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Fall Harvest 2017

Broth Baby and Preserved

Making Strides Two Oakland entrepreneurs share business savvy and advice as they walk the lake By Rachel Trachten | Photos by Robin Jolin Oakland business owners Cassandra Gates and Elizabeth Vecchiarelli make a habit of circling Lake Merritt together to brainstorm and offer each other morale boosts. “I’ll talk for the first 30 minutes, and…

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Contents Fall Harvest 2017

     Recipes Roasted Watermelon Radishes Asian-Inspired Celery Salad Apple Cake Carne En Su Jugo Lemon Grass Beef Linguine Tutto Mare Cambodian-style Chicken Salad Guide to Good Eats Source Guide Editor’s Mixing Bowl What’s in Season? Plant to Plate Food Storage Tips Harvest on Instagram They Always Wore Aprons Fun with Food Insults A Terroir…

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Fun with Food Insults

By Anna Mindess, Collector of Food Insults | Illustrations by Lila Volkas Place an eggplant on a plate and the shiny purple globe freely rolls from side to side. You may have never considered the vegetable in this light, but for Hindi speakers, the phrase “thali ka baingan” (eggplant on a plate) is a disparaging put-down…

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Artwork by Susan Tibbon

Artist and farmer Susan Tibbon stewards a small organic, biodynamic farm in northern Mendocino County and celebrates the wonder of nature in her etchings, paintings, and sculpture. “Zucchini” is the 26th in a 26-image series of vegetables (one for each letter of the alphabet) celebrating the gifts of the land. “Eggplant” is the fifth in the…

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Growing Up with Giovanni Lo Coco

  Giovanni Lo Coco immigrated to the United States from Porticello, Sicily, in 1962. His daughter, Suzanne Lo Coco, describes him as a man with “tremendous style and social grace … attractive, with black hair and piercing blue eyes, warm, humorous, and above all an extraordinary cook.” On arriving in San Francisco, Giovanni went to…

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Local Harvest as Spotted on Instagram

We traveled around the Bay Area on Instagram for some local harvest inspiration. Here are some of our top picks. Instagram your food moments and use #edibleeastbay. You might see your photo here in next season’s roundup.                  

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Cambodian Food in Emeryville

Noodle Soup Epiphanies Chef Nite Yun brings Cambodian food to Emeryville By Sarah Henry | Photos by Robin Jolin It took Nite Yun a false start or two before she found her calling. Yun, a Cambodian immigrant raised in Stockton, went to San Francisco State to study nursing. San Francisco, which she’d been obsessed with…

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Source Guide Fall 2017

Arts, Education & Entertainment ARTSPOT RENO  Reno Mural Expo, October 13–15. Mural tours, workshops artist lectures, and a film screening. AUTUMN FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL  Lake Tahoe’s premier food and wine festival, September 8–10. EAST BAY WALDORF SCHOOL  Where Children Thrive. Located 20 minutes from Berkeley at 3800 Clark Rd, El Sobrante. EMERYVILLE CELEBRATION…

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