Ruth Reichl - served at the Swallow Restaurant, one of the most avant-garde of Berkeley’s cafes.

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Ruth Reichl: Tender at the Bone

New York Times' chief restaurant critic

Reichl’s mother suffered from manic-depressive illness and veered between hilarity and near catatonia. She also not infrequently made up meals for family and guests from food that was just plain spoiled.

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