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Scenes from the Alice Waters Yard Sale

You Can Get Anything You Want at Alice’s Restaurant

People started showing up outside Chez Panisse in Berkeley hours before the official 10 AM start of the Great Alice Waters 2019 Yard Sale last Sunday. 70 more words


Alice Waters Is Having a Yard Sale

Alice Waters, Master Chef, founder of Chez Panisse, and all-around National Treasure, is having a yard sale.

Alice Waters and her daughter, Fanny Singer, are hosting the sale on Sunday, 31 March 2019, from 10 AM to 3 PM, in the car park at Chez Panisse at 1517 Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley, California. 47 more words


“Our full humanity is contingent on our hospitality; we can be complete only when we...”

“Our full humanity is contingent on our hospitality; we can be complete only when we are giving something away; when we sit at the table and pass the peas to the person next to us we see that person in a whole new way.”

Alice Waters, chef


Alice Waters Reading List

To prepare for my Alice Waters Potluck, I’ve been reading as much as I can about Alice, Chez Panisse, Terroir, and California Cuisine.

Here are some amazing books and articles I’ve found and enjoyed, but first, I’ll share an excerpt from the preface of Waters’ memoir, … 281 more words


Alice Waters Potluck

I’ll be hosting an Alice Waters Potluck at Practice Space, a shop and studio in Inman Square, as part of their winter research question: why do we dream of California?  431 more words

Public Scholarship

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“This is the power of gathering:  it inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful:  in a word, more alive.”   —   Alice Waters… 52 more words


What I'm Reading: Coming to My Senses

One of the first memoirs I read was the first of Ruth Reichl’s three, Tender at the Bone. I was immediately entranced and quickly inhaled her other two,  539 more words