|Look at Ali's adorable happy face!|
Last night, Ali and I went to Herbivore because I really was craving some leafy greens and other veggies. Since I'd arrived late on Friday night, I'd had no raw greens and very few veggies. My sister suggested Herbivore for a salad, and we went late on Sunday, which meant that they were out of many of the menu items, although they still had my first choices. It also meant dark pictures: it's dark in there! She and I both ordered two things each. First, I got the Raw Kale Salad.
I also got the Vegetable Sampler. It came with three different dipping sauces and a bit of bread. The veggies were charbroiled.
|The veggies up close.|
Ali got the Quinoa Salad. It had beets and avocado on top, which is mostly what you can see here.
Overall about Herbivore: I'd read mixed things about it. In my opinion, the menu is a little bit "beginner's vegan." It's got some classic vegan stand-bys: chili, hummus, tabbouleh, veggie burger, portobello burger, salads, mexi-style stuff. That's really fine, it's vegan comfort food. They also have fancier entrees that I may have ordered if they weren't out of most of them when I got there (although probably not since I was jonesing for veggies) like ravioli or phyllo dough pie. I would only say that if you're going to have so many things that vegans everywhere make so often, you should really aim to kill with it. Make sure you're making it something special. I wish I had the chance while I'm here to try more things from them, but there is just too much in SF to go eat.
Actually, though, I do think that for lunch today I'll go back there and get a large cup of fresh green juice. Celery, apple, spinach, parsley, mint, kale, ginger, and lime in one juice? Yes, please. And their desserts call out to me as well, I'm not going to lie.