The new Vinaigrette restaurant in Albuquerque, NM — Photo courtesy of Jennifer Boren
Absolutely sure, Albuquerque, NM can be regarded for its major New Mexican dishes, this sort of as enchiladas, burritos and huevos rancheros, but there is certainly a massive part of the populace which appreciates lighter, more healthy fare. Welcome to the city’s excellent new restaurant featuring, Vinaigrette, situated in the historic Old Town place.
Vinaigrette’s farm and greenhouse — Photo courtesy of Vinaigrette
Owner Erin Wade, a Harvard graduate, returns property to her roots, so to discuss, to expand somewhere around 70 % of her restaurant’s substances on its individual 10 acre farm in Nambe, NM. Food grown in their greenhouse sustains Vinaigrette by means of the winter months. The restaurant purchases local and organic and natural when it won’t be able to expand its individual. Vinaigrette goes “green,” from composting almost everything and recycling all water, to even working with reclaimed fireplace-broken wooden for its floors. To lower squander, they also serve bread and water only on ask for.
Patio at Vinaigrette — Photo courtesy of Jennifer Boren
Proficient also in design and style, Erin made the refreshing and enjoyable interior at Vinaigrette and even used a relative of hers to offer the artwork. She also planted the yard exterior on the inviting patio, with a great deal of shade supplied by contemporary colourful canopies.
Vinaigrette’s refreshing and enjoyable interior — Photo courtesy of Jennifer Boren
Viniagrette 1st begun in Santa Fe five yrs in the past. Albuquerque’s site has been open up 7 months and there is converse of a doable third site. Menu choices contain vegetarian, vegan and meat alternatives. The employees will notify you to definitely attempt the All Kale Caesar! salad, with its lemon-anchovy vinaigrette.
Besides Signature Salads and Basic Salads (with a range of meat pairings to pick from), Vinaigrette provides starters, soups and sandwiches, this sort of as the yummy sounding Roasted Veggie and Provolone, produced with roasted bell peppers, onions and squash.
Beer and wine choices are offered and following five PM, a few other menu things can be purchased, this sort of as the tangy hummus produced with chickpeas, the pancetta wrapped asparagus, sauteed broccoli and the grilled honey mustard new potatoes.
All this nutritious goodness will have you coming back to Vinaigrette to experience again and again the homegrown genius of the Harvard farmer from New Mexico.