Best Restaurants 2011: Backyard to Table

Local chefs are tilling and sowing whatever misplaced green space they can get their hands on. "I was walking past what was a vacant lot next to the restaurant," says Lucky's Café chef and owner Heather Haviland. "I just realized that we clean it, we mow it; it's a big, open grassy area that really just sits there." That was five years ago, and diners have been enjoying the veggies of her labor ever since.

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