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?We 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…