With so many wonderful meatless restaurants to choose from, dining in Vancouver is a vegetarian’s dream. And one of our favorite places to find delicious vegetarian dishes in the city is Heirloom, a restaurant well known for its creative dishes that manage to satisfy even the most diehard meat lovers.
The chic restaurant recently llaunched its new fall/winter menu, focusing on traditional and comforting meals — and the dishes look unbelievable.
In addition, to celebrate its 10th anniversary, Heirloom is offer one gift card per week during the month of October. Customers can enter by filling out a ballot in the restaurant.
So if you’re ready to savor classic seasonal flavors this fall, all in a warm and cozy setting, scroll down to check out some of Heirloom’s mouth-watering new additions.
Artichoke, spinach and kale dip
This classic appetizer comes with a veggie twist, featuring coconut cream cheese and cashew parmesan, and is served with corn chips for dipping. With chunky chunks of artichoke and whole spinach leaves, this appetizing dish is perfect for sharing.
Roasted squash tagliatelle
Combining the rich flavors of caramelized butternut squash, coconut cream, pickled cranberries, crisp sage and pecorino romano cheese, this hearty and hearty dish is topped with pumpkin seed streusel to add an extra layer of crunch. With hints of cinnamon and nutmeg, it really is the best way to experience all the flavors of fall.
If you want to try this vegan dish, they can swap the pecorino for vegan cheese.
Wild mushroom stew
Stew is always a fall staple, and this creative take on the classic features wild and locally grown mushrooms, slowly braised with red wine and root vegetables in the classic beef bourguignon style. This ultimate comfort food from the farm comes with a truffle mayonnaise to add an elegant earthy touch.
Buttermilk Vegan Pancakes
The perfect dish to capture Heirloom’s comforting and welcoming menu style, the restaurant’s signature vegan pancakes are topped with a pear and brandy compote, port-poached figs, salted nut butter, walnut cream cashews and pure maple syrup.
These classic winter flavors come together for a sweet and savory combination that’s sure to warm you up on those chilly mornings.
Sticky Caramel Pudding
Recently reworked by their pastry chef, this vegan dessert combines the flavors of caramel sauce, Guinness ice cream and salted caramel popcorn. A quintessentially British hot dessert, this is the perfect treat for any sweet tooth.
Pear and hazelnut tart
While fall can be associated with apple-based treats, Heirloom’s pastry chef focused on the juiciest fruit of the season: pears.
Made with a spiced pear compote with poached pears for added texture, this vegan dessert is topped with a hazelnut oat crumble. Of course, no pie is complete without a scoop of ice cream, and what better than a flavor of ginger to add to the fall mix?
To try Heirloom’s new fall/winter menu for yourself, visit the restaurant today and enter its 10th anniversary contest for a chance to win a gift card each week.
Heritage Vegetarian Restaurant
Where: 1509 W 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 2E2
Hours: Every day, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.