Exotic veggies make Calif. farm a favorite with Michelin-starred chefs
SAN MARCOS, Calif. — Hidden inside greenhouses up a dirt road in San Marcos' Twin Oaks Valley there are plants with leaves that taste like raw oysters, chocolate-flavored mint, lime and pineapple varieties of basil, snow-white strawberries, pink blueberries and full-grown tomatoes as tiny as currants. Launched in 2016 by Aaron Choi and his wife, Emily Chen Choi, Girl & Dug Farm's unusual crops have attracted some of the nation's pickiest customers: Michelin-starred restaurant chefs. Before the pandemic, the farm's 60 restaurant customers included all but one of the Michelin-starred chefs in Lo...
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