I want to meet up with a friend after work for coffee and catching up. I don't want a bar atmosphere, though, and I don't know what else is open around 5-7 in downtown Oakland. I'm going to start calling around, but does anyone know of a spot?
Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.