Dine Out for the Environment: 10 Vegan Dishes to Try
Clean Air Council’s Dine Out for the Environment is just one month away. The event gives haven to Philadelphia’s hungry environmentalists and eco-compassionate alike with a list of restaurants that serve up delicious food alongside sustainability. When you Dine Out for the Environment at participating restaurants on October 13, 15%-30% of your bill is donated to the Clean Air Council.
Philadelphia has become a hotspot for vegan cuisine. Many Dine Out for the Environment restaurants pride themselves on being vegan-friendly. Here are 10 plant-based dishes we recommend you try.
Punk Burger – Pulled Portobello Sandwich – Punk sauce, onion, tomato, sweet potato fries and veganaise slaw.
Trolley Car Cafe – Eggplant Napoleon – grilled tomato, red pepper and red onion over quinoa and kale, drizzled with a balsamic reduction and served with a side of avocado.
Front Street Cafe – Vegan Breakfast Tacos – tofu scramble, kale, avocado, smoked mushrooms, “whiz”, pickled red onions, micro cilantro, corn tortillas, smoked black beans.
Flora – Cauliflower & Chickpea Pot Pie – vegan puffed pastry.
Lotus Farm to Table – Compressed Watermelon – roasted corn, jalapeno, chive, celery, toasted almond.
Adobe Cafe – Seitan Tostadas – cooked with tomatillo green salsa, onions and cilantro – (ask for no cheese).
SliCE – Veggie Pizza – eggplant, roasted peppers, portobello mushrooms, red onions & San Marzano tomato sauce (Pro tip – add the vegan gourmet mozzarella).
St. Benjamin’s Taproom – BBQ Jackfruit Vegan Banh Mi – bbq jackfruit, house made coconut lemongrass slaw, house made ciabatta.
Schmear It – Veggie Delight – vegan cream cheese, scallions, peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, and carrots (try it with a hummus base too!).
Night Kitchen Bakery – Ronnie’s Spice Cupcake with Orange Glaze (call ahead-special order only).
Mark your calendar and Dine Out for the Environment, ALL DAY, October, 13, 2016. www.dineoutforthenvironment.org