Thank You Austin for an Amazing January!

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Our Austin Restaurant Partners:

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We are so thankful to our amazing Restaurant Partners in Austin who participated in the Plant Based for the Planet Initiative!

Though the initiative in Austin has reached its conclusion, we encourage you to check out all the specials that were featured by our Austin Restaurant Partners! Some may still even be on the menu (but most may not!) – just ask your server if you visit. We are currently hard at work developing our City Impact Report to show the amazing results of the initiative. Look out for the results here soon!

You can still show your support by:

  • Visiting to try something plant-based on their menus
  • Spreading the word on social media
  • If you post about your experience, be sure to use #ATXplanetchallenge so that we can see and share.

FezAt Fez, they believe in making the Mediterranean feasts accessible to everyone, which is why their menu is brimming with delicious plant-based options year round. This January, they’re serving up the best of the Med with a green twist, inviting everyone to savor the goodness of plant-powered delights!

Located in the Cedar Park area just North of Austin: 2500 West New Hope Drive

Order Online HERE

January’s Plant Based Specials: 

For the month of January, Fez has committed to serving two plant-based specials in celebration of Austin’s Plant Based for the Planet. 

🌟 Veggie Arayes – Filled Grilled Pitas stuffed with Sweet Potato and Eggplant.

🌟 Falafel Sabich – Pita Sandwich stuffed with Falafel, Cabbage Slaw and Red Pepper Spread.

 

Don’t forget their already-existing plant-based menu items, too! 

  • Muhammara with Pita: Red Pepper Dip Topped With Roasted Cauliflower, Castelvetrano Olives, and Almonds
  • Falafel Wrap: Grilled Pita, Beet Hummus, Marinated Vegetables, Lettuce, Harissa Red Sauce
  • Beet Hummus: Creamy Beet Hummus Topped with Crispy Chickpeas and Za’atar
 

📸 When you visit, make sure you rate them on our survey and take lots of pictures!

Hillside FarmacySomething about Hillside Farmacy, weekend brunches, patio dinners, and cocktails just make you feel better. Perhaps that’s due to its historical location in the lovingly renovated 1950s Hillside Drugstore now an East Austin Landmark building. Or perhaps it’s because the fresh, carefully selected seasonal food that comes from local farms and onto your plate is just good medicine.

Located on the East Side of Austin: 1209 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702

Order Online HERE

January’s Plant Based Specials: 

For the month of January, Hillside Farmacy has committed to serving two plant-based specials in celebration of Austin’s Plant Based for the Planet. 

🌟 Mushroom Sugo – Fresh Herbed Polenta, Local Roasted Oyster Mushrooms (HiFi Mycology), Fresh Baked Rosemary Focaccia

🌟 Plant Based Patty Burger – Served with Hand-Cut French Fries with Lettuce, Tomato, Red Onion, Pickled Cucumbers

 

📸 When you visit, make sure you rate them on our survey and take lots of pictures!

Honey Moon Spirit Lounge: This neighborhood restaurant and cocktail lounge is the passion project of Reed Calhoun and Adrienne Wiggins, two lovebirds whose wedding and honeymoon took a backseat due to the pandemic. Instead of dwelling on their change of plans, they created a restaurant to share their love by serving elevated comfort food and quality spirits!

Located in the North University Area of Austin: 624 W 34th St, Austin, TX 78705

Reserve a Table HERE

January’s Plant Based Specials: 

For the month of January, Honey Moon Spirit Lounge has committed to serving two plant-based specials in celebration of Austin’s Plant Based for the Planet. 

🌟 Texas PortobelloRoasted Portobello, Miso Dashi, Kombu Noodles, Blistered Tomatoes, Basil, Fennel Shavings, Scallion Grass

🌟 Big Iron GritsFried Lion’s Mane, Nutritional Yeast, Shao Xing, Pea Tendrils, Crispy Garlic, Maldon Salt

🌟 “Honey” Moon Candied Sweet Potato – Roasted Sweet Potato, Sauteed Asparagus, Apple Cider Reduction, Pickled Onions, Crispy Garlic, Cherville

🌟 Seoul Hot Fried Mushrooms – Fried Lion’s Mane Mushrooms, Chili Comeback Sauce, Ginger Garlic Rice, Herb Salad

🌟 Primo’s Sorbet – Gold Dusted Wild Berry Sorbet, Pop Rocks, Mint

📸 When you visit, make sure you rate them on our survey and take lots of pictures!

Komé Sushi Kitchen: Komé is a casual and authentic Japanese restaurant with sushi and an Izakaya-style concept. On the menu, you can find recipes inspired by Japan, New Orleans, Austin and travels through Asia. They like to call it “Asazu cuisine.” This is Komé’s second round with Plant Based for the Planet Austin!

Located in the North Central part of Austin: 5301 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78751

Order Online HERE

January’s Plant Based Specials: 

For the month of January, Komé has committed to serving two plant-based specials in celebration of Austin’s Plant Based for the Planet. 

🌟 Niwa Roll – The Plant-Based Version of Kome’s popular roll called “Endo in New York”. This roll comes with with varieties of vegetables along with Japanese Pickles and Tofu Skin wrapped in Rice Paper with House-Made Vinaigrette Dipping Sauce.

🌟 Tofu Dengaku – Sauteed Tofu, Bok Choy and Shimeji Mushrooms with Miso and Tamari Shoyu.

 

Don’t forget their already-existing plant-based menu items, too! (These and more)

  • Vegan Tuna Handroll: Vegan Tuna Tossed in their Vegan Dynamite Sauce, Rice, Nori, Fried Shallots and Avocado
  • Earth, Wind & Fire Roll: Avocado, Carrot, Cucumber, Spinach, Candied Jalapeno, Tomato, Asparagus, Sunflower Seeds
  • Ume-Gobo Hosomaki: For those who love sour and umami, Umeboshi and Pickled Burdock Root

📸 When you visit, make sure you rate them on our survey and take lots of pictures!

L’Oca d’Oro: Since its 2016 inception, L’Oca d’Oro has solidified itself as one of Austin’s neighborhood institutions. Co-owners Adam Orman and Chef Fiore Tedesco prioritize equitable compensation, a memorable dining experience, and community enrichment. The duo helped to co-found Good Work Austin, an organization that fosters healthy careers in the local food and beverage industry through professional development and advocacy.

Located in the Mueller Neighborhood of Austin: 1900 Simond Ave, Austin, TX 78723

Make a Reservation HERE

January’s Plant Based Specials: 

For the month of January, L’Oca d’Oro has committed to serving two plant-based specials in celebration of Austin’s Plant Based for the Planet. 

🌟 Panisse – Served with cashew fonduta & charred cabbage agrodolce

🌟 Sweet Potato Gnocchi – Served with a Trumpet Mushroom Ragu

 

📸 When you visit, make sure you rate them on our survey and take lots of pictures!

Mr. Natural: Mr. Natural is a family-owned vegetarian Mexican restaurant and fresh bakery located in East Austin since 1988. Mr. Natural is also a full-service natural foods and vitamin shop, selling medicinal herbs and supplements. This is Mr. Natural’s second round with Plant Based for the Planet Austin!

Located on the East Side of Austin: 1901 E Cesar Chavez St A, Austin, TX 78702

Order Online HERE

January’s Plant Based Specials: 

For the month of January, Mr. Natural has committed to serving FOUR plant-based specials in celebration of Austin’s Plant Based for the Planet. 

🌟 Vegan BBQ Cheese Kolaches OR Jalapeño BBQ Kolaches – A vegan twist to a Texas favorite. For those who want it spicy, try their jalapeño variation. More flavors to be added weekly.

🌟 Swedish Semla – For those looking for something sweeter, they’re offering a Swedish eclair, also known as a Swedish Semla. A light and fluffy cardamom infused pastry with vegan cream and filled with a seasonal jam. Perfect for cold weather.

🌟 Vegan Cheesecake – Their single-serving vegan cheesecake is topped with blueberry, cherry, or strawberries.

Don’t forget their already-existing plant-based menu items, too! (These and more)

  • Vegan Veggie Fajitas Plate: Seitan Strips Sauteed, with Soy Sauce, Onions, Tomato, Mushroom & Bell Pepper served with Tortillas.
  • Vegan Fish Wrap: Seasoned & Fried Homemade Seitan, Cabbage, Carrots, Avocado, Brown Rice, Cilantro, Vegan Sriracha Mayo, and Pico de Gallo wrapped in a Flour Tortilla.
  • The Vegan Cowboy Scramble: Tofu Scramble, Pico de Dallo, Potatoes, Soy~Rizo, Salsa Ranchera & Vegan Cheese.

 

📸 When you visit, make sure you rate them on our survey and take lots of pictures!

Plantain Bar: is a gluten-free latino-fusion food truck located at the Thicket Food Park in South Austin. Plantain Bar serves delicious dishes like tostones and arepas.

Located in the Thicket Food Park in South Austin: 7800 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78745

Order Online HERE

January’s Plant Based Specials: 

For the month of January, Plantain Bar has committed to serving two plant-based specials in celebration of Austin’s Plant Based for the Planet. 

🌟 Sweet Plantain Arepa – Black Bean Purée, Avocado Relish, Boricua Sauce and served with Local Micro Greens (GF)

🌟 Caramelized Sweet Plantain Masa Empanadas – Stuffed with Dairy-Free Cream Cheese and Guava (GF)

Don’t forget their already-existing plant-based menu items, too! (These and more)

  • Puerto Rican Power Vegano: Arroz del Día (rice of the day) with Tostones, Boricua Sauce and Sweet Plantains (GF)
  • Patacon de Avocado Vegano: Three Patacones with Avocado Relish, Passion Fruit BBQ and Furikake (GF)
  • Boricua: Five giant Yuca Fries with Boricua Sauce (GF)

 

📸 When you visit, make sure you rate them on our survey and take lots of pictures!

Pueblo Viejo: Pueblo Viejo has been open since 2010, by Nestor and Margarita. While keeping the flavors of their hometown in Mexico, Pueblo Viejo is committed to keeping the freshness and quality that everyone deserves, complemented by a friendly service necessary for a complete Mexican food experience.

Located all Over Austin: Pueblo Viejo is serving their Plant Based January Specials at 3 of their locations.

  • Riverside: 2410 E Riverside Dr Ste. H-8, Austin, TX 78741
  • Cosmic Coffee: 121 Pickle Rd, Austin, TX 78704
  • Meanwhile Brewing: 3901 Promontory Point Dr, Austin, TX 78744

 

Order Online HERE

January’s Plant Based Specials: 

For the month of January, Pueblo Viejo has committed to serving two plant-based specials in celebration of Austin’s Plant Based for the Planet. 

🌟 Tacos de Verdolagas y Frijoles – 3 Tacos with a choice of Flour or Corn Tortillas, with Refried Black Beans, and Verdolagas (Purslane) seasoned with Garlic and Pico de Gallo.

🌟 Mole con Garbanzos – A plate with Mole Poblano, Chickpeas and Spanish Rice

Don’t forget their already-existing plant-based menu items, too! (These and more)

  • Vegetable Taco: Sautéed mix of Mushrooms, Corn, Zucchini, Carrot, Spinach, Onion and Avocado
  • Chips & Guacamole: Served with Salsa Roja

 

📸 When you visit, make sure you rate them on our survey and take lots of pictures!

Reem’s Jerusalem: Embark on a culinary journey to the heart of Jerusalem right here in Austin with Reem’s Jerusalem, a charming food truck that brings a taste of authentic Middle Eastern cuisine. Savor the essence of traditional flavors, from the crisp and flavorful falafel to the refreshing zest of homemade tabbouleh. Reem’s Jerusalem is more than just a meal; it’s an experience that weaves together culture, community, and conscious eating.

Located in South Austin: 440 E St Elmo Rd A1, Austin, TX 78745

Order Online HERE

January’s Plant Based Specials: 

For the month of January, Reem’s Jerusalem has committed to serving two plant-based specials in celebration of Austin’s Plant Based for the Planet. 

🌟 Falafel Fries: Crispy Fries topped with Falafel Bites, Tahini, Cucumbers, Pickles, Pickled Turnips, Vegan Harissa Mayo, Dried Mint

🌟 Falafel Bowl: Falafel, Rice, and Cucumbers, topped with Pickles and Pickled turnips, drizzled with Tahini Sauce

🌟 Deep Fried Cauliflower: Topped with Sumac Seasoning and Tahini Sauce

Don’t forget their already-existing plant-based menu items, too! (These and more)

  • Falafel Wrap: Ground chickpeas, parsley, cilantro, garlic, onions, and our family’s 150 year old seasoning.
  • Authentic Hummus 
  • Baba Ganoush
  • Tabbouleh

 

📸 When you visit, make sure you rate them on our survey and take lots of pictures!

Sa-Tén: Sa-Tén is a popular East-Austin cafe located at The Canopy. It has a quiet and relaxed atmosphere, plus a full menu of hearty Japanese bites like yakitori rice bowls, kara-age plates, and curries. Grab a cappuccino or a matcha latte, chow down on some plant-based bites and read a book or catch up with friends!

Located in North East Austin: 916 Springdale, Bldg 3, Ste 101, Austin, TX 78702

Order Online HERE

January’s Plant Based Specials: 

For the month of January, Sa-Tén has committed to serving two plant-based specials in celebration of Austin’s Plant Based for the Planet.

🌟 16-Koku Onigiri – Onigiri with 16 different types of nutritious grains along with corn and tofu skin.

🌟The Lumberjack Latte – Made with a blend of Pecan, Vanilla and Maple Syrup, a double shot of espresso, your choice of plant-based milk, and garnished with chopped maple candied pecans and brown sugar.

Don’t forget their already-existing plant-based menu items, too! (These and more)

  • Crispy Tofu Teriyaki: Double-Fried Tofu with Teriyaki and Cilantro Sauce, topped with Fried Onion and Toasted Walnuts.
  • Japanese-Style Curry: Golden-style curry with fukujinzuke pickles.
  • Sa-Ten Salad: A full-sized salad of Massaged Kale dressed with White Balsamic Vinaigrette, topped with Shredded Carrots, Yellow Onion, Toasted Walnuts and Seasonal Fruit.

 

📸 When you visit, make sure you rate them on our survey and take lots of pictures!

The Brewtorium:A stellar location in a densely populated drinks desert put the Brewtorium on the map, but its exceptionally creative and approachable beer program keeps people coming back. The Brewtorium’s German-forward biergarten theme provides plenty of space for a weekend hang-out or a large celebration of friends. What a great excuse to plan a weeknight meetup in January!

Located in North Central Austin: 6015 Dillard Circle, Austin, TX 78752

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January’s Plant Based Specials: 

For the month of January, The Brewtorium has committed to serving two plant-based specials in celebration of Austin’s Plant Based for the Planet – one for the first half of January and another for the second.

🌟 First Half of January: Spicy Tomato Bisque – A bisque comprised of tomatoes, poblano, shallots and garlic slowly roasted until caramelized, then finished with fresh almond cream and cilantro. Served with half of a torta layered with mushroom chorizo, refried beans and salsa verde.

🌟 Second Half of January: The Hipster Sandwich – Crispy fried cauliflower steak tossed in our 512 hot chicken seasoning and drizzled in a creamy almond-base jalapeno “Rench” layered with mixed greens, onions and pickles on a toasted pretzel bun.

 

📸 When you visit, make sure you rate them on our survey and take lots of pictures!

The Dosa Shack: Food at the Dosa Shack is a culinary journey inspired by modern Indian flavors. With a focus on crafting diverse fusion tastes, they specialize in pan-Indian cravings, notably the gluten-free and healthy South Indian dosas—fermented to perfection. Celebrating the widespread popularity of dosas across all regions of India, their menu highlights this universally beloved dish. 

Located at the 5000 Burnet Food Truck Park in North Central Austin: 5000 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756

Order Online HERE

January’s Plant Based Specials: 

For the month of January, The Dosa Shack has committed to serving two plant-based specials in celebration of Austin’s Plant Based for the Planet.

Both Specials Celebrate Uttapam, a South Indian pancake made from a batter of fermented rice and lentils.

🌟 Crispy Avocado Utappam – Fried Avocado, Salsa, Slaw, Vegan Mint Mayo

🌟 Utappam Sandwich: Masala Potato, Crispy Onions. There will be more variations to this plate throughout the month!

Don’t forget their already-existing plant-based menu items, too! (These and more)

  • ‘Jack’ of All Dosa: Green Tender Jackfruit, Curry Leaf & Spices
  • Vada Pav Sandwich: Potato Vada, Garlic Chutney and Mint Chutney

 

📸 When you visit, make sure you rate them on our survey and take lots of pictures!

The Soup Peddler: Before Austin became the hustle & bustle city it is today, David Ansel established The Soup Peddler out of a humble home tucked away in the funky Bouldin Creek neighborhood where he would craft unique concoctions of handmade soup from scratch. Riding around South Austin, David would deliver these soups himself to friends and neighbors on his bike, “Old Yellow”. Interest for David’s soups quickly grew with rapid expansion, and thus, The Soup Peddler was born.

Their menu has grown to encompass healthy smoothies & juices as well. Now with six locations and more to come, The Soup Peddler has truly become an Austin staple in a city that takes good food very seriously.

Located all over Austin: The specials below will be available at any Soup Peddler Location starting on Tuesday, January 2nd.

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January’s Plant Based Specials: 

For the month of January, The Soup Peddler has committed to serving two plant-based specials in celebration of Austin’s Plant Based for the Planet.

🌟 Ribollita – A hearty Tuscan Vegetable, White Bean Soup with Zucchini, Savoy Cabbage, Lacinato Kale and Herbs.

Don’t forget their already-existing plant-based menu items, too! (These and more)

  • Vegan Chorizo Bowl: Brown Rice, Corn, Black Beans, Pickled Red Onion, Tomato, Tempeh and Scallions dressed with Lime, Cilantro, Ginger, Garlic, and Shallot Vinaigrette
  • Vegan and Gluten Free Grilled Cheese: Made with Plant-Based cheddar
  • (Dessert) My Cherry Amour: Dried Cherries and Slivered Almonds in a Fudgy Cookie

 

📸 When you visit, make sure you rate them on our survey and take lots of pictures!

Uroko: This unique eatery specializes in temaki, the distinctive cone-shaped sushi hand rolls, offering a creative yet affordable menu to make diverse foods accessible to all. More than just a sushi spot, Uroko is a hub for cultural engagement, offering classes in sushi making, Japanese arts, and more in their expanded space. Whether it’s a quick temaki, a chef-curated omakase experience, or a hands-on cultural class, Uroko blends taste, learning, and cultural exploration in a vibrant, welcoming setting.

Located in East Austin: 1023 Springdale Rd., Bldg 1 Ste C, Austin TX 78721

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January’s Plant Based Specials: 

For the month of January, Uroko has committed to serving two plant-based specials in celebration of Austin’s Plant Based for the Planet.

🌟 Quinoa Miso Roll – Temaki sushi with Vegetables and Tofu skin using Quinoa instead of Sushi Rice and topped with Sumiso.

🌟 More Temaki Specials TBD!

Don’t forget their already-existing plant-based menu items, too! (These and more)

  • Flower and Veg Temaki: Edible flower, Spring mix, Avocado, Cucumber, Carrot, Lemon-miso
  • Yuzu Avocado Temaki: Avocado, Crispy Quinoa, Yuzukosho
  • Japanese Pickle Temaki: Takuan, Yamagobo, Umami cucumber, Ume

 

📸 When you visit, make sure you rate them on our survey and take lots of pictures!

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