ZenKitchen is one of the culinary leaders in Ottawa. The vegan restaurant has taught us that inventive, tasty, and inspiring dishes void of traditional protein can exist — and it exists in abundance at ZenKitchen. The restaurant — located in Ottawa’s Chinatown neighbourhood — recently renovated its menu to include such dishes as pecan-crusted seitan and hand cut ravioli filled with tasty ingredients like nut parmesan and tempeh-caramelized onions. Much of the menu is gluten-free — that includes such tempting desserts as their caramel bourbon pecan pie, and peanut butter and chocolate pie — and the restaurant can meet the needs of virtually any dietary requirement.
• ZenKitchen, 634 Somerset St. W., 613-233-6404. zenkitchen.ca
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