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Lucky 13 Cafe brings to Medford a focus on healthy eating and environmentally sound practices. So says owner Donna Malone of her counter-serve eatery and market she runs with her daughter and son-in-law.
Instead of fries, we do fresh vegetables, deli case salads and fruits, Malone said, adding that many items are organic. There are also vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Much of the decor involves recycled and repurposed materials.
On the breakfast menu: kale frittata ($4), tofu scramble ($4), flax meal pancakes ($4.50). For lunch or dinner: a roasted rosemary chicken panini or wrap ($8), spinach salad ($4 small; $8 large), jerk shrimp quesadilla ($8) and vegan saute ($8).
Lucky 13 Cafe is at 2040 Rte. 112, Medford, 631- 475-1313, lucky13cafe.com.