Whole Foods vegan greens vs. Triple Rock free bacon this Week in Food

No matter what may come, bacon will be there.

No matter what may come, bacon will be there.

The New Year has commenced. Get your 2011 eat on with vegan greens, free bacon, and cheap date night this Week in Food.

Monday 1/3

  • With people packed into the gym like sardines this week, it's clear that losing weight once again tops the mass list of resolutions. Find a better way. Attend "Vegan Lean Greens--Asian Style," at Whole Foods Market in Minneapolis and learn how to cook with fat-fighting greens such as seaweed, kale, and mustard. $25. 6 p.m.
[jump] Tuesday 1/4
  • It's a match made in heaven (especially for your wallet). Every Tuesday, Fusion Restaurant and the Uptown Theatre offer a $30 all-inclusive date deal complete with an appetizer, a bottle of wine, dessert, and a movie for two. Up your 2011 dating game and take advantage of this hot deal.

Wednesday 1/5

  • With all the excitement of a new year, it's nice that some things remain consistent. Wednesdays still mean free bacon and $3 PBRs at the Triple Rock. Some things will never change--and that's a good thing. 9 to 11 p.m.

Thursday 1/6

  • Get involved with one of the nation's oldest and most active environmental organizations. Sierra Club "Foodies" meet monthly to enjoy local and/or organic food and restaurants. This month they will meet at Gorkha Palace for Nepali, Indian, and Tibetan cuisine. To RSVP, contact Michelle Rosier, 612-659-9124 x304. 7 p.m.

Saturday 1/8

  • Show your dedication to local food, local farmers, and downtown St. Paul--hit up the winter St. Paul Farmer's Market located in Golden's Deli. Stock up on fresh meat, eggs, cheese, honey, salsa, baked goods, jams, pickles, baby food, and bagel sandwiches. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.