Image via Archestratus

Let’s face it: North Brooklyn restaurant menus are oversaturated with hearty, heavy, bready, cheesy and meaty comfort foods. Fried chicken sandwiches, burgers, mac n’ cheese, sausages, pizza and hot wings, among many others are all pretty dang delicious but it’s not really possible for most of us to eat them every single night. Especially in the warmer months, it’s nice to have a vegetable-forward yet hearty option for dinner. Enter the “Saladish” meal—a medley of textures and flavors  with ingredients like, “Japanese eggplants, broccoli rabe, shirataki noodles, Bosc pears, and chrysanthemum leaves” wrapped into one extremely satisfying salad-like-but-not-a-salad dish.

Saladish book cover via Amazon

Archestratus (160 Huron St) is hosting a dinner on April 13th inspired by Chef Ilene Rosen’s new cookbook Saladish. Tickets are $70, and get you a four-course meal from Chef Rosen, a signed copy of the cookbook and a limited edition tote. Menu at the link above and after the jump.

Ilene Rosen, Photo via Archestratus

MENU // Saladish Dinner, April 13, 2018 @ Archestratus
pumpkin seed hummus, cucumber shallot dip, lime salt, vegetables
peas & carrots on papadum
mini baked, marinated tofu / Vietnamese salad sandwiches
red cabbage & chickpeas with a kick
old-fashioned cinnamon sugar donuts

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