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Cow Town Elites Praise Seitan!



Note: No goats were sacrificed in the making of this party! Kansas City may be known as Cow Town, but on Friday night we gave the cows a break as we gathered together to praise seitan and enjoyed delicious eats made without the cow (or their juice for that matter) at Conveniently Natural, a vegan food delivery service and café space.

Image by Monica Cole

Image by Monica Cole Image by Monica Cole

Image by Monica Cole

Image by Monica Cole Image by Monica Cole

The night's tour of vegan Italian fare included pasta with Bolognese sauce, polenta pizza, Tuscan style veggies and ended with cannoli so rich and creamy, people were shocked to hear it was dairy-free.

What went just right with this Italian flight of fancy? Vino, of course, compliments of the The Wine Gallery and served up in a take-home Yelp wine glass. High Plains Distillery got super crafty with their Most Wanted vodka and gin cocktails. Armed with a bunch of infused spirits, they whipped up everything from a ragin' hot bloody mary with pepper-infused vodka to a basil/cucumber gin martini to a minty vodka mojito.

Image by Daniel Hu

image by Daniel Hu image by Daniel Hu

Image by Daniel Hu

Image by Daniel Hu Image by Daniel Hu

Those wishing to learn how to create faux-real tasty concoctions were able to be a part of the vegan cooking demonstrations in Conveniently Natural's large, spacious kitchen and took home the handy-dandy printed recipe cards.

Image by Daniel Hu

Image by Daniel Hu image by Daniel Hu

Major thanks to Kim, Brian and Chris of Conveniently Natural, John of The Wine Gallery, Seth and Geoff of High Plains Distillery!

Read the reviews, check out more photos by Monica Cole on the Yelp flickr page and on Daniel Hu's flickr page as well!

Seitanically Yours,

Image by Daniel Hu

Joi B

Yelp KC Community Manager

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