Thursday, May 10, 2012
Located on Amsterdam and 82nd, peacefood cafe is a vegan restaurant with many gluten free options. They describe themselves as having healthy and delicious food with seasonal and locally grown ingredients when available. I've been a few times and agree that they have healthy and delicious food. I'll take their word on the seasonal and locally grown part.
I like getting the vegetable plates. They have japanese pumpkin, chinese eggplant, zucchini, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, broccoli, choyote squash, kale, and baby boy choy. You can choose two or four. Or you can get two with a cup of soup. Last week I had some butternut squash soup with zucchini and brussel sprouts. It was really good and I felt good eating it.
Other gluten free options include fluffy quinoa salad, raw lasagna, raw pizza, raw sushi, potato salad, chickpea fries, and vegetable tamales. There is also a case of desserts with several gluten free options including cookies, pies, and cheesecake.
This bustling casual restaurant has a really friend staff and the kind of owner that will give you samples of smoothies while you sit at the counter reading a book and eating some butternut squash soup.