No Iceberg Lettuce in These Parts
It’s still January. We can’t so soon let go of our decisions to do better with each passing day so here are 6 Not-So-Boring Salad Picks to liven up your healthy-ish choices from some of our local restaurants. You can’t just stay in… all the time. Get out! Explore some of the great greens mashups happening on plates around the county. Perhaps they can add a little inspiration to your own.
Tuna Bowl from Sirena Cocina Latina in Little Italy | Bulgur + lettuce + red onion + avocado + tomato + ahi tuna + parsley oil + sesame seeds + fennel + carrot vinaigrette $14
Eggplant Salad from The MED at La Valencia Hotel | Roasted Eggplant Salad with Purslane, Torn Mint, Pomegranate Seeds, Toasted Pine Nuts, Tahini Greek Yogurt and Charred Eggplant Vinaigrette.
Spicy Warm Beet Salad by Jsix | vinegar-braised “Paksiw-style” | Manchego cheese |serrano chilis | crispy garlic $11
Winter Salad by Trust | raw broccoli, grains, red onions, spicy pepitas, yogurt, dates, fennel, beet vinaigrette $10
Local Citrus Salad by Decoy Dockside | Pecan-goat cheese fritters, candied ginger vinaigrette, shaved fennel, pickled onions, mache, brown butter crumble $12
Roasted Beet Salad from Masters kitchen & Cocktail | roasted beets with wild rocket arugula, miso vinaigrette, black sesame | option with shrimp