Nothing says summer like heirloom tomatoes, fresh leafy salads and healthy protein-packed bowls! At Tender Greens, you can have all of that AND visit your favorite culinary region all at the same time! The Summer Taste Tour at Tender Greens is affordable and delicious and highlights different/worldly cooking styles made with seasonal ingredients. On a recent visit we sampled two of the newest items and had a lovely experience. The space is very open and vibrant. The restaurant prides itself on sourcing its food from local farms and building its interior from sustainable materials.
Following are the new menu items on the tour:
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The Portofino Bowl – inspired by the Italian Coast
This dish is made with pasta pearls, haricots verts, watercress, heirloom tomatoes, baby lettuces, kale almond pesto, shaved pecorino IAvailable with grilled trout or grilled shrimp (both sourced from sustainable farms)
Happier Vegan Bowl – inspired by North Africa
Made with farro, white hummus, pasta pearls, heirloom cherry tomatoes, baby lettuces, harissa sauce, sherry vinaigrette. Available with baked falafel and grilled salmon
Thai Bowl – inspired by LA’s delicious take on Thai cuisine
Made with coconut sushi rice, green papaya, cabbage, tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, thai basil, cilantro, fresno peppers, thai lime vinaigrette. Available with grilled shrimp and grilled steak. This was my absolute favorite! So many flavors and textures, and the meat was cooked perfectly. I could have eaten the coconut sushi rice for days and days.
Additional new items also include the:
Trout Plate and Shrimp Plate (with side salad) The trout was so tender and flaky and it paired so nicely with a romaine salad. I really felt so incredibly satisfied after eating this dish.
Farro Side Salad made with farro, dried cranberries, shaved almonds, kale, golden balsamic vinegar
Pasta Pearl Side Salad made with fregola pasta, haricot verts, kale almond pesto, lemon
Tender greens is known for their Citrus Olive Oil Cake. It is so amazing! These are moist and tender little cakes, not too sweet and bright with citrus flavor.
Also, their chocolate chunk cookies and chewy and chocolately! The perfect ending to any meal!
Prices vary by location, so please consult order.tendergreens.com, per your desired location, for more.