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May 31, 2016

Deepak Chopra

“Jared’s nutritional advice in Clean Plates has the power to transform your individual health and our collective well-being.”

Deepak Chopra, M.D., founder of The Chopra Center

“Jared Koch and Jill Silverman Hough, co-authors of The Clean Plates Cookbook, are experts at using produce and other intrinsically healthy ingredients in ingenious ways.”

“A brilliant and easy way to eat healthy.”

Jamie Oliver, Chef, restaurateur, good-food activist

Jamie Oliver

“An impressively thorough and blessedly non-preachy approach to eating well.”


Donna Karan

“The Clean Plates approach to healthier food and dining gives us the tools to make a difference for our bodies and the communities we live in.”

Donna Karan, fashion designer and founder of the Urban Zen Foundation

“A model for responsible eating by providing common-sense guidelines.”

Tasting Table

“Whether you want to stay trim or re-boot your eating habits entirely, Jared Koch’s expert nutritional advice makes eating well simple and delicious.”

Mark Hyman, M.D., author of New York Times bestseller, The Blood Sugar Solution

Mark Hyman, M.D.

“We’ve got no excuse not to try new (and healthy) restaurants now that we have Clean Plates.”


Marc Forgione

“I’m thrilled to be included in Clean Plates and to be recognized for my commitment to providing my customers with high quality, delicious ingredients.”

Marc Forgione, Iron Chef winner and restaurateur

“Think of Clean Plates as a marriage between Yelp and sustainability rankings—the criteria for being Clean Plates Approved is admirable.”

Food Republic

“This is the best guide to healthy eating at the most delicious places…”

Mariel Hemingway, celebrated author and actress.

Mariel Hemingway

“In health guru Jared Koch’s latest tome…this Zagat Lite is your meal ticket to all the guilt- (and gluten-) free restos around town.”

Refinery 29

Dean Ornish

“Knowledge is power and awareness is the first step in healing. Clean Plates is a highly valuable source of information that can empower you to make informed and intelligent choices about where to eat.”

Dean Ornish, M.D., founder of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute and bestselling author.

“Easy to follow, educational, and fun…”

Alejandro Junger, M.D., author, Clean: The Revolutionary Program to Restore the Body’s Natural Ability to Heal Itself

“Trying to #eatclean? Dig into @cleanplates for tips and to find nearby spots with healthy, sustainable & yummy food.”

Joy Bauer, founder of Nourish Snacks and Nutrition expert for Today Show.

Joy Bauer

“I was really struck by how very practical it all was.”

The Kitchn

Kris Carr

“This is the most comprehensive pocket guide I have ever read. Not only will you learn where to dine, but how to make healthy choices for yourself and the planet. Please create one for every city.”

Kris Carr, author of Crazy, Sexy Diet

“I have long held that the sweet spot for our relationship with food is where food we love for the sheer pleasure of it, loves us back by nurturing our health.  It is to just such ‘sweet spots’ among the restaurants of Manhattan that ‘Clean Plates N.Y.C.’
insightfully, engagingly, and reliably leads us.”

David L. Katz, M.D., Director, Prevention Research Center, Yale University School of Medicine

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