Nobody struggles like vegans when it comes to food. Whenever you go out with your friends to grab a bite, it often feels impossible to find a good, filling vegan dish. But don’t worry, we’ve picked 10 different vegan dishes you can find at local restaurants so you never have to settle for a dull salad again!
1. Foul and Taamia
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Egypt’s signature meal is actually vegan, and the best part is that you can find it anywhere and it won’t cost you a lot of money.
2. Oats/Cereal and Fruit
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Oats and most cereals are vegan; you can eat them with some fruit slices in almond or coconut milk at Cereal and Flakes Café.
3. Carrot Ginger Soup
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This healthy vegan soup includes carrot and ginger mixed with almonds and cereal seeds, so it’s a great option for cold winter nights! Find it at Casper & Gambini's.
4. Deep Fried Mushroom
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You don’t have to skip appetizers because you’re vegan; order these deep fried mushrooms at Lucille’s and let your body enjoy the (occasional) oily goodness.
5. Vegetable Samosa
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Indian cuisine is both vegan friendly and filling; try this Indian version of Egypt’s samboussek stuffed with vegetables at Maharani.
6. Khumb Makai Palak
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Maharani also offers this delicious meal made with spinach, mushrooms, and cooked corn; go for it when you need a hearty, energizing meal!
7. Pink Cream and Vegetable Tagliatelle
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Served at the White Owl, this mouthwatering homemade pasta is cooked with dairy-free beetroot pesto sauce.
8. Veggie 900
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You can find this vegan pasta at 900 Degrees; it’s topped with olives, mushrooms, arugula, and garlic in a rich tomato sauce.
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If you are at a fancy restaurant that doesn’t offer vegan dishes, you can always order some white rice and sautéed vegetables along with a salad - don’t let the menu intimidate you!
10. Apple Cobbler
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For dessert, try this sweet apple cobbler at Chili’s; just make sure to order it without ice cream on the side.