Traditional German cuisine doesn't offer a lot to vegetarians. When a girl in a dirndl is coming your way with a plate of food, it is usually brat or wurst. Luckily, Eiderdown, on Goss Street in Louisville's Germantown neighborhood, is not entirely traditional. Eiderdown is, in fact, very friendly to its vegetarian customers. A modest... Continue Reading →
Arguably, Louisville's best veggie burger is in Indiana. I'm talking about the Red Yeti on Spring Street in Jeffersonville. Yes, Google maps, it's easy to locate in normal traffic. The owner's sense of whimsy extends to clever dish naming. The vegetarian burger, for instance, is called a fauxhawk. Served with macaroni and cheese, this is... Continue Reading →
The first thing you notice about Naïve, a relatively new restaurant that’s opened in the hot Butchertown neighborhood, is the mostly white, airy atmosphere. It’s a delightful place to hang out. The bright digs and cleverly crafted, light cuisine have already won a loyal following in Louisville’s midtown. Trendy crowd here Naïve is basically a... Continue Reading →
I had high expectations of Shreeji, the newest vegetarian restaurant in Louisville. Hindus and other Indians have developed a great vegetarian cuisine. After all, they've had centuries of religious strictures against meat eating to work on their recipes. But Shreeji was a disappointment on a number of levels.