Life on The Veg: Bakin' BBQ at Avanti Cafe
This week's featured dish is the bakin' BBQ, a hearty, 100% vegan-friendly sandwich that blows your typical veggie BLT out of the water. The bakin' BBQ neither relies on dried out strips of soy protein for flavor, nor does it use unnecessarily large quantities of lettuce or tomato to fill you up. Instead, you encounter thick slices of rich avocado, and juicy strips of smoked tempeh bakin' at the sandwich's core.
A smokey tomato and tomatillo confit adds a wonderful kick to the light BBQ flavor, but doesn't hit you hard enough to make your salivary glands sting. Round this off with the satisfying crunch of brilliantly toasted 10-grain bread and you've got yourself the perfect lunch.
Did we mention that this dish comes with a heaping helping of Avanti tater fries? Read on for more juicy details.
Baked and lovingly rubbed with a special Avanti blend of spices, the tater fries are a thinly sliced mixture of organic sweet and russet potatos. They're salty enough to hold their own, but if condiments tickle your fancy, a large dollop of a homemade seasoned ketchup can be found right on your plate.
Avanti Guacamole del Mundo
259 E. 17th St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Mon-Fri: 11am - 10pm
Sat: 1030am - 10pm
Sun: 1030am - 8pm
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