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David Lebovitz: Life in Paris Really Is Sweet

By Alix Wall

David Lebovitz: Life in Paris Really Is Sweet
Cookbook author and writer David Lebovitz is known for many things but mostly for his devotion to all things sweet. He spent 13 years refining his pastry skills at Alice Waters’ restaurant Chez Panisse, authored a book dedicated entirely to ice cream (“The Perfect Scoop”) and he regularly documents Paris’s best patisseries on his blog “David Lebovitz: Living the Sweet Life in Paris.”Read More


How To Become a Citizen Farmer

By Alix Wall

How To Become a Citizen Farmer
Daron Joffe was a freshman at the University of Wisconsin in 1995 when he ate a turkey sandwich that changed his life.Read More


Mayim Bialik's Vegan Cookbook

By Alix Wall

Mayim Bialik's Vegan Cookbook
It probably was only a matter of time before Mayim Bialik put out a cookbook. The actress – who began her career as a child actor on “Blossom” and now appears regularly on “The Big Bang Theory” is also known for a few other things: her PhD in neuroscience; her advocacy of attachment parenting; her blogging for the Jewish parenting website kveller.com; her balancing act of working in Hollywood as an Orthodox Jew; and her diet.Read More


Taste Testing: 'Cook in Israel: Home Cooking Inspiration' by Orly Ziv

By Alix Wall

“Would You Make This?” is a sporadic column where personal chef Alix Wall evaluates a cookbook by making some of its recipes, sharing them with friends and asking what they think of the results. Read More


Berkeley's Local Butcher Shop Answers to Higher Authority

By Alix Wall

Berkeley's Local Butcher Shop Answers to Higher Authority
When it comes to filling a job in the food industry, one wouldn’t think that “Camp Tawonga” on a resume would have a lot of sway. But if we’re talking about the Local Butcher Shop in Berkeley, co-owner Monica Rocchino says it’s “a no-brainer.”Read More






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