Tag: chez panisse

Until Next Time, California

I’ve had this draft waiting patiently for two weeks patiently, hoping that one of these days the right words would finally accompany these final CA photos. I’m typing from my new home, the third already this year, back on the East Coast in Gloucester. I spent a lovely 4 1/2

Cannard Farm, Napa, and Haight-Ashbury

This morning I went to Cannard Farm, the main farm that Chez Panisse sources its produce from. It was gorgeous, with light rain and fog over the mountains, bringing sharp contrast to the beautiful wildflowers they let — and encourage — to grow. The special thing about this farm is

Berkeley & SF Explorations, Week 2

Since I’ve been in Berkeley, I’ve… Eaten, a lot. Twice at Chez Panisse, plus some quite indulgent staff meals; matrimonio and other tapas at Cesar; the famous Caesar salad at Zuni Cafe; pizza and salad at Cheeseboard Collective; many a time at Ramen Shop (4 times already and I’ve only

A New Start in the Bay Area

Happy new year, all! And what a year it’s been — what a year it was.┬áIn my mind, the new year began for me late last Friday when I arrived in California, when I was greeted within an hour of arriving with the most incredible meal at Chez Panisse –

Summer Starts at The Market Restaurant

The Market Restaurant in Gloucester is officially open for the season! I’ll be spending my time here, and will be constantly swooning over this amazing location, incredible food, and happy people. What a great way to spend the summer. I’ll be backwaiting, organizing reservations a couple times a week, and

Gluten-Free Mushroom & Potato Tartlets

This is going to be the start of a love affair between me and tarts. I just bought some mini tart pans, and they are so cute! (Sorry guys.) I’m pretty excited, and plan to make lots of tarts this winter, from savory to sweet. I broke in my tartlet

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