Perhaps you started the new year with a resolution to eat more salads. Perhaps, three weeks in, you’re now hating your kale, peering morosely at your arugula, wondering if there’s something more exciting to do with the beets you see everywhere. Winter salads don’t have the same appeal as summer salads bursting with bright produce. But they’ve got their own pleasures, and deft chefs know how to play up color and flavor to make them just as gorgeous and delicious.Read More
Last week, I ate lunch with a co-worker and spent most of the time imagining myself stealing her Whole Foods’ Sonoma chicken salad. If I just maneuvered my hand there, pointed to a faraway object, and ran away… my plan could actually work.
All hopes were dashed when I realized she was spooning out her last few bites.
Life sucks, sometimes.
The good news: I do a taste test every week. And this means I can eat as much chicken freakin’ salad as I want. For research, I used this list that you, readers, curated in 2012, when Nancy asked where to find the best chicken salad in Dallas. Y’all said Empire, Festive Kitchen, Zoes, Central Market, and Whole Foods. And there I went.Read More
For a city starved of good, build-your-own salads, there’s a new option in town. Crisp Salad, a fast-casual restaurant across the street from Greenville’s buzzing Trader Joe’s, opens today at 11 a.m.Read More
My salad days, When I was green in judgment, cold in blood, To say as I said then!—Cleopatra Our joyous and youthful days of summer, and my pretend affair with Julius Caesar, are almost over. Before it’s gone, let’s feast on the bounties of late summer. Here is our list of our favorite salads along with […]Read More
Full disclosure: while I was researching my review of Start Restaurant I developed an addiction to their quinoa salad. One week, I ate ten of them. I would drive over at lunch and buy two so that I would have one ready for dinner. To avoid detection, I always asked for two forks. Sick right? […]Read More
Greenz Salads, the Uptown destination for eccentric salads and then some, has recently upped its fresh factor. The 9-year-old café is now rocking a fresh paint job with new artwork, and a fresh, young face at the reigns. Casie Caldwell, founder of Greenz Salads, has introduced Joel Stabile as the new franchisee of the original […]Read More
I know it’s the time of the year we are to be thankful for the bounty of food available to us. But I would be more than thankful if menu creators would do just that–create some interesting salads. Does every restaurant have to serve a Caesar salad? What is it you all love about Caesar […]Read More