Oh, Sunrise Coffee. How we love thee.
First, let’s talk about the drinks. Sisters with Mothership Coffee Roasters, all the beans come from that fine spot (which is home to the gorgeous vegan Twinkie we dream about). Our favorite is the lavender matcha. It’s a little slice of divine that we crave.
Then, there’s the food. Sunrise Coffee has it down for vegan options, which is probably why it’s nearly impossible to head there and not run into someone we know.
If you’re craving breakfast, grab the Granola for a Happy Tummy (gluten-free, too!) made with flax seeds, raw nuts, sliced bananas and request a vegan milk. If you want something a little more filling, get the Morning Crunches (which can also be gluten-free!) which features organic peanut butter or almond butter spread on multigrain bread and topped with granola and sliced bananas (sub agave for honey).
Want something more savory? No problem. Order up the Nom Nom Burrito stuffed with beans, fresh spinach, tomatoes and avocado — just let them know you’re vegan so they can sub out the eggs, sour cream and cream cheese. Or, order up our favorite, the Alien Burrito. This bad boy is filled with couscous, beans, hummus, spinach, tomato, avocado and red bell pepper. Again, just let them know you’re vegan and it’s tweaked to cruelty-free perfection.
3130 E. Sunset Rd., 89120, 702-433-3304, 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily
Diana Edelman is the founder of Vegans, Baby and has emerged as the face of plant-based dining in Las Vegas and the leading plant-based restaurant consultant in the city. She spent a decade in the travel blogging world before switching gears to work in elephant rescue in Thailand. Diana travels the world to meet chefs and try vegan food, as well as speak at events focusing on travel, tourism, veganism and entrepreneurship. She’s a partner with the prestigious James Beard Foundation and curates their Vegas Vegan Dinners at the James Beard House. Diana is also a partner with Life is Beautiful, curating the all-vegan Farm Stand.