On the Tables of Saison: Bountiful-Local

February 1, 2010
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If you were to wander to the side of Stable Cafe, just past a shipping container topped with a garden grown by yours truly, you will find Saison.  Saison (French for season) is a reservations-only restaurant that opens its doors on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

 evenings to serve the locally sourced menu of Executive Chef Joshua Skenes with the discerning and cultivated wine pairings of Sommelier Mark Bright. The feel is secret supper club meets informed elegance.  The experience is one of both intimacy and invitation: the tables are small and candle-lit while the kitchen is open and guests can be a part of the culinary magic with wine in hand.

Art with Nature’s Oddities and RePurposing with Lila B.

November 19, 2009
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San Francisco Chronicle
November 1, 2009 
Chantal Lamers
Sunday Home & Garden Feature
Art from nature’s oddities
Unexpected displays bring rooms to life

 

Baylor Chapman’s San Francisco home isn’t about formal floral centerpieces or huge houseplants. For the sought-after designer, known for sustainable gardens and floral arrangements, home is about personal touches, repurposing materials and using nature’s knickknacks to their utmost potential.

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Local Food? Why not Local Flowers?

September 7, 2009
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August 2009
You Do Locally Grown Food, Why Not Locally Grown Flowers?

Locavores may be adamant about only buying food from nearby farmers, but when the dining table is dressed with flowers flown in from South America the point is kind of lost, no? Enter Lila B. Design, a San Francisco floral design company cultivating “City Grown” flowers for their bouquets. {read more}

Check out Lily Gahagan’s article for San Francisco’s 7×7 about how locavores may indeed dig Lila B’s City Grown flowers.

Making beautiful statements with living things