What You Missed at Localicious
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What You Missed at the Localicious Gala

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Drago

Chef Evan Gotanda, hard at work on a tomato gelee salad in partnership with Fairview Gardens.
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Curious Palate

Braised pork cheek and shoulder tacos with pickled green tomatoes, Italian pimento peppers, candied kumquats, Vella Monterrey Jack, Osaka mustard, and green chimichurri, in partnership with Maggie's Farm.
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Melisse

Cucumber chawan mushi, in partnership with Tutti Frutti Farms, with tomato gelee and gazpacho.
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Savory

Chilled heirloom melon soup from Paul Shoemaker, in partnership with Murray Family Farm.
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BLD

Grilled peach salad with crispy prosciutto, in partnership with Reiger Family Farms.
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Church & State

Chef Jeremy Berlin takes a break from stuffing Jaime Farms' tomatoes.
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Michael's

Sonoma duck confit with potato puree, mulberries, and Pinot mulberry sauce. Michael's was partnered with Wesier Family Farms, but also brought a dish of Harry's Berries' strawberries with creme fraiche, along with a few bottles of his Malibu-made pinot.
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FIG

One of our favorites was this elaborate taco de carnitas with gorgeously griddled cheese from locavore hero Ray Garcia, in partnership with Harry's Berries.
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Joe's and Bar Pintxo

Joe Miller, still standing the day after his restaurant turned 20, prepared these simple, excellent pork sliders.
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A.O.C.

Suzanne Goin and her crew offered this sublime crostini with lamb sirloin, tomato eggplant jam, and sliced Throubes olives.
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Real Food Daily

Chilled sweet corn soup, in partnership with Mud Creek Ranch.
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Cooks County

The catering outfit offered cranberry bean crostini with cherry tomatoes, in partnerships with Flora Bella Farms.
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Locanda del Lago

The restaurant's caprese del contadino utilized a basil sorbetto, local burrata, and heirloom beef steak tomatoes, with help from Beylik Farms.
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Eva

Mark Gold offered a stunning dish of tomato, crab, and buckwheat, with partner Coastal Farm.
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Border Grill

Offered squash blossom crostini, with chef Mary Sue Milliken in the house and partnered with Valdiva Farms.
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Sherry Yard

The Spago pastry legend capped the night with gorgeous strawberries from McGrath family Farms.

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