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Respond to Review of Wild Ginger - Carroll Garden
by veganmarcy

Review: Yummy food, cozy and restful setting. Slip into one of their wooden booths and forget your daily cares... Their vegan Thai iced tea tasted a bit off, maybe just a personal preference. The Jap-Chae korean potato noodles were surprisingly filling and mixed with various tasty veggies and mushrooms. The coconut-rice with raisins was a little dry, but fine. What really knocked my socks off was the pumpkin soup - the chunks of hot pumpkin melt in your mouth, mixed with sweet potato, white beans & cilantro. PERFECT on a chilly day. And their peanut butter bomb is a tantalizing, albeit super filling, way to cap off a great meal. FYI this applies to their Cobble Hill location, but seems like it could apply to all their locales - their soy cheese is NOT vegan, it has casein (milk product) in it. It's not marked on the menu as such, I had to ask for them to read their soy cheese label. They were happy to do so, but I just wanted to warn anyone having (for example) the soy cheese-stuffed wontons at a "vegan" restaurant. There was also an item marked as having whey (milk product) and you should specify whether your thai iced tea/coffee is made vegan or non-vegan. Hope this helps!


Posted by changoamable on Sunday, March 31, 2013
wontons are now made with daiya cheese - but the teriyaki still contains whey (for what reason I still don't know._
Wild GInger
Posted by Wild GInger on Thursday, September 23, 2010
Thanks for the lovely review. We do apologize for the wontons--we are now clearly marking the wontons, as well as the smoked teryiaki seitan, as--regrettably--non-vegan.
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