Los Angeles continues to experience new heights in the meatless (or is it plant-based?) food realm, with a dizzying array of options that go beyond just daytime vegetarian cafes and vegan comfort food stands. Today’s scene is filled with innovation, with chefs and cooks using new products (and new techniques) to return to the flavors that speak to them personally, whether that means recreating ‘seafood’ towers like at fine dining Crossroads Kitchen, or turning out tacos as part of a continuously-growing street vegan scene.
One dish that remains a near-constant among all contenders: the humble burger. Whether vegetarian only, thanks to dairy spreads and cheeses, or fully vegan, burgers have become an ideal way to eat less red meat in Los Angeles. Here now are 16 great places to try a meatless burger around LA, with more than a few options that don’t rely on Impossible and Beyond patties.Read More