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2012 Open daily for lunch and dinner from 11:30am For reservations and menu visit CASCALRESTAURANT.COM or call 650-940-9500 Palo Alto Plumbing Heating and Air/Dahl Plumbing is an uppercut above the competition as Palo Alto’s Best Plumbers. (continued from page 57) to be a driver to appreciate the quiet AAA branch of Forest Avenue. With its generous offering of tour books, travel deals and good-old-fashioned advice, this Best Of winner has just cemented its status as the city’s top stop for planning the next journey. 430 Forest Ave., Palo Alto, 650-262-3870; csaa.com

Value Hotel/Motel El Camino Real might be steps from its door, but Creekside Inn seems a world away with its quiet, inner-courtyard garden and location next to Matadero Creek. The inn offers 136 rooms and suites, many overlooking the gardens or innercourtyard fountain. Relax beside the pool surrounded by lush greenery, stroll along the oak-studded creek or work out in the fully equipped fitness center. Rooms have eco-bath products, wireless Internet, flat-screen TVs, voicemail and plush bathrobes. The inn offers special packages such as the “Stanford Get Well” package for hospital visitors and “Weekend Special” that is attractive for getaways and sporting events. 3400 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, 650-493-2411; creekside-inn.com

Veterinarian Hall of Fame: Third Year

Readers say Midtown Shoe Repair is a slam dunk, voting it Best Shoe Repair (pictured: Robert Babekin of Midtown Shoe Repair).

Adobe Animal Hospital is known for top-of-the-line health care for all kinds of animals. From felines to amphibians, Adobe Animal Hospital (continued on next page)

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Palo Alto Weekly 08.17.2012 - Section 1  

Section 1 of the August 17, 2012 edition of the Palo Alto Weekly

Palo Alto Weekly 08.17.2012 - Section 1  

Section 1 of the August 17, 2012 edition of the Palo Alto Weekly