The Greedy Ant in Belmont is Silicon Valley’s cheese heaven

The owner, Mark Paladini, and his cheese fridge. Mark Paladini wants you to stop overpaying for mediocre cheese and start learning what you like and why. Paladini is the proprietor of The Greedy Ant and an encyclopedia of bleus, cheddars and pecorinos. His shop, on Ralston and El Camino in the sleepy hamlet of Belmont, should be on your go-to list for your next party or big brunch. Here’s what to expect when you ...

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‘We got to build something I’m very proud of’: Saying goodbye to Palo Alto’s Lure+Till

Lure+Till brunch via IG: pcbeller Silicon Valley restaurants come and go (high rents, scarce labor, fickle customers), so it doesn’t pay to get too attached. But Lure+Till managed something surprising for Palo Alto: to simultaneously be a comfortable hangout and a place to be seen. The restaurant will close January 2 and for fans who knew its secret, we need to take a moment to say farewell. Lure+Till opened with, and inside, the ...

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