For many people, acquiring food has consistently come with a struggle due to quarantine measures. Prices have gone up and a single trip to the grocery is riskier and more time-consuming only for you to be greeted with empty supermarket racks. And if you have a particular diet or lifestyle, it might’ve been more difficult for you to keep up with it throughout lockdown.
We feel you, vegan friends. Over the past few weeks, we’ve featured pizza places, bakeries and restaurants with different kinds of meal kits, but today we dedicate this list to those of you looking for vegan options that are now delivering.
Green Bar Cafe – Legazpi Village, Makati
Green Bar Café offers an expansive plant-based comfort food menu ranging from wraps, sandwiches and bowls to desserts like donuts, cinnamon rolls and cookies. They are now also available for pick-up and delivery via GrabFood, Food Panda, Lalamove or you can message them at 0917-8082506 and arrange a specific delivery setting. They are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Pipino – Teacher’s Village, Quezon City
For plant-based Filipino dishes like langka barbecue, tofu tocino, and vegetable kare-kare, Pipino is the restaurant to turn to. Located in Teacher’s Village in Quezon City, they are open for in-store pick-up and delivery from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. You can place your orders via an order form on their Facebook page, Instagram or via text to 0915-2301649.
Hummus Elijah – Manila
You can now have Hummus Elijah’s wide-variety of hummus from classic to chunky mashawsha hummus. What’s more is their falafel, baklava and tabouleh saladwhich are all vegetarian-friendly. They deliver through FoodPanda, GrabFood, Lalafood in Makati and through additional couriers like Angkas and Joyride for locations beyond.
Green Pastures – Ortigas and Bonifacio Global City
Green Pastures is a farm-to-table restaurant by Robby Goco of Cyma fame. Its menu contains a lot of vegetarian and vegan options like their vegan version of a poke bowl which uses tofu and their Beyond Burger. They also serve milk tea which uses nut milk. They offer pick-up and curbside services and can also be found on GrabFood and Food Panda.
Aside from all the greens, Saladstop offers a plethora of options like their Go Geisha (firm tofu, sweet corn, Japanese miso), and the Earth Bowl (plant protein patties, mushrooms, avocado) combinations.
Their branches in Burgos Circle, Central Square Mall BGC, Megamall, Power Plant Mall and Salcedo Village are open for delivery and pick-up from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. You can check their available menu on Foodpanda or Grab Food.
Vutcher PH – Little Baguio, San Juan city
Vutcher is the newest sister company of Berde Eats and The Vegan Grocer PH. Aside from offering raw plant-based tofu meat, they also have a menu of carinderia dishes made from this meat including bopis, sisig and their best-selling Vacon (bacon). You can order by sending them an order form via Instagram.
Go X Vegan – Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Go X Vegan offers a handful of vegan and gluten-free options like burgers, pasta, pizzas and even reinvented rice meals like tofu mushroom sisig and banana blossom “chicken.” They are accepting pre-orders for Wednesday and Friday deliveries through this form.
Crosta Pizzeria – Makati
For vegans who really just want some good pizza, Crosta Pizzeria has actually been open since last month. Choose from a number of options like their newest flavor What the Pork, which is topped with a plant-based pork alternative, or their Vegan Shroomed Out pizza made from cashew-based cream. You can place an order through Food Panda or by texting 0977-2845636
Healthy Bean – Manila
For desserts and baked goods, try Healthy Bean. Choose from their protein-packed walnut cupcakes, almond dates, chocolate bars and sugar-free muffins made from alternatives like wheat flour, vegan cashew butter and almond milk. To order and view their whole menu, visit their website.
FRNK Milk Bar – Quezon city and Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
And for drinks, FRNK Milk Bar has customizable milk base options for vegans, those who are lactose-intolerant and gluten-sensitive. You can now enjoy it from home by ordering via Instagram, Viber and GrabFood as their Quezon city central kitchen and BGC branch are open for delivery and takeout orders on weekdays.
Header image by Danica Condez, as originally published in the Nolisoli Eats feature on Green Bar. In photo is Green Bar’s vegan longganisa soft taco.
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