650 Restaurant Roundup: Afuri Ramen heads to Mountain View & Silicon Valley loses it’s $50 burger (for now)

Plus, the local effort to save Red Berry Coffee, the Basuku Cheesecakes pop-up (via Vina Enoteca) and more! Selby’s $50 Black Label burger with Époisses and Australian black truffles, served with fries. The high end Redwood City restaurant hit pause late last month.(Photo by Sammy Dallal) Lots happening in the world of 6–5–0 eats these days. And this edition of our monthly round-up sees openings AND closures of local ramen outlets, plus ...

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Steve Rasmussen of Milk Pail Market on how to help our small businesses and their employees

Longtime Mountain View market owner offers six ideas for how to help small businesses during COVID-19 Guest opinion by Steve Rasmussen Steve Rasmussen, owner of the Milk Pail Market, poses for a portrait in the grocery store with his daughters Erika and Kai on June 4, 2019. (Photo by Magali Gauthier) Small businesses add pizzazz and vibrancy to our lives. Keeping restaurants, nail salons, day care centers and other small local businesses alive through ...

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Remembering Silicon Valley’s trailblazing “Troublemakers”

Stanford historian Leslie Berlin discusses her new book on the forgotten figures of tech history By Emily Olson Bunch of troublemakers: early Silicon Valley engineers responding to a reporter’s question—“What do you think of Texas Instruments?” (Images Courtesy of the Computer History Museum) It’s possible to explain the history of Silicon Valley using only two types of characters — and no, we’re not talking binary. There’s the “innovators … the typical heroes in our story of technological process,” as Atlantic Senior ...

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