Jan 212008
 
The seared tofu was eminently edible at Chicago Diner.

The seared tofu was eminently edible at Chicago Diner.

As we’ve dined around Chicago, we’ve found interesting veggie options in restaurants that aren’t dedicated to serving non-meat eaters, but haven’t had as much luck in establishments that cater to vegans and vegetarians. Do the faux meat sandwiches and vegan cheese alternatives at Chicago Diner deliver a satisfying experience? Listen to find out!

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Show Notes:
00:00 – 01:54 Imitating meat
01:55 – 04:15 The challenges of getting in the front door
04:16 – 05:10 Blending in with blenders
05:11 – 08:00 Average appetizers and faux entrees
08:01 – 08:46 Monster cookie and cookies & cream
08:47 – 10:44 Ratings and wrap-up

Chicago Diner
3411 N Halsted St.
Chicago, IL

Bridget’s Chicago Diner Ratings:
Food Quality: 3/5
Value: 3/5
Service: 3/5
Ambiance: 1/5
Overall: 6/10

Tammy’s Chicago Diner Ratings:
Food Quality: 3/5
Value: 3/5
Service: 3/5
Ambiance: 2/5
Overall: 6/10

Average Price per person: $30 will get you a nice faux sandwich, soy milk and a vegan dessert. It’s a kid friendly place, too!

The cookies and cream cake could pass for non-veggie fare.

The cookies and cream cake could pass for non-veggie fare.

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