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Try This: Bakersfield’s Pollo Asado Taco

Bakersfield turns out dynamic takes on classic dishes.

Try This: Bauer Farm Kitchen’s Babushka Pierogies

There’s nothing ordinary about Bauer Farm Kitchen. The unassuming street-front entrance leads you down two sets of stairs, past wine-filled walls into the dining room, which welcomes you with soft lighting and a calm...

Quan Hapa’s Okonomiyaki Is the Brunch Upgrade You’ve Been Waiting For

If you’re in the mood for brunch, but don’t really want stuffed French toast, Quan Hapa’s okonomiyaki has the savory flavor you’re looking for.

Try This: Salazar’s Blistered Shishito Peppers

Salazar’s pescatarian options fit right in on the OTR restaurant's seasonal, farm-inspired menu, and the shishito peppers are a standout.

Veggie Watch: Boomtown Biscuits and Whiskey’s Sweet Potato Hash

When you think of comfort food, a vegan option may not cross your mind first. But Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey will make you think twice next time. The menu is known for its biscuits...

Every Veggie Burger Should Taste Like This

On a menu known for its burgers, one sets itself apart from the rest. The Krueger’s Veggie Burger isn’t your average meat substitute. In fact, we’d go so far to say that this menu...

We Found The Perfect Soup For Fall

It’s time to switch up our fall soup options: Nada is serving up a bowl of vegetarian-friendly butternut squash soup that has made us forget all about plain old chicken noodle.

This Vegetarian Barbecue Sandwich Holds Its Own on a Meaty Menu

The locally-baked Giminetti bun is packed full with shredded trumpet mushrooms, cabbage and onions cooked in the restaurant’s Luscious Lucius barbecue sauce.