Fancy Plants Cafe in Chicago

Fancy Plants Cafe is a 100% vegan cafe at 613 W. Briar Place in the East Lakeview neighborhood in Chicago. We offer Dark Matter Coffee, Rishi Tea, pastries, an assortment of gluten free pastries from the very talented Mindful Baking, soups, salads, sandwiches, daily specials, and fancy 5-course reservation only dinners on Saturday and Sunday…

Saturday September 21: Italian Vegan Cheese Dinner

We’re very excited to make many different vegan cheeses, and we’re going to celebrate this fact with some fantastic produce! Come try our burrata, a refreshing cantaloupe, cucumber, and fennel salad with macadamia nut cheese, our famous arancini di riso, some delightful manicotti filled with spinach, almond cheese, and served with sprouted lentils and blistered…

Sunday Sept. 22: End of Summer Tomato Dinner

We’ve had a few ingredient focused dinners, and it’s high time that we pay respect to tomatoes. We’ll be making a wonderful tomato caprese, fried green tomatoes with fermented green beans and whipped almond feta, a tomato gazpacho with fermented cucumber, a seared polenta cake with smoked tomato brodo, borlotti beans, roasted garlic, and seared…