We know that the best tasting dishes start with the best ingredients.
We start planning our menus a full season in advance. We’re thinking about which local ingredients will best showcase the flavors and healthy creations we have in mind. We use Mary’s Chicken, Hobb’s Bacon, The Happy Egg Co,. Wedemeyer Bakery, Clover Dairy, and more local producers known for the attention to quality and sustainable practices, resulting in flavor you can taste.
Real chefs making real food by hand
At Ladle & Leaf, we pride ourselves on sourcing and prepping ingredients ourselves. We work directly with local farms to choose the best produce of the season, then give these ingredients the royal treatment, from roasting vegetables to making sauces and stocks. We hand cut everything that goes into your salad and we custom toss it in our fresh handmade dressings.
And while we love to keep it local, sometimes the best ingredients are imported from their places of origin, like kalamata olives from Greece, lobster from New England and coconut milk from Thailand. We prize authentic flavor, so if getting certain ingredients from the source makes a dish taste better, that’s what we’ll do.
The treatment of farm animals is important to us; and as such, we are committed to sourcing all of our eggs from farms that achieve an animal welfare certification recognized by EatREAL and the ASPCA® Shop With Your Heart program by 2021.