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Chelsea’s Table is a Great Addition to the NYC Organic Restaurant Scene

Chelsea's Table is a Great Addition to the NYC Organic Restaurant Scene

In New York City, we are incredibly lucky to have many, many great organic restaurants. Whether you want raw, vegan, vegetarian, farm-to-table, Latin-infused or Italian, there seems to be something for everyone. Yet if you’re looking for an organic restaurant that serves simple American classics – soups, salads, sandwiches and burgers – and without table […]

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In New York City, we are incredibly lucky to have many, many great organic restaurants.

Whether you want raw, vegan, vegetarian, farm-to-table, Latin-infused or Italian, there seems to be something for everyone.

Yet if you’re looking for an organic restaurant that serves simple American classics – soups, salads, sandwiches and burgers – and without table service, it is not that easy to find.

And that’s one of the reasons that Chelsea’s Table in Manhattan is such a welcome addition to the organic restaurant scene here. Read more »


My Lunch at The Prana Cafe in Newton, MA

My Lunch at The Prana Cafe in Newton, MA

This past weekend I was in Boston and had lunch with a friend of mine at The Prana Cafe in Newton, MA. Here is the organic lunch that we had.

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This past weekend I was in Boston and had lunch with a friend of mine at The Prana Cafe in Newton, MA.

Here is the organic lunch that we had. Read more »


My Lunch at Earth Matters in NYC

My Lunch at Earth Matters in NYC

VERY UNFORTUNATELY, EARTH MATTERS CLOSED IN OCTOBER 2012. After spending a few days in upstate New York for my talk at Herkimer County Community College, I was hungry for some fantastic organic food and decided to head down to Earth Matters in the Lower East Side. Earth Matters is an organic supermarket in NYC that […]

NYC Organic Restaurants Restaurant Visits/Pictures
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VERY UNFORTUNATELY, EARTH MATTERS CLOSED IN OCTOBER 2012.

After spending a few days in upstate New York for my talk at Herkimer County Community College, I was hungry for some fantastic organic food and decided to head down to Earth Matters in the Lower East Side.

Earth Matters is an organic supermarket in NYC that offers excellent hot and cold prepared foods. Additionally, their raw food chef, Lawrence Goldberg (no relation), is a serious talent. Here’s what I had:

BEET AND SUNFLOWER SPROUT SALAD

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My Dinner on Saturday Night at LifeFood Gourmet in Miami

My Dinner on Saturday Night at LifeFood Gourmet in Miami

* UNFORTUNATELY, THIS RESTAURANT HAS SINCE CLOSED * On Saturday night in Miami, I ate dinner at LifeFood Gourmet, one of my favorite organic restaurants in the country. Owned and run by John Schott, LifeFood Gourmet serves vegan food and most of its menu is raw. Here is what I had.

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* UNFORTUNATELY, THIS RESTAURANT HAS SINCE CLOSED *

On Saturday night in Miami, I ate dinner at LifeFood Gourmet, one of my favorite organic restaurants in the country.

Owned and run by John Schott, LifeFood Gourmet serves vegan food and most of its menu is raw. Here is what I had.

Read more »


My Dinner on Friday Night at Metro Organic Bistro in Miami

My Dinner on Friday Night at Metro Organic Bistro in Miami

On Friday night in Miami, I went to an organic restaurant on Biscayne Boulevard called Metro Organic Bistro. My good friend Lora Krulak told me about Metro Organic Bistro and had positive things to say about the place, so I was eager to try it out. Here’s what I had.

Miami Organic Restaurants Restaurant Visits/Pictures
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On Friday night in Miami, I went to an organic restaurant on Biscayne Boulevard called Metro Organic Bistro.

My good friend Lora Krulak told me about Metro Organic Bistro and had positive things to say about the place, so I was eager to try it out. Here’s what I had.

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My Recent Dinner at Earth Matters in NYC

My Recent Dinner at Earth Matters in NYC

One of the great things about living in New York is that there are so many fantastic, independently-owned organic markets throughout the city. Earth Matters in Manhattan’s Lower East Side happens to be among the best of them. Aside from the fact that the place is incredibly comfortable and welcoming, the cooked and raw food […]

NYC Organic Restaurants Restaurant Visits/Pictures
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One of the great things about living in New York is that there are so many fantastic, independently-owned organic markets throughout the city.

Earth Matters in Manhattan’s Lower East Side happens to be among the best of them. Aside from the fact that the place is incredibly comfortable and welcoming, the cooked and raw food they serve is fantastic.

Here’s what I had for dinner there recently.

SALAD COMBINATION PLATTER

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Cafe Gratitude is Closing its Northern California Locations – A Punch in the Stomach to Organic Restaurant Fans

Cafe Gratitude is Closing its Northern California Locations - A Punch in the Stomach to Organic Restaurant Fan

While the title of this blog post may seem overly dramatic to most people, it isn’t to me nor to the countless number of Cafe Gratitude die-hard fans. Because of an impending lawsuit by former employees that is too costly to fight, owners Matthew and Terces Engelhart have made the tragic decision to close all […]

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While the title of this blog post may seem overly dramatic to most people, it isn’t to me nor to the countless number of Cafe Gratitude die-hard fans.

Because of an impending lawsuit by former employees that is too costly to fight, owners Matthew and Terces Engelhart have made the tragic decision to close all of Cafe Gratitude’s locations in Northern California.

Why would a restaurant’s closing elicit such a response from me and so many other individuals?

If you’ve been there, you know.

If you haven’t been there and are not an organic food lover, you probably don’t know but let me try to explain.

Aside from the fact that Cafe Gratitude is one of the most well-known organic restaurants in the country, it is just a very, very special place. Read more »