When we come across an amazing, plant-based restaurant, it really makes our day! This is why we're so delighted to tell you about the Raw Can Roll Cafe. Just outside of the rapidly growing vegan hub of Philadelphia, PA, you can find this friendly, family-run restaurant that teaches its customers just how good whole, plant foods can taste, and whips raw dishes up with passion.
After visiting Raw Can Roll, we realized that it had the four elements of a fantastic plant-based restaurant:
We had the tempeh BLT, and it was truly incredible! It had a great taste, crunch, and a diversity of textures. Homemade tempeh with a smoked flavor, tomatoes, crisp lettuce, and a great creamy sauce. The side salad with carrot-ginger dressing was a delight. A sandwich makes the perfect lunch. This one really hits the spot, gets an A+, and is heart healthy for canning the bacon in favor of tempeh bacon.
Driven, Caring, Authentic People
Meeting the owner, Badruzzaman Alamgir, was the highlight of our trip. His cafe is a family-owned small business that really cares about the people it serves. By offering the whole, nutritious food, you leave feeling better, brighter, and healthier. The owner brilliantly educates customers, offering them samples, and converts people into plant-based believers with food that tastes better than they ever thought it could.
Smart, Interactive Menu
The menu at Raw Can Roll is laid out like any other menu, with appetizers, entrees, salads, and smoothies. Whenever possible, they draw connections between plant-based foods, and other, less optimal dishes, that most of us have had at some point in our journey. For example, in the BLT, the bacon is actually tempeh, and they offer a peanut butter cup smoothie, that recalls a milkshake, but with almond milk. The menu really makes this place a destination for everyone.
Maybe if we were totally together, kitchen heroes, we'd make our own fresh cashew mayo and raw cacao truffles. But as busy humans, it doesn't often happen. Although the plant-based diet is incredibly satisfying, it's nice to get something special, and Raw Can Roll Cafe really makes dining out special. You can indulge, but with with whole, raw foods that result in energy, not a crash.
Check out Raw Can Roll online on Facebook and Twitter. Find their storefront at 767 W. Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, Pennsylvania, for more great vegan, gluten-free, raw foods. Use our comments section below to let us know any thoughts, tips, or questions on this article and be sure to engage with us online. Maybe we'll run into each other some time at Raw Can Roll!
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