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Friday, September 27, 2013
HEARD of this purely vegetarian restaurant that is nestled on top of a hill? One with a homey atmosphere, good positive vibrations and only soft music played on the background?
Located at 4068A Upper Kalubihan, Forest Hills, Banawa, Cebu City, La! Veggie Deli Vegetarian Café was put up by vegetarian/vegan chef Lalita Berba Araneta with her husband Rene. The restaurant is an offshoot to the La Veggie Society which they both founded way back 1988 to promote good health and nutrition among Filipinos, particularly Cebuanos.
The café claims to be the only one of its kind. “[La Veggie] is the only authentic vegetarian/vegan restaurant in Cebu City. More than just promoting health and nutrition, we ourselves practice and promote vegetarianism/veganism as a lifestyle.
Thus our food is basically plant based. No animal meat of any kind is allowed inside our premises,” shared chef Araneta.
“Our friendly staff, from the chefs to the waiters, are all long time practicing vegetarians themselves.”
Drop by the restaurant and try out the following on their menu: Veggie Shawarma, Veggie Burritos, Tofish (Crunchy tofu with seaweeds), La Veggie Salad, Mexican Salad, Samosas, Potato Croquettes, Rice Biryani, Caldereta, Stir Fry Veggies with Tofu and many more.
La! Veggie Deli Vegetarian Café is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on September 28, 2013.