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					                                                                 Best of Palo alto 2009                                                                                                                                                  Best of Palo alto 2009
                                                                                                                                      martini/CoCktails                  Day sPa                         Value                             Gift/ noVelty shoP               sPortinG GooDs                     wi-fi hot sPot
                                                                                                                                      La Bodeguita del Medio             SkinSpirit                      hotel/ motel                      University Art Annex             anD aPParel                        Coupa Cafe
                                                                                                                                      463 S. California Ave.,            701 Emerson St.,                Country Inn Motel                 267 Hamilton Ave.,               REI                                538 Ramona St.,
                                                                                                                                      Palo Alto; 650-326-7762.           Palo Alto; 650-324-9600.        4345 El Camino Real,              Palo Alto; 650-328-3500.         2450 Charleston Road,              Palo Alto; 650-322-6872.
                                                                                                                                      www.labodeguita.com                www.skinspirit.com                                                www.universityart.com/                                              www.coupacafe.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Palo Alto; 650-948-9154.                                           Mountain View; 650-969-1938.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                         www.paloaltocountryinn.com                                         www.rei.com
                                                                                                                                      milkshake                          Dry Cleaner
fantastiC                       meal unDer $20                     steaks                            Bakery/ Desserts
                                                                                                     Coupa Cafe                       Palo Alto Creamery                 Charleston Cleaners             Veterinarian                      Green Business                   stationery store
fork
                                Pluto’s                            Sundance the Steakhouse                                                                                                                                                 Palo Alto Hardware
                                482 University Ave.,               1921 El Camino Real,              538 Ramona St., Palo Alto;       Fountain & Grill                   3900 Middlefield Road,          Adobe Animal Hospital                                              Letter Perfect                     Superhero-themed
                                                                                                                                      566 Emerson St.,                   Palo Alto; 650-424-1113.        396 First St., Los Altos;         875 Alma St.,                    384 University Ave.,
                                Palo Alto; 650-853-1556.           Palo Alto; 650-321-6798.          650-322-6872.                                                                                                                         Palo Alto; 650-327-7222.
Restaurants                     www.plutosfreshfood.com            www.sundancethesteakhouse.com     www.coupacafe.com                Palo Alto; 650-323-3131;
                                                                                                                                                                         frame shoP
                                                                                                                                                                                                         650-948-9661.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           www.paloaltohardware.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Palo Alto; 650-321-3700.           PlaCe to ChanGe
amBianCe                                                                                             hall of fame:
                                                                                                                                      2A Stanford Shopping Center,                                       www.adobe-animal.com                                               www.letterperfect.com              into your suPerhero
                                                                   sunDay BrunCh                                                      180 El Camino Real,                University Art
                                                                                                                                                                                                         yoGa                              harDware store                                                      Costume
Evvia Estiatorio                meDiterranean                                                        thirD year                       Palo Alto; 650-327-3141.           267 Hamilton Ave.,                                                                                 hall of fame:
                                                                   St. Michael’s Alley
420 Emerson St., Palo Alto;     restaurant                                                           Prolific Oven                    www.paloaltocreamery.com           Palo Alto; 650-328-3500.        Darshana Yoga                     Palo Alto Hardware               seConD year                        Public bathroom
                                                                   140 Homer Ave., Palo Alto;                                                                                                                                              875 Alma St.,                                                       Hamilton Avenue
650-326-0983. www.evvia.net                                                                          550 Waverley St.,                                                   www.universityart.com           654 High St.,                                                      Village Stationers
                                Evvia Estiatorio                   650-326-2530. www.stmikes.                                         ProDuCe                                                            Palo Alto; 650-325-9642.          Palo Alto; 650-327-7222.                                            and Waverley Street
BurGers                         420 Emerson St., Palo Alto;        com                               Palo Alto; 650-326-8485.
                                                                                                                                                                         Gym                             www.darshanayoga.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           www.paloaltohardware.com         310 California Ave.,
                                650-326-0983. www.evvia.net                                          www.prolific-oven.com            California Avenue                                                                                                                     Palo Alto; 650-326-7970. 719
The Counter                                                        hall of fame:                                                      Farmers’ Market                    Palo Alto Family YMCA                                             Jeweler                          Santa Cruz Ave.,                   suPerhero
                                                                                                     Bar
369 California Ave.,
Palo Alto; 650-321-3900.        mexiCan                            thirD year
                                                                                                     The Old Pro
                                                                                                                                      California Avenue at El Camino
                                                                                                                                      Real, Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1
                                                                                                                                                                         3412 Ross Road,
                                                                                                                                                                         Palo Alto; 650-856-9622.        to the                            Gleim Jewelers                   Menlo Park; 650-321-6920.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            www.villagestationers.biz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               heaDquarters
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Hoover Tower
                                                                                                                                                                                                         mall...anD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           111 Stanford Shopping Center,
www.thecounterburger.com        restaurant                         Hobee’s                           541 Ramona St.,                  p.m. year-round, Palo Alto.        www.ymcasv.org/paloalto                                           Palo Alto; 650-325-3533.                                            Stanford University;
California Cuisine                                                 855 El Camino Real #67,           Palo Alto; 650-326-1446.                                                                                                                                               toy store                          650-723-2560.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         BeyonD
                                Palo Alto Sol                                                                                         www.urbanvillageonline.com                                                                           www.gleimjewelers.com
                                408 California Ave.,
                                                                   Palo Alto; 650-327-4111.          www.oldpropa.com                                                    hair salon                                                                                         Palo Alto Sport Shop               www.stanford.edu
St. Michael’s Alley
140 Homer Ave.,                 Palo Alto; 650-328-8840.
                                                                   4424 El Camino Real,
                                                                                                     Breakfast                        hall of fame:                      Hair International                                                linGerie                         & Toy World
                                                                   Palo Alto; 650-856-6124.
Palo Alto; 650-326-2530.        www.paloaltosol.net                2312 Central Expressway,          Hobee’s
                                                                                                                                      seConD year                        232 Stanford Shopping Center,   Retail Shopping                   Victoria’s Secret                526 Waverley St.,                  PlaCe for a hero-
www.stmikes.com
                                new restaurant                     Mountain View;                    855 El Camino Real #67,          Whole Foods
                                                                                                                                                                         Palo Alto; 650-324-2007.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Beauty suPPlies                   Stanford Shopping Center,        Palo Alto; 650-328-8555.           Villain Battle
                                                                                                                                                                         www.hairintl.com                                                  180 El Camino Real,              www.toyandsport.com
                                                                   650-968-6050.                     Palo Alto; 650-327-4111.         774 Emerson St.,                                                                                                                                                         Lytton Plaza
Chinese                         Calafia Cafe                                                                                                                                                             Peninsula Beauty Supply           Palo Alto; 650-328-0574.
                                                                   www.hobees.com                    4424 El Camino Real,             Palo Alto; 650-326-8676.           hotel                           250 University Ave.,              www.victoriassecret.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            women’s aPParel                    University Avenue
restaurant                      855 El Camino Real, Suite 130,                                       Palo Alto; 650-856-6124.         4800 El Camino Real,                                                                                                                                                     and Emerson Street, Palo Alto
                                Palo Alto; 650-322-9200.                                                                                                                 Garden Court Hotel              Palo Alto; 650-327-1454.                                           Nordstrom
Su Hong Eatery                  www.calafiapaloalto.com            sushi/JaPanese                    2312 Central Expressway,         Los Altos; 650-559-0300.
                                                                                                                                                                         520 Cowper St.,                 www.peninsulabeauty.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           men’s aPParel                    550 Stanford Shopping Center,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza
                                                                                                     Mountain View; 650-968-6050.     www.wholefoodsmarket.com                                                                                                                                                 250 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto
4101 El Camino Way,                                                restaurant                        www.hobees.com                                                      Palo Alto; 650-322-9000.                                          Nordstrom                        Palo Alto; 650-323-5111.
Palo Alto; 650-493-4664.        orGaniC eats                                                                                                                                                             Bike shoP
www.suhongeatery.com                                               Miyake                            Burrito                          salaD                              www.gardencourt.com                                               550 Stanford Shopping Center,    shop.nordstrom.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               PlaCe to DeliVer
                                Calafia Cafe                                                                                                                                                             Mike’s Bikes                      Palo Alto; 650-323-5111.
                                                                   140 University Ave., Palo Alto;                                                                       maniCure /PeDiCure                                                                                                                    a Villainous
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            uP, uP
                                                                                                                                      Pluto’s
DininG with kiDs                855 El Camino Real, Suite 130,     650-323-9449.                     Chipotle Mexican Grill                                                                              3001 El Camino Real,              shop.nordstrom.com
                                Palo Alto; 650-322-9200.                                             2400 Charleston Road,            482 University Ave.,
                                                                                                                                                                         Pinkies Nail Salon              Palo Alto; 650-858-7700.                                                                              monoloGue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            anD away!
Palo Alto Creamery                                                                                                                    Palo Alto; 650-853-1556.
Fountain & Grill                www.calafiapaloalto.com            hall of fame:                     Mountain View; 650-969-6528.                                        177 Main St.,                   www.mikesbikes.com                new retail                                                          Lytton Plaza
                                                                                                                                      www.plutosfreshfood.com
566 Emerson St.,                outDoor DininG                     seConD year                       www.chipotle.com                                                    Los Altos; 650-941-5600.        hall of fame:                     Business                                                            University Avenue
Palo Alto; 650-323-3131.                                           Fuki Sushi                        Coffee house                     wine list                          www.pinkiesnailsalons.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                         seConD year                       Paper Source                     Fun Stuff                          and Emerson Street, Palo Alto
2A Stanford Shopping Center,    Empire Tap Room
180 El Camino Real,             651 Emerson St., Palo Alto;
                                                                   4119 El Camino Real,              Coupa Cafe                       Vino Locale                        hall of fame:                   Palo Alto Bicycles                855 El Camino Real, #63,          liVe entertainment                rooftoP to shine
                                                                   Palo Alto; 650-494-9383.                                                                                                                                                Palo Alto; 650-324-9700.
Palo Alto; 650-327-3141.        650-321-3030.
                                                                   www.fukisushi.com
                                                                                                     538 Ramona St.,                  431 Kipling St.,                   first year                      171 University Ave.,                                               Marqs in Menlo                     the Bat liGht from
                                                                                                     Palo Alto; 650-322-6872.         Palo Alto; 650-328-0450.                                                                             www.paper-source.com
www.paloaltocreamery.com                                                                                                                                                                                 Palo Alto; 650-328-7411.                                           1143 Crane St.,
                                Pizza                              thai restaurant                   www.coupacafe.com                www.vinolocale.com                 LaBelle Day Spas
                                                                                                                                                                                                         www.paloaltobicycles.com                                           Menlo Park; 650-853-1143.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               City Hall
frenCh restaurant                                                                                                                                                        95 Town & Country Village,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           nursery/GarDen                                                      250 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto
                                Applewood Pizza
                                                                   Thaiphoon                         hall of fame:                    yoGurt                             Palo Alto; 650-327-6964.        Bookstore                                                          www.marqsinmenlo.com
Bistro Elan                     1001 El Camino Real,                                                 thirD year                                                                                                                            suPPly
448 S. California Ave.,         Menlo Park; 650-324-3486.
                                                                   543 Emerson St., Palo Alto;                                        Fraiche Yogurt                     36 Stanford Shopping Center,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Kepler’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            La Bodeguita del Medio             loCal fiGure
                                                                   650-323-7700.                                                                                         Palo Alto; 650-326-8522.                                          Roger Reynolds Nursery           463 S. California Ave.,
Palo Alto; 650-327-0284.        www.applewoodpizza.com
                                                                                                     Peet’s Coffee and Tea            644 Emerson St.,                                                   1010 El Camino Real,              and Carriage Stop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               most likely to Be
                                                                                                     153 Homer Ave.,                                                     www.labelledayspas.com                                                                             Palo Alto; 650-326-7762.
www.bistroelan.com                                                                                                                    Palo Alto; 650-566-0055.                                           Menlo Park; 650-324-4321.         133 Encinal Ave.,                                                   a suPerhero in
fusion                                                             VeGetarian/VeGan                  Palo Alto; 650-325-2091.         459 Lagunita Drive, Stanford       massaGe                         www.keplers.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            www.labodeguita.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               DisGuise
                                restaurant                                                           Town & Country,                                                                                                                       Menlo Park; 650-323-5612.
                                                                   restaurant                                                         University; 650-566-0055.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Boutique                                                           niGhtlife sPot
Tamarine                        to sPlurGe                                                           855 El Camino Real, #77,
                                                                                                                                      www.fraicheyogurt.com              Watercourse Way                                                   www.rogerreynoldsnursery.com                                        Steve Jobs
546 University Ave.,                                               Calafia Cafe                      Palo Alto; 650-248-4771.                                            165 Channing Ave.,                                                                                 Nola
                                Evvia Estiatorio                   855 El Camino Real, Suite 130,    Charleston Center,                                                                                  Leaf & Petal                      Pet store
                                                                                                                                      to the
Palo Alto; 650-325-8500.                                                                                                                                                 Palo Alto; 650-462-2000.                                                                           535 Ramona St.,
www.tamarinerestaurant.com      420 Emerson St., Palo Alto;                                          3904 Middlefield Road,                                                                              439 California Ave.,              Pet Food Depot
                                                                   Palo Alto; 650-322-9200.                                                                              www.watercourseway.com                                                                             Palo Alto; 650-328-2722.
                                650-326-0983. www.evvia.net                                          Palo Alto; 650-433-0500.                                                                            Palo Alto; 650-329-8070.          3127 El Camino Real,
                                                                                                                                      resCue
                                                                   www.calafiapaloalto.com                                                                                                                                                                                  www.nolas.com
inDian restaurant                                                                                    436 University Ave.,                                                men’s hairCut                   www.lpetal.com                    Palo Alto; 650-852-1277.
Janta Indian Cuisine            romantiC                           Vietnamese                        Palo Alto; 650-319-0367.                                            Hair International              eyewear                           www.petfooddepot.com             Melt Ultra Lounge
369 Lytton Ave.,                                                                                     www.peets.com                    Services                                                                                                                              544 Emerson St.,
Palo Alto;
                                restaurant                         restaurant                                                                                            232 Stanford Shopping Center,   Lux Eyewear                                                        Palo Alto; 650-325-6358.
650-462-5903.                   St. Michael’s Alley                                                  Deli/ sanDwiChes                                                    Palo Alto; 650-324-2007.        1805 El Camino Real,              PharmaCy/ DruG                   www.meltpaloalto.com
                                                                   Three Seasons                                                      auDio/Visual                       www.hairintl.com                                                  store
www.jantaindianrestaurant.com   140 Homer Ave.,                                                      Village Cheese House                                                                                Palo Alto; 650-324-3937.
                                                                   518 Bryant St., Palo Alto;
                                                                                                                                      ProDuCts &                                                         www.luxpaloalto.com                                                Palo alto Park
hall of fame:
                                Palo Alto; 650-326-2530.           650-838-0353.                     855 El Camino Real, Suite 157,                                      Painters                                                          Walgreens
seConD year
                                www.stmikes.com                    www.threeseasonsrestaurant.com
                                                                                                     Palo Alto; 650-326-9251.         serViCes                           Avi Decorative Painting         florist                           2605 Middlefield Road,           Mitchell Park
                                                                                                     www.thevch.com                                                                                                                        Palo Alto; 650-566-9723.         600 East Meadow Drive,
                                                                   hall of fame:                                                      Keeble & Shuchat                   650-329-0770.                   Michaela’s Flower Shop
Darbar Indian Cuisine           seafooD                                                              fooD-to-Go                       261 California Ave.,               www.avipainting.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           4170 El Camino Real,             Palo Alto; 650-496-6962.
129 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto;
                                restaurant                         seConD year                       Whole Foods                      Palo Alto; 650-327-8511.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         453 Waverley St.,                 Palo Alto; 650-858-2007.         www.cityofpaloalto.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      What is
650-321-6688.                                                                                                                                                                                            Palo Alto; 650-321-5390.
                                                                   Tamarine                          774 Emerson St.,                 290 California Ave., Palo Alto;    Personal fitness                                                  www.walgreens.com
www.darbarcuisine.com           The Fish Market
                                3150 El Camino Real,               546 University Ave.,              Palo Alto; 650-326-8676.         650-327-8996.                      Poised
                                                                                                                                                                                                         www.michaelasflowershop.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           hall of fame:                    PlaCe for                                  the Hall
                                                                   Palo Alto; 650-325-8500.          4800 El Camino Real,                                                                                                                  thirD year                       a Play Date
international                   Palo Alto; 650-493-8862.
                                                                   www.tamarinerestaurant.com        Los Altos; 650-559-0300.
                                                                                                                                      www.kspphoto.com                   209 El Camino Real,
                                                                                                                                                                         Menlo Park; 650-566-1388.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         furniture store /
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Johnson Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of Fame?
Cuisine                         www.thefishmarket.com
                                                                                                     www.wholefoodsmarket.com         auto Care                                                          home furnishinGs                  Longs Drugs
                                                                                                                                                                         www.poisedfit.com                                                                                  Bounded by Waverley and             Businesses who win their
                                                                   inCreDiBle
La Bodeguita del Medio          solo DininG                                                                                                                                                                                                352 University Ave.,
463 S. California Ave.,
                                                                                                     GroCery store                    Larry’s Auto Works
                                                                                                                                                                         shoe rePair
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Crate & Barrel                    Palo Alto; 650-324-1667.         Kipling streets and Everett and     categories five years in a
                                Cafe Borrone                                                                                          2526 Leghorn St.,                                                  530 Stanford Shopping Center,                                      Hawthorne avenues, Palo Alto.
                                                                   GruB
Palo Alto; 650-326-7762.                                                                             Trader Joe’s                                                                                                                          2701 Middlefield Road,                                               row get a special honor:
                                1010 El Camino Real,                                                                                  Mountain View; 650-492-5443.       Midtown Shoe Repair             Palo Alto; 650-321-7800.          Palo Alto; 650-330-0128.         Mitchell Park
www.labodeguita.com                                                                                  720 Menlo Ave.,
                                                                                                                                      www.autoworks.com                                                  www.crateandbarrel.com                                                                                 They get to wear the “Hall
                                Menlo Park; 650-327-0830.                                                                                                                2796 Middlefield Road,                                            855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto;   600 E. Meadow Drive, Palo Alto
                                                                                                     Menlo Park; 650-323-2134.                                                                                                                                                                                  of Fame” cape for three
                                www.cafeborrone.com                Food and Drink                    www.traderjoes.com               ChiroPraCtor                       Palo Alto; 650-329-8171.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         hall of fame:                     650-322-2150. www.cvs.com        Palo Alto Junior Museum
italian                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and Zoo                             years and don’t even need
restaurant                      sPorts Bar                          BaGels                           iCe Cream /Gelato                Peak Performance                   skin Care                       first year                        shoe store                       1451 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto    to gather votes. Current
Osteria                         The Old Pro                        Izzy’s Brooklyn Bagels            Rick’s                           Chiropractic                       SkinSpirit                      IKEA                              Nordstrom                        Opal’z                              examples include Darbar
247 Hamilton Ave.,              541 Ramona St., Palo Alto;         477 California Ave.,              Rather Rich Ice Cream            325 Sharon Park Drive, Suite B6,   701 Emerson St.,                1700 E. Bayshore Road,            550 Stanford Shopping Center,    719 Colorado Ave.,                  Indian Cuisine and Palo
Palo Alto; 650-328-5700.        650-326-1446.                      Palo Alto; 650-329-0700.          3946 Middlefield Road,           Menlo Park; 650-233-7333.          Palo Alto; 650-324-9600.        East Palo Alto; 650-323-4532.     Palo Alto; 650-323-5111.         Palo Alto; 650-322-6500.            Alto Bicycles.
www.osteriapaloalto.com         www.oldpropa.com                   www.izzysbrooklynbagels.com       Palo Alto; 650-493-6553.         www.peakperformancei.com           www.skinspirit.com              www.ikea.com                      shop.nordstrom.com               www.opalzoap.com