A Vegan's Guide to Milk Street Cafe

Updated: Dec 14, 2021

There's more to veganism than just tofu and salad.

Blue plate with vegan roasted cauliflower steak topped with a green harissa sauce, sitting on a bed of roasted farro mixed with bell peppers and squash.
Roasted Cauliflower with Green Harissa

At first, navigating a vegan lifestyle can seem daunting. But, with most things, getting started is almost always the hardest part. Once you learn that there is more to a vegan diet than just the stereotypical tofu and bland salads, it becomes second nature. Milk Street Cafe is proud to offer a huge variety of plant-based meals and we've rounded up the best of what we have so you don't have to stress about having something delicious to eat.


Sandwiches

  1. Roasted Cauliflower Wrap

Green, spinach tortilla filled to the brim with turmeric roasted chickpeas and cauliflower, tahini sauce, and purple cabbage next to a glass of iced tea and a vase of white hydrangeas.

Chickpeas and cauliflower are absolute staples in any vegan diet and this wrap is full of them. With slow roasted turmeric spiced cauliflower, chickpeas, pickled power blend slaw, tahini, and toasted pumpkin seeds this wrap is full of flavor (and protein!).



2. Roma

Artichokes, roasted red peppers, basil, baby spinach, tomatoes, olives, and chive hummus served on freshly baked ciabatta bread.

This unique sandwich is stacked with all the goods. With artichokes, roasted red peppers, basil, baby spinach, tomatoes, olives, and hummus, you can't go wrong.





Salads

  1. Veggie Cashew Crunch

Chef in a purple linen top displaying a salad with fresh chopped romaine, cashews, shredded purple cabbage, carrots, snow peas, edamame, and crispy onions with a toasted sesame vinaigrette in a white bowl.

This salad is a fan favorite at Milk Street. It's full of cashews, chopped romaine, shredded red cabbage, carrots, snow peas, edamame, and crispy onions, with a toasted sesame dressing. Pro Tip: Add some roasted sweet potatoes for some extra flavor.






2. Avocado Spinach

A woman's hand pouring Italian salad dressing from a small jar onto a salad with baby spinach and romaine, chickpeas, roasted sweet potatoes, hearts of palm, and purple cabbage.

With avocado and sweet potatoes, this salad is every vegans dream. Our Avocado Spinach Salad has baby spinach and romaine with avocado, chickpeas, roasted sweet potatoes, hearts of palm and purple cabbage.







Sushi

  1. Green "Monstah"

Wooden platter with vegan Green "Monstah" roll containing asparagus and cucumber, and topped with avocado.

Sushi is one of the easiest foods to make vegan and still keep it delicious. One of our favorites is the Green "Monstah," with asparagus and cucumbers, and topped with avocado.





2. Royal Veggie

Vegan sushi roll filled with avocado, carrots, asparagus, and lettuce and covered with a purple cabbage infused white rice.

We've put our own twist on the classic veggie sushi roll. This colorful roll has purple cabbage infused rice, avocado, asparagus, lettuce, and carrots, bringing on a new meaning to the typical Rainbow Roll everyone is used to.








3. Strawberry Mango

Aside from the typical avocado and cucumber veggie rolls, we also have tons of unique vegan sushi rolls with fruit. This Strawberry Mango Roll has Japanese cucumber, sweet potato, and teriyaki sauce and is topped with mangos and sliced strawberries.



Hot Entrees

  1. Roasted Cauliflower with Green Harissa

Blue plate with vegan roasted cauliflower steak topped with a green harissa sauce, sitting on a bed of roasted farro mixed with bell peppers and squash.

Told you cauliflower was a staple. This roasted cauliflower steak is full of flavor and sure to appeal to plant and meat-eaters alike. Topped with spicy green harissa sauce and served over roasted asparagus and lemon spiked farro, this vegan meal is sure to be a hit.



Appetizers

  1. Hummus Platter

Tablescape with three types of hummus— buffalo, green goddess and sweet potato chipotle— surrounded by bowls of cherry tomatoes, sliced cucumber, baby carrots, and tortilla chips.

Not sure about you, but I can easily devour a bowl of hummus on my own. This hummus trio is no exception. Our hummus platter includes a selection of Spicy Buffalo, Green Goddess, and Sweet Potato Chipotle Hummus.




2. Tofu Spring Rolls

Rice paper spring rolls filled with tofu marinated in miring and rice wine vinegar, daikon, red bell peppers, carrots, cucumbers, and lettuce, served with a ginger soy dipping sauce.

Yes, tofu. But hear us out— these Spring Rolls are the perfect finger food for your next party. They are also super filling and filled with protein so we can guarantee you won't leave feeling hungry.







Dessert

  1. Brownies

One chocolate frosted brownie cut into triangular quarters served on a white marble platter.

You read that right— All of our brownies are vegan, and the frosted brownies (pictured) are gluten-free as well!









Navigating eating out while following a strict vegan diet can be overwhelming at times, but we have plenty of options no matter what your dietary restrictions are. These are just a few of our favorite plant-based items that we have at Milk Street Cafe, but you can check out our vegan menu for all of our other offerings, or our allergen guide for more details. Additionally, on each page of our catering site, we have an easy-to-use dietary filter setting so you can sort out exactly what you are looking for. We hope this guide can answer all your questions, but our expert team is always available for any other questions you may have. Call us at 617-542-3663 or shoot us a message to feedback@milkstreetcafe.com.

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