Vegan dining feels more like a hip lifestyle choice than a restricted diet at this Manhattan eatery. Sparse decor and flickering candlelight lull diners into a blissful state, though the lengthy menu of mock-meat interpretations of Thai, Chinese and Japanese dishes helps too. Lightly battered salt-and-pepper king-oyster mushrooms approximate the shape and texture of a great fried calamari, while General Tso’s soy protein—chunks of breaded faux chicken, red chilies and broccoli—is spared the sweet treatment and doused with a spicy brown sauce, instead.
Wild Ginger Pan-Asian Vegan Café
|Venue name:||Wild Ginger Pan-Asian Vegan Café||Contact:|
380 Broome St
|Cross street:||between Mulberry and Mott Sts|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Thu noon–10:30pm; Fri, Sat noon–11:30pm; Sun 12:30pm-10:30pm|
|Transport:||Subway: J, Z to Bowery Ave; 6 to Spring St|
|Price:||Average main course: $11. MC, V|