Denver chef and restaurateur Jennifer Jasinski has launched a lunch pop-up called Flavor Dojo featuring salads and grain bowls in her Rioja restaurant, available for online ordering and pickup from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays.
House-made sodas and craft root beer and three local beers are available for $4 apiece, along with wild rice rice-crispy treats and the following bowls:
Anson Mills Farro Verde: Rebel Farms greens, crunchy seed mix, almonds, corn and baby heirloom tomatoes in Dijon mustard-tarragon vinaigrette, $11
Spicy Green: Green mix, endive, Haystack Farms goat cheese, avocado, crunchy seed mix and tow hard-boiled eggs in jalapeño cream vinaigrette, $9
Chilled Buckwheat Soba Noodle: Soba, sugar snap peas, pickled carrots, red onion, Verde Farms pea shoots, peanuts and cilantro in Thai chile vinaigrette, $11
Succotash Heirloom Bean: Rancho Gordo scarlet runner and gigante beans, corn, peas, tomato, edamame, endive, torn herbs and shaved Parmesan in white balsamic vinaigrette, $13
Seaweed Salad: Wakame and pulse seaweed, greens, hearts of palm, avocado, pickled carrot, sugar snap peas and edamame in yuzu vinaigrette, $12
A wide variety of proteins can be added, including grilled chicken breast for $5, cardamom brined pork belly for $10.50, hoisin braised short rib for $13.50, crispy soppressata for $5, seared or raw diced tuna for $10.50, Gulf shrimp for $5, two hard boiled eggs for 2.50 and sesame-soy-chile marinated tofu for $5.