Vegetables are the antizombie, rising out of the ground to demand we devour their artichoke hearts and cauliflower brains. Hunt down some new green friends with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of vegan and raw cuisine at Vegetarian House.
A haven of eco-friendly hospitality, Vegetarian House stocks its menu of international vegan treats with organic ingredients and powers its cuisine machines with rooftop solar panels. Quinoa sushi tiptoes to the table with avocado, mushroom, pickle, and cream sauce wrapped in seaweed like a mermaid Special Ops agent ($9.95). The spicy cha cha showcases yam flour crescents crumbled and seasoned with spices, red bell pepper, onion, garlic, and chili ($12.95), and the seared soy protein of the Pesto Divine lounges in walnut and cilantro on a french baguette ($10.95). Meat-free fiends can savor the Jolly burger, a breaded soy patty with mushrooms, tomato, and pickles attended by seasoned potato wedges ($10.95) or let their tongues play tourist with a Playskool-brand passport and a bowl of singapore curry mi fun, thin rice noodles stir-fried with fried tofu, bean sprouts, and napa cabbage in madras curry ($8.95).
Besides using local and organic ingredients whenever possible, Vegetarian House boasts a commitment to green principles with comprehensive recycling and composting practices. Completing the sense of serene satisfaction, the baby-blue outer walls mask a playfully elegant interior, alive with original art and natural lighting gently coaxed through colorful stained-glass windows. The restaurant uses absolutely no genetically modified ingredients, promoting healthy human-Earth relationships and dashing hopes of gaining corn-based superpowers.
Downtown San Jose
520 E Santa Clara Street
San Jose, California 95112