Monday, November 5, 2007

The Chicago Diner

I had been to the famed Chicago Diner last week with my husband. They have a wonderful array of vegetarian
and vegan dishes. Every dish on their menu can be

I had Burritos and the filling was fried seitan. The
cheese which was made with nutritional yeast was
delicious. I was in a state of bliss while eating the
delicious vegan fare - burritos and the mexican rice.

My husband had Black beans and rice. Brimming with
veggies and grilled tofu, this vegan dish was also

The Chicago Diner is nearly 25 years old. To read more about this restaurant
visit VegCooking
and Conscious Choice

Jo Kaucher has been cooking vegetarian meals at the Chicago Diner
for over 20 years and is the author of a popular cookbook -Chicago Diner Cookbook.

If you enjoy eating great food, then you should visit this restaurant
when you are in Chicago. The Chicago Diner, 3411 N. Halsted Street, Chicago; 773-935-6696. Lunch, brunch, and dinner: Monday through Friday from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm


Sirisha Kilambi said...

Thanks for the info Kumudha....have never been to chicago...Will keep this in mind when we go there ;-)

urban vegan said...

It looks divine. I ate at Karyn's Cooked when I was in the Windy City.

Is your husband vegan, too?

SaraJane said...

mmmm! Makes me want to visit Chicago. :D

Kribha said...

It looks truly delicious. Will surely visit chicago diner if I go there. Thanks for the info.

urban vegan said...

To answer your question, I buy vital wheat gluten at Whole Foods (do you have one?). They sell it in bulk there so. But most health food stores carry it, too. Also, baking sites (like King Arthur Flour) also sell it, since it helps breads rise higher. Good luck!

Peace, Love and Veganism said...

Looks delish! I have not made many vegan cheesy recipes yet...BTW- I saw your query about gluten flour for seitan. I buy vital wheat gluten at my local grocery store (it might be in the baking aisle), and that is really quick for making seitan. Isa has a good recipe in VwaV, but I think it's also online at her blog(s). I posted on my blog with the steps about how to make it as well. Good luck - if you haven't made it before, it's not that hard and soooo good!

Kumudha said...

Chicago Diner is a wonderful restaurant. You should visit it sometime!

Urban vegan,
My husband is also a vegan, and we are exploring wonderful vegan items everything from vegan chocolates to exotic flours from past couple of months.

Thank you so much for the info about gluten flour. We do have a whole foods market nearby.

I hope you visit it sometime!

They have wonderful dishes which are made with seitan, and it has such a great flavor and texture.

Peace, love and veganisim,
Thanks so much for the gluten flour information.
Seitan is such a great product.

Rural Vegan said...

I LOVE the Chicago Diner. I try to make it there at least once a month. Try the Dagwood sandwich or the Reuben the next time you go. So good!

Cynthia said...

Glad you found somewhere that had the kind of food you could eat and enjoy.

Vegan_Noodle said...

Lucky duck! Looks like I need to make a trip to Chicago....

workhard said...

That looks really yummmy...
Thats mouth watering actually..

Work from home

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