Illustration of various foods laid out around the bay are with the words Eat Like a Don.

Eat Like a Don

by Tammy Lam, Sayantika Mandal, and Mary McInerney | Illustrations by Kris Miller

Try these alumni-owned and operated places in the Bay Area and beyond. Cheers!

San Francisco | North Bay | East Bay | Peninsula/South Bay | Beyond the Bay

San Francisco

Two grocers pose with arms around each other at a stand.

She Serves Love

Aomboon Deasy MSOD ’08 runs K&J Orchards in Winters, California. She and her husband, Tim, grow stone fruits, apples, pears, pomegranates, citrus, and nuts. “I was born in Bangkok, and because of my Asian heritage, we also grow products such as Chinese dates and Makrut limes that you can’t always find in your local grocery store,” says Deasy, left, with employee Motoe Kuriyama. K&J produce has been sold at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market for 25 years — and served in restaurants including the French Laundry. When she’s not in the orchard or at the market, Deasy works in finance for a Bay Area startup and is studying for a master’s degree in finance from Harvard.

An illustration of rolling hills with wine bottles on them.

North Bay

An illustration of food on rolling hills

East Bay

Illustration of various foods with a hillside in the background.

Peninsula/South Bay

Illustration of food on a road through America.

Beyond the Bay


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