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5 Review(s).

333 W Cordova Rd, Santa Fe, USA

Used to be my fave restaurant ... now not so much

I am a vegan who has lived in Santa Fe for 15 years. Despite Santa Fe's reputation of being a "new age mecca," our dining scene isn't particularly vegan-friendly. You can get an ovo-lacto vegetarian meal just about anywhere, but organic vegan is more difficult. I used to love Body Cafe, with its calming, Zen-like feel and its focus on freshly prepared, vegetarian food. I ate there at least twice a month. Then things changed ... bison and chicken were added to the menu (pandering to carnivores?) and the quality of the food and table service took a nosedive. My last few visits left me quite disappointed. I haven't been back in over a year, and have found new places to eat in Santa Fe (Thai Vegan, Vinaigrette). If Body Cafe has gotten its old sparkle back, please let me know!

821 W San Mateo Rd, Santa Fe, USA

A few standout vegan options!

I agree with vgndrl that Chocolate Maven doesn't offer many vegan options. The owners and chef are Sikhs and ovo-lacto vegetarians, and I wish they would add more vegan options to the menu (especially during dinner). However, that doesn't stop me from visiting the Maven for a soy cappuccino and their New Mexico-style tofu scramble (be sure to request no cheese on the black beans). Also - the Maven's garlic rosemary french fries are out of this world!

Updated from previous review on Tuesday February 07, 2012

501 E 30th Ave, Spokane, USA

Yummmm ... Gordy's!

I moved away from Spokane 15 years ago, and I still remember many wonderful vegan meals at Gordy's. One of these days I'll return to Spokane just for a Gordy's fix. If you're eating at Gordy's tonight, I envy you!!!
Updated from previous review on Wednesday July 15, 2009

1494 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, USA

Great for a special occasion!

My partner and I go to Mu Du Noodles on a special occasion, like a birthday. It's pricey, but worth it. I am addicted to the daikon cakes (made vegan) and Chinese long bean appetizer (in season). I always get the Yaki Udon entree (made vegan with organic tofu) which is terrific if you enjoy spicy food. Other entrees can also be veganized (starred on menu). Sadly, the yummy green curry can no longer be made vegan because the curry paste now contains shrimp. (Mu, if you are reading this, please give us the vegan option back!) For dessert, don't miss the ginger coconut sorbet, which is vegan and truly delicious (the cookie contains butter). Mu Du Noodles is now open for lunch on Thurs-Fri-Sat.
Updated from previous review on Tuesday February 07, 2012

Updated from previous review on Saturday May 23, 2015

709 Don Cubero Alley, Santa Fe, USA

A neighborhood favorite!

I have eaten at Vinaigrette often and enjoyed it. The vegan mushroom stew is excellent, as are the chickpea duo (yummy) and the seasonal roasted brussels sprouts with avocado. Most salads are huge and can easily be shared. I like the Omega with a different dressing (the lemon-cumin vinaigrette pairs nicely), the Asian Chopped Salad and the Garden Salad. The Greek salad can also be made vegan. Don't be afraid to ask, waitstaff are attentive and the kitchen tries hard to please. Good selection of wine, beer and nonalcoholic concoctions. If you're vegetarian, be sure and try the carrot cake - best in Santa Fe, according to my friends!
Updated from previous review on Saturday May 23, 2015

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