A cold tomato, cucumber, and watermelon soup with a little kick.


  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1/2 watermelon
  • 1/4 c olive oil
  • 2 shallots or 1/2 small onion
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 3 T red wine vinegar
  • 1 T honey
  • 1 t basil
  • 2 t sambal


  1. Combine ingredients and blend.

Tucked away amongst grand hallways filled with sculptures and treasures of all sorts lies The Petrie Court Café at The Met where I took my parents on my Mom’s first visit to the city. We dined in style and laughed and lamented the too-short amount of time allocated for such a place—a lovely memory—and we ate the best gazpacho I’ve ever had in my life. This recipe was reverse-engineered from a glimpse of a list of ingredients provided by a very busy, very curt waiter to whom I am greatly appreciative.

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