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Boulder Eats: Leaf Vegetarian – peace. love. quinoa

Nov 10

When I was in Boulder, CO, I had lunch twice. Don’t judge me. I was on a solo vacation, I could do whatever I wanted to do. My early lunch was at modmarket, it was OK.. maybe nothing to brag about. Not saying I wouldn’t go back there again…. 

I had a late lunch at Leaf Vegetarian. I couldn’t help it. I was dying to check out the place. I walked in around 2:30 or 3:00 PM just in time for Happy Hour. I had the restaurant all to myself. 

The Happy Hour menu was small and sufficient. It took only seconds for me to decide what I’d order: Pimento Cheese Poppers (mostly for the apple-peace chutney) and the Celeriac Gnocchi. The Celeriac Gnocchi dish is made with a rich sweet potato cream made by cooking the sweet potatoes in cream and then blending the sweet potato and cream together. DE-CA-DENT. I didn’t ask if it was vegan cream, I’m going to have to assume not. Regardless, it made me happy. I’m going to give that sweet potato cream a whirl at home. But what would I put it on… should I re-create this same dish at home?? 


I didn’t have dessert, I didn’t need it. But now I’m kind of regretting it… ha!

Leaf Vegetarian, 2010 16th Street Boulder, CO 80302

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