Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Boy oh boy, I've got a lot of eating to do

The PDX Vegan Hundred: 100 Great Foodz in Portland, OR

Some of the best and most unusual vegan options Portland has to offer, with a few peculiarities, for peculiarities’ sake.

How many have you tried? The ones I've tried are in bold.
Fries with spicy tofu sauce at Dots
$1.25 Corndog from Hungry Tiger Too (Wednesday special)
McMinnville Cream donut from Voodoo Doughnuts
Tiramisu from Portobello
Vegan Soyrizo Burrito from Los Gorditos
Professor Nanotear Ham and Cheeze sandwich from Tube
Milkshake from Sip
Gnocchi from Portobello
Boston Cream Pie donut from Sweetpea Baking Co. (Saturdays only)
Soft serve from Blossoming Lotus
Local cherry tomatoes from a farmers market

Sesame Tofu from Bay Leaf
Jerked chickun from Assase Ital
A Big Big Lunch Special from an Indian chaat house
Soy latte made with Stumptown espresso
A crappy tofu scramble

Cornmeal pizza from Dovi Vive.
Weeping Tiger sandwich from Bye & Bye
Bye & Bye or Floor Punch from Bye & Bye
A Bowl meal from a cart

Vegan nutella from Freddy Guy’s hazelnuts
Soy curls in bulk
40 cent Tofuffalo at Hungry Tiger Too (Thursdays)
the weekday vegan pancakes from Laurelthirst
Maple vegan sausage waffle from Flavourspot
Drunken noodles with pepper steak from Thai Food Cafe
Macnocheeto from Homegrown Smoker
Veggie platter from an Ethiopian restaurant
Blackberries picked from a public place
Baba Ganouj from Ya Hala
Coconut Smashed Yams from Papa G’s
Vegan slice from Bella Faccia

a Whiffies fried pie after midnight
Chili dog from Zach’s Shack
Vegan poutine from Potato Champion!
Missionary Chocolate Truffle

Apron Activists 4-Course Dinner
Hot Wok at New Seasons
Che Guevara Burrito from Laughing Planet

Pad Thai from Pad Thai Kitchen
Random vegan dessert from a stand at Last Thursday on Alberta
The Giant Pancake at Hungry Tiger Too
TLP from Red & Black Cafe
Cornmeal tempeh plate from Proper Eats
Maple Walnut Scone from Back to Eden
Vegan Mezza platter from a Lebanese restaurant
Crispy eggplant from Fujin
Lemongrass Tofu Sticks from Van Hanh
Tofu Salad Bun at Pho PDX
Cocktail made with local liquor
Biscuits and Gravy from Paradox or Vita

Coconut fried oreos from Homegrown Smoker
Field Roast sausage
Secret Aardvark Hot Sauce

Toddbot’s Triangles
Local microbrew
Hot Lips soda

Herb Crusted Tofu with Mushroom Marsala from The Farm Cafe
Picnic in Laurelhurst Park
Burrito eaten in Pioneer Square from Shelley’s Honkin Huge Burritos
Eggplant tibs from Bete Lukas
Tator tots before noon or after midnight
Lone Ranger from Chaos Cafe
Hand-crafted mocktail at Portobello
Tofu at a BBQ place
Mint Fava Falafel at Nightlight Lounge
An unexciting hummus plate at a bar.
Koi Fusion spicy tofu tacos
Tofurkey dog with grilled onions from the Veggi Dog Stand
Sesame chicken from a vegetarian chinese restaurant
Bagel with scallion cream cheese from Sweetpea Baking Co.
Vegan savoury crepe
Club Vegan at Backspace
Ice cream sundae from Back to Eden
Raw fudge from Blossoming Lotus
Tempeh reuben
Pause vegan burger
something baked with local marionberries
Sunday Brunch at Sweetpea Baking Co.

Dave’s Killer Bread
Higher Taste Burritos
Thai food that the server swears is vegan, but you taste fish sauce.
Elephant ear from the Saturday Market
Sticky bun from Dovetail Baking Co.
Savoury pie from Nicholas
Giant salad rolls from the Just Thai cart
Vegan torta from Los Gorditos (cart or taqueria)
Nutritional yeast on your popcorn at a movie theater
Vegan grilled cheese from The Grilled Cheese Grill

Vegan Nachos at El Nutri (2 carts)
Something from the by-request vegetarian menu at Andina
Vegan Steak and Cheese from D.C. Vegetarian
Dragon Noodles at Red & Black Cafe
Falafel from Wolf & Bears
Vegan apple fritter from Voodoo Doughnuts
Four-Cheese Lasgana from Blossoming Lotus
Vegetarian Chinese lunch buffet
Chicken Salad Sandwich at D.C. Vegetarian
Cinnamon Roll from Dovetail Baking Co.
Personal Pizza from a cart with a wood-fired stove

Only 47 out of 100? That's not a passing grade is it?