Culture

Verses Unveiled: Weaving Anger, Despair and Hope into Lyrics

"I Want My Mom” was the song that ignited Palo Alto High School senior Alex Daw’s passion for composing and performing rap. Through its verses, Daw travels from a furious monologue to dismal pleas and back again, his visceral words reinforced by the ...

Turkish Food at Tuba

The warm winter sun streams through floor-to-ceiling windows boasting “TUBA” in red-and-blue lettering and illuminates the white brick walls. Fairy li...

Love & Sandwiches: Local Favorite to go National

Ike's Place knows exactly how to craft the quintessential sandwich bite. The shop’s deliciously fresh bread serves as the perfect vessel for its mouthwatering fillings and its signature secret “Dirty Sauce” ensures each mouthful is packed with flavor...

Silver Screen Selections: Our film favorites for the Oscars

From warring royal subjects in “The Favourite” and “Mary Queen of Scots” to the exploration of race in “Black Panther,” “Black KkKlansman” and “Green Book” to an inside look into the music industry in “A Star is Born” and “Bohemian Rhapsody,” this ye...