Saturday, March 16, 2013

A year and a half coming: fancy dinner at Altura

savory fennel creme brulee with blood orange, hazelnut oil, and fennel dust

salsify soup with parsley oil

salad with mustard celery vinaigrette and  blood oranges and beets

mushroom ravioli with miner's lettuce and fava beans

mushroom mouse, black garlic paste, olive oil whipped potatoes, and various prepared veggies:  carrot, celery, radish, radicchio, cippolini onion

with crispy potatoes and fried sage and garlic and other herbs over a parmesan aioli

satsuma semifreddo with satsuma foam, almond cookies, meringue
chocolate pinenut crostada with caramel praline cream

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Best of East Coast Eats - Sept 2012

roasted cauliflower sandwiches at num pang

 pumpkin pie, creme brulee, and chocolate ganache vegan donuts from Cinnamon Snail

raw jalapeno brownie from Cinnamon Snail (not that good)

ancho chile burger and seitan special at Cinnamon Snail

marinated portabello sandwich (with coleslaw inside?) at the Blue Benn Diner

chocolate cream wedding pie

"farmstand" cookies

pear ravioli appetizer at Pure Food & Wine

tamales at Pure Food & Wine

portabello with "ricotta" at Pure Food & Wine

mushroom tacos at Pure Food & Wine

cereal milk soft serve at momofuku

crack pie at momofuku

poached egg and braised greens at buvette

paneer and chickpea kati rolls at Kati Roll Company

grilled seitan chimichurri at Candle 79

seitan piccata at Candle 79

mushroom fricasse at Candle 79

vanilla cannolli at Candle 79

shitty shitty dan dan noodles from fake hipster BK place. not cool.

saving grace vegan caribbean food outside union st in DC

grits and coffee at Tastee Diner

 ethiopian smorgasbord at Ethiopic in DC

Friday, June 8, 2012

Nominations for best things of the year

coconut cream
earth balance
chocolate trader joe-joe's

this spinach, yogurt, and chile dish from Plenty:

almost anything else from Plenty:


Friday, March 30, 2012

Vegan March - Day 25

Breakfast: toast with pesto and nutritional yeast. coffee with coconut milk

Snack: banana with pb

Lunch: somen with edamame and spinach, hummus with carrots

snack: chocolate. tea. more hummus. crackers.

dinner: "quesadilla" - fake cheese, tofu, corn, spinach, red pepper, cilantro, salsa

dessert: vegan coconut cake

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Vegan March - Day 24

Breakfast: coffee with coconut milk. toast with earth balance, avocado, and tomato

snack: apple & PB

lunch: noodles with edamame

snack: tea and chocolate

Dinner: whole wheat tortilla with hummus, red pepper, harissa, mint, brussels sprouts

dessert: ginger candy, mango. cocktail

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Vegan March - Day 23

Breakfast: toast with pesto, fake cheese, and tempeh bacon. coffee with coconut milk.

Snack: apple with PB

Lunch: semi-ottolenghi soba noodles with lemon/ginger/sesame/tamarind sauce and edamame. spinach/carrots with peanut sauce

Snack: dark choco. 1/3 of field roast sausage. other half of apple with more PB

Dinner: whole wheat tortilla wrap with smoked paprika hummus, harissa, roasted brussels sprouts, red pepper slices, and mint.

Dessert: 4 fake oreos

snack: toast with earth balance

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Vegan March - Day 22

Breakfast: toast with pesto and fake cheese (flour and earth balance, mustard and nutr. yeast), and tempeh bacon. coffee with coconut milk.

Snack: banana with PB

Lunch: quinoa with tomatoes, spinach and edamame

Snack: 1/3 dark chocolate bar.

Snack: most of a field roast italian sausage, more quinoa

Dinner: singaporean carrot cake (with carrots even!) and cilantro.

Dessert: more chocolate.