This diner may feel the same too …!!
The second course, a salad of dandelion greens and sweet salanova lettuce, brought more CBD in an apple cider vinaigrette. By the time we got to shiitake mushrooms marinated with CBD oil and served with burdock root broth, my head felt woozy, like I’d just downed a third glass of wine.
Lauren Montelbano, the chef of Surya Café inside Perennial Yoga in Fitchburg, wanted her first official CBD dinner to bliss everyone out on Wisconsin’s newly legal extract. Cannabidiol, or CBD, comes from hemp and is used medicinally for stress, anxiety and chronic pain.
It can also make you sleepy.
“I’ll be curious to see how everybody feels afterwards,” Montelbano said a few days before the dinner. “I’ll want to take your temperature, see how everybody’s doing, so I learn more about proper dosing. Your tolerance, your age and your weight are the three biggest things.”