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Eating Out - March 25, 2022

Standing tall

Star chef Traci Des Jardins' el Alto opens in Los Altos' State Street Market

by By Anthony Shu

Traci Des Jardins became a renowned chef and leader of California cuisine while at the helm of Jardini?re, which opened in Hayes Valley in 1997. Many of the nation's best chefs passed through the kitchen, and celebrities sought out seats in a multistory dining room which could welcome 600 customers a night.

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