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    $$$$$18.01 - $25
    $$$$12.01 - $18
    $$$7.01 - $12
    $Less than $7
  • Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan, Local/Organic, Health Food
  • 154 E 79th St, New York NY10075 40.774625 -73.958731
  • (Btwn Lexington & 3rd Ave)
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  • (212) 537-7179
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Lunch

Starters

Hydrogarden Farm Edamame celtic sea salt, chili, lemon   8.00
Vegetable Nori Rolls pickled ginger, avocado wasabi, chipotle aioli, tamari-ginger sauce   14.00
Angel’s Nachos corn chips, "mozzarella", chili beans, grilled seitan, guacamole, salsa, tofu sour cream, romaine lettuce   16.00
Live Young Coconut Pad Thai marinated vegetables, shiitake mushrooms, lemongrass tamarind cream, spicy cashews   16.00
Guacamole Timbale poblano-guacamole, chipotle black beans, tomato-cucumber salsa, plantain chips, ranchero sauce   15.00
Mezze Platter smoked hummus, eggplant caponata, babaganoush, almond tzatziki, grilled paratha bread, olives & slivered almonds, roasted garlic, red pepper oil   17.00
Grilled Seitan Chimichurri horseradish cream, red pepper coulis   12.00
Steamed Or Fried Dumplings seitan, baby bok choy, sesame-ginger soy sauce   13.00
Avocado-Vegetable Napoleon artichokes, hearts of palm, crunchy sprouts, grilled nori-oyster mushrooms, gazpacho   17.00

Salads

Grilled Kale string beans, beluga lentils, red onions, kabocha squash, avocado, sunflower seeds, spelt berries, chive dressing   16.00
Stuffed Avocado baby greens, quinoa, corn, crunchy sprouts, radishes, toasted pumpkin seeds, grape tomatoes, chipotle-avocado dressing   16.00
Seaweed arugula, carrots, white cabbage, radishes, edamame, grilled shiitake mushrooms, wasabi leaves, miso-lemongrass dressing   15.00
Caesar Salad baby kale, tomatoes, herb-nori grilled seitan, seven-grain croutons, cashew parmesan, caesar dressing   18.00
Beet & Watermelon Salad string beans, endive, almond cheese, pickled watermelon rind, rosemary-shallot vinaigrette   16.00
Add Tofu Or Tempeh $4.

Entrees

Burrito chili-herb grilled seitan, caramelized onions, sautéed greens, chipotle black beans, brown rice, "mozzarella", guacamole, tofu sour cream, guajillo chipotle salsa   20.00
Black Bean-Pumpkin Seed Burger mesclun, grilled red onion, avocado, polenta fries, chipotle ketchup   15.00
Chipotle-Grilled Portobello Sandwich black bean pâté, avocado, grilled red onion, pickled jalapeños, cornmeal-crusted zucchini & chipotle aioli   17.00
Summer Vegetable - Wild Mushroom Crêpe sautéed wild mushrooms, poblano peppers, zucchini, spinach, garlic truffle aioli, corn, tomato & jalapeno salad   23.00
Chef’s Daily Hand Cut Pasta    
BBQ Seitan Burger avocado, chipotle aioli, red onions, polenta fries, mesclun   15.00
Seitan Piccata creamed spinach, grilled potato cake, oyster mushrooms, lemon-caper sauce   23.00
Live Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms cashew-vegetable cheese, broccoli, cauliflower, corn, crunchy sprouts, avocado sauce, pico de gallo   24.00
Spaghetti & Wheat Balls truffled tomato sauce, roasted garlic, spinach, cashew parmesan   19.00
Wild Mushroom & Vegetable Fricassee soft polenta, truffled almond cheese   21.00
Tempeh-Vegetable Tamale brown rice pilaf, pumpkin seeds, chocolate mole sauce, guacamole, sour cream, watermelon salsa   23.00

Candle 79 Market Plate $21

Choose Four Of The Following gingered brown rice, chipotle black beans, chipotle grilled tempeh, quinoa pilaf paprika-grilled corn, grilled oyster mushrooms, ginger miso-grilled tofu, sautéed greens sautéed broccoli & cauliflower, string beans & almonds, polenta fries, cornmeal-crusted zucchini   
Served With Choice Of Two Sauces chipotle-avocado, poblano-tahini, chive, miso-lemongrass, rosemary-shallot vinaigrette caesar, live jalapeño   

 

Dinner

Starters

Guacamole Timbale poblano-guacamole, chipotle black beans, tomato- cucumber salsa, plantain chips, ranchero sauce   15.00
Saffron-Lobster Mushroom Ravioli sautéed garlic, spinach, cashew parmesan, truffled tomato sauce   17.00
Mezze Platter hummus, eggplant caponata, babaganoush, almond tzatziki, grilled paratha bread, olives & slivered almonds, red pepper oil   17.00
Vegetable Nori Rolls pickled ginger, avocado wasabi, chipotle aioli, tamari-ginger sauce   14.00
Live Young Coconut Pad Thai marinated vegetables, shiitake mushrooms, lemongrass tamarind cream, spicy cashews   16.00
Cornmeal Poppers summer vegetables, jalapeño aioli   12.00
Steamed Or Fried Dumplings seitan, baby bok choy, sesame-ginger soy sauce   13.00
Grilled Seitan Chimichurri horseradish cream, red pepper coulis   12.00
Angel’s Nachos corn chips, "mozzarella", guacamole, chili beans, grilled seitan, salsa, tofu sour cream, romaine lettuce   16.00
Avocado-Vegetable Napoleon artichokes, hearts of palm, crunchy sprouts, grilled nori-oyster mushrooms, gazpacho   17.00

Salads

Grilled Kale string beans, beluga lentils, red onions, kabocha squash, avocado, sunflower seeds, spelt berries, chive dressing   16.00
Seaweed arugula, carrots, cabbage, radishes, edamame, grilled shiitake mushrooms, wasabi leaves, miso-lemongrass dressing   15.00
Caesar Salad baby kale, tomatoes, herb-nori grilled seitan, seven-grain croutons, cashew parmesan, caesar dressing   18.00
Stuffed Avocado baby greens, quinoa, corn, crunchy sprouts, radishes, cucumber, toasted pumpkin seeds, grape tomatoes, chipotle-avocado dressing   16.00
Beet & Watermelon Salad string beans, endive, almond cheese, pickled watermelon rind, rosemary-shallot vinaigrette   16.00
Add Tofu Or Tempeh $4..

Entrees

Seitan Piccata creamed spinach, grilled potato cake, oyster mushrooms, lemon caper sauce   23.00
Wild Mushroom & Vegetable Fricassee soft polenta, truffled almond cheese   21.00
Live Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms cashew-vegetable cheese, broccoli, cauliflower, corn, crunchy sprouts, avocado sauce, pico de gallo   24.00
Tempeh-Vegetable Tamale brown rice pilaf, pumpkin seeds, sour cream, chocolate mole sauce, guacamole, watermelon salsa   23.00
Chef’s Daily Hand Cut Pasta    
Summer Vegetable - Wild Mushroom Crêpe sautéed wild mushrooms, poblano peppers, zucchini, spinach, garlic truffle aioli, corn, tomato & jalapeno salad   23.00
Grilled Portobello Steak kale-chimichurri sauce, roasted cauliflower, sautéed spinach & corn, cauliflower purée   23.00
Spaghetti & Wheat Balls truffled tomato sauce, roasted garlic, spinach, cashew parmesan   19.00
Moroccan Spiced Chickpea Cake sautéed kale, broccoli, onions & jalapeños, red pepper-coconut curry sauce, fresh apricot chutney, toasted almonds   20.00

Sides $8

Grilled Oyster Mushrooms    
Sautéed Seasonal Greens    
Sautéed Broccoli    
Seitan Wheatballs & Tomato    
Basil-Truffle Sauce    
Cornmeal-Crusted Zucchini & Chipotle Aioli    
Polenta Fries    
Onion Rings & Chipotle Aioli    
Paprika-Grilled Corn    

 

Brunch

Homestyle Quinoa Pancakes (gf). seasonal fruit, strawberry butter, gingered maple syrup   13.00
Mixed Grain Waffles bananas, candied pecans, strawberry butter, gingered maple syrup   13.00
"Nuevos Rancheros" spicy tempeh-potato hash, refried black beans, corn tortilla, guacamole, tofu sour cream, tomatillo salsa   16.00
Vegetable Tofu Scramble (gf). yukon gold skillet potatoes, sautéed greens with mixed grain toast   15.00
Mexican Lasagna tortillas, zucchini, potato, tempeh, "mozzarella" , tomatillo sauce, pico de gallo, avocado over sautéed oyster mushrooms, poblano peppers   19.00
Brunch Prix-Fixe $32. Juice, Smoothie (Coconut Colada Crush Add $4), Mimosa Or Bloody Mary (Add $2), Brunch Item, Salad, Burrito, Or Sandwich & Dessert.

Gluten-Free

Starters

Daily Soup    9.00
Hydrogarden Farm Edamame celtic sea salt, chili, lemon   8.00
Guacamole Timbale poblano-guacamole, chipotle black beans, flax crisps, tomato-cucumber salsa, ranchero sauce   15.00
Mezze Platter smoked hummus, eggplant caponata, babaganoush, almond tzatziki, flax crackers, roasted garlic, olives & slivered almonds, red pepper oil   17.00
Vegetable Nori Rolls pickled ginger, avocado wasabi, chipotle aioli, tamari-ginger sauce   14.00
Avocado-Vegetable Napoleon artichokes, hearts of palm, crunchy sprouts, grilled nori-oyster mushrooms, gazpacho   17.00

Salads

Grilled Kale string beans, beluga lentils, red onions, kabocha squash, avocado, sunflower seeds, quinoa, chive dressing   16.00
Stuffed Avocado baby greens, quinoa, corn, crunchy sprouts, radishes, toasted pumpkin seeds, grape tomatoes, chipotle-avocado dressing   16.00
Seaweed arugula, carrots, cabbage, edamame, radishes, grilled shiitake mushrooms, wasabi leaves, miso-lemongrass dressing   15.00
Beet & Watermelon Salad string beans, endive, almond cheese, pickled watermelon rind, rosemary-shallot vinaigrette   16.00
Add Tofu Or Tempeh $4.

Entrees

Wild Mushroom Vegetable Fricassee soft polenta, truffled almond cheese   21.00
Live Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms cashew-vegetable cheese, broccoli, cauliflower, corn, crunchy sprouts, avocado sauce, pico de gallo   24.00
Grilled Portobello Steak kale-chimichurri sauce, roasted cauliflower, sautéed spinach & corn, cauliflower purée (available dinner only)   23.00
Black Bean-Pumpkin Seed Burger mixed lettuces, avocado, grilled red onion, sautéed broccoli. (available lunch only)   15.00
Tempeh-Vegetable Tamale brown rice pilaf, pumpkin seeds, sour cream, chocolate mole sauce, watermelon salsa   23.00
Summer Vegetable - Wild Mushroom Crêpe sautéed wild mushrooms, poblano peppers, zucchini, spinach, garlic truffle aioli, corn, tomato & jalapeño salad   23.00
Daily Pasta    
Moroccan Spiced Chickpea Cake sautéed kale, broccoli, onions & jalapeños, red pepper-coconut curry sauce, fresh apricot chutney, toasted almonds. (available dinner only)   20.00

Candle 79 Market Plate $21

Available Lunch Only.

Choose Four Of The Following gingered brown rice, chipotle black beans, chipotle grilled tempeh, quinoa pilaf ginger-miso grilled tofu, sautéed seasonal greens, string beans & almonds grilled oyster mushrooms, sautéed broccoli & cauliflower, paprika-grilled corn   
Served With Choice Of Two Sauces chipotle-avocado, poblano-tahini, chive, miso-lemongrass, rosemary-shallot vinaigrette caesar, live jalapeño   

 

Daily Specials

Each Day, Our Chefs Are Inspired To Create Delicious Seasonal Specials Based On The Morning’s Local Harvest. Beautiful Just Picked Surprises Take The Starring Role Of The Day, Like Tender Zucchini Blossoms From Satur Farms, Delicate Blooming Hill Farm Baby Greens, And Luscious Heirloom Tomatoes.

Appetizer cornmeal crusted zucchini blossoms with heirloom tomatoes, balsamic reduction, watercress salad with a spicy jalapeno-lime vinaigrette   
Soup chilled avocado & cucumber with sweet corn & toasted pumpkin seeds   
Salad mache & purslane with roasted delicata squash, cippolini onions, brussels sprouts, chickpeas, radish & sunflower seeds tossed with a creamy tarragon dressing   
Pasta rigatoni with baby spinach, broccoli, lobster mushrooms, corn, cranberry beans, roasted garlic & an heirloom tomato-basil sauce   
Entree pumpkinseed crusted seitan with quinoa-corn pilaf, sautéed lobster mushrooms, broccoli, leeks, & a smoky tomato-chipotle sauce with radish salad   
Housemade Ice Creams & Sorbets chocolate-peanut butter chip, ginger-ancho, & raspberry sorbet   

Dessert

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Bliss (gf). chocolate & peanut butter mousse, salted peanut-caramel crust, berry coulis   13.00
Mexican Chocolate Brownie (gf). caramelized bananas, french vanilla ice cream, candied pecans, chocolate-ancho sauce   13.00
Peach Empanadas lemon-thyme ice cream, peach sauce   14.00
Cannoli chocolate chip-vanilla cream filling, coconut ice cream, chocolate drizzle   13.00
Live Blueberry Pie (gf). nut granola crust, chocolate sauce, candied almonds, lemongrass ice cream   15.00
Summer Berry Crumble seasonal berries, chamomile ice cream, almond crumble, strawberry sauce   14.00
Housemade Ice Cream & Sorbet Sampler (gf). chef’s daily selection   9.00

Teas $4

Regular english breakfast, sencha green, pomegranate-white, vanilla chai, persian plum-rose, coconut cream   
Decaffeinated earl grey, green   
Herbal chamomile, vanilla-cinnamon rooibos, double mint, ginger tisane, lavender-verbena & orange, nettle   

Coffee & Specialty Drinks

Reg / Iced.

Regular   3.00 4.00
Decaffeinated   3.00 4.00
Grain   3.00 4.00
Espresso   3.00 4.00
Macchiato   3.00 4.00
Americano   3.00 4.00
Cappuccino   5.00 7.00
Latte   5.00 7.00
Chai Latte   5.00 7.00
Mochaccino   6.00 8.00

Dessert Cocktails $16

Jack Sparrow blackwell dark rum, arakú coffee liqueur, coconut milk, pineapple, agave, rocks   
Chocolate Covered Strawberry tru vanilla vodka, sorbetta strawberry liqueur, agave, strawberry, chocolate drizzle, up   

 

Juices & Healing Potions

Playa Verde cucumber, ginger, parsley, lime   10.00
Green Goddess mixed greens, apple, lemon, ginger   10.00
Housemade Ginger Ale fresh ginger, lemon, agave, mint, sparkling water   9.00
Peach Basil Refresher peach, basil, lemon, agave, aloe, sparkling water   8.00
Tropical Fresca soursop, lime, agave, chia seeds, sparkling water   10.00
The Peach Pit healing turmeric elixir, peach, pineapple, cilantro, agave, soda   9.00
Magic Mushroom healing mushroom elixir, blueberry, acai berry, ginger, agave, mint, soda   9.00
Young Coconut Water fresh cracked daily   8.00

Smooth Sippers

Watermelon Lemonade watermelon, lemon, agave, ice   9.00
Coconut Mint Frappe avocado, coconut water, agave, mint, lime   9.00
Island Energizer passion fruit, pineapple, banana, coconut water, orange juice, ice   9.00
Fountain Of Youth açaí berry, fresh apple, banana   8.00
Mango Coconut Crush coconut water, coconut meat, mango, ice   13.00
Tree Of Life blueberry, banana, almond milk, ice, moringa, tulsi   11.00
Add A Boost Of The Ancient Superfood Chia To Any Beverage $2.

Hand-Crafted Eco-Cocktails

Underground Queen juvé y camps sparkling rosé, art in the age rhubarb liqueur, blueberry, agave, flute   17.00
Freshly Minted purity vodka, watermelon, thatcher’s elderflower liqueur, agave, mint, habanero bitters, up   16.00
The Debutante lapsang souchang-infused bluecoat gin, peach, lemon, basil, agave, rocks   15.00
Lola’s Haze jalapeño-infused puro verde silver tequila, fruitlab orange liqueur, lime, agave, muddled strawberry & basil, rocks   16.00
The Reforestation veev açai spirit, wheatgrass-infused crop vodka, muddled mint, ginger-agave, lime, soda, rocks   15.00
Wilbur’s Web whistlepig rye, grapefruit, antica formula red vermouth, bittermans amere nouvelle, agave, rosemary, up   16.00
Daidai crop vodka, sake, fruitlab orange liqueur , maple syrup, ginger, neat   16.00
Bramble On blackberry-infused crusoe spiced rum, lime, soursop, fruitlab orange liqueur, agave, rocks   15.00
The Single Still cilantro-infused greenhook gin, cucumber, thatcher’s elderflower liqueur, ginger agave, up   15.00
Truth Or Consequence tru vodka, ginger, lemon, pineapple, agave, mint, soda, rocks   15.00
Rose Sangria l’ostal cazes rosé, santa theresa rum, fruitlab orange & hibiscus liqueurs, seasonal berries, agave, citrus fruit, topped with prosecco   15.00

Beer & Cider

Cliffton Dry Cider (New York) truly dry and champagne-like with a bright citrus finish   12.00
Samuel Smith’s Organic Lager (England) light bodied, subtle fruity aroma, malty character   5.00
Peak Organic Ipa (Maine) floral spicy aroma, zesty citrus, balanced toasty hops   8.00
Allagash White Ale (Maine) strong golden ale, notes of passion fruit, herbs, and cloves   10.00
Schneider Edel-Weiss Organic Hefeweizen (Germany) crisp mountain herbs, lemon, banana notes  (16.9oz) 12.00
Peak Organic Summer Sessions (Maine) american pale wheat ale, bright gold with lemon and citric hop aromas   8.00
Ommegang Rare Vos (New York) belgian-style pale ale with bright orange note and peppery yeast   9.00
Ipswich’s Celia Gluten Free Saison (Vermont) belgian-style saison with notes of orange peel and spice  (12oz) 8.00
Einbecker Non-Alcoholic Pilsner (Germany) light fresh body, lemon peel, spicy hops   8.00

Wine By The Glass

Sparkling

Brut Rosé Of Pinot Noir, Juvé Y Camps, Spain, NV organic bright cherry red color, nose of strawberry jam and rose petals, balanced acidity   12.00
Prosecco, Tiamo, Veneto, Italy, NV organic fresh and fruity with fine bubbles and nuances of apple, pear, and peach   10.00

White

Rosé, Chateau De La Selve, Maguelonne, France, 2013 organic light pink hue, fresh fruit and flower aromas, dry, mineral body   10.00
Riesling, Treleaven, Finger Lakes, New York, 2012 sustainable concentrated apricot, melon and orange, balanced and smooth with a lively zing   9.00
Sancerre, Karine Lauverjat, Loire, France, 2013 sustainable crisp and dry with a soft tang, refreshing key lime and classic minerality   14.00
Sauvignon Blanc, Saracina, Mendocino County, California, 2012 organic fresh and flinty with vibrant acidity and aromas of white peach, evergreen and wet stone   13.00
Chardonnay, Sherwood House Vineyard, Long Island, New York, 2012 sustainable smooth and fruit-forward with light citrus, crisp apple and subtle pear   11.00
Pinot Gris, Huia, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2011 biodynamic rich creamy palate ripe with honeysuckle, white peach, quince, and smooth minerality   12.00

Red

Pinot Noir, Lemelson, "Thea’s Selection", Oregon, 2011 organic medium body, black cherry, fennel, spice and a silky finish   18.00
Super Tuscan "Mongrana," Querciabella, Tuscany, Italy, 2010 biodynamic soft yet complex with subtle touches of oak, cherries, raspberries and spice   14.00
Garnacha, Artazu, "Artazuri", Navarra, Spain, 2012 organic medium bodied, aromas of ripe forest berries and lavender, smooth finish   11.00
Malbec, Zolo, Mendoza, Argentina, 2013 organic succulent raspberries, black fruits, and violets with a smooth palate   11.00
Syrah, Natural Selection, Languedoc, France, 2010 biodynamic smooth and expressive, dried plums and strawberries, hints of violets   10.00
Cabernet Sauvignon, Novas, Maipo Valley, Chile, 2012 organic cassis and vanilla softly balanced with dark chocolate, spice and tobacco   12.00

 

(GF) Gluten-Free.
Candle 79
154 E 79th St
Btwn Lexington & 3rd Ave
(212) 537-7179
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