We admire Chipotle restaurants for its sustainable approach to food. Now we know how the revolutionary “slow fast food” company’s approach to its people sustains its success.
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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.
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!
A recent study discovered that the calories listed by many popular chain restaurants in the United States and in frozen processed meals sold in the grocery stores are understated by 10% to 18%. The study calls into question the accuracy of the calorie amounts that are listed on packages or displayed by fast food chain […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
We northern Midwesterners tend to be humble cooks. Too often we don’t view our everyday fare as anything special. As a born and bred Midwestern gal, I sometimes fall in line with my peers and lust over hip California cuisine, Big Apple restaurant trends or Food Network designer chefs. The greens may seem greener over […]