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Meatless Mondays: Crossroads Launches Lunch
The menu focuses mainly on sandwiches made by Tal Ronnen, who has cooked for the U.S. Senate, Oprah Winfrey, and Ellen DeGeneres. Ronnen is also the creator of Kite Hill, a nut-based vegan cheese company whose dairy substitutes adorn the sammies.
Ronnen and Executive Chef Scot Jones are going for a meatless version of classic European-style sandwiches daily, Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m.
Some of the options include the "Doc Brown" made with green olives, julienned pickled vegetables, basil aioli, and cassucio; "Full Monte"; with tomato jam, fresh basil, and cassucio; "Big Tal Cheese" that includes "butter" Persian cucumber, flake sea salt, and white alder cheese; and "Le Prevot" with cucumber, tomato, vegenaise, olive oil, pepper, and truffle dill cheese. They'll also have a house-made pasta and soup of the day, snacks, and pastries, including a vegan croissant from pastry chef Serafina Magnussen. (Oooh lala!)
And since you've been good by adhering to Meatless Monday, you can reward yourself with a cocktail from James Beard Award winning bartender Jeremy Lake. Who said Mondays had to be a slog?