True Food Kitchen

This is the third post in a series about our Arizona trip and Grand Canyon hike from April 2011. To read more, check out these other posts:

The beginning of our Grand Canyon Hike
The Arizona Vacation… that almost didn’t happen.

 True Food Kitchen, a small restaurant chain in Arizona and California, promotes healthy eating and sustainability.  I heard about True Food Kitchen on Peas and Thank You and was looking forward to their vegan-friendly menu, especially their chocolate mousse for dessert. 

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The outside patio of the  Biltmore Fashion Park’s True Food Kitchen is warm and inviting.  Tables are covered by bright umbrellas, and walk ways are lined with fragrant herbs. 

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Inside, an earthy dining room and open kitchen awaits. 

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It was nice for Dave to finally unplug for a bit and for us to enjoy each other’s company.  That is what vacation is all about! 

Feeling a bit groggy after our four hour flight, I guzzled two cups of coffee with soy milk hoping it would perk me up for afternoon drive to Sedona. 

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Since we missed lunch and were dining between lunch and dinner, I opted for a big meal to hold me over for the evening.  I had the stir-fry with tofu.  Dave had the turkey burger with sweet potato fries.  We both enjoyed our meals and the ambiance of the restaurant. 

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As much as I wanted to splurge on the chocolate mousse that Mama Pea raved about on her blog, I was stuffed from my entrée.

With a full belly, I headed off to browse the shops

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while Dave headed to Starbucks where he busted out the world’s largest spreadsheet to get some work done.   

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Hopefully after inspecting it closely and number crunching, he can feel prepared for his lawyer duties and can enjoy the rest of our trip stress-free. 

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Convertible top down, we are headed to Sedona for the next 2 nights.  Up next, uptown Sedona and hiking Cathedral Rocks.

Be well,
Carolyn

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4 responses to “True Food Kitchen

  1. OMG, you were not kidding about the gigantic spread sheet. That thing is massive.

  2. I am a big fan of True Food Kitchen. So glad you had the experience to go. I hear many people across the country will have that same experience soon as they are expanding. I am a frequent diner at the one in Newport Beach. I wrote the company a letter about how impressed I was with their kids’ menu. Thought you may enjoy reading it.

    http://blog.feedingphilosophies.com/2011/02/true-food-kitchen-kids-menu.html

    Thank you for the posts. I enjoyed reading them.

    Melanie Silverman

  3. Pingback: Sedona and Cathedral Rocks | Eat Well. Live Well. Be Well.

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