“When I spoke to Rebecca Reis-Miller, CEO of Growing Synergy, she confirmed that Raga was not a restaurant they supplied to. Raga's menu also lists Tomazin Farms and Wild Ocean Seafood Market, whose products find their way into area restaurants care of Local Roots Distribution. When I spoke to Local Roots founder Emily Rankin, she too confirmed that Raga was not a restaurant she had any dealings with. Now, the fact that Raga actually lists Growing Synergy on their menu is damning enough, but when you notice Raga's list of purveyors appears nearly identical to the list on the Cress website, it makes you shake your head.” (Raga's approach to fine dining and local sourcing is off-key)
“...we’d appreciate it even more if those local farms and providers (Deep Creek Ranch, King Farm, Winter Park Dairy, Lake Meadow Naturals, etc.) were listed somewhere on the menu.” (Boca makes you open wide and say "hmmm")
“Out of curiosity, I asked where they sourced their cod, expecting 'North Atlantic' or 'Pacific' to be the response. Instead, the server busts out, ‘It's from Sysco.’” (Braccia presents itself as a pizzeria with Brazilian leanings, but fresh-squeezed juice is the safest thing on the menu)
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