Lunching at Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse: Gourmet Chick in the United States


A meal at Chez Panisse has been on my bucket list since interviewing Alice Waters last year for The Guardian. Her influence has spread around the world championing local, seasonal and organic produce. Fans and locals all come to pay homage at Waters’ unassuming restaurant tucked away in Berkely which is about 45 minutes from

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San Francisco’s seven must eats: Gourmet Chick in the United States

Bread and butter pudding from Mr Holmes Bakehouse

 I’ve been to San Francisco twice this year but I’m in no danger of running out of great restaurants and cafes to eat at. This city is a foodie mecca and even in the couple of months since I last visited there have been some great new openings along with some classic San Francisco dining

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San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Gourmet Chick in the United States

The most delicious strawberries

I’m currently in sunny San Franciso for a work trip but of course I’ve managed to squeeze in lots of eating and drinking on the side. I was lucky enough to stay at Hotel Vitale which is right on the waterfront opposite the Ferry Plaza which hosts one of the most famous farmers markets in

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