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America's 10 Best Roof-to-Table Restaurants

April 15, 2014 at 5:30:00 PM EDT | Post a Comment


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For years now, the farm-to-table movement has been sweeping across the nation, bringing chefs seeking locally sourced ingredients closer together with farmers. But farm-to-table is so passé—these days, chefs are starting to reap their own harvests by growing fresh fruits and vegetables on the roofs of their very own restaurants. From New York City to Dallas, cities across the country are seeing more and more restaurants where ingredients are being grown in-house. Here are 10 of the best of them.

by Kristine Hansen

Kristine Hansen is a freelance writer based in Milwaukee where she reports on food, wine, and travel topics around the globe for, along with new hotel openings. She also writes for Wine Enthusiast, TIME, Whole Living and American Way. In 2006 she co-authored The Complete Idiot's Guide to Coffee and Tea (Alpha Books/Penguin). You can follow her on Twitter @kristineahansen or through her web site.

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roofingrogernc on September 14, 2015 at 7:48:41 AM EDT

This is just so nice idea! Producing our own local food. Neverthelesss, planting veggies on the roof in New York - one has to think about how healthy such a food only can be..

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