If only I had an extra $500 lying around, I would definitely pay up to enjoy her menu, which, according to the Huffington Post, will (hopefully) include:
"Chesapeake Bay oysters and crostini; rockfish soup and a confit of saffron-spiked tomatoes, though if the fish don't look so great, she'll shift to winter vegetables; shoulder of local lamb with salsa verde, and an apple tart."Still not convinced that the meal is worth $500? Well, read on:
"Proceeds from these feasts ($350 of each $500 ticket) will go to two city soup kitchens and to FRESHFARM Markets, which oversees eight markets in DC and Maryland; last year it gave more than eight tons of leftover crops gleaned farm fields to anti-hunger groups."Of course, she'll be doing all of her food shopping at the local farmer's market the day before. (You can take the girl out of Berkley.....)
Alas, I'll just have to be patient and wait until I actually get to visit Chez Panisse one day...
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