoot, daisy-chained sorority girls, it came as no surprise that my vision started to blur and my mind began to conjure up hazy, ecstatic fantasies of Woodstock.
Once, when I was little, I met a dog at the neighborhood playground with the strangest, most bulgy eyes I’d ever seen. “Don’t keep staring at them,” cautioned my mother in her infinite wisdom, “or they’ll come out and get you.” Watching Anne Hathaway on the Oscars red carpet last Sunday, the piece of maternal advice resurfaced from the depths of my memory. As the pointy bodice of Hathaway’s NSFW pink satin Prada column gown stared back into the abyss of my soul, I wondered what could ever cause the normally elegant star to overlook a faux pas as glaringly obvious as this.
Hey. Let me start off by saying how much I love you. Like, obsessed. I come from the relentlessly-tropical Singapore — one degree north of the equator — and so you are to me what Facebook is to a never-ending Thinking Matters discussion: blissful relief. I mean, even Katy Perry sang about you and your greener grass, and she only sings truth.
Dressing well makes acing your finals a whole lot easier. Here, we examine the best ways to navigate the articles, colors and textures of a well-assembled autumnal wardrobe.