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The California Issue

The California Issue explores the enduring impact that Golden State food, chefs and ingredients have on the American food scene as a whole. We head to Los Angeles to see how some of the city's most interesting restaurants ended up in strip malls; look at how California cuisine extends beyond San Francisco and Los Angeles to Tahoe, Sacramento and beyond; and trace how Alice Waters' Chez Panisse birthed a national food movement. Find these stories, and much more, in our California Issue.

  • Pakpao Thai
    Dallas
    Texas
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  • Quince
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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  • Osteria Mozza
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Chef’s Table at Tess’ Kitchen Store
    Grass Valley
    Calif.
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  • Kato
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • La Taqueria
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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  • Foreign Cinema
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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  • Jitlada
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Chez Panisse
    Berkeley
    Calif.
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  • Sqirl
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Barbuto
    New York
    N.Y.
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  • Luv2Eat Thai Bistro
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Bacon & Brine
    Solvang
    Calif.
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  • Cockscomb
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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  • Baroo
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Alimento
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Grange Restaurant & Bar
    Sacramento
    Calif.
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  • S.Y. Kitchen
    Santa Ynez
    Calif.
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  • Trois Familia
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Loaf & Fish
    San Diego
    Calif.
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  • Tartine Manufactory
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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  • SPQR
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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  • Wool Growers
    Bakersfield
    Calif.
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  • Baran’s 2239
    Hermosa Beach
    Calif.
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  • First & Oak
    Solvang
    Calif.
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  • Huckleberry Bakery and Café
    Santa Monica
    Calif.
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  • Restaurant Trokay
    Truckee
    Calif.
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  • Novo
    San Luis Obispo
    Calif.
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  • Jitlada
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Baran’s 2239
    Hermosa Beach
    Calif.
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  • First & Oak
    Solvang
    Calif.
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  • Chez Panisse
    Berkeley
    Calif.
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  • Huckleberry Bakery and Café
    Santa Monica
    Calif.
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  • Sqirl
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Trois Familia
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Chef’s Table at Tess’ Kitchen Store
    Grass Valley
    Calif.
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  • Alimento
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Luv2Eat Thai Bistro
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Grange Restaurant & Bar
    Sacramento
    Calif.
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  • Parlour
    Oakland
    Calif.
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  • First & Oak
    Solvang
    Calif.
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  • Trois Familia
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Huckleberry Bakery and Café
    Santa Monica
    Calif.
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  • Trois Familia
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Chez Panisse
    Berkeley
    Calif.
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  • Alimento
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Grange Restaurant & Bar
    Sacramento
    Calif.
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  • Cioppino’s
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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  • First & Oak
    Solvang
    Calif.
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  • Trois Familia
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Trois Familia
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Pailin Thai Cuisine
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Tartine Manufactory
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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  • Cosecha
    Oakland
    Calif.
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  • Quince
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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  • Big Sur Bakery
    Big Sur
    Calif.
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  • Grange Restaurant & Bar
    Sacramento
    Calif.
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  • S.Y. Kitchen
    Santa Ynez
    Calif.
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  • Cioppino’s
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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  • Granada Hotel & Bistro
    San Luis Obispo
    Calif.
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  • Trois Familia
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Loaf & Fish
    San Diego
    Calif.
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  • Trois Familia
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Rodded Restaurant
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Tartine Manufactory
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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  • Quince
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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  • Big Sur Bakery
    Big Sur
    Calif.
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  • Alimento
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Granada Hotel & Bistro
    San Luis Obispo
    Calif.
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  • Trois Familia
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Luv2Eat Thai Bistro
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • Quince
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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  • Huckleberry Bakery and Café
    Santa Monica
    Calif.
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  • Restaurant Trokay
    Truckee
    Calif.
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  • Granada Hotel & Bistro
    San Luis Obispo
    Calif.
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  • Kato
    Los Angeles
    Calif.
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  • La Taqueria
    San Francisco
    Calif.
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