saigon spring rolls from toi on sunset. these are cold vietnamese rolls filled with vegetables, rice noodles, and tofu served with a carousel of hot sauces (if you request it!). i usually slather mine in an obscene amount of chili paste. just be sure to ask for the vegetarian/vegan rolls because shrimp is an option. toi is amazing—-great atmosphere, late hours, and delicious vegan-friendly food. definitely my favorite thai place in LA.
freshcraft in denver: food & brews!
denver colorado is one of america’s top beer cities, and it’s also home to some of the tastiest vegan food i’ve ever eaten—-who’dve thought! on our latest trip there (you already read about our debaucherous meals at city o’ city), we hit up freshcraft: one of the town’s best beer bars that happens to boast a surprisingly vegan-friendly menu. here’s what we ate:
fresh avocado salad wrap: sliced avocado, marinated rice noodles, shaved cabbage, radicchio, red onion. (no honey vinaigrette!) garnished with cashews and chili sauce. $8
mole bello tacos: cocoa chili marinated roasted mushrooms, southwestern slaw, tomato junks, creamy lime sauce. (this dish is VEGAN by DEFAULT! it even says so on the menu!) $8.75
drown it all in some oskar blues hot sauce and i’m good to go.
oh we also drank the shit outta several avery beers. i promise to take pictures of them next time i go.
denver rules, and don’t let anyone ever tell you any different.