Whether I'm walking around San Francisco and reading menus in restaurant windows, perusing food blogs, traveling, going through my over-abundance of cookbooks, or talking to the purveyors at the farmers market, I'm constantly on the lookout for new ideas. There's always something to learn and experiment with, and these are just a few of my most trusted resources.
Divine vegan food, now in Oakland.
Recipes, culinary advice, contests, and all things food-related.
The First Mess
A blog with thoughtful and unique plant-based recipes .
SoCal restaurant chain with a dizzying array of salads and comfort food.
Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian
The authority on Indian cuisine goes global.
New Vegetarian Kitchen
A novel take on cookbook writing; each chapter is its own cooking method.
This book helps me plan menus by suggesting food and flavor pairings.
A well-known blog that has spawned beautiful cookbooks.
Green Kitchen Stories
Another blog/book combo with stunning photos and sweet stories.
The freshest Mexican food imaginable. Oh, and it's vegan.
The Local Food Wheel
A helpful little tool to let you know what's in season when.