Tag: chez panisse

First Impression: Healdsburg SHED

First Impression: Healdsburg SHED

What would a wine country locavore’s paradise look like? Stephanie Rosenbaum talks to Cindy Daniel, owner of Healdsburg’s new SHED, a 21st-century grange, store, and sustainable-living center.

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Deaf Foodies Savor Gourmet Ghetto Tasting Tour in Sign Language

Deaf Foodies Savor Gourmet Ghetto Tasting Tour in Sign Language

| March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

A dozen Deaf Foodies relish the tastes and history of Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto in a 3 hour tasting tour presented completely in American Sign Language (ASL) by food writer (and ASL interpreter) Anna Mindess through Edible Excursions.

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Alice Waters Talks About Chez Panisse Fire (VIDEO)

Alice Waters Talks About Chez Panisse Fire (VIDEO)

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

So sorry to hear about the fire at Chez Panisse early this morning. Listen to this moving interview from Alice Waters on the scene. My heart goes out to her and the entire Chez Panisse family.

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A Cuban-American Chez Panisse Chef Explores Her Culinary Roots

A Cuban-American Chez Panisse Chef Explores Her Culinary Roots

| February 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

A Cuban-American Chez Panisse chef talks about her recent trip to Cuba as part of a culinary diplomacy tour in a story by BAB’s Sarah Henry.

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First Impressions: Rockridge’s Ramen Shop

First Impressions: Rockridge’s Ramen Shop

| January 5, 2013 | 2 Comments

After months of planning, Chez Panisse alumni Sam White, Jerry Jaksich and Rayneil De Guzman officially opened the doors of Ramen Shop in Rockridge tonight.

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Alice Waters Partners with Hyatt on Organic Kids’ Menu

Alice Waters Partners with Hyatt on Organic Kids’ Menu

| August 22, 2012 | 1 Comment

In an unexpected alliance, real food restaurateur Alice Waters has teamed up with the Hyatt Corporation to improve the children’s menus of the hotel chain. Sarah Henry reports.

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Waffles for Marion Cunningham

Waffles for Marion Cunningham

Remembering longtime Bay Area cookbook author, writer, and teacher Marion Cunningham, whose updates of “The Fannie Farmer Cookbook,” among others, were the batter-splattered, soup-splashed go-tos for a modern generation of cooks.

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Chez Panisse Alum Cook Up Culinary Performance Art Evening

Chez Panisse Alum Cook Up Culinary Performance Art Evening

| April 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

Two Chez Panisse alum — Niki Ford and Tamar Adler — cook up a culinary performance art event at Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, where Ford serves as the current culinary fellow for the artists in residence.

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It’s all about the milk at Cowgirl Creamery

It’s all about the milk at Cowgirl Creamery

| February 27, 2012 | 2 Comments

Cowgirl Creamery, a forerunner of the artisanal foods movement in the Bay Area, has been producing organic cheese in West Marin for 15 years. Here is a recap of a tasting tour, some history of the creamery and information about many of the Cowgirl cheeses.

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Ten Top Food News Stories of 2011: Part Two

Ten Top Food News Stories of 2011: Part Two

| December 29, 2011 | 1 Comment

Sarah Henry continues coverage of food trends and topics for 2011 with part-two of her top food stories posts. Up this time: food recalls, childhood obesity, partnerships in food, occupy food — and a healthy smattering of the year’s biggest food celebrities.

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Well Fed: The Importance of Staff Meals

Well Fed: The Importance of Staff Meals

| December 15, 2011 | 3 Comments

Staff meals vary from china plates and wine glasses to communal sandwich bars: Megan Gordon chats with one baker, one jam maker and one very well-known Bay Area restaurant about how and why they take the time to plan for very specific staff meals.

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Alice Waters Serves Lunch, Launches Levi’s T-Shirts for Edible Education

Alice Waters Serves Lunch, Launches Levi’s T-Shirts for Edible Education

| August 24, 2011 | 1 Comment

Alice Waters brought box lunches to Maiden Lane near Union Square today and launched her Levi’s T-shirt line (100% organic cotton, of course) all to raise awareness and funds for her national nonprofit Edible Schoolyard Project.

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Edible Education 101: Rock Stars of Food Movement Teach UC Berkeley Class

Edible Education 101: Rock Stars of Food Movement Teach UC Berkeley Class

| August 23, 2011 | 4 Comments

New UC Berkeley class explores food politics with some of the food movement’s biggest names. The popular class is open to the general public.

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KQED’s Forum: Chez Panisse Turns 40

KQED’s Forum: Chez Panisse Turns 40

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

In 1971, Alice Waters and some friends opened a neighborhood bistro in Berkeley with the aim of serving meals with the food and atmosphere of a dinner party at home. Forty years later, the way the nation eats has been dramatically changed by Chez Panisse. As the restaurant marks its anniversary, Forum talks with local chefs and food writers about the impact Chez Panisse has had on the local and national food scene.

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