Vegan Restaurant Essay

508 Words3 Pages
VeThe restaurant has been around for more than 4 years but less than 8; the workers themselves were not completely certain. They were also not certain as to the training of the head shelf. I assume that this was a result of the restaurant’s being a chain, rather than a privately owned small business. The atmosphere of the restaurant felt very trendy and hip, in that they used bright colors and artistically rounded images to decorate. Everything also felt somewhat eco-friendly, and there were informative blurbs placed strategically informing the customers as to the health benefits of their meat supplements. I personally expected that the meal would feel rather differently from a typical meal, being a meat-eater myself, but I found that the meal was surprisingly pleasant. I did not feel stuffed or too full after the meal. I usually find myself feeling this way after a typical meal eaten out. I also noticed that for sides, rather than the typical French fries that are offered at restaurants, the choices were cabbage slaw and chili. I feel that these are healthier choices, and that many restaurants should follow suit. The meal also felt a lot less oily or greasy, which was pleasant. The meal I chose for myself was Papa’s Portobello. It is listed on the menu as being “Grilled Portobello mushroom, chopped tomato, basil & garlic pomodoro, caramelized onion, pesto, lettuce, tomato, red onion, chipotle ranch”. I chose it because I am a fan of mushroom, basil, and pesto. I chose the cabbage slaw as my side, and chose to have the meal “Wrap-style”, simply meaning that the contents were wrapped in what I believe was a tortilla. The restaurant did not specify as to what the tortilla was made from, corn or flour or otherwise. I ran the listed ingredients through MyDietAnalysis, and found that the total calories were 754 calories, with most of the calories coming from

More about Vegan Restaurant Essay

Open Document