Voted Los Angeles Magazine’s Top 10 Best New Restaurants of 2013, Crossroads is one of Los Angeles’ favorite hot spots. Vegan goes comfort food glam with this celebrity favorite hangout (it’s not nice to name drop so you’ll have to see for yourself).
Chef Tal Ronnen (Oprah calls him the best vegan chef in America), author of “The Conscious Cook” and Executive Chef Scot Jones, serve up a culinary experience revered as art on a plate, delectable creations that explode with flavor. The small plates menu highlights plant-based recipes, some inspired by Gardein. One of the more popular is the Scallopini Parmesan. Look for additional Gardein recipes in the best-selling cookbook, The Conscious Cook.
8284 Melrose Avenue, at North Sweetzer Avenue, West Hollywood, California.
Whether you’re a stellar home cook, transitioning into a healthier lifestyle or you simply enjoy preparing quick and easy recipes that happen to be healthier for you, we’ve got you covered. Prepare to stock your kitchen with international spices and plant-based ingredients; because these celebrated chefs are sharing their favorite timeless recipes and cooking tips that will give you savory, sweet and spicy cravings for years to come. Get ready to be swept off your meat.
Enjoy the culinary exploration!
Conscious Cook – Chef Tal Ronnen
Tal is a celebrated vegan chef who is best known for preparing vegan meals for Oprah Winfrey’s 21-day vegan cleanse. Conscious Cook features over 70 savory meatless recipes; where you’ll find his wildly popular pine nut and basil seared gardein chicken and gardein chicken scaloppini. Tal is also the owner of famed Crossroads Kitchen in Los Angeles.
Healthy Voyager’s Global Kitchen – Carolyn Scott-Hamilton
Carolyn is best known for her blog, The Healthy Voyager and author of the highly acclaimed cookbook, The Healthy Voyager’s Global Kitchen. The book features 150 international vegan and plant-based recipes from around the world that you’ll surely give 2 yums up.
Isa Does It by Isa Chandra Moskowitz
Known for her 30 minutes or less recipes on her blog, Post Punk Kitchen, Isa’s (pronounced EE-sa) bestselling cookbook is celebrated by VegNews as the grande dame of vegan cookbooks. Isa shares 150 meatless recipes worthy of plate licking.
Vegan Cooking for Carnivores – Roberto Martin
Chef Roberto Martin shares 125 delectable recipes for those who’ve grown tired of the meat market. As the private chef for the famed couple Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi, Chef Roberto enjoys developing recipes that are substitutions of animal based products with plant-based proteins. Prepare to be carni-bored.
The Veganist by Kathy Freston
Kathy Freston is a New York Times Bestselling author of the Veganist and Quantum Wellness. She’s authored five books and knows a thing or two about healthy living and preparing healthy delicious food. Go inside her world to learn ways on embracing a healthier lifestyle with great vegan food choices.
Okay, so how excited are we to have the personal chef to Ellen Degeneres and Portia de Rossi, Chef Roberto Martin talk gardein. Chef Martin took a break from his high profile clients to appear on Global TV for the 29th Annual Vegetarian Food Festival in Toronto, Canada, highlighting some of his favorite gardein products. Now that’s worth a smile!