The Californication of America’s Restaurants

Nick Mancall-Bitel, writing in Eater, has an interesting story on the concept of California cuisine.”

…even without a clear definition of the food on the plate, diners then and now harbor an image of California dining. The concept conjures a place more than a flavor: a table on the patio or by the pool, surrounded by desert plants and minor celebrities, a glass of wine glinting in the ceaseless sunshine. And increasingly, restaurants, both in the state and elsewhere, design their spaces to evoke this scene.

Now I’m hungry.

August 15, 2019


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