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 →

Urban decadence with a conscience

Harvest Restaurant, in NuLu, has delicious food that won't send you straight to hell. That's because Harvest gets all its ingredients from local or regional farms. As such, you can chow down on some Michelin star worthy grub while keeping your environmental impact at a minimum. The chef shows off what our nearby growers are... 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 →

Fabulously faux at Red Yeti

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 →

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