Vegan Bungalow

brunch - vegan

Since it’s within walking distance, I often have meetings at the Larchmont Bungalow during the week and brunch on Sundays. Usually I get a muffin or split one of their ginormous egg dishes with Abe – today I was invited to check out their brand new Research and Development menu:

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My old Wesleyan roomie Guillermo was in town and did some vegan sampling with us

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Four dishes to split

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Maple Bacon Tempeh Club – with lettuce, tomato, avocado, and Veganaise. I chose the spinach salad on the side (you could also get fries or onion rings)

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Green Vegan Enchiladas – marinated five-grain tempeh, sauteed spinach, caramelized onions, vegan mozzarella, roasted tomatillo sauce, guacamole, pico de gallo, and black beans

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Vegan “Chicken” Tostadas – two crispy shells with grilled “chicken,” vegan mozzarella, pureed black beans, guac, shredded iceberg/cabbage, pico de gallo, and ranchero sauce

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Everything was fabulous (and pleased even the meat-eaters) but the overall favorite seemed to be the Breakfast Burrito – tofu, tempeh, black beans, roasted peppers, vegan chipotle aioli and caramelized onions

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I wound up eating only a bite of that one…

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…a piece of everything else…

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…most of the side produce…

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…and seconds on the Enchilada

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Yum. T’was a good day for animals…

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…even if you’re not a vegan you should definitely give these cruelty-free dishes a try!

  • http://thenondairyqueen.blogspot.com/ Sarena (The Non Dairy Queen)

    YUM! That all looks amazing. I’m so in the mood for enchiladas. Those look killer. I hope you had a great Thanksgiving!

  • http://www.simplylifeblog.com/ Simply Life

    oh wow- all that food does look so good!

  • http://vanillasugarblog.com vanillasugarblog

    MORE posts like this! I am keeping a list of all things vegan for when we move back. I get so excited when I see you do a vegan post……

  • http://www.pure2raw.com pure2rawtwins

    yum! everything looked amazing.

  • http://beancakes.wordpress.com/ kristina@beancakes ★

    mmm ~ everything looks scrumptious!! even though i don’t consider myself to be vegan anymore ~ i still love eating at vegan restaurants ~ the breakfast burrito looks right up my alley and how cutie is that little dog?!
    xo ~ kristina

  • Michelle

    I would like a enchilada and a puppy in a dress please. :)

  • http://anecdotesandapples.weebly.com Monet

    Such a cute pooch! And my goodness, I don’t think I’ve ever seen such good vegan food. I need to come out to CA more! This all looks delicious, as always, and your words make me smile, yet again. I hope you have a blessed week and a wonderful season of joy and food and fun.

  • http://asdreamsbecomereality.blogspot.com Emily

    I had no idea that Larchmont Bungalow was planning to launch a vegan menu! Everything looks sooo delicious- particularly the breakfast burrito! I can definitely see how that would be the favorite. But, the enchilada looks amazing as well.
    I have a sneaking suspicion that I may find myself there this week. How can I pass up dishes like that? Thank you for sharing!

  • http://www.sayitwithsprinkles.com Stacy @ Say It With Sprinkles

    Awww your friend’s puppy is so so cute! I feel like there have been lots of cute dogs on your blog lately, and I’m enjoying every second of it! =)

  • http://jranolajoyce.wordpress.com jranolajoyce

    Love Larchmont Bungalow! Need to try these things!

  • http://www.arcsoft.com/topics/media-player/how-to-play-blu-ray-disc.html blueray player

    Awesome food and it yummy. Your puppy is so sweet.

  • http://living-learning-eating.blogspot.com/ Living, Learning, Eating

    The breakfast burrito and the produce look the best. :) Also, cute puppy!

  • http://twitter.com/LeslieSarna LeslieSarna.com

    All looks so good! I’m going to have to check it out!!

  • http://www.PlantPeaceDaily.org JC

    There are so many reasons to choose a vegan lifestyle. Here are two short videos to help everyone understand why so many are making this life-altering choice: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKr4HZ7ukSE and http://www.veganvideo.org

  • Alexiasana

    wow, what a mexican feast! and that vegan! looks amazing!

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    This food looks amazing! Where are they? I want to try their food.

  • http://www.everydayfoodie.ca Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca)

    I am not a vegan but I eat at vegan restaurants quite often. I never miss the meat.

  • megan L

    I was just there that day too! I got the vegan enchiladas with an iced chai latte…it was pretty awesome.

    • http://theactorsdiet.wordpress.com Lynn at The Actors Diet

      how funny!!! i wonder if we were there at the same time…

  • http://greyeyedesigns.etsy.com Brigid

    That looks tasty! I don’t think I mentioned that we’ve moved to Hollywood, so that’s only a couple of miles away now. We’ll have to try it out.

    • http://theactorsdiet.wordpress.com Lynn at The Actors Diet

      glad to hear – brigid – welcome to the “best” side of town :)

  • Jessica

    Kinda creeperish but…I saw your roomie homie at Trader Joes Silverlake this morning! I had read your blog the day before and when I went shopping today I recognized him. First the hair reminded me then the shirt (he was wearing the same one) confirmed it. I didn’t say anything because I didn’t want to seem like a creeper but I thought it was a trip!

    • http://theactorsdiet.wordpress.com Lynn at The Actors Diet

      that’s hilarious. yeah, guillermo is easy to spot – you should say hi next time. he’d totally get a kick out of that.

  • http://brokencookiesdontcount.wordpress.com brokencookiesdontcount

    Everything looks delicious!! Wish I lived in L.A.!!