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Posts from the ‘Food’ Category

Historic Stone Street, New York City

IMG_9688The best meal I’ve had in Manhattan was a plate of cauliflower. There, I’ve said it.

I don’t mean to disparage the New York dining scene. We had consistently great food at restaurants all over the city. This particular plate of cauliflower was just that good. It was part of the appetizer menu at The Growler Bites and Brews (they had Duncan at Growler). Read more

Enlightenment in a Bowl? Thrive Café

ThriveCafeI don’t always eat vegetarian at restaurants, but when I do, I’d prefer that it be honest with me. Typical vegetarian fare can be shifty— quinoa tucked slyly into a soy-based “meatloaf” and chickpeas lurking in a faux “chicken burger” patty. Delicious as these dishes can be, I find myself craving veggies and grains in their natural form. So after checking out their menu online, I was eager Read more

5 Tips for Traveling with Picky Eaters

Picky Eater

It’s easy to spot the parent of a picky eater. You’ll find our bags brimming with odd but nutritionally dense snack items to be doled out at key moments. Our grocery carts hold foods of  limited flavor and texture. Loyal to those tolerant of our quirky orders, we dine at the same restaurants again and again.

Eating on the road can provoke Read more