Tag Archive: seasonal

Crunchy Grape Salad with Garlic and Basil [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #36 Crunchy Grape Salad with Garlic and Basil Makes 2 Servings   1 Cup Red Globe Grapes (With Seeds) 1 Cup Cauliflower, Sliced Thin or Shaved 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced 6… Continue reading

Where To Bite – Narcissa [East Village, NY]

I first encountered Narcissa while attending an unlikely concert in the invite-only, basement club Chez Andre at The Standard East Village. It was a twangy, country performance of Mississippi River byways and backwater blues.… Continue reading

Grilled Romaine with Strawberries, Seeds, and Feta Dressing [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #35 Grilled Romaine Salad with Strawberries, Seeds, and Lemon Feta Dressing For Grilled Salad (2 Servings) 1 Heart of Romaine 1/3 Cup Strawberries, Roughly Chopped 2 Teaspoon Sunflower Seeds… Continue reading

A Little Word on Nowruz

If you missed my recent article on Travel + Leisure’s blog, Carry On, announcing the under-appreciated Persian New Year, you may not have made it to Bread and Salt Hospitality’s Nowruz Dinner and Book Signing last Sunday. That,… Continue reading

A Little Word on the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival

New York City experienced its fourth vegetarian and vegan nirvana this month, when the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival took over the Metropolitan Pavilion on March 1 and 2nd. Filling two floors with delicious… Continue reading

Orange Spiced Squash Soup [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #34 Orange Spiced Squash Soup 1/4 Cup Chopped Onion 1/2 Cup Water 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon 1 Pinch Cumin and Ginger 1 Sprig Lemon Thyme 1/4 Chopped Apple 1/2 White… Continue reading

A Little Word On Garden of Eden

Every Sunday, after a solid workout and a rousing hour of Cardio Pilates, I make my way past Borough Hall to the Garden of Eden. And let me tell you, it is truly… Continue reading

Where To Bite – EN Japanese Brasserie [Manhattan, NY]

Becoming a vegetarian was a slow process, which left me, for many years, as a sushi-loving pescetarian. And when I finally did away with the final remnants of meat in my diet, I… Continue reading

Savory Mushroom Spread [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #33 Savory Mushroom Spread 1/4 Cup Diced Onion 1/4 Cup Diced Carrot 2 Tablespoons Fat Free Cream Cheese 1 Tablespoon Grated Fat Free Parmesan 1 Clove Garlic, Minced 1… Continue reading

Where To Bite Kenmore Square [The Traveling Bite]

Hello, my most patient readers. My apologies for the missed post last week. I was traveling – and, for your reading pleasure – turned my trip into the first Traveling Bite Travelogue for… Continue reading