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Dirt Candy

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Mon, 2/18
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$31 - $50
CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Menu

SNACKS‏
$6
korean fried broccoli
garlic sesame‏ sauce
$6
jalapeño hush puppies
maple butter
TO SHARE
$30
cabbage hot pot
accompanied by lotus root, kimchi, radishes, ginger, fresh herbs, sesame fu, cabbage noodles, grilled cabbage
$30
brussels sprout tacos
Accompanied by smoked avocado, pickled red onion, salsa verde, crispy Brussels sprout leaves, tortilla strips, jalapenos, crema
APPETIZERS‏
$14
mushroom
portobello mousse with sauteed asian pears, cherries and truffle toast
$13
kale
Kale Matzoh ball soup with poached egg and okra
$14
potato
warm potato‏ salad with olives, bitter greens and crispy japanese yams
$15
spinach
Spinach Mille-Feuille with grapefruit ricotta and smoked pistachios
$13
fennel
Raw and pickled fennel with caramelized yogurt on a Carta di Musica (which just means “fancy cracker” in Italian)
DINNER
$23
squash
Butternut squash Scallopini with harissa Labneh balls and green chermoula (which is just a fancy Arabic word for sauce)
$21
broccoli
grilled and smoked broccoli dogs with broccoli kraut and mustard barbecue sauce
$25
carrot
pulled, pickled‏ and jerked carrots with peanut mole sauce on carrot waffles
$24
eggplant
Mapo eggplant with baby bok Choi, baby pea shoots and eggplant Sformata (a pretentious Italian word for eggplant mousse)
$21
cauliflower
Cauliflower and curry with green pea paneer, papaya chutney and Pappadam
SIDES‏
$7
grilled onion salad
$7
mashed celeriac
$7
creamed chard
$7
curried fries
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant offers two set menus (5 or 9 course), unless you’re seated at the bar. We did the 9 course, which was a lot of food, and were very impressed with each course. If you enjoy wine, the wine pairing is great. The wines are...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cloma099
Reviewed January 11, 2019

Carrot sliders (and I hate carrots!) were delicious, creative and expertly executed. Mushroom pate was as good as a foie gras and the dessert just completely wowed me. A mushroom-based chocolate mousse shaped in a standing mushroom! I kept looking and tasting for mushroom but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AOneWorldTraveler
Reviewed January 7, 2019

This is one of the greatest restaurant experiences I have ever had! Fine dining vegetarian is hard to find, but I am so happy we did. We had the nine course meal with wine pairing, and were just awed by both the the wonderful tastes,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sabrina R
Reviewed January 6, 2019

We are neither vegan nor vegetarian but we were enticed by an article I read once and it was a great experience save for one weird thing I might as well mention up front. We were about 15+ mins early for our booking so we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank LisaMDL
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Didn’t actually realise it was a vegetarian restaurant, but food was very good if different to what we expected in china town. Would go again

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TheNursesCottage
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Delicious food, terrific service and ambiance, heaven for vegetarians. The only part we didn’t like was the deserts - too creative, too weird. We were left with mushroom aftertaste. Still, very much worth the experience.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank audi6023247
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Incredibly Innovative vegetarian dishes, some of the tastiest food I have ever eaten. Service was great. Highly recommend

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bkellysurveyor
Reviewed December 23, 2018

Our party of 3 arrived at 12:00 for the Sunday Brunch (we made reservations weeks in advance) and were delighted from the start. The wait staff was courteous, knowledgeable and unobtrusive. The Brunch offered a choice of coffee/tea, a cocktail, a pastry and an entree....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Martha E
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Dirt candy is a fabulous restaurant Food is perfect and totallie veggie Customer service is adorable It was a perfect evening for my friends and I

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank helened44
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

My wife surprised me with a visit to Dirt Candy Thanksgiving Weekend 2018. I had no expectations and was wowed by the dining experience. We both chose the larger set menu then spent two hours slowly enjoying every bite of our nine course dinner. They...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank G2113IXcolinm
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Crystal S
August 29, 2017|
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Response from TOVoyageur | Reviewed this property |
Fair question, and something that the management does take into consideration. The new menu is designed to give you a mix of options that everyone can try and share. Both trips to Dirt Candy, we were concerned that we would... More
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butch14nj
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Response from Robert T | Reviewed this property |
No it is not. They are closed Mondays and open up at 5:30 pm Tuesday thru Friday.
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