School lunch, breakfast burritos, Chez Panisse turns 50, inflammation

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“A 60-year-old man will tell you the first and last name of the kid who had the better lunch than he did,” shares Lucy Shaeffer. She visually documents a cross section of food and meal memories in her book, “School Lunch: Unpacking Our Shared Stories.” Photo by Lucy Schaeffer.

Photographer Lucy Schaeffer captures the nostalgia and personal memories behind school lunch. Internal medicine doctor Rupa Marya and research professor Raj Patel discuss the disconnect between health and social justice in their book “Inflamed.” Iconic chef and restaurateur Alice Waters celebrates the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Berkeley institution, Chez Panisse. LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison runs down the best breakfast burritos in the city. Finally, cue the sweet peppers at the farmer’s market.



Evan Kleiman