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5 Texas Restaurants That Will Change Your Mind About Vegan Food

5 Texas Restaurants That Will Change Your Mind About Vegan Food

If the thought of vegan food conjures images of a giant plate of alfalfa sprouts, it’s time to revisit the concept. These days, vegan restaurants in Texas tend more toward soul food than rabbit food, and they use creative stand-ins for beef (protein-rich seitan, made from vital wheat gluten), cheese (soaked and pureed nuts), and pork (the shredded flesh of the giant Asian jackfruit) that can satisfy even die-hard carnivores. While Austin has long been considered the capital of Texas’ vegan scene, other cities now offer stiff competition in the way of veggie-forward, animal-free fare.

Vegan in Cowtown?

Vegan in Cowtown?

I am not a vegan, though I’m not much of a meat-eater, either. So I empathize with the challenges vegans and vegetarians face when dining out, especially in the heart of cattle country.

The Daytripper Chet Garner Explores Multifaceted Fort Worth

The Daytripper Chet Garner Explores Multifaceted Fort Worth

Fort Worth earned its primary nickname, “Cowtown,” during the glory days of cowboys and cattle drives.

Five Texas Cookbooks to Gift the Foodies in Your Life

Five Texas Cookbooks to Gift the Foodies in Your Life

If you’re looking for a holiday gift for the foodie in your family or friend group, it’s hard to go wrong with the gift of new recipes.

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

If you meet Yvonne “Bonnie” Palacios today, you’d be hard-pressed to learn she’s a six-time world champion baton twirler.

Meow Wolf Announces Plans for Texas Expansion in Grapevine and Houston

Meow Wolf Announces Plans for Texas Expansion in Grapevine and Houston

On our visit to Meow Wolf in Santa Fe back in 2018, my wife and I came out with slightly different opinions.

Take a Vegetarian Road Trip Through the Texas Hill Country

Take a Vegetarian Road Trip Through the Texas Hill Country

As a vegan who has lived in different parts of the country and now resides in Texas, I’m happy to see that alongside its population boom, the state has also experienced growth in its vegan food culture, especially in its largest cities.

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