Category Archives: Vegetarian

Amaranthus: Vegetarian at the Quay

Recently, a new plant-focused restaurant opened up in the River Market area at the New West Quay, taking over the former location of Freebird Chicken. Helmed by the team that opened up El Santo in New West, this restaurant strives to provide vegetable-based cuisine that’s more than just your ordinary salad.
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V Cafe: Banh Mi and Vegan Beef Stew

I had such high hopes for V Cafe. I mean, I was just coming here for a banh mi. For those of you who haven’t tried it before, a banh mi is a type of Vietnamese sandwich served in an airy and crusty baguette.
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Chau Veggiexpress (Granville Island) – The Golden Temple Soup

Okay, first off… I’m not a vegetarian. I love me a good steak and think that the only thing better than crispy bacon is super fork-tender stewed pork belly. But when we were in Granville Island in May, I noticed that they opened up a new Chau Veggiexpress in the food court and figured I’d try them out.
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The Naam – Breakfast

The Naam is actually one of the restaurants in Vancouver that’s older than I am… now that’s longevity given that Vancouver foodies tend to be quite fickle.
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Paradise Vegetarian Noodle House – What the Pho?

Have you ever heard of a vegetarian pho before?  Yeah, me neither.  One of the characteristic elements of pho (for me at least) is the beef and the broth.

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