Megan: The Runner’s Kitchen

May 30, 2009

A few months ago I visited the Popover Cafe on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Without exaggeration, I can say that my spinach salad was one of the BEST that I have ever eaten. The base was a mound of spinach topped with thinly sliced red onion, creamy goat cheese, 4 strips of crisp bacon, roasted pear, orange and strawberry slices, and candied walnuts.

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On the side, I enjoyed the cafe’s signature popover with fresh strawberry butter. The popover reminded me of a buttermilk biscuit-croissant hybrid. So flaky and delicious!

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Megan
New York City, NY
The Runner’s Kitchen

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1 Biz319 May 30, 2009 at 1:18 pm

That popover looks amazing!

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2 Linda May 30, 2009 at 1:23 pm

High quality bacon on top of a salad …now that’s my type of dish!

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3 Jenn )) j3nn.net (( May 30, 2009 at 1:55 pm

Oh my, that looks absolutely fantastic! Next time we’re in NYC I’d love to stop by that cafe.

Strawberry BUTTER? *drool*

Jenn

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4 Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down) May 30, 2009 at 2:56 pm

I love, love, love popovers…especially when they’re hot from the oven. Mmm…

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5 Rachel May 30, 2009 at 7:44 pm

I’ve never thought of those flavors together before – how neat!

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6 spicygranola May 30, 2009 at 7:46 pm

That popover looks crazy! I am intrigued. I bet it was delicious with that strawberry butter.

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