You guys may have remembered me going gaa gaa over the mac n’ cheese with truffle oil at Cafeteria a while back. Truffle oil and cheese are just a few of my favorite things. I went back there recently for brunch and it did not disappoint. We decided since the mac n’ cheese worked so well for us, might as well try the mac n’ cheese spring rolls which comes with a smoked gouda dipping sauce:
Mac n cheese spring rolls, $9
A generous latte
Monterey eggs, $10
The Monterey Eggs were divine — fried eggs, warm tortilla, avocado, pepperjack cheese, and cherry tomato salsa.
Country Flatbread, $11
The country flatbread was a little more simple, with truffle oil (this place seems to swear by that ingredient), shaved parmesan and asparagus. If you’re going on a weekend, get there early since there always seems to be a wait!
Restaurant Info: Cafeteria
119 Seventh Ave.
New York, NY 10011
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I love when people send me pictures of their food (it happens way more than you think) because that means they’re excited to EAT. My friend Sana recently sent me a picture of a cheesesteak concoction of her own:
Sana's homemade cheesesteak sandwich
When I asked her to send me the recipe, she graciously agreed. Below is her version of the meal:
“Kinda Vegan Italian Sausage Cheesesteak Sub”
By: Sana Jafri
Sana’s disclaimer: Unless you substitute this with soy cheese, it’s not totally vegan.
Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 5 min
1 Sweet Vegan Italian Sausage with Tomato and Basi (from Tofurky)
1 White Vegan Bun (Trader Joe’s brand, I think)
2 Sliced Baby Bella Mushrooms
2 Slices of Red and Yellow Bell Peppers
1/4 Sliced White Onion
A pinch of Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 slice of Trader Joe’s Pepper Jack Cheese
1. Sautée onions in olive oil until soft
2. Add sliced veggies (mushrooms and bell peppers) and sautée for a few more minutes
3. Add chopped vegan italian sausage to veggies
4. Add cheese, sautee until melted, gooey yummyness
5. Lightly toast bun
6. Add mixture (veggies+vegan sausage) on bun
7. Send pics to your friends to make them jealous
Thanks for those last two points. Greatly appreciated.