I’ve had the very great pleasure of being cooked for this last week or so, and when you are eating out for literally every meal of every day, you come to notice when food is seasonal, homemade and locally grown. I’m constantly encouraged by the number of restaurants I find around the world that are working so very hard to use local and seasonal produce, and to ensure that everything that comes out of their kitchen is made from scratch. Of course, there are plenty of places where that doesn’t happen, but I would struggle to name any of them amongst the places we ate over the last week or so. I have nothing but praise for the restaurants and chefs we came across in Northern California, and the wonderful farmer’s markets we visited make me even more determined to stay somewhere that I can cook from scratch myself next time!
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