For starters it's a work day here, so the holiday mood can be challenging when you wake up at 7:00am to hit the office. My feeble attempt at some Tday cheer was a hot cup of cinnamon tea and a nutri-grain apple bar - mmm, apple crisp (sort of). Matt and I had hummus and pita with halloumi salads for lunch - no turkey there...and I was just beginning to give up hope of properly celebrating one of my favorite holidays when our friends John and Lynze used their powerful Americandar - it's just like radar but for Americans (my battery must have been low)! To find out that the organic food restaurant next to our apartment was indeed making some festive treats!
Yearning for any semblance of the Thanksgiving spirit we joined them at the restaurant, who has the notable distinction of being right on the water where the fountains perform - not bad if you don't have football to watch - and a list of tasty tidbits just for the holiday.
Yes. Apparently Baker and Spice are so true to their organic mission that they would not serve turkey because they were unable to find any organically raised, so chicken was the order of the day. At that point my heart was yearning for turkey so bad I didn't care if it was raised next to a nuclear power plant - but I commend them to sticking to their guns (sort of).
But I'll say this now, I'm making a plea for a Christmas turkey - hold the ham this year! I'm way under my quota now and I'm a pretty angry bird if you know what I mean!