October 9, 2011

stacey- urbana, IL day 2

October 9, 2011 - .  

breakfast at espresso royale: vegan zucchini bread; vegan hot chocolate; fresh squeezed oj

lunch: salad with roasted beets*, green pepper*, red pepper*, purple pepper*, mixed greens*, baked tofu leftover from last night, sabra hummus, and crispen’s homemade salad dressing (); crispen’s homemade beer

* = ingredients from the urbana, IL farmers’ market

dinner at golden harbor: crispy tofu, garlic string bean,s and steamed rice with soy sauce; jasmine tea; fortune cookie

old jamican ginger beer

October 8, 2011

katherine – happy birthday Michael!

October 8, 2011 - .  

brunch: toasted everything bagel with tofu cream cheese, tomato, and red onion; iced Gorilla coffee

caffeinated cocktail; sip of whiskey

dinner at Kajitsu: Matsutake Special with Sake pairing

1) Terrine of Autumn Vegetables; sake: Azumaichi (Junmai Ginjo)
2) Clear Soup with Matsutake Mushroom and Tofu
3) House-made Udon with Goma-dare and Matsutake Tempura; sake: Born (Junmai Dai Ginjo)
4) Slow Simmered Vegetables (Satoimo, Carrot, Mizuna, Fried Tofu, Kabocha, Gobo); sake: Sasaichi (Junmai)
5) Assortment of Grilled Vegetables with Smoked Soy Sauce; Matsutake Mushroom Croquet; Grilled Awa-Fu with Sweet Soy Sauce (Buckwheat Seeds, Wasabi); sake: Kokuryu (Ginjo)
6) Clay Pot Steamed Rice with Matsutake Mushroom; Red Miso Soup; House-made Pickles; sake: Suehiro (Junmai Yamahai)
7) Sweet Potato Kinton with Coconut Tofu Cream (Walnuts, Macadamia nuts)
8) Matcha with Candies by Kyoto Kagizen-Yoshifusa

stacey- Urbana, IL day 1 (VEGAN FAIL)

October 8, 2011 - .  

brunch at siam terrace: mango curry with vegan duck (amazing); seaweed salad; pad woon sen (specify no fish or oyster sauce in both dishes)

beer at the international beer tasting:

1) Mad River Scotch Porter

2) Boulder Flashback Indian Brown Ale

3) Gosser Dark Lager

4) Breckenridge Agave Wheat Ale

5) Breckenridge Vanilla Porter (tastes like cream soda)

6) Lion Stout

7) Pyramid Apricot Weizen

8) Tommyknocker Maple Nut Brown Ale

9) San Miguel Lager (my favorite)- NOT VEGAN FRIENDLY. i’m going to email them to confirm

10) Fort Collins Red Banshee Red Ale

11) Skyscrapper Lugnut Lager

12) Brasserie de Silly Pink Killer Pink Grapefruit

snacks: an entire bag of kettle salt and vinegar chips; apple

dinner: stir fry (onion, garlic, tomatoes, brocolli, green beans, roasted butternut squash, roasted beets, salt, and pepper); baked tofu (marinade: rosemary, dijon mustard, orange juice, salt, rice vinegar, all spice, Tabasco, lemon juice); sam adams wheat beer; crispen’s amazing beer


October 7, 2011


October 7, 2011 - .  

breakfast: coffee with soy milk; banana

lunch: leftover mac daddy and orange ginger red lentils; leftover chickpeas and squash

snack: liz lovely gluten free german chocolate cake

dinner on the plane to urbana, il: trail mix (almonds, raisins, roaasted squash seeds); rice with soy sauce; a few bites of vegan eggplant parmesan sold by Cibo express at the o’hare international airport and made by soul vegetarian east; rice and soy sauce

beer: sam adams coastal wheat

October 6, 2011


October 6, 2011 - .  

breakfast: grapes; sweet dreams tea with soy milk

lunch: leftover mac daddy and orange ginger red lentils; leftover chickpeas and squash

snack: raw vegan coconut macaroon from wildflour (it’s amazing and a few weeks old!); 2 bananas

dinner: leftover potato garlic soup with olive pecan bread; blue corn chips with guacamole

October 5, 2011


October 5, 2011 - .  

breakfast: banana; sweet dreams tea with soy milk

lunch: leftover mac daddy and orange ginger red lentils

snack: the entire bag of cvs asian blend trail mix

dinner: chickpeas and squash with nutritional yeast; mickey’s malt liquor


October 4, 2011


October 4, 2011 - .  

breakfast: grapes; sweet dreams tea with soy milk

lunch: leftover pumpkin curry over wild rice; leftover vegie shrim with vegetables from good fortune chinese restaurant

snacks: almonds; Ines Rosales cinnamon torta; more grapes; banana

dinner: mac daddy (macaroni and “cheese”) from veganomicon; orange ginger red lentils

October 3, 2011


October 3, 2011 - .  

breakfast: coffee with soy milk; salty oatmeal; almonds

lunch: leftovers from rosh hashanah dinner crispen’s collard green zimbabwean dish over brown rice; pumpkin and saffron rice pilaf; Winter Squash with Caramelized Onions; Spinach with Olives, Raisins and Pine Nuts; Couscous with dates and pistachios (recipe from cooks illustrated)

snack: banana

dinner with joanna and john at heritage india (specify that all food needs to be made vegan): margaritas; appetizers

October 2, 2011


October 2, 2011 - .  

pre-breakfast: a slice of oatmeal walnut bread with garlic hummus

brunch at juliana’s potluck: lots of warmed apple cider; bread with homemade raspberry jam; fruit salad (apples, peaches, raspberries); asparagus

dinner at joanna’s: vegie shrimp with vegetables served over steamed rice from good fortune chinese restaurant;  popcorn with nutritional yeast and braggs liquid aminos; yuengling


October 1, 2011


October 1, 2011 - .  

breakfast: quaker oat squares with rice milk and coconut milk

lunch: leftover salad burger and tater tots from tonic

snacks: a sample of old bey kettle corn at crafty bastards; pizza strip from calviotto’s; apple

dinner cooked with eva: fried green tomatoes* (green tomatoes bread in corn meal, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper) served with chickpeas, red tomatoes*, basil*, onion, and garlic over brown rice; vegan brownies

* = food from my garden



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