Estate Restaurant + Bar

Estate Restaurant + Bar

Although not an entirely plant-based menu, Chef Hisashi Yoshiara was more than happy to accommodate my dietary restrictions. Our server was able to quickly point out which appetizers, entrees, and sides could be made without meat and dairy, which I really appreciated. The waitstaff is incredibly attentive and informed about the menu. In true Santa Monica style, the entire menu is locally sourced, so everything tastes incredibly fresh.

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Magic Mountain: Vegan Girl Takes on a Theme Park

Magic Mountain: Vegan Girl Takes on a Theme Park

I was so surprised and pleased to see the steps Six Flags had taken to ensure that specific diets had a variety of options to choose from. I also appreciated that they took the time to determine the difference between vegan and vegetarian, as well as educate the kitchen staff. All of my questions were answered with confidence and accuracy! Though not a mecca of fruits, veggies, and seitan, Six Flags Magic Mountain is definitely a (super fun) vegan-friendly theme park. 

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Crossroads Restaurant

Crossroads Restaurant

Crossroads is LA's first upscale, fine-dining establishment backed by a top chef with an exquisite eye for vegan eats. This restaurant is everything you'd want in a fancier restaurant without the stiffness typically associated with more expensive eateries: it has a simple, clean interior complete with white table cloths and candles, dazzling chandeliers, a fully-stocked bar and high quality cocktails to match, and impeccable service. Most importantly, though, the food is unbelievable.

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