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2012 Nature’s Plate Award People’s Choice Winners Announced

The Nature Conservancy has just announced  the winners of the 2012 Nature’s Plate People’s Choice Awards. Based on your votes, the Best Green Restaurants are: Los Angeles: Real Food Daily San Francisco: Gather Colorado: Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse Connecticut: Miya’s Sushi Washington, DC: Founding Farmers Florida: Market 17 New Jersey: A Toute Heure New York: The Green Table Pennsylvania: Earth, Bread + Brewery Virginia: Max’s Positive Vibes Cafe [...]

Vote for The Nature Conservancy 2012 People’s Choice Nature’s Plate Award!

The Nature Conservancy has just announced the finalists for the Best Green Restaurants! Based on your nominations, it is now your turn to cast your vote for the best green restaurants in Colorado, Connecticut, Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Richmond, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. Nominees include A Toute Heure, Founding Farmers, Gather, and The Kitchen, among others. [...]

What It’s Like to Work at The French Laundry; Batali Goes Green

* It’s tough to get a reservation at The French Laundry, but it’s even tougher to work there. [Financial Times] * …although the commute is probably tougher if you work at the world’s most remote restaurant. [Gizmodo] * Mario Batali is known for his orange Crocs, but his restaurants, including Del Posto, Lupa, Osteria Mozza, [...]

Trendspotting: Awful Offal; Fish Goes Green; Forkage Fees Make Author See Red; Restaurant Diners to See Fewer Tomatoes, and More

* It’s the awful side of offal as Rocky Mountain oysters show up on more menus. Blech. [The Atlantic] * Move over green eggs and ham: Fish is getting in on the action as well. [Chicago Tribune] * A restaurant asked Cake Bible author Rose Levy Beranbaum to fork over cash for a “forkage” fee [...]