Five Fantastic Salads

This week we examine some of the area’s most interesting salads.

Some of us may still be experiencing a holiday hangover. Some of us just enjoy entrée salads.

Either way, you have come to the right place.

This week,  offers you five interesting salads that you will enjoy ordering whether you are trying to improve your diet or not.

Remember, it is always okay to order a salad, regardless of how your fellow restaurant-goers react. You’ll be the envy of the table after ordering one of these unique creations.

1. Salad Vivaldi con Pollo & Bello

This one’s for the mushroom lovers.

Conveniently located in both and  Bertucci’s has hit the jackpot with this combination of baby field greens, balsamic vinaigrette, and more.

The dish sells for $10.49 and also includes tomatoes, roasted olives, red onions, grilled chicken and roasted Portobello mushrooms.  

2. Oriental Sesame Chicken Salad

Head to the  for this diverse and delicious salad.

The texture of this dish will amaze you with all of its unique ingredients. Sesame chicken is placed over fresh greens and pea pods. Also involved are red peppers, mandarin oranges, and crunchy noodles.

The salad is served with Oriental style dressing and it sells for $11.50.

3. Grilled Salmon Salad Alfresco

’s take on a salmon salad hits the bull’s-eye thanks to the fresh salmon that is delivered daily.

The salmon is grilled to perfection and served with a mix of greens, tomatoes, feta cheese, calamata olives, and fresh basil. This seafood special costs $15.99.

4. Mexican Salad

 in North Andover is a cool, trendy place with a cool, trendy salad on the menu.

Their Mexican Salad will hit the spot for those who can’t choose between a salad and a taco. Included in the dish is Cajun shrimp along with romaine lettuce, salsa, diced tomatoes, Monterey Jack cheddar cheese, jalapeños, and pineapple ranch dressing on the side.

The dish costs $13.99, and you can add extra shrimp, chicken, or steak for an additional fee.

5. Beet Salad

For those who can’t get enough of everyone’s favorite purple vegetable, this dish from is for you.

The Beet Salad is well priced at only $8.95. It includes chopped red beets tossed in a tangy mustard vinaigrette, goat cheese, roasted sweet onions, candied walnuts, and micro greens. 



Do you own or manage a restaurant? Would you like to see your featured or most popular dish in this column?

If so, send an email to jay@jayoza.org. Please include ingredients, the price, and a photo of the dish.

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