Friday's Hot Bar 09/30/11

SOUPS: lentil stew, chilled melon soup, cream of mushroom soup, spicy chicken and vegetable, miso soup

RAW FOODS: raw kale salad, living cole slaw, Italian pickled zucchini

VEGAN FOODS: local coconut curried tofu, mujadara, vegan loaded mashed potatoes, vegan bolognese, taco shells, whole wheat tortillas, spanish rice, TVP, refried beans, basmati rice, black beans, guacamole, pico de gallo, vegan cheese, ancho lime pinto beans, yucatan veggies, steamed broccoli

MEAT: blackened talapia, shredded chicken, seasoned ground turkey, pork carnitas, carne asada, ranchero casserole, poblano chicken, roasted corn and jalapeno polenta

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Thursday's Hot Bar 09/29/11

SOUPS: lentil stew, chilled melon soup

RAW FOODS: Italian pickled zucchini, raw cole slaw, raw kale salad

VEGAN FOODS: seitan with peppers and onions, vegan bolognese, stewed kale with chickpeas and sundried tomatoes, curried cabbage, basmati rice, black beans, pimento-jalapeno corn, roasted cauliflower with tomatoes, steamed broccoli

VEGETARIAN: green bean almondine, homestyle mashed potatoes, roasted yellow tomato and blue cheese pasta, roasted butternut squash, homestyle mac-n-cheese

MEAT: coconut curried chicken, cider braised chicken, braised chicken with olives and mushrooms, cajun pork loin, lemon/asparagus cream trout, chicken pot pie

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Virginia Apples are In!

It’s that time of the year again! As the weather starts to cool down, fresh & delicious Virginia apples start to come in and orchards all over the state are bursting with color. If you haven’t had a chance yet to head west of Richmond and go apple picking, then what are you waiting for?

Until then, come by the store for some of Virginia’s finest apples from Crown Orchard, Fred Glaize Farm and more. We have some beautiful local Red and Golden Delicious apples on sale $4.99 for a 5lb bag.

Wednesday's Hot Bar 09/28/11

SOUPS: Miso Soup, Chilled Melon Soup, Spicy Chicken Vegetable, Spicy Onion Soup, Lentil Stew

RAW FOODS: Italian Pickled Zucchini, Raw Cole Slaw, Raw Kale Salad

VEGAN FOODS: black beans, basmati rice, vegetable curried rice, lemon rice, chole saag, vegetable korma, aloo gobhi, curried cabbage, steamed broccoli, vegan loaded mashed potatoes, totally vegan bolognese, local coconut curried tofu, lentils with kale

VEGETARIAN: Tandoori naan, homesytle mashed potatoes, green bean almondine

MEAT: curried chicken, chicken tikka masala, chicken samosas, pulled pork BBQ

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Nicaraguan Maragogype Peaberry

We’re proud to introduce the 5th Microlot from our friends over at Blanchard’s Coffee in Forest Hill, Richmond. This one in particular is very special for the simple reason that Blanchard’s has the entire 2011 harvest of it.

Pronounced mar-uh-go-heap-ay, known for being the largest bean in the coffee world. The Nicaraguan Maragogype Peaberry is an extremely rare find and Blanchard’s Coffee Co. is excited to have purchased this year’s entire crop, which was limited to a little over 300 pounds.

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Tuesday's Hot Bar 09/27/11

SOUPS: lentil stew, cream of mushroom, creamy tomato bisque

RAW FOODS: marinated tomato salad, raw cole slaw, raw kale salad

VEGAN FOOS: black beans, basmati rice, steamed broccoli, roasted cauliflower with tomatoes, mixed steamed veggies, bedelijan, gomen, ater kik alicha, vegan lentils with kale, coconut curried local tofu, cous cous paella, mujadara

VEGETARIAN: roasted butternut squash, homestyle mashed potatoes

MEAT: collard greens with ham, braised red cabbage with pork, chicken pot pie, cajun pork loin, chicken and broccoli alfredo, talapia with black bean and corn salsa, italian artichoke braised chicken

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Monday's Hot Bar 09/26/11

SOUPS: creamy tomato bisque, potato leek soup, lentil stew, cream of mushroom soup

RAW FOODS: marinated tomato salad, cole slaw, raw kale salad

VEGAN FOODS: black beans, basmati rice, caponata, gomen, mujadara, ater kik alicha, misir wat, dinich wat, bedelijan, vegetable curried rice, steamed broccoli, sausage seitan with peppers and onions, vegan lentils with kale, gluten-free lasagna, cous cous paella

MEAT: braised red cabbage with pork, collard greens with pork, coq au vin blanc, Italian artichoke braised chicken, doro wat (chicken stew), yedero tibs (Ethiopian seasoned chicken)

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.