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Sustainable Eats in Breckenridge, CO: Lucha Colorado Cantina

Everything at Lucha is thoughtful. From the multitude of gluten-free options (everything on the menu can be made gluten-free except the flour tortillas) to the fresh, steroid-free, hormone free- Red Bird chicken to homemade salsas to the assertive lack of hydrogenated oils and lard, every aspect of Lucha was a home run.

December 30th

Building A Restaurant Garden: Harbor Cafe

Have you been to Harbor Cafe yet?

If you answered no, stop reading. Go to 535 7th Ave. Santa Cruz, Ca and order the fish tacos and 2 Bloody Marys (or, go on Fridays and get bottomless mimosas!), then come back and finish reading why it’s my favorite restaurant.

Well, I could spend an entire post writing about how much I love their food and the fun loving atmosphere, but instead I’m just going to tell you how excited I am that Whitney and I were asked to plant a vegetable garden for their restaurant!

April 27th

The Real Farm-To-Table

You may have read, especially from various press releases, about this restaurant claiming to “green” or “sustainable” or that chef doing “farm-to-table” cuisine. Now don’t get me wrong. I am a huge proponent and supporter of sustainable cuisine and local artisans, as long as it isn’t used just for PR purposes. But with all do […]

October 14th

Sustainable Cuisine Greenwashing – Again

Recently, I wrote a piece for Eat.Drink.Better about culinary greenwashing, titled Just Add Eco-Friendly Detergent and Rinse. Just when you thought it was safe to good back in the water again, I’ve found another prime example of a local, independent restaurant with the nerve to manipulate us.

September 11th

Grilled Gnocchi with Red Pepper Recipe

My husband recently turned 30, and to celebrate the momentous occasion, we treated ourselves to a dinner at our favorite restaurant, Millennium. The all upscale San Francisco eatery frequently wins awards for best vegan restaurant, wooing a largely non-vegan clientele who don’t miss the meat. They use organic, local foods when possible, and recycle and […]

June 19th