Citrus-scaping at St. Francis

One of our favorite parts of eating at the super-stylish CenPho St. Francis is, of course, the aesthetic: midcentury mod, to be sure, but with some homey touches thrown in.

Like citrus-scaping. We're down with just about any -scaping these days (as long as you don't make us discuss man-scaping, ick) and we love what St. Francis did with an orange, at lunch the other day. (The red quinoa salad was out of this world, too.)

To think we were getting ready to donate our cupcake tree to Goodwill! No more. And orange against milk glass? To die for.

Have a good idea for displaying your crop of grapefruit or tangerines? Email a photo to [email protected] and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a Chow Bella apron.

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Amy Silverman is a two-time winner of the Arizona Press Club’s Journalist of the Year award. Her work has appeared on the radio show This American Life and in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Lenny Letter, and Brain, Child. She’s the co-curator of the live reading series Bar Flies, and a commentator for KJZZ, the NPR affiliate in Phoenix. Silverman is the author of the book My Heart Can’t Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love, and Down Syndrome (Woodbine House 2016). Follow her on Instagram (@amysilverman), Twitter (@amysilvermanaz), and at