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Openings Fri Nov 07 2008

Vella Cafe to do Dinner

Tofu and Spicy Soy Chorizo Scram with Roasted Poblanos, Zuchini, Corn, Scallions and Avocado at Vella Cafe.jpgVella Cafe has been serving up a wonderful breakfast, brunch and lunch. And now they'll be doing dinner, three nights a week, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays until 9 p.m., starting Wednesday, Nov. 12. These evenings you'll find pizza, salads, soups and mac n' cheese, including a vegan pizza with mushrooms, caramelized onions, roasted tomatoes and spinach. (Photo is from Vella's breakfast menu, Spicy Tofu Scramble: soy chorizo, roasted poblanos, brown rice, zucchini, corn, scallions, avocado, lime, tomatillo salsa, tortillas).

BYOB: Vella has teamed up with Nathan & Sean from Red & White Wines (1861 N. Milwaukee). Call from your seat at Vella and the wine shop will deliver. Vella also will deliver dinner time pizzas to you at the Green Eye Lounge next door. Vella is at 1912 N. Western Ave., under the Blue Line tracks. El: Blue Line to Western. Bus: 49 Western, 56 MIlwaukee, 73 Armitage.

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Andrew / November 7, 2008 10:25 AM

Oh, cool, that's great news. I really like Vella, but I'm never in that neighborhood during the day.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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