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It's ON: Twin Cities Vegan Chef Challenge 2022


All August, both French Meadow restaurant locations -- Lyndale Avenue in Minneapolis and Grand Avenue in St. Paul -- will be celebrating the 2022 Twin Cities Vegan Chef Challenge, sponsored by Compassionate Action for Animals (CAA).    

Participating restaurants will each present a featured "challenge" vegan dish; diners will be invited to try them, rate them,  and share on social media with #tcveganchef tag to vie for prizes while helping animals and slowing climate change.   It's a chance for vegans to celebrate and share the diversity of plant-based food, and for omnivores to explore, discover, and maybe even convert!

French Meadow customers know we've long been a haven for vegans (we were voted "Best Vegan" in the 2022 Mpls St Paul Magazine Readers' Poll). For the TC Vegan Chef Challenge, we'll be featuring the following special dishes for you to try and vote on:

Martin's Arepa (Minneapolis / Lyndale Avenue, dinner menu)
organic cornmeal Arepa with vegan "sausage," red peppers, fresh spinach, balsamic glaze, and scallions.

Mediterranean Kebob (St. Paul / Grand Avenue, dinner menu)
Marinated vegetable kebab with fried button mushrooms, harissa, tahini sauce, tabbouleh and grilled peaches, served with vegan olive focaccia

 ...AND MORE!   Another monthly vegan special on the dinner menu at our St. Paul location:

Tomato Hazelnut Tart
Vegan almond hazelnut tart with marinated tomatoes, figs, hazelnut-herb dip, balsamic reduction, and edible blossoms & herbs. Truly beautiful, truly delicious.