Is a salad the same thing as a Bowl? Or is A Bowl hot food? Or broth-y food? I’m pretty sure it’s not soup.
I’m not talking about the kind of bowl that you serve something in. I’m referring to the new fast-casual food trend called “The Bowl” that’s totally having a moment. Bowls are making the rounds at casual restaurants everywhere, led by Panera, Chipotle, and my personal new fast casual fave – Flower Child, here in Scottsdale. I’m not really sure if there are specific rules about how to make a Bowl (i.e. hot or cold, soupy or saucy or not), but they all seem to have certain elements in common – a whole grain base, lots of vegetables, and a protein on top. Zhuzh it up with sauce, broth, dressing, serve some of it sauted, some of it cold, all of it hot… Continue Reading..