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Restaurants with "house-grown" produce

I just found out that Cafe Gratitude now has a farm -- Be Love Farm -- and is supplying some (but not all) of its produce from there, with plans to expand that operation.

I thought it might be informative to put together a list of places that use at least some produce they grow themselves.

Cafe Gratitude
The French Laundry
Duarte's Tavern


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  1. Humble Pie in Penngrove
    Zazu in Santa Rosa
    Cafe St Rose in Sebastopol
    French Garden in Sebastopol
    Cancun in Berkeley
    Tlaloc in SF
    Chilayo in SF

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    1. re: Melanie Wong

      Sebastopol's Sunday farm market has closed, but French Garden on Highway 12 hasn't.

      They offered incredible beets, cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, leeks, lettuce, cilantro, arugula, spinach and more.

      Also, they had some fine looking pastries displayed on the bar top.

      The whole market enterprise is inside the bar.

      French Garden
      8050 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol, CA 95472

      1. Mustard's Grill (pre-fire, anyway)

        Pauline's Pizza
        Madrona Manor


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        1. re: dolcevita_sf

          Mentioned in the 7x7 article was Greens, which is a classic. And Spruce's sister Village Pub was mentioned in the Chron article.

          I'm not sure Alembic (it sounds like their garden isn't producing yet, and that they're only going to be growing herbs), and Incanto and Zuppa (which are just growing herbs) really count.

        2. Flea Street, Menlo Park

            1. Zatar in Berkeley
              Shalizaar in Belmont (I'm not sure about this one but one of their apps includes herbs from the Los Altos Hills which I always took to mean their backyard garden)

              300 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002

              1981 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

              1. Cancun tacqueria [Berkeley] now sports a breadboard out front advertising their use of organic produce from their own garden. Didn't get a chance to ask about which dishes, how much, etc.

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                1. re: BernalKC

                  It's not a garden, it's a farm in Sonoma that supplies the several branches of Cancun and Tlaloc.

                2. Bardessono in Yountville

                  1. Zin Restaurant in Healdsburg owns/operates Eastside Farms, and you can buy the produce at farmers markets (Healdsburg, Windsor, etc.).

                    1. Farmhouse Inn: vegetables, fruit, grapes made into wine by a neighboring winery, rabbits, honey, etc.

                      1. Boon Eat + Drink in Guerneville. Anyone been?

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                        1. re: rworange

                          It was great. There were two of us we split the truffle fries ($6.00 enough for four people), flash fried brussels sprouts with lemon, garlic and hot pepper($8 and a big serving -enough for a meal by itself), and the tuscan bean soup ($12) I'm still thinking about the soup. .

                          Everything was wonderful. It's not a formal, fancy place but the food is.

                        2. Contigo is growing a small amount of produce. (maybe lettuces, herbs?)

                            1. Vitrane ... and they grown it on Third St in SOMA, no less. From their opentable overview

                              "Vitrine offers a full breakfast and lunch menu based on the highest quality ingredients, with many of the herbs and vegetables coming from the hotel’s organic terrace garden."

                              The terrace is on the fourth floor ... which is good. I worked for a decade on Market Street not too far away and you really don't want to know what happens to street level plants.

                              1. Tlaloc, Chilayo, and the Berkeley Cancun all get their produce from the same farm:


                                No connection with the three Taquerias Cancun in SF.

                                2134 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

                                2150 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA

                                Tlaloc Sabor Mexicano
                                525 Commercial St, San Francisco, CA 94111

                                1. I don't know if this really counts since it is owned by the Cafe Gratitude people, but Gracias Madre vegan Mexican restaurant just opened and the site says "Our tortillas and tamales are handmade from non-GMO Organic heirloom corn, some of which is grown by us on the Be Love Farm"

                                  No chicharones for you here

                                  1. Casa De Cobre in Saratoga. The menu looks really swell and it has a few positive reports on Chowhound and four stars on yelp

                                    It is worthwhile to pay attention to those one line mentions on the board.

                                    1. The Restaurant at Wente -- produce, olive oil, and of course, wine!