A Colored Life: through food

Fall 2009 in Atlanta has been dismal weather-wise: gray, rainy, uninspiring. Where better to add color and excitement to my life than through food. Here’s how I tried to accomplish my enlightening:

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Starting simply with raw vegetables, salad adds an oomph of color with ease.

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Pure Food and Wine in NYC takes care in it’s presentation of vegetarian plates.

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I handed the staff at the St. Regis a plastic bag of peaches, and they gave them back to me the following day, looking like the above.

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In addition to making one of my favorite drinks, Nava develops a bright tuna entree using mangoes in the bean salad and green herbs in the rice.

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Dekalb Farmer’s Market mesmerized me with juicy, red strawberries.

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Cafe 101 brought life to shaved ice by putting a variety of fruit as a topping.

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And lastly, a special rehearsal dinner groom’s cake presented the full gamut of the rainbow.

Post-Script Disclaimer – my most prized possessions that are near and dear to my heart contain almost no color at all.

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One response to “A Colored Life: through food

  1. that tuna looks amazing….but not as delicious as gray!!!

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