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Alice Waters

Meatless Monday: Food Day October 24 -- Countdown To Eating Real

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.17.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

You can help meet every one of Food Day's goals with one single choice -- eat less meat. Jobs, health, education, the environment and ethics all converge at the end of our forks.

WATCH: 'Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe'

Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts

Back in 1978, Herzog challenged a then-unknown Errol Morris to make his feature documentary, "Gates of Heaven," promising Morris that he would eat his...

Changing the World -- One Foodie at a Time

Vivian Norris | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home
Vivian Norris

The world may be going through a rough financial time, but if we all pull together, we can still find ways to cooperate and enjoy the most basic of human joys, the joy of taste!

Sustainable Food Comes of Age

Tensie Whelan | Posted 11.23.2011 | Green
Tensie Whelan

It's hard to pinpoint an exact definition or an exact beginning of the sustainable food movement. No doubt human beings everywhere have always sought...

Sasha Bronner

Why LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy Wakes Up At 2:45AM | Sasha Bronner | Posted 11.21.2011 | Los Angeles

LAUSD superintendent Dr. John Deasy does not believe in wasting time. He talks fast, sleeps little–-four hours a night-–and is in the news often f...

PHOTOS: California Celebrates 40 Years Of Chez Panisse

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.05.2011 | San Francisco

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Chez Panisse restaurant, founder Alice Waters and her Chez Panisse Foundation (soon to be called the Edible Schoo...

Why Alice Matters: The Book Of Chez Panisse

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.25.2011 | San Francisco
Robin Wilkey

Waters's influence on how America approaches food, farming and cooking is indisputable. Cynicism is easy and creates nothing new. But an entire industry has changed thanks to Chez Panisse.

Robin Wilkey

Alice Waters On Her Next Project, Favorite Foods And 40 Years Of Chez Panisse | Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

Who: The great Alice Waters: the chef, author, mother, farmer, food justice ambassador and founder of Berkeley restaurant, Chez Panisse, who has chang...

Meatless Monday: Forty Years Of Hope, Great Eats And Chez Panisse

Ellen Kanner | Posted 10.22.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

You don't need to have eaten at Chez Panisse to be shaped by the restaurant which celebrates its 40th anniversary this week. You don't even have to l...

$5 Lunch With Alice Waters? Here's What's On The Menu

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.18.2011 | San Francisco

Rumors of the events surrounding next week's 40th anniversary of legendary restaurant Chez Panisse have been spreading faster than rumors of a new pop...

Kia Makarechi

Bringing Real Food To The Next Generation | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.12.2011 | Impact

It turns out star chefs like Alice Waters (Chez Panisse, Berkeley) and Ferran Adria (El Bulli, Costa Brava) have more in common than dining rooms peop...

The Truth Behind The Organic Garden Greeting Michelle Obama In Berkeley

Anneli Rufus | Posted 08.13.2011 | Home
Anneli Rufus

I knew that those vegetable gardens were a project -- a year in the making -- of Josh Thomsen, executive chef of the Claremont's Meritage restaurant. Thomsen first told me about his plans last year.

Jonathan Waxman on His New Cookbook, Italian, My Way

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 07.09.2011 | Home
Louise McCready Hart

Making pizza is the best thing in the world, and it's so much more satisfying to make your own stuff. Even if it doesn't taste better, you think it does -- and that's all that counts!

Reinvention, Self Invention and Social Media

Courtney Reum | Posted 06.05.2011 | Green
Courtney Reum

Whether it was an April Fool's prank or a genuine confession-as-publicity-stunt, organic food's godmother Alice Waters (of Chez Panisse fame) last Fri...

Children's Book Published On White House Garden

Obama Foodorama | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home

Perfectly timed to celebrate National Gardening Month, Clarion Books will today release First Garden: The White House Garden And How it Grew, which br...

Elizabeth David: Great Recipes From the Writer Who Liberated Cooks

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Olive oil -- available in drug stores (because it was used only to treat ear infections). Garlic, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese -- unknown and unavailable. That was England in the years after World War II.

Chicago Schools Serve Up Breakfast, But Not Everyone's Happy

Jacqueline Edelberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jacqueline Edelberg

The food mega-giant Chartwells Thompson just won a ginormous contract from the federal government contract to provide a free breakfast to every single Chicago Public School student.

Meatless Monday: Don't Be Cruel

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

We love our animals, spending $35 to $45 billion a year on pet care. The weird thing is, despite the care we lavish on our pets, we don't have a problem eating animals for dinner.

Want to Teach Democracy? Improve School Lunches

Alice Waters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alice Waters

What's missing from the national conversation about school lunch reform is the opportunity to use food to teach values that are central to democracy.

Meat, greet, eat

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ellen Snortland

It helps to have a personal relationship with your next meal Sitting down to supper as a 4-year-old, I recall my sisters' ardent concerns about who w...

Meatless Monday: 'Ingredients' -- More Than Food For Thought

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Brian Kimmel is not meatless. This worried him during our interview. "As a vegan," he asked, "what did you think of the movie?"

José Andrés Afraid Of Waters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

He also revealed that he's scared of Alice Waters: "Every time she comes to the restaurant, I'm scared. I'm like, where is this asparagus coming from?...

Levi's Print Workshop In The Mission

Piers Fawkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Piers Fawkes

As part of their workwear promotion, jeans maker Levi's have started a series of workshop programs to engage the local communities. It's part of the c...

Alice Waters' Culinary Tour

The Lonely Planet Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
The Lonely Planet Blog

Alice Waters made U.S. food a pure pleasure. Here's her itinerary for savoring some of the best the Bay Area has to offer.

Michael Pollan Makes TIME 100 List, Alice Waters Says She Was 'Pollanized' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TIME released their annual TIME 100 issue last week, naming the people who have most influenced our world, and author/journalist/food activist Michael...