Proof! Joe’s Pizza Buy the Slice on Pennsylvania carries Daiya. They will happily (the vegan employee who pushed for it took our order and cheered!) hook you up with a yummy vegan pizza and/or their cheese-covered bread sticks.
An email blast yesterday informs us that Cafe Gratitude is indeed still in the works. The owners got the keys to their building – the former Lulu’s location on Southwest Boulevard – and we should expect them to be in operation early this year.
Mud Pie is now serving lunch daily. Do it.
Good news, folks. Succotash now admits to having vegan pancakes. You may (or may not) know that they’ve served them for years, but never had them on the menu. You had to know to ask, and occasionally would be told you really should have called first. But no such worries now – you can get a vegan short stack or a short stack with a fruit gazpacho. Bear in mind, if you’re familiar with their old pancakes, that these are not the dinner-plate sized beasts of yesterday. The short stack is a normal pancake size, if there is such a thing, and you get three of them. They’re much tastier than the old vegan pancakes, as well – there’s not a trace of the chalky egg-replacer flavor that I used to detect at breakfast time.
Mud Pie Vegan Cafe & Bakery on 39th Street has announced they’ll start serving lunch daily on November 1! We’ll be there to check it out.
Though it’s been open for years now, this month marked my first visit to Aladdin Cafe on 39th Street. Many (most?) of the items on the menu can be served vegan, but the real standout was their delicious lentil soup. When given a choice between soup and salad at a Mediterranean/Middle-Eastern restaurant, I always pick the salad. Aladdin has made me rethink that choice, and I suspect I’ll be heading back their for their spicy, cozy soup now that the weather has turned chilly.