It’s not easy to capture all of the vegan dining options in the Bay Area. From Corte Madera to San Mateo there are plenty of restaurants that have always been able to hold the fish sauce or sub bacon for avocado. The East Bay in particular has a lot of firepower in pop-ups and newcomers including Lion Dance Cafe, Mishmish, and Malibu’s Burgers to name a few. Plus, Cafe Ohlone has brought attention to plant-based Indigenous dishes and cooking methods, such as black oak acorn bread and dandelion soup.
Trying to account for all the ways Northern Californians bring plants to the front of the palette is like trying to name every state capital – as in, it’s really hard. So getting some of it down pat seems a decent place to start. Here’s a list of 14 vegan restaurants in San Francisco that leave the animal products off the plate.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More