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Meet the new comfort-classics. Betcha didn’t think comfort rt food could be vegan and me. comforting at the same time. Think again. Then nosh on o, meat-free meat in Chicago, whip up some fantabulouss quinoa chili, or pick up a dairy-free — yes — cheesecake. This isn’t your grandmother’s country fried steak. This is diner food at its finest.

“meat free since ’83” “m Thirty-plus years ago, vegetarians Thi and vegans were somewhat of a rarity, and yet Mickey and Jo rari forged ahead with their vision of forg bringing vegetarian diner food to brin

Brunch. It’s not just for Sundays. Brunch is served at our Diner 7 days

Chicago and the Midwest. Enter Chi the next generation at the Diner helm, nephew Michael. Having helm studied in Guadalajara and

a week ’til 3 pm and features spins on

Tuscany, Michael’s passion revolves

classics such as Cinnamon Roll French

around fresh, high quality, locally

Toast, Country Benedict, Biscuit and

grown ingredients and conscious

Sausage Gravy, and Scrambled Tofu

food choices.

Deluxe. Served up with smoked

Service beyond the dining table.

paprika potato hash, house-made seitan sausage and bacon, real maple syrup-agave nectar blend, and trans fat free e buttery spread.

We believe that social responsibility is an integral part of doing business. We support many do philanthropic causes, including ph EdgeAlliance, Lambda Legal Group, Ed Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, W and Mercy for Animals. an

Burgers, and bacon, and wings, oh my!

Get cookin.’

Seitan is the centerpiece of many of

The secrets

our meat-free comfort-classics, starting


with our Titanic BLT Burger topped with bacon, french fried onions, lettuce, tomato, and chipotle. Order up:

many of our

Shakes and cakes.

The Radical Reuben™ is so tasty it

Indulge your sweet tooth with heavenly

fools most Omahans — thank you for

creations (all vegan) ranging from our

the inspiration, Reuben Kay. Our Spicy

signature Cheesecakes, to S’mores

Crispy Chicken is breaded for the

Brownie Sundae, to Caramel Crunch

heartiest appetite. And our Thai Chili

Torte. Our award-winning shakes will

Wings will put some sriracha in your

delight your taste buds in cookie dough,

samba. Oh yeah, we have tofu, tempeh,

mocha, mint chocolate chip, and carrot

veggies, and salads, too.

cake flavors.

You can buy Chicago Diner cake slices at various Whole Foods stores in the Midwest and Canada. Visit for a list of locations.

dishes are revealed in The New Chicago Diner rev Cookbook. Available online at Co ve

meat free since ’83

Two locations: Logan Square & the original in Lakeview —

Columbia College Chicago ECHO 2017  
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