Monday, October 6, 2008

I (heart) Green Beans....

Yeah, I know you're chomping at the bit for news of my rhubarb exploits, but you'll have to wait just a little longer. I don't have the pix available right now - and what is a blog post without pix, I ask you???? - so instead here are some of the brunch I enjoyed at the Green Bean on Saturday.

Having been to the farmers' market, My Beloved and I popped into our favourite place in NoHo for brunch. I am going through phases where I have the same thing over and over, so decided it really was time to break the habit and have 'Something Else'.

The herb and onion bread with almond butter gravy and a side of roasted red potatoes.

Yeah, I KNEW you'd approve!

OK, here's how it stacked up:

The cutest coffee cup in the whole wide world....

And then it found a friend.....

Sipping happily at the excellent brew, I was *thrilled* when this arrived:


The gravy is creamy and savoury and the kind of thing I could imagine poured over streamed greens, drizzled over crepes, or just in a bowl with a spoon. If I can ever - EVER - get the recipe, I will post it here because you absolutely have to try it. Have to.

But until that happy time, if you are in the New England area make a beeline for Northampton and the Green Bean and try it for yourself. It is well worth the trip - even if you are coming from - say - Alaska!

Anyways, better get back to work so, until next time, Stay Vegan, Friends!

PS: Oh, and the little dish of 'butter' in the background? That's Earth Balance. And it was brought to me without me even having to ask, beg, look sad, or bribe the staff. Our wonderful server simply brought it over. Because that is the vegan thing to do.


Bethany said...

That mug is so awesome and the food looks great.

At one point I had too many mugs, so I donated some of them to a coffee shop, coffee messiah. They had a great vegan brunch. they are unfortunately closed now, but at least the place that opened up in their spot is vegan ;-).

I remember eating there and doing a double take - wow, that mug looks really familiar and how does anybody have that same mug as I do at home. Then I realized, duh! It's the one I gave them. I am so spacey sometimes.

Bex said...

I love cute mismatched cups. That food looks good enough to eat I tell you what.