Balinese in Brooklyn

Balinese in Brooklyn

When life gives you lemons in the form of missing your coveted appointment at Materials for the Arts because you were making soap with a bunch of ten-year-olds who were half-batty after 3 days of state tests, you get a good dinner, preferably from your long waiting list of bookmarks. Surely you’ve heard this before, eh?IMG_7075We sat outside at Selamat Pagi in Williamsburg, Brooklyn because it is finally getting less cold.

I ordered one of the few vegan options on the menu: Locally-raised tamarind-glazed tempeh (heh), roasted veggies, crispy kale and fresh cilantro. So delicious, but lacking a starch to sop up all that yummy sauce.

I snuck some of Teacher T’s white rice to more effectively transfer the sauce in my mouth. This was a fresh and flavorful dish that tasted like summer. Waiting for June…