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So Long, Summer: Isaac’s Café Specials September 19-23

I don’t know about you but to me, summer went way too fast!  This week, on September 22nd, we celebrate the autumnal equinox.  The word equinox is sometimes used to mean a day in which the duration of light and darkness are equal.  I see it as the day we say goodbye to summer and […]

Leaving a Legacy: Isaac’s Café Specials September 12-16

Merriam-Webster Dictionary for Students defines legacy as: something (as memories or knowledge) that comes from the past or a person from the past. This Saturday while harvesting in the Edible Garden for Isaac’s Café, I had a wonderful encounter with a grandfather and his grandson.  I noticed how the grandfather was carefully explaining what they […]

Connecting with the Garden: Isaac’s Café Specials, August 22-26

If art, music and fun are synonymous with CONNECT at Bernheim, then fresh, sustainable, and healthy are synonymous with Isaac’s Café.  The Edible Garden is providing the palate for some incredibly fresh soups, salads and sandwiches.  It should be music to your ears to hear that we grow the bulk of our ingredients just 200 steps […]

Tomatoes, At the Heart of Summer Eating: Isaac’s Café Specials, August 15-19

When I think of August, I think of tomatoes. Gardens are heavy with a tangle of fruit laden vines of possibilities. I can’t think of a more versatile summer crop. Add peppers, onions, cilantro, and lime, and you have an instant fiesta. Perhaps add some fresh basil and balsamic vinegar to make the perfect bruschetta. […]

Olympics Fever at Isaac’s Café: Specials August 8-12

I always find the summer Olympics exciting. Possibly because both of my children participated and competed in sports that are at the center of the Summer Games: swimming and gymnastics.  I have wonderful memories of cheering them both on from the sidelines with such pride.  In watching these athletes, I recognize that they all possess […]

Take Good Care: Isaac’s Café Specials, August 1-5

Can you believe that it is August already? It’s time for the kids to go back to school, time for parents to start the juggling act once again between homework, sports, and a million other demands on their time. It’s easy to forget how important it is to take good care of ourselves while trying […]

The Little Kitchen that Could: Isaac’s Café Specials, July 25-29

Isaac’s Café has been referred to as the “Little Kitchen that could,” and I have to agree.   Every day, the staff of Isaac’s takes our little corner of the Visitor Center and transforms it into a symphony of taste and tempting smells.  When Isaac Bernheim envisioned a place for people to connect with nature, I […]

New Summer Menu at Isaac’s Café

It’s time for our summer menu at Isaac’s Café, and it has a brand new kids menu that is sure to please the most selective of young tastes.  The Bee’s Knees is a peanut butter and banana sandwich with a drizzle of Bernheim honey – it will knock  your socks off.  The ECO cheesy quesadilla and […]