If I had to pick my favorite type of meal, I would say without hesitation it is Sunday Brunch. There is something about a menu that combines breakfast and lunch with friends or family, makes breaking bread even better. Now toss in delicious fresh healthy options that JetSet Tot and JetSet Dad will devour and I’m hooked. On a recent shopping extravaganza to Fashion Island with some JetSet Friends, we stopped in True Food Kitchen for some nosh and good times. Friends, I think I’ve found my happy place.
It has been awhile since I had been to True Food Kitchen in Newport Beach; however JetSet Tot had never been so I wanted to share this cornucopia of goodness with her. I hadn’t had a chance to review the menu before taking off, but I knew worst-case scenario they would have some kind of flat bread option to hold her over. Upon arrival, there was a wait, but it really wasn’t too long, maybe 15 minutes or so. We were brought to our table which was near the open kitchen so the kids loved being able to see all the action.
There are so many fantastic items on both the True Food Kitchen menu as well as the Kids Menu. Everything from the drinks to the desserts looked so appetizing and I found myself torn over what to try. And three cheers for vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options!
:: Watermelon Lemonade ::
Watermelon Juice, Honey & Lemon
:: Miso Soup ::
Wild Mushroom & Scallions
:: Chicken Teriyaki Bowl ::
Snap peas, Broccoli, Carrots & Brown Rice
:: Asian Noodles ::
Kelp Noodles, Gai Lan, Mushrooms, Cucumber, Grilled Tofu & Ginger Vinaigrette
:: Red Chili Shrimp ::
Sesame Noodles, Gai Lan, Spinach, Grilled Shrimp & Shiitake Mushrooms
:: Lemon Tart ::
Strawberries & Coconut Cream
:: Lemon-Ginger Low-Fat Frozen Yogurt ::
Brunch was really delicious and received JetSet Tot’s two thumbs up. After all, this lil’ foodie’s review can make or break the best restaurants everywhere. Stay tuned to find out where we are off to next!
Are you a tofu fan? How about fresh veggies?
True Food Kitchen | 451 Newport Center Drive | Newport Beach, CA 92660 | (949) 644.2400
Nicole Standley a.k.a. Jet-Set Mom, is a social influencer + lifestylist covering luxury travel, fine-dining, fashion & events for The Trend Tribe. Contributor for CBS LA, Lucky Magazine, Burke Williams Spa & Moonfrye.com, follow her latest travels and escapades on Instagram, Google+ and Twitter.
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