Extraordinary Soup and More

Henning and I tried this Mediterranean place called Extraordinary Soups and More, and I have to say that the chicken mango soup we tried was SO GOOD!!!!

I wish more places were dedicated to making 8-12 homemade soups per day!! (and labeled vegetarian/gluten free!)

We’ve since learned (April 2015) that the couple who owned Extraordinary Soups and More have decided to sell/close.  My heart just fell a little.  :(

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Forbes Family Cafe

If Thai Cafe has a rival on campus for both speed and value-per-dollar, Forbes Family Cafe in the Huang building of the Engineering Quad is it.  It also has the widest range of hours of almost any R&DE eatery on campus (and Coupa).

I really can’t rave enough about how this salad cost $4!  As-much-as-you-can-stuff-into-the-bowl for $4!  $7.25 for the larger bowls.

It’s a very vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free-friendly establishment.  Salad bar almost always has a grain-centered salad, a vegetable protein-centered salad, and another vegetable-filled salad.

There are usually only one or two offerings per day with meat.  To those in California who see this as a problem, I would invite you to visit waterfootprint.org, and evaluate your water footprint in consideration of our region’s worsening drought.

The food you eat makes up the largest part of your overall water footprint.

Anyway the salad was amazing!
Next time, no almonds, because they have a surprisingly high water footprint as well… le sigh.

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Melk & the Danube

Leaving beautiful Großgmain (Austria)!

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Always love seeing cranes, wherever we are on the road.  :)

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Overlooking Melk and its Benadictine Abbey (Stift Melk), one of the world’s most famous monasteries…

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Continuing to drive along the Danube…

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Old castle ruins…!!!!

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Construction crane even in these tiny towns!

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FINALLY found a place that was open for food!  (in Krems)

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And lots of food we were given…
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Randon really old stuff!

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Bye Krems!

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On to Vienna!

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WA Day 3! (…but really Canada)

Waking up in Kokanee Creek Provincial Park in Canada!

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Impromptu trek into Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park.  :)

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Thimbleberry!

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Detour totally worth it!

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Drove up to the Ainsworth Hot Springs… why not…

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They label gluten-free and nut-containing items!!

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