Portland Vegan Dining Month 2023 Restaurant Guide
Curated by Portland Vegans
This January marks the third annual Vegan Dining Month by Vegans, Baby. The month complements Veganuary and highlights the diverse vegan culinary scene in Portland. During January, participating restaurants are offering special dishes to showcase vegan food. A portion of all Vegan Dining Month dishes sold this year benefits Life of Riley Dog Rescue, which rescues at-risk dogs from high-kill shelters and brings them to forever homes in the Pacific Northwest.
Portland Vegan Dining Month Participating Restaurants
CoKiea’s Kitchen (SE Portland)
Pulled jack sandwich – with vegan mac and cheese, greens: The jackfruit is seasoned and pan-fried with BBQ sauce topped with coleslaw
Vegan gumbo – with fried okra: Beyond-hot Italian sausage and with an assortment of mixed vegetables such as cauliflower, onion, bell peppers, celery, zucchini, and squash
Homegrown Smoker (N Portland)
Smoked BBQ rib sandwich – BBQ tempeh ribs, coleslaw, pickles, peppers, onions, chipotle aioli
Kate’s Ice Cream (N. Portland)
Kati Portland (SE Portland)
Waiwai Bowl – rice noodles, tempeh, green onion, cilantro, garlic soy curls, shiitake, tofu, mushroom balls, peanuts, crispy wontons served with lime
Ki Coffee (Beaverton)
Vegan Dining Month Sandwich – bacon, egg, cheese, microgreens, red onion, avocado, with sriracha and aioli, served on an everything bagel
Mocking Bird PDX (Beaverton)
Nashville Hot chick’n sandwich – Nashville hot-style chick’n, slaw, and pickles on a bun. Served with your choice of side.
Pizza Thief (NW Portland)
Chile Verde pie – green chile sauce, curly green kale, shaved brussel sprouts, roasted cauliflower, cilantro. Also available as a 9″ individual gluten-free pan pizza
Spoon’s on 13th (SE Portland)
Top Burmese (all four locations in the Portland-Metro area)
Wicked Garden Alchemy (SE Portland)
“Bruegel” (broo-gl) – Beyond smashed burger with bacun, cheese, crispy onion straws, and black garlic miso with a Biscoff cookie spread
Vegan Dining Month Sponsors
Title: Ace Natural
Ace Natural is the New York wholesale plant-based authority. The provide the freshest and cleanest selection of fresh, certified organic produce in the Tri-State area. The offer the largest selection of natural and organic foods to restaurants and retailers.
Gold: MyForest Foods
MyForest Foods is the maker of MyBacon, which is made using mycelium. Grown inside a special farm, MyBacon is wildly meat-like and uses minimal ingredients. MyBacon is now sold at select restaurants and retailers throughout the New York and New England region, with New York City availability at: Westerly Natural Market (Midtown), Elm Wellness (West Village), Lifethyme (Greenwich Village) and Health Nuts (Upper East Side). Find the details on all these retailers and more: MyForestFoods.com/Find-MyBacon
VFC was founded by Matthew Glover,co-founder of Veganuary, and innovative chef, Adam Lyons. Their mission is to spare chicken from the cruelty of animal agriculture with great-tasting food made from plants. Vegan Fried Chick*n is available on GTFO It’s Vegan, Ralphs on the west coast, and in independent retailers across the US.
Silver: Vegan Wines
Vegan Wines is the only vegan wine important and distributor in the country. They offer a vegan
wine club for customers and also provide vegan wines to restaurants in New York City and beyond. The BIPOC, women-owned business ensures all wines are vegan from soil to pour. Owner Frances Gonzalez personally travels to vineyards around the world to meet with winemakers to share information regarding veganic wine-making and hand-selects each winemaker for Vegan Wines portfolio.
Bronze: Abbot’s Butcher
Abbot’s Butcher is leading the next generation of plant-based meats by offering a variety of protein alternatives made from simple, wholesome ingredients. Founded in 2017, Abbot’s Butcher grew out of farmers’ markets across Southern California and has since expanded into grocers, markets, and restaurants throughout the country. Abbot’s Butcher’s ethos revolves around the belief that food can be both craveable and healing for our bodies and the planet. Each of Abbot’s Butcher’s plant-based meats are Non-GMO Project Verified, Vegan-certified, Whole30 approved, and completely free from soy, canola oil, or additives.