vegan

The Veggie Burgers of Beef-Obsessed Texas

October 18, 2023 | By Ali Khan

Project Pollo’s Plans to Take Its Vegan Chicken National

September 29, 2022 | By Cynthia J. Drake

Chef Taliek Terry Reinvents Soul Food for a New Age

January 27, 2022 | By Brooke A. Lewis

5 Texas Restaurants That Will Change Your Mind About Vegan Food

February 19, 2019 | By Robyn Ross

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.

Comfort Food Sans Meat

October 19, 2015 | By Jane Wu

Texas comfort food is the centerpiece of our November issue, featuring 24 pages of our Reader’s Choice Top 40 Comfort Food Destinations.

Vegan in Cowtown?

August 1, 2010 | By Jane Wu

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.

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