Mexico City’s Mercado el 100

Mexico City’s Mercado el 100
The Mercado el 100 is Mexico City’s newest weekly open-air market, or tianguis, and the first to offer locally produced, organic products. The market opened for the first time this past October. It’s a small but growing initiative that encourages sustainability and fair trade between local producers and consumers. Some of the products you can expect to find at the Mercado el 100 include jams, ready-made goods, eggs, dairy products, herbs, honey, fruit juices and nectars, flowers and...
December 4th, 2010 | Laura Nazimiec | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: farmers-market, local products, market, organic

Restaurants Harvest Desert for Extreme Locavore Menu

Restaurants Harvest Desert for Extreme Locavore Menu
... addition to using the desert’s bounty whenever possible, Flatt is committed to incorporating a bevy of local and sustainable items on his menus. organic grass-fed beef from Cochise Cattle Company in Arizona is used for the burger at Tonto, and only all-natural meats and sustainable seafood are offered on the menu there and at Cartwright’s. “When the cat’s claw blooms, we’ll use the flowers to finish meats,” said Flatt. “They put out a perfumed smoke.” Tonto Bar and Grill veggie platter. As...
May 10th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: chef, farmer, food and beverage, locavore, organic, restaurant, sustainable, sustainable food, top-feature

Quinoa, The New Trendy Organic Bakery and Coffee Shop

... stair into a mezzanine where you can have your tea, cake, lunch or just sit and read a magazine. The bakery is proud to announce it’s all 100% organic. The bread is simply delicious and they sell around 10 different varieties. On the coffee shop you can have lunch, natural juices and delicious, creative sandwiches – smoked salmon bagel with cream cheese and herbs (€4,20); and ham sandwich with cooked pears and Roquefort (€4,80) cheese are just some good examples. At weekends and holidays...
February 22nd, 2010 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, bread, brunch, cafe, Family Friendly, Food & Beverage, gourmet, lunch, organic, Outdoors & Recreation, pastries, Restaurants & Bars, tea, trendy

Eat Out Ethically in Sydney

Eat Out Ethically in Sydney
... They take away the guesswork, leaving you to enjoy your food without the guilt! Sole Espresso (13/330 King St, Newtown) Sole stands for Sustainable organic Local Ethical. This Newtown café uses coffee beans from sustainable farms, milk and yoghurt from a family farm in Picton, and a range of fresh local and organic produce. They serve breakfast and lunch daily, and tapas from Thursdays to Sundays. Red Lantern (545 Crown Street, Surry Hills) This award-winning Vietnamese restaurant is committed...
November 25th, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: cafes, eco-friendly, ethical dining, featuredarticle, organic, Restaurants, sustainable dining

The Green Gourmet Brings Fresh, Organic Flavors to Delray Beach

The Green Gourmet Brings Fresh, Organic Flavors to Delray Beach
... Shoppes at Addison Place, Chef/owner Joey Giannuzzi (formerly of Henry’s in Delray Beach) has made it easy to feed your body with high-quality organic ingredients. Not only do these dishes taste amazing, but if you make a habit of eating this type of food, you will feel better too. Plus, there are extremely affordable and worth every penny. Rather than focus on the glitz and glamor that is so commonly associated with South Florida, Joey focuses on being “green” – from the...
November 21st, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 3
Filed under: Delray Beach, featuredarticle, joey giannuzzi, organic, Restaurants, the green gourmet

One of Chicago’s Best Vegetarian Restaurants Serves Up Tasty Dishes Even Carnivores Will Love

One of Chicago’s Best Vegetarian Restaurants Serves Up Tasty Dishes Even Carnivores Will Love
... cheesecake, and vegan cupcakes with tofu buttercream frosting won’t disappoint. Blind Faith Cafe serves alcohol, including beer and wine (organic and vegan options are available) and specially-made cocktails such as their popular Caipirinha with cachaca, sugar, and lime. Non-alcoholic beverages and teas and coffees are also available. The restaurant is open for brunch, lunch, and dinner, and, of course, for coffee and dessert. For more information and to make a reservation: Blind Faith Cafe 525...
November 3rd, 2009 | Lisa Davis | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Blind Faith Cafe, Chicago, Evanston, featuredarticle, organic, restaurant, vegan, vegetarian

Celebrating organic… (but is it healthier?)

The timing was curious. Just days after a study showed that organic food has no nutritional or health benefits over regular foods, an organic food festival arrives in town. Although this festival is an event for the converted, I’m sure that some will be whispering and wondering if the new findings might well be true… For the record…from August 14th to the 16th the TOHU, the socially-active Montreal-based circus school, is presenting the 6th annual Fete Eco-Bio Paysanne, and event that features...
July 31st, 2009 | themontrealguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: eco, Events, festival, organic

Feed Your Body and Soul at Canyon Ranch

... making it easy to feed the body and the soul. Chef Rafael Diaz de Leon has created a wholesome menu and focuses on the importance of using organic ingredients (think Paradise Farms without driving to Homestead). You will be well aware of how many calories, fat grams, protein, carbs, etc go into your body here as all the nutritional information is posted right on the menu. (I still can’t figure out if I like this, as I know in certain cities they are trying to make this mandatory. I think I’d...
June 8th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 3
Filed under: Canyon Ranch, Miami Beach, organic, Restaurants & Bars

Inn of the Seventh Ray

... and meditative décor, this off-the-beaten-path creekside retreat offers wonderful food at decent prices. Almost everything on the menu incorporates organically grown produce and other foods, much of it from local farms. Refined sugar, bleached flour, preservatives, and food colorings are all no-no’s in the original recipes. Vegetarian and vegan meals are stellar, but the Inn of the Seventh Ray also offers fresh seafood, range-fed chicken, and antibiotic- and hormone-free meats. Breads, baked...
May 8th, 2009 | M. L. Johnson | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: brunch, Food & Beverage, New Age, organic, Restaurants & Bars, wine

Eco-Friendly Boston Restaurants at Fast Food Prices

  For the benefit of both diners and the larger community many Boston restaurants are making an effort  to use naturally raised livestock and organic and/lor locally sourced ingredients in their menus.  It is fairly easy to find high-end Boston restaurants that espouse the modern-day  mantra to eat locally and seasonally.  But for those who are thrifty organic-types, here’s a guide to affordable ,sustainable dining options in Boston. Veggie Planet (47 Palmer St., Cambridge, 617-661-1513)...
April 6th, 2009 | Maria Olia | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: eco-friendly dining, organic, Restaurants & Bars, sustainable

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