The Paly Voice

Siam Royal offers homestyle dining experience

February 6, 2003

Imagine how it would feel to dine in a cozy home in Thailand. Siam Royal at 338 University Ave. in Palo Alto renders just that with a sensational home dining experience. The first thing I noticed upon entering the little family-owned...

Hunan Chinese food takes an American turn

November 27, 2002

Rarely does a restaurant accomplish blending the exquisite taste of multiple cultures as well as Fatima Seafood Restaurant does. Originally from Taiwan, the owners of this ten year old Chinese restaurant mimic the dish style...

Baskin Robbins raises cookie dough to new standards

November 27, 2002

Cast your mind back to the childhood fantasies of indulging into a bowl of cookie dough. Now transfer those pleasurable moments to scoops of vanilla ice cream, mixed with moist chocolate chips. In other words, treat yourself...

"The Laramie Project" brings closure to tragic events

November 27, 2002

Gunn High School’s production of "The Laramie Project" was a stunning and honest representation of the tragic events and aftershocks revolving around the murder of gay student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wy., in 1998. First...

Buca di Beppo offers fine family dining

November 1, 2002

Buca di Beppo, or “Joe’s Basement,” perfectly embodies America’s perception of the classic Italian restaurant. Offering simple, yet classic dishes, Palo Alto’s Buca di Beppo’s provides an ideal setting for a family...

For people who snort when they laugh

December 31, 2001

Although some former viewers of the original TV series that the movie is based on may wonder why it’s being revived in the first place, everybody can get a laugh or few from the adventurous retro romp that is "Starsky &...

Daredevil puts audience to sleep

December 31, 2001

Daredevil's flashy special effects are unable to make up for its poor acting and lack of creative storyline. As far as the plot, it's down there with Tomb Raider and X-Men. Movies that fall into the "action hero" category ...

Voice Raffle Winners!

August 27, 2001

The Grand prize winners of the Voice Raffle are ticket numbers "32 31 69" and "29 97 03." The Runner up ticket numbers are "46 50 50," "14 46 12," and "32 01 99." Congratulations!...

No Doubt's "Tragic Kingdom" still offers essence of ska

April 3, 2001

With awesome vocals from Gwen Stefani, Tragic Kingdom has an amazing ska sound, which makes it No Doubt's best album and possibly one of the best albums ever produced. Tragic Kingdom (1995), No Doubt's second CD, captures the...

"The Recruit" brings spy thrillers back in style

February 7, 2001

The new spy thriller The Recruit, has Oscar-worthy acting and an action-packed, suspenseful plot that keep you on the edge of your seat until the last seconds of the film. The story largely revolves around James Clayton (Colin...