Meanwhile, others have caught on to the success of the 60,000-square-foot public food market, which includes, among other shops, a fish restaurant, a pasta and pizza joint, a panini bar, and a brewpub. Top Cheffer Bryan Voltaggio has admitted to modeling his upcoming Frederick, MD, venture, North Market Kitchen, on Eataly. The San Francisco International Airport's shiny new terminal includes Napa Farms Market, a food emporium that features locally produced foods, a dining court, and takeout meals to go. And Oakland's up-and-coming Jack London Square has long had a public market in the works.
With its manifold shopping and dining options, is the all-encompassing specialty "public foods market" the food scene of the future? What do you think of the concept of one-stop shops for culinary education, browsing, shopping, and dining?
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