Return to Cafe Classico

Is there any vegan delight better than a glass of red wine and some really well cooked French fries? Technically, these are pommes frites, served standing up, with three different sauces. A bouquet of French fries. This is the way I start any lunch at Cafe Classico, my favorite Louisville restaurant. Cafe Classico offers a... Continue Reading →

Lunch at El Nopal: Cheap, fast, and good

Vegetarians can cobble together a good meal at almost any Mexican restaurant. The traditional ingredients in Mexican American cuisine: corn, tomatoes, avocado, onions, beans, and rice, come together a lot of different ways to provide balanced protein and other essential nutrients. Our go to Mexican diner is El Nopal, a regional chain which is expanding... Continue Reading →

Lunch at Eiderdown

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 →

Veggies at Monnik

You might not think of Monnik Beer Company as an obvious choice for vegetarians. But we found quite a few options on the menu. All of them delicious. We started with the war fries and roasted carrot salad. The war fries are modeled on the Dutch tradition of serving French fries with peanut sauce, mayonnaise,... Continue Reading →

Dope lunch at Morels

I confess to being a little unnerved when I walked into Morels and saw the neon “future is fake” sign. I would have said the future is very real food that you grow in your own backyard. Or buy from a farmer’s market or fresh stop. That said, and setting vegetarian philosophies aside, lunch at... Continue Reading →

Little Jerusalem is a little oasis

If you don't live in Okolona, Kentucky, Little Jerusalem might be a little pilgrimage. But it is well worth it. Located in what was once a single family home off the Outer Loop, this gem of a restaurant offers many delicious options for Louisville's vegetarians and vegans. The lentil soup, laced with lemon juice, was... Continue Reading →

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