Respond to Review of Taam Hachaim - Taste of Life
Review: This small, narrow 100% vegan, mostly organic restaurant with only 3 or 4 tables has a huge variety of fresh, delicious vegan food. They didn't just have veggie burgers, for example, but a choice of tofu, veggie, chick pea, lentil and sunflower seed burgers. There was a huge selection of fresh veggies and sprouts to put on the burgers or other sandwiches including sunflower sprouts, mung sprouts, micro greens, shredded carrots, green onion, etc. I tried 3 types of burger: veggie, chick pea, and lentil, and unfortunately all tasted processed and too salty, but the fixin's and spreads doctored them up nicely. You can see their extensive menu online complete with raw salads and spreads, hot dishes, and fresh juices. My omni husband found their spinach vegan quiche to be the best vegan quiche he's ever had--quite rich and creamy. I found their homemade vinagrette salad dressing with nutritional yeast to be one of the best I've ever tasted. The staff was very nice and friendly, and both spoke English. (The woman is a Detroit native, and the young man's parents are both from the U.S.) I'm giving them 5 happy cows because the restaurant is 100% vegan with a large variety of choices, and very fresh salad and sandwich fixin's. They even have soy ice cream (which I didn't try). The only things I found disappointing were the burgers and the fact that the young man picked up the burgers with his bare hands instead of tongs or plastic gloves. (Health standards are quite lax in Israel). None-the-less, I highly recommend the place and would not hesitate to go there again.