Warsaw continues to earns global headlines for its vegan offer, and you can see exactly why with this leading trio…
Peaches Gastro Girls
Cooped up during lockdown, flat mates Monika and Klaudia longed to get away – but unlike most of us who didn’t move from the sofa, they got proactive and brought the world to their kitchen. Scouring the web for exotic recipes the pair began experimenting and veganizing what they found. Sharing their creations with friends, the positive feedback they received led them to open Peaches, a place with a cool, scuffed courtyard and radical orange interiors. Fab from the outset, their Asian and Latin American interpretations win particular praise: substituting meat with Portobellos, their tacos are as authentic as they come, while the wontons deserve their own gold medal.
The menu is a bamboozling work of Byzantine complexity, but think of that as a charming quirk – as it turns out, it contains treasures galore. Alive with fragrant, fresh flavors, the nem rolls, tofu bulgogi and yuba cha (fried tofu skin) all come recommended, as does the house kimchi: a pungent, tangy mass of spiced, fermented cabbage. The pho, meanwhile, completes your plunge into gentle happiness. Beyond the food, there’s something immensely likeable about La Vegana, and part of that is down to a roomy interior that blends teal colors with wood finishes, wicker extras and statuettes of kneeling deities.
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Anchored by a geometric mural that declares ‘Guilty Pleasure’ in glowing pink letters, this pocket-sized locale exudes a sense of fun. Written up on the blackboard, the menu casts it net over the biggest comfort foods known to man, and these include empanada – small, tasty pleasures with a puff pastry shell holding the goodness together inside. And there’s the Not Dog, a vegan hot dog forged from marinated carrots, onions and red cabbage. But the undisputed star? Behold their chimichanga!
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