Aye Yai Yai! Today we are talking about Vegetarian Tex-Mex food in Madrid. Madrid is so much more than Spanish food, and for this native Texan who is obsessed with variety and diversity in life, I am so happy to see more and more international options sprouting up in the city. Coming from one of the food capitals of the U.S., Houston, I crave food flavors from around the world, and being Texan I love our “national” cuisine, Tex-Mex. Top that off with being American, I expect large portions and for my food to come out fast. And that is just what we have in Madrid; 3 fast-casual chains that offer all the above. They pride themselves on using fresh ingredients and follow the U.S. Tex-Mex fast-casual restaurant chain model of Chipotle. Which is where you view an assembly line of options, make your selection, and have your food made right in front of you. Best part yet about all 3 places is that they have a variety of vegetarian Tex-Mex options that you can eat on site or order to-go. Let’s check them out! Continue reading “Vegetarian Tex-Mex in Madrid – Fast and Casual”
I am very excited to bring you my review of Honest Greens, the best new vegetarian-friendly restaurant in Madrid. In less than a week, they have swiftly raised the plant-based bar to an impressively high level in the city. We’re talking gorgeous and creative dishes that are vibrant in color, complex in flavor and celebrate vegetables on every plate. Behind the sophistication of their culinary creations is a traditionally trained chef who excels at “making healthy delicious.” Continue reading “Best New Vegetarian Friendly Restaurant in Madrid”
Hello all you plant-based lovers! Today I’m taking it to Ethiopia. I’m spotlighting a couple from the Horn of Africa who have been tantalizing the taste buds of Madrileños for nearly a decade with their fantastic restaurants. I’ve been asking around and it seems that not many people are familiar with Ethiopian food, which is a shame because the cuisine is luscious and a terrific option for plant-based eaters. I think you all will enjoy reading about Nuria and Hanan; two delicious restaurants that serve up vegetarian and vegan Ethiopian food in Madrid. Continue reading “Vegetarian and Vegan Ethiopian Food in Madrid”
Vegetarian and Vegan brunch lovers this is the list you’ve been waiting for! As you well know brunch is a thing here in Madrid, and you’ve probably noticed that most of the options are egg and meat heavy. Which means us plant-based people get left out of the brunch experience. There’s hope! I did the homework for all of us and ate my way across the city to find the best vegetarian and vegan brunches in Madrid to enjoy when you get that craving. Continue reading “Best Vegetarian and Vegan Brunches in Madrid”
If you’ve spent an extended amount of time in Madrid then you’ve probably heard of Lateral. A tried and true restaurant where you can enjoy traditional and modern Spanish vegetarian bites in a stylish atmosphere and at an affordable price. If Lateral is new to your ears, then you are in for a treat because this polished oldie-but-goodie is fitting for any time of day, company of choice, dietary need, or mood. Continue reading “Lateral – Traditional and Modern Spanish Vegetarian in Madrid”
Spanish cuisine is often held in high regard worldwide, and although there is more to it than jamón serrano and tapas, I’m just not the biggest fan…and I live in Spain. Blasphemy! Sure there are some great plates, but as a vegetarian and lover of “exotic” flavors, I find the selection is limited in veggies and abundant in meats and simple flavors. Coming from Houston, dubbed “America’s newest capital of great food” by Food and Wine magazine, we are fortunate to have access to an endless variety of high-quality flavorful food from around the world: Mexican, Colombian, Cuban, Indian, Ethiopian, Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Persian, the list goes on and on. All providing many vegetarian options. The variety isn’t as ubiquitous here in Madrid, but great options do exist and one of my favorites is Banibanoo. Persian food in Madrid. Plant-based people, you are gonna love this! Continue reading “Vegetarian Persian Food in Madrid at Banibanoo”
This is my first travel post for Wanderlicious! My previous posts have mainly focused on plant-based eats in Madrid, which I will still continue to post about, but I’ve decided to incorporate my travels around Spain and beyond in this blog, one veggie bite at a time. I hope you enjoy! Continue reading “Vegetarian in Krakow – Top Spots to Eat and Visit”
When it comes to spreading the good word about plant based lifestyles no one does it better for me than these peeps. They’ve been a constant in my food journey for a good while now and provide not only practical healthy eating tips but also inspiration to living a more balanced life. Hope you enjoy!
Today we’re hanging around Malasaña and covering my picks for vegetarian Asian food in Madrid. If you’re not familiar with Malasaña, you only need a few minutes to stroll through this trendy and vibrant neighborhood to realize that it’s the hipster hangout of the city –coffee shops, hairdressers, mustaches, bicycles and chihuahuas on every corner. It’s also an area with a variety of international foods, many of which offer plant-based options. If you like Asian food, or Asian “inspired” food, and need a quick vegetarian bite then keep reading to discover the tempting flavors and substantial portions offered at these Asian food restaurants.