I previously wrote about sandwiches and food research here.
Also, I got accepted to the Graduate Architecture program at the Illinois Institute of Technology (who's, I shit you not, name I spelled wrong at the end of my professional statement - long story). Check out the curriculum section of this page. Those are the courses I have to take over three years. It totals 103 credit hours which is a bit intense considering my undergrad was 129. Should be fun and interesting though.
Now, for no real reason other than the fact that I like cooking, eating, and taking photos; I bring you - sandwiches (that I've eaten in the last week or so)!
Toasted whole wheat white bread (I know weird), guacamole, lemon chicken, sprouts, lettuce, tomato, and cucumber.
Toasted whole wheat bread, fried tofu, red pepper, lettuce, sprouts, tomato, sauteed onion, and roasted garlic.
Toasted whole wheat bread, black bean burger, lettuce, tomato, red onion, jalapeno, and avocado.
Toasted whole wheat bread, egg whites with ground flax seed cooked in olive oil, lettuce, tomato, red onion, and avocado.
Toasted whole wheat bread, guacamole, sprouts with olive oil, lettuce, tomato, jalapeno, and cucumber.
Toasted whole wheat bread, goat cheese, roasted red pepper, spinach, friend tofu, lettuce, tomato, and avocado.
Toasted whole wheat bread, avocado, fried tofu, spinach, tomato, red onion, and cucumber.
Not pictured was an excellent egg white and goat cheese sandwich and a tofu, goat cheese, and pea sprout on ciabatta bread sandwich. I really need to get some new breads and make sauces to go on top of my sandwiches, but as they're mostly for sustenance and health I haven't been doing either. Health wise almost nothing tops olive oil and wheat bread. I just found out that goat cheese is far better for you than regular cheese. It has far few calories, less saturated fat, and more protein than other cheeses... and it tastes amazing.
I kind of figured If I felt entrepreneurial I'd open up a vegan restaurant. There aren't enough of them in Chicago, and all of them I go to with my friend Justin are always packed. Plus they're priced at a slight premium to everywhere else I eat. Here are two I really liked: Karyn's and Amitabul. I guess that won't be happening anytime too soon with my likely foray into graduate school, but in the mean time I've been creating all these sandwiches in anticipation/hunger.
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