I wanted to take this shot to capture the iconic church in the background. Kitchen is on Woodburn and heads right into Walnut Hills.
It’s a small little place with maybe a dozen tables at most. They have these cute jars up front to take to your table. There are herbs growing around the place and it’s a very open kitchen.
The menu is up on the wall and at the counter. There are a lot of sandwich & sides options. I don’t know that I would call the menu “healthy” but I would say it’s simple and along the lines of the “clean eating” movement that is popular right now.
I chose the Pimiento Grilled Cheese on Shadeau multi grain bread ($7.29) and instead of pita chips – got a side of Shaved Brussel Sprouts with red onion and pecorino cheese tossed in a honey mustard dressing ($3).
I’ve never had Pimiento Cheese but it sounded good. The sandwich was OK – I think after half I was kind of done with it. I could have added meat to it – but that was another $2 – and I didn’t think I needed to bump it up that much cost-wise. The bread was great – I’ve heard great things about Shadeau! It was also not greasy or buttery in any way – I’m pretty sure they must have used some sort of dry grill.
The shaved brussel sprout salad was also just ok at best. The serving size was really large – that’s a LOT of salad. I was expecting it to be warm – not sure why – so the temperature surprised me a bit (completely on me). It was very much like cole slaw but I felt like it needed more dressing and variety in flavor and texture.
The girls both got the same thing – hot ham & swiss with green apples & dijon mustard on Shadeau multi-grain bread ($7.79) and that came with a side of pita chips. They both really liked it and said the apples were a welcome surprise.
Why Should You Go? Well – I didn’t love what I got but the girls did. I was a little disappointed in the salad menu as well – there were only two options – seems like you could do a lot more. But if you’re into clean eating – I think you’ll like it.