Culture

Arya Steakhouse: Couple brings Persian cuisine to town

Stepping into Arya Steakhouse is like being whisked from downtown Palo Alto to the Middle East. Walls are lined with delicate ceramic teapots and plates, colorful, ornate rugs hang above the neatly set tables, and the sweet sound of Persian music fil...

On display: “brave new worlds”: Student art in local exhibit

Realistic self-portraits, colorful abstract paintings and lively depictions of a moment in time. At first glance, the varying art hanging on the gallery walls appears to be a random collage of work. However, upon closer examination, each of the piece...

Mad for Manresa: Local bakery opens a Palo Alto location

Eager patrons chatter and browse the menu in the polished blue and tan interior of Town and Country’s new bakery Manresa Bread. Its busy, cheerful atmosphere is accompanied by the sweet smell of pastries and coffee.  The bakery’s Palo Alto locatio...