My latest Standard assignment proved … delicious.
I arrived at the Tipp Hill Cafe at 9:30 this morning. When I opened the door and introduced myself, owner Julie Rudd promptly ordered up the breakfast panini I requested by phone last week.
We sat at a table and chatted about the restaurant and the sandwich– a simple tomato, egg and cheese on stretch bread.
I chowed down– after the photog snapped a few shots of the tasty sammich — enjoyed some coffee, then headed back to the office to write up the story. Must go back.
More on the Tipp Hill when the piece runs next week. I think I could get used to the whole eating while on assignment thing. Next week’s signature restaurant — Stella’s Diner and their breakfast scramble.
Pumpkin turned functional with tonight’s dinner.
And may I present to you… le pumpkin bowl… oui oui.
Fine, nothing about this screams “French.” It just seemed appropriate for some reason.
So this is what happened. I gutted the pumpkin, roasted her and filled her up with a veggie puree — roasted cauliflower, carrots, almond milk, butter, salt & pepp. Then topped it with kidney beans and feta. It’s like the produce version of a bread bowl, you get to eat it as you go.
And then things got a little tropical…
Pineapple, kiwi, yogurt and honey.
If you have a second to read this piece, please do. It’s unbelievable. And tell me what you think after you weep your eyeballz out.