CBD Infused Dishes Are the Hottest Trend of 2020
With the ability to provide natural relief for a wide range of ailments―without the mind-altering effects of THC―CBD has quickly become one of the biggest health trends of the decade.
As demand for CBD, businesses everywhere are starting to incorporate CBD into their product offering, creating a surge of not only new products, but new ways to use CBD.
Over the last year or so, one of the most popular ways to use CBD is by doing an effortless activity that we already do everyday―eating.
CBD infused dishes are one the most convenient and enjoyable ways to enjoy the many health benefits of CBD. Not to mention… when the dishes are crafted by top chefs from around the country, it’s a delicious way to enjoy the benefits of CBD.
While there aren’t nearly enough restaurants with CBD infused dishes just yet, we’ve put together a list of the top 7 that every CBD lover needs to try!
Get ready to drool…
Founded with his partner, Doug Cohen, Cannabis chef, Miguel Trinidad put the ‘high’ in high cuisine with his restaurant, 99th Floor.
With locations in New York, Los Angeles, Denver, and San Francisco, 99th Floor is every bit as lofty and exclusive as it sounds, featuring invite-only seating and delicious cannabis-infused dishes as exclusive as its patrons.
Because of its lowkey exclusivity and world-class Cannabis dishes, 99th Floor has earned rave reviews and coverage in leading publications such as The New Yorker, Merry Jane, and The Coveteur.
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An innovative pop-up series founded by cannabis influencer, Correen Carroll and her partner Ryan Bush, the Cannaisseur Series brings a gastronomic edginess to the CBD-infused culinary world.
Featuring ingredients homegrown by local artisans, the menu is sprawling with delicious goodness, offering two THC-infused hors-d’oeuvres, four main courses infused with non-psychoactives, three intermezzos of fresh cannabis joints or vapes and a steady stream of CBD water and THC cocktails.
While the price is a bit steep at $195 a head, the experience is absolutely mesmerizing, with menu items tailored for each individual diner. They have been hinting at expanding into the European market, with the rising popularity of CBD in the UK.
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Altered Plates is the perfect balance of hospitality, delicious eats, cannabis, and education.
Founded by Holden Jagger and Rachel Burkons, LA-based Altered Plate focuses on creating unique and memorable experiences by finding the perfect balance between the flavors of various foods and cannabis.
The result? Mouth-watering and aesthetically beautiful dishes that you’ll never forget.
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Elevation VIP Cooperative
By combining the many medicinal benefits of Cannabis with a world-class culinary education, influential chef Andrea Drummer founded Elevation VIP Cooperative―a dispensary/restaurant that promotes its patrons’ health while experimenting with rich and unique flavors from various foods and Cannabis compounds.
Steeped in exclusivity, the LA-based Elevation VIP Cooperative offers carefully cultivated menus for private events filled with mouth-watering dishes crafted from locally grown ingredients and nutrient rich Cannabis supplements.
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Bull & Dragon
A thrilling blend between artisan food and eco-consciousness, Chef Aaron Ziegler’s Venice-based Bull & Dragon brands itself as “postmodernist eco-cuisine.”
Meals are made from scratch using natural processes – whole animal butchering, natural fermentations, homegrown produce – and served at private events or at the Bull & Dragon’s beautiful dining setting.
With delicious options such as Roasted Duck Curry and Sofrito Risotto and Pastured Beef, the Bull & Dragon features an ever-changing menu filled with delicious, eco-friendly cannabis and CBD-infused dishes.
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Led by the culinary acumen of chef Gerardo Gonzalez, Manhattan-based Lalito offers a delicious collection of Cannabis and CBD-infused dishes.
Partnered with popular Cannabis culture magazine Glossamer, Lalito focuses on crafting unique flavors from various vegetables and the earthy taste of marijuana.
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Popular Indian cafe, Inday, is a well-established New York based cafe with a menu of delicious Indian dishes.
With hemp-legalization and shifts in Cannabis views shifting, Inday’s Nomad location recently extended its menu to include a CBD-infused veggie bowl, featuring CBD-infused avocado and coconut oils drizzled over juicy tomatoes and chickpeas.
While it was meant to serve as an experiment, the CBD Veggie Bowl became widely popular and locals anticipate more CBD dishes being added soon!
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If you’re ever nearby any of these restaurants, be sure to make a reservation and get your daily dose of CBD while enjoying a one-of-a-kind experience!
Thanks so much for reading our article―hope you didn’t drool too much!
If you have any comments, suggestions, or have an experience at one of these restaurant / clubs yourself, please feel free to engage in the comments section below!