Hiking sure works up an appetite! After a long day exploring Gertrude’s Nose (and subsequently getting lost in the beginning), we were starved for some good grub. I found Lola’s after a quick search on Happy Cow and was not disappointed.
Lola’s has a separate vegan menu, which is always appreciated. They are an order-at-the-counter establishment but will bring your food out to you.
Sticky rice with blackened tofu ($10.95 + $3 for tofu): 3.5/5
A bit dry overall, this was a good healthy-type meal option that would be great for GF folks. I felt the $3 for picking tofu a bit overpriced but it is what it is.
Blackberry tofu panini ($10.95)
Black bean burger ($10.95)
Usually I hate black bean burgers, but this one was actually pretty decent. It wasn’t chalky and bulky like most black bean burgers. It also came with avocado, which is usually a premium burger topping!
I’m all for vegan brunch spots, if they actually measure up. It takes a lot to get me out on a weekend. Ladybird looked quite promising: their insta showed alluring snaps of “yolky” vegan eggs, millenial-pink digs and a welcome escape from the drudgery of doing dishes. So, one sunny Saturday I headed out after […]
As some of my readers already know, I love getting away to small towns in the middle of nowhere. This time around, I picked Wilkes-Barre, PA, a sleepy little town right next to Scranton (Office fans, yes, THAT Scranton). Of course, I always take a look before I book at the vegan scene. There were […]
Ah, Llanes: a place no tourist will probably ever go (and after our trip, me neither tbqh) or even know the existence of. Truly a town made for beachside ballyhoos, sunburned sangrias (or their fruitier, lighter local version called tinto de verano) and… not much else. Unlike the metropolitan vibe of Madrid, Llanes is much […]
Folks, traveling post-COVID is not recommended. Forreals. Having said that, if you’re the type to go to the airport 5 hours ahead and double-check all rules and regs beforehand, you’ll be fine. It’s something I wish I did! Ok, now that I got that out of the way, let’s talk about how my Spanish “vacation” […]