Eden East, Sonya Cote’s farm-to-table restaurant on the grounds of Springdale Farm, is expanding with a breakfast stand starting on Saturday, March 26. The chef is also released a book, A Table in a Garden, as part of the Drawing Lines, Explorations of Place exhibit next month.
The farm stand’s morning menu, cooked by Sonya’s brother Deano, includes breakfast sandwiches, a take on their father’s hash, shrimp, grits, and vegetables. Juice and coffee will also be served. As always, farm ingredients will be used. Everything is available during Springdale Farm’s market hours on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For opening day, there will be music performed by My Buddy Todd, and special giveaways.
Cote wrote and illustrated the cookbook representing Austin’s District 5. She collected recipes used for a Cherry Creek Community Garden dinner she hosted with members of the plot. These include dishes like basil pesto, pizza salad, smothered steak, and Swedish spice cookies. The $20 book will be available for purchase during the exhibit’s run at the McKean-Eilers Building on Congress from Friday, April 1 to Sunday, April 10, along with Cote’s restaurants (Eden East, Hillside Farmacy).